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Yep - the 850 Turbo (or T-5, same thing) is 222hp and around 3250 lbs,
so there's a whole lot of forward motion (and some sideways of the front
end) when you push the loud pedal.
The S/V70 (the updated-for-97-850 sedan and wagon, respectively) has 236
hp and weighs 3248 lbs in wagon form. A whole lot quicker than my 91
200q and ultimately faster too. Of course, I wouldn't want to try to
match my 200q in the snow (or barely even in the wet).
- peter, firstname.lastname@example.org, issaquah, wa -
98 volvo v70 t5 - 5-speed
94 acura legend gs - 6-speed...
Date: Mon, 25 Aug 1997 20:24:55 -0700
From: Wolff <email@example.com>
Subject: ovloV speed (wasRe: What is a UR-Q?)
> Ralph Poplawsky
> '91 200TQ
> '95 ovloV 850TW
> '96 Kawasaki ZX9R
> ps. I hate to say this, but an 850 Turbo driver is likely to see a lot
> (un-modified) Quattros in the rear view mirror.
850t must be way better than a 740t. Drove a brand new 740t from the Bay
area to L.A. a few years back and it was Slooooow. Plus the steering was
like a '70's american car. Otherwise it was fine. The Kawi sounds fun