This car handles like no other car I have driven in my life. The Audi grips and grips, and that more than makes up for the lack of power from the 1.8t. I have more confidence in the handling and the solidity of the Audi. The only thing that I've had to replace is a window regulator on my car. It cost 250, but that was reasonable.
the quattro, the easy modifications that can take this car from well behaved commuter into a hard core sports saloon
more power, and a system that sends most of the power to the rear wheels, improve the reliability, and most of these have been addressed by Audi