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S4 vs. M3, rallye racing magazin 11/97 (long)
In message <firstname.lastname@example.org> Tom Nas writes:
> email@example.com wrote:
>>> And drivers of these cars can pride themselves in being able to out-brake
>>> Michael Schumacher in his Ferrari.
> Apparently, both the M3's and the S4's brakes are more efficient than those
> on Herr Schumacher's Ferrari. However they came to such a conclusion is
> beyond me.
Herr Schumacher is driving a glorified Go-Kart with almost no weight.
Both the M3 and the S4 have three extra seats, and very possibly
air conditioning. There's more weight - therefore you need better
brakes, and it wouldn't surprise me to find braking force greater
on them. Greater overall power, perhaps greater efficiency - but
no way could an M3 or S4 "outbrake" and F1 car without a large
concrete block and a chain.
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