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Re: Audi stuff in "Automobile"
On Fri, 3 Feb 1995, Kyung Min Yi wrote:
> As a both driver of Honda, and Audi, I have to admit that both
> are excellent cars. I like my 85 4000s 1.8 because, it is
> However, my brother told me that
> when he was racing against Vtec model of Prelude, Vtec
> flied away from his sight at above 110 mph. So, I guess Vtec
> works in very high speed, but, how often we drive over 110mph?
> 0-60 for Prelude SI is 7.8, and for Vtec is 7.2. Even though i
Don't be bullied by performance numbers Peter. More often than most
people think, driver skill can make up for at least .6 sec.
Coming from central Ohio, I still sometimes can't resist the stop light
drag races. I know, I should, but...
Anyhow, I have beaten many cars that the magazines say should be much
faster than mine. Driver skill/exprience is a big part, but it also
depends on how well one keeps his/her vehicle. If Joe Camaro needs a
tune-up, is a little slow to shift, and is running 87 octane gas, you
wold be suprized how much slower a "fast" car will go.
If the 0-60 times were separated by 1-2 seconds, your chances are much
smaller, but with only about 1/2 second difference, the odds are a lot
closer than you may think.