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Quattro question?

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by WilkoS3, Mar 6, 2006.

  1. WilkoS3
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    [Mar 6, 2006]
    Guys,

    I'm looking at weighing in my S3 for something a bit more "sensible".

    I've got my eye on a 1.9TDi Sport Quattro Avant. Is the quattro system the same as on the S3 (haldex) or will it be permanent four wheel drive?
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    All other Quattro other than S3/TT is Torsen permanent 4wd.

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    is that a good system? as my next car in a year or so will be an audi will permanent 4wd
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    yeah its very good, i got larger audi mainly cos of that handling is very good on such a big car
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    but S3 is more nimble, and quick point to point.

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    [Mar 11, 2006]
    Does this mean cheaper servicing costs then?
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