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Re: Audi UK's quattro policy

Hairy green toads from Mars made JP say:

> Phil@sievers.com (Phil Payne) said:
> >Audi UK's policy to date (and I have not heard of any changes)
> >has been to offer "quattro" on new vehicles _ONLY_ with the largest
> >engine option and bundled with lots of (IMO) unnecessary crap. 

> Well, that was how quattro was sold in the states in the late 80s to the
> early 90s. The quattro was practically another car as far as AoA was
> concerned. I really doubted back when (89-90 200q=$40k?) that I could
> ever afford a new q.
> Audi wised up and made quattro an option. At least everywhere in the
> world except for the UK.

Well, they said they did, but they seem to have backslid.

Yesterday at MtWash, there were lots of new Audis being shown, along
with several AoA reps. The sticker now lists the "Quattro IV Value
Package" which seemed to include several things not exactly related
to AWD. Nowhere near as bad as it used to be, but on they way....


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