[V8] 5-speed article
dsaad at icehouse.net
Fri Sep 30 18:35:54 EDT 2005
I wonder about that top speed -
I had a picture from someone on this list who was at 152MPH when he snapped the
I have had mine at 143MPH on mid-grade gas at 7000 feet elevation, and two
people + junk inside.
It was still (slowly) climbing but I ran out of road. There was no hint of a
At sea level and with good gas it would have to go faster.
Quoting Tony and Lillie <tonyandlillie1 at earthlink.net>:
> Fellow V8'ers,
> I finally located the elusive 5-speed V8Q article I've been wanting. Car and
> Driver June 1991. Got it off ebay.
> Anyhow, here are some of the #'s from the article.
> Curb weight : 3898
> 0-30: 2.1
> 0-60: 6.6
> 0-100: 18.8
> 5-60: 7.2
> 1/4 mile: 15.0 @ 92 mph
> Top speed: 145mph
> 0-60 for the auto 1991 V8 is stated in the article as 9.3 sec
> Tony Hoffman
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