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Re: f1 engine state of the art

>this year seems to be your usual v10 of 3 litres displacement weighting
>100kgs (220lbs), and producing just over 800hp.  rev limits around the
>i wonder what that would do to the performance of an ur-quattro....
>lets see:


>3) having to drop the clutch @10k rpm to take off at the traffic lights due
>to the absence of torque below that figure.  this has the unwanted
>side-effect of instantly launching you to 60mph.

I wouldn't say that. When Renault put F1 V12 (or was that V10?) into the
Espace, the 0-60 acceleration was un-exciting 6.9 sec.

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