A6 and sport suspension

hi, i'm about to get me an A6 avant but while test driving this car i found the suspension being soft, softer then my VW passat break now so i started to look at the sports suspension option to get a better contact
problem is that i only got the price for it so i do not know what the impact of this suspension will be so, if anyone has an A6 with sports suspension can you tell me how it feels (i know this is very subjective) but i have a child that gets car sick easily so i think a harder suspension will be better for him (right?) to give an impression of the suspension, how does it for example feel when you ride on concrete roads wich have gaps between the pieces of concrete road
tia, marc
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I don't know about the A6 Avant, but I just got a new A4 3.0Q (manual shift) with the sport suspension package. I took a 3-hr trip in it yesterday and realized that it is indeed a pretty hard suspension. I felt just about *every* bump in the pavement. I know that's what a sport suspension is supposed to do (grip the pavement, road feel, etc.), but for my taste I think it's a little too harsh for normal, daily city driving or long trips (and I am a relatively "spirited" driver). Maybe it will soften over time. I haven't played around much yet with tire pressures to see how much I can vary the "harshness" (I took my trip with 38psi cold all around). I suppose it could also be the 17" wheels (235/45-17 tires). I just don't know.
When I test drove both suspensions, they felt similar to me, but I noticed the "sport" aspects more when I took quick turns - less body roll with the sport suspension. If I had to choose again, I would probably opt for the 17" wheels, but without the sport suspension. I think the regular suspension is probably a better mix of capabilities for most drivers. I don't know how comfortable I'd feel riding in a car with the sport suspension if I got car sick easily. I think I would rather ride in a slightly softer suspension if that were the case. Just my opinion.
Good luck.
Bob '03 A4-3.0QM :-)
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thx bob!
but since i defenately want to get rid of the wobbling of the car i decided to go for the sports suspension time will tell....
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