Oh, Audi

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This is the fuel tank used in the C5 A6 Quattro and Allroad. Multiple level senders, an internal siphon system to transfer fuel between compartments, and a hole in the middle (for the rear differential). I am in equal parts horrified, in awe, and completely unsurprised.

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This may explain the extreme nonlinearity of my Allroad’s fuel gauge... Between that and the 2.7T’s incredible thirst, anywhere below 1/2 means “fill the hell up NOW.”

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