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S4 vs 325ci

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Was heading down 128 southbound yesterday around 1pm, and came up behind an Audi S4. He was stuck behind a truck. The lanes opened up and he zipped around. I followed. He looked in his mirror, saw me - and hit the gas, hard. What happened next surprised me. I expected this car to smoke me - and while he opened up a decent lead initially, my 325 was able to match his acceleration and speed. He never got more than 10 car lengths ahead of me (and, um, we were going a tad fast). After about 3/4 a mile of this, we both backed off. Traffic was very light, and wide open in the section we were on. So, it was a brief straight line sprint. I pulled up next to the guy and he just looked over at me, looking frustrated.

But I always shake my head when people post the 325 vs 330 threads and ***** about the 325 "being lame", etc, etc, etc. I don't care what anyone says - above 3500, this car screams.

Either that, or I'm just kidding myself about the S4 :D
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It is a fast car. I've driven it once, and the turbo rush is exciting:) . However, the gearbox I don't like. Too notchy and vague feeling, and 1st-2nd is very stiff. It really has to be compared with a 3.0. I'd still choose the 3.0:D
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