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    Audi B8 RS4

    Any recent rumours from Germany re. a B8 (designation for the next generation of 4-series cars) RS4?  I have heard of a release in 2010/11 with the same 4.2L FSI V8 as in my B7 RS4, BUT with twin turbo's good for 450-500HP!Smiley  Would a 6-speed manual still be an option?  Would it come to the States?  Perhaps turbo's would make it feasible to tune to 600HP.Smiley
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    Re: Audi B8 RS4

    I doubt Audi would try to re-shoe horn a V8 in there. More likely than not, it'll be a lightened S with >400HP and uprated superchargers producing more boost.

    I believe turbos are out ... I remember reading and article where Audi engineers said that for some reason with their direct injection system the engine responded more favorably to supercharging as opposed to turbos.

    I don't care in the end - a blower's a blower to me but I love the gear  whine of a supercharger and the exhaust note comes out sweeter because the exhaust pulses aren't being chopped up by the turbo exhaust vanes. 


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    Re: Audi B8 RS4

    I just read in the latest issue of EVO that they could be putting a turbo into the S4 engine to create the RS4 engine.  Now that could be tasty!

    Re: Audi B8 RS4

    I thought the new S4 engine was a TT V6...

    Re: Audi B8 RS4

    ^^^Supercharged. They said something about their Direct Injection process made SC more efficient and produced better results than TC. 
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