Posted by Anton on February 18, 1999 at 09:27:24:
In Reply to: Audi vs. Bmw posted by Bimmer dude on February 17, 1999 at 23:56:48:
Ergonomics Sucks. What's the deal with those stupid headlight switch. You turn off the headlights everytime you signal a turn. The Climate Controls are mounted too low. Operating the radio requires that you take your eyes off the road. No wonder chipped Audi boy racers get into so many accidents. Seats Suck (forcing you to spend $500 on those ugly sport seats). Audi didn't even have locking headrests until recently (yeah they care a lot about your safety) BMW seats adjust ten ways plus four ways for headrest.
The 1.8T is soooo Slooow even with turbocharger (10.9 sec 0-60 according to Consumer Reports). The sheetmetal is so cheap and thin, slam the door with the windows down and you can see the sheetmetal rattle and flex. Try that in the E46. For less than $2K more than A4, you can afford a real BMW, not a miniature Passat.
: All this Audi talk on the BMW board?? Audi A4 looks plain ugly and I dont care if they offered in tubo or supercahrged it or whatever they did to it. I think most of us here love our BMWs and I for one would not give up my E46 for even ten Audis. End of discussion.