Originally Posted by mmmoose
....The reason the Audi has throttle lag is simple—it's idiot proof. Back in the '80s Audi became the target of a major "sudden unintended acceleration" investigation for their 5000 model. Sound familiar? Anyway they introduced a braking override system to make their cars idiot proof....
Yeah... Audi's CEO stated about this problem... "we need to teach those Americans how to drive..."
BTW they were exhonorated, but the damage was done... sales went down... but that was then...
I am sure that the new Focus won't have this problem :)