Audi of America Inc. says it will set a record in sales in the U.S. in 2000, topping its high-water mark of 74,000 cars in 1985 and completing its return from the depths of near extinction in 1986. Len Hunt, Audi America vice president, says sales will hit 75,000-plus this year, in part with help from three new models. Among those will be a long-wheelbase version of the A8, dubbed the A8 L (see Ward's Automotive Reports — Jan. 17, '00, p.3), and the roadster rendition of the TT coupe. Both ...

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