Date: Sun, 17 Mar 2002 15:26:54 GMT From: "Jussi Ketola" <jussi.ketolanopsampam.eterra.fi> Subject: Re: 9-5 aero wagon or 9-5 2.3 ?
You are right. The new 5-speed auto can handle the 350nm of torgue just fine, but still lacks the overboost feature of manual. JK "Jim" <jimnopsamil.thanks> wrote in message news:R92l8.88080$kX6.791263nopsamReader... > I think the latest Aero has the same torgque as the manual, tha latest 5 sp > auto box is supposed to be able to handle it. > > Anyone confirm? > > > "H." <musicboxnopsamrider.co.uk> wrote in message > news:rr899usf75d47b3r5nl369scindk5ftj0mnopsamcom... > > The five-speed auto is only available on the 2002 model, so if you're > > looking for an older car you're out of luck. > > > > Apart from that, the main thing to be aware of is that Auto Aero's > > have less torque than the manuals - apparently the auto-box can't > > handle so much torque. If I remember rightly the auto also lacks the > > maunal's overboost facility (where the engine gives out extra torque > > for accelleration for short periods). > > > > Hope that helps. > > H. > > > > > > On Sun, 17 Mar 2002 13:05:42 +0100, "Simon Putz" > > <simon.putznopsamline.de> wrote: > > > > >hi, > > > > > >i was wondering what car would be the better buy. > > >are there any interesting differences besides shocks/struts, looks and > > >engine management? > > >i know i can tune up the 2.3 to aero-level so that should not be the > point. > > >but im wondering if it would be better to get a full loaded 2.3 or a > aero. > > >also since when is the 5 gear automatic availible and is it much better > than > > >the 4 speed? > > >are there any horror stories about the automatic used in the 9-5 or just > the > > >normal "i hate slurpies" stuff? > > >im looking for a car in the 2-3 year range with up to 60-80 k KM. > > >should i look out for something in particular besides black blue or white > > >puffs from exhaust or sounds and obvious things? > > >well > > >any advice is greatly appreciated > > > > > >bye > > > > > >simon putz > > > > > > >