I waited 6 months to get this baby.
Dark grey with Atacama. No nav,
6-speed, integrated boosters
sunroof, etc. At 220 miles the rear diff
exploded and had to be taken out
and shipped back to Sweden. Had
bad front wheelspin (and wheelhop)
for a few weeks before I had the guts
to ask what the deal was. By that
time the front tires were gone. Ugly. 3
weeks on the rack. Only R with that
problem to date. Power's great, seen
130MPH. Traded in my 1999.5 Audi
Integrated child seats are KEY. I love
the Atacama but my friends say it's
too orange. Brakes are awesome.
Put on Blizzaks for winter - no
kidding. Get the 4 disc in dash. I
didn't. The police hardly notice me in
a grey Volvo wagon. Best interior
smell in the business.
The turning radius is horrible. The
high-beams are weak. Those
summer tires are bad in snow. VERY
springy clutch. I still stall it after 11K
mi. This is a dramatically different
AWD than quattro. No tail-out power
slides in this baby. Even with DSTC
"OFF". Which sucks.
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