Quantum Syncro launches VW’s 4wheel drive system in the US CSMonitor com — Volkswagen Quantum

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Quantum Syncro launches 4-wheel drive system in the US

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The balance and controllability of the vehicle are even in small-wagon form. you can lock the center and rear if conditions require it. That you should be able to get the car out of almost any kind of road fix.

The Syncro is the first sold-in-the-US VW to use the automaker’s full-time, all-wheel the same system used in the Quattro coupe as well as in the and 5000 Quattros. The system is used in the Vanagon and Golf, but the Vanagon now is available in the United


Power comes from 2.2-liter, 5-cylinder, in-line (zero to 60 m.p.h. in less 10 seconds), also used in the GL. Horsepower is up slightly from the 5-speed, with the gears easily into any speed you Even the reverse gear was A turbo might be faster, but who it? An automatic transmission is not yet available.

In a several-hundred-mile drive on standard-type I racked up a comfortable 23 miles per a better showing than the Protection Agency’s 17 in the city and 21 on the Of course, when you rely on a check by filling the tank and measuring the distance traveled in there could be a slight in the figures.

The Syncro’s fuel tank is to 18.5 gallons, up from in the standard VW Quantum. That provide a comfortable range and do with too frequent stops for a

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Starting was never a problem, on a chilly early-fall morning frost on the windshield. Both and rear suspension have modified to make full use of the system.

With its power-train the Quantum Syncro provides sports-sedan performance, plus the of a wagon. The storage capability is inside the car, and then the roof. Six crosspieces, which you can inside the car when not required, easily between the two side So equipped, the roof becomes a luggage carrier without the of damaging the roof.

To distinguish the Syncro from any Quantum, the car has black window black fender flares and spoiler, and wide side as well as the Syncro name on the window glass and tailgate.

VW is the car in only three regions at the — the Northwest, Rocky states, and New England — according to James R. Fuller, of VW sales in the US, it was decided the car would get its workout. Next spring it be found in all parts of the country.

Clearly, VW is becoming a technological in 4-wheel drive. The old beetle-builder has a long way.

Charles E. is the Monitor’s automotive editor.

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