View Single Post
Old 11-21-2004, 02:01 PM   #11
1800+ HP Driveway
tlaselva's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: Woodbridge
Posts: 2,695
Send a message via MSN to tlaselva
Originally Posted by 03 Dinan 3
Very nice car! I'm just a little disappointed in how fast it is 0-60. It should be closer to 4 in my mind. It's only .2 seconds quicker than the last model
Look at the torque numbers....

If you look carefully, the displacement hasn't changed between the two.

Additionally, traction becomes an issue once you’re below 5 sec. on a rear wheel drive car. Driver skill becomes exponentially more important in extracting good numbers. Like Rodo said above, 4 sec numbers are possible, but only with a highly experienced driver behind the wheel.
2011 X5 M-Sport 3.5i

2010 Dodge Ram Hemi Sport

2010 GSX-R 750

2003 C5 Z06
LS7 427CI w/ECS Novi 2000 : Caravaggio Widebody and Full Leather & Alcantra Interior
903rwhp/815rwtq : 10.3@152mph

Last edited by tlaselva; 11-21-2004 at 02:10 PM.
tlaselva is offline   Reply With Quote