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Old 28 June 2012, 03:57   #1
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A5 3.0l Quattro auto

Hi Guys,

Looking at buying a second hand A5 3.0l quattro. Currently have a 2.0l A6 and it lacks a bit of power and grip on some steep slips. I am thinking the quattro well help in this area.

Also I am going to go for my first auto, having read through earlier threads it seems autos are useful on slips.

Not looking at a 4x4 as I do a lot of work miles and mpg is important.

Does anyone have experience of this car towing mainly around launch and recovery?

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I stand to be corrected on this - but I think all the 3 litre cars are quattro.

You can get the 2.7tdi with a multitronic box, but the less said about that the better Its a constantly variable transmission, like the old DAF Variomatic.

I've got a 2.7tdi quattro tiptronic in an A6 Avant. All quattro cars will be tiptronic rather than multitronic - excellent car and returns 42mpg on a steady 75 mph cruise control on the 85 mile commute to the office (when I go!)

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Hi Guys,

Looking at buying a second hand A5 3.0l quattro. Currently have a 2.0l A6 and it lacks a bit of power and grip on some steep slips. I am thinking the quattro well help in this area.

Also I am going to go for my first auto, having read through earlier threads it seems autos are useful on slips.

Not looking at a 4x4 as I do a lot of work miles and mpg is important.

Does anyone have experience of this car towing mainly around launch and recovery?

Cheers.
Nice Motors,and more than capable of pulling your RIB,just make sure you buy one with Remo Service History...and you wont get much better without going the 'Off-Roader' route.
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Thanks for the responses I agree I think all 3.0l are quattro. Interested what remo means?
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Interested what remo means?
Me too?

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Thanks for the responses I agree I think all 3.0l are quattro. Interested what remo means?
Realy? .... For the uninitiated in THIS Instance...'Remo'=Genuine AND Complete!
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Realy? .... For the uninitiated in THIS Instance...'Remo'=Genuine AND Complete!
Oh, not short for remortgage then?
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All 3 litres are quattro.

Thinking about an A6 myself.
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Really? So is this an Audi main dealer term or a bit of Somerset trader parlance?
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