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Re: SCREAMING 90 20v
I'll agree in general that weight can easily override horsepower, but in
this case there's no need to speculate. Here are Road & Track's numbers
for the cars in question:
90 Quattro 20v 9.4 16.9
t-bird SC 7.4 15.9
numbers are for cars with 5-speed manual.
-Eric Harman (email@example.com)
> Probably not modified....
> Perhaps weight is a big factor here.... the power-to-weight ratio is
> probably significant enough to make a difference.
> And is that SC equipped with an auto tranny? A manual tranny is easier to
> keep the power up in the correct rev-band for max power... the auto
> has a mind of its own.... and doesn't like taking orders!! So, while the
> auto tranny (SC?) is hunting for the proper gear..... it fades into the
> These two cars are probably too different enough to not even bother
> about it.... even if it does appear to be a David and Goliath story.
> $.02 deposited.
> Jim Griffin