1995 Audi Coupe S2 Quattro 2.2 5 cylinder, turbocharged from South Africa
Awesome power in a comfortable ride
Replaced lambda sensor
Replaced Diverter Valve (DV)
Replaced Sparkplugs (Bosch F5DPOR)
Replaced all vacuum- and turbo hoses.
This is an awesome machine. it's very quick, is very comfortable and quattro gives the car brilliant handling- in wet or dry! it brings a grin to your face every time you put your pedal to the metal and feel the turbo boosting at full boost.
It needs quite a lot of maintenance though. the parts are quite expensive to replace (if done at Audi dealers, but there are ways around this).
It's fuel consumption is exceptionally high. I get about 15 liters/100 km (16 mpg) on average.
The brakes are useless, especially for the type of car that it is (upgrade to the Porsche RS2 kit - much better) and so are the lights. it only lights the road straight ahead and nothing after that, so many a time things catch you by surprise. (next to replace are lights with a xenon fitment, which uses less power than the standard halogen ones)
This car is totally amazing. it has all the creature comforts like airconditioning, power steering, electric windows and mirrors and leather seats and its got nice carbon fibre trim on the dash.
It has got a lot of power and still kills most modern fast cars - even though it's 10 years old now!
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 20th March, 2006
31st Dec 2008, 23:28
I picked one of the 1995 S2 coupes up in Melbourne in 2002, and have since added the Wetterauer chip, Forge divertor valve, high flow air filter, and a heavier anti-sway bar - all for under $AU 2000.00. It now puts out 206Kw instead of 169Kw.
When the brake rotors needed replacing I went with the EBC rotors and green Kevlar pads, rather than go to the expense of the RS2 kit. The rear shockers now need replacing so I plan to do all four with Koni adjustables and replace all the bushes while the job is being done.
I have really enjoyed this car and plan to keep it. I have had 3 Porsche in the past - 911, 930, 968CS - and while I think they cornered better in the dry, the S2 has the edge in the wet, and the advantage of not attracting as much attention.
It has been the most reliable car I have owned.