We Know We Shouldn't: 2003 Audi Allroad

We've been down this path before -- seduced by an AWD wagon with a 6 speed to boot. We had an 8 month experience with a similarly equipped Allroad that ended with us happily passing it along to another enthusiast with bi-turbo stars in their eyes. Enough time has passed now that we're crazy enough to think maybe the Allroad is a good idea again.

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A VW in Audi Clothing: 2005 Audi Allroad TDI Diesel Conversion

Normally these kinds of conversions give us pause but this one looks to be neatly done, and more importantly swaps the troublesome Audi bi-turbo V6 with a workhorse 2.0 liter VW TDI. If you're willing to put some faith in the folks at Ottostadt Motorwerks, this could be the Allroad that should have been. Thanks to Dimitry B for the tip on this one.

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