Date: Sat, 08 May 1999 15:09:13 -0700
From: John Yuen <jyuen1nopsamell.net>
Subject: Re: Car & Driver Test of the Viggen


I think you are reaching the limit on the frontwheel drive car. remember that they have to limit the torque in 1st and 2nd gear on the Viggen. I wonder if they did a 50-70mph or a 60-80mph test, there you should find dramatic improvements. How often do you do a 0-60 burnout anyway? Regards John Yuen "P.T. Goodman" wrote: > Haven't read the whole article yet. But C&D tested the Viggen at 6.5 sec > to 60 mph. Recognizong that there is more to a Car's performance than a > 060 mph time, I still have to ask "where's the beef". For $38,000, I'd > have expected more. > > Hell, put a sport exhaust ond wider throttle body on my 900 Turbo and I > can probably get that 0-60 time. With only 400 coming to the states, it > probably doesn't make much difference. > > Disappointed, > Pete

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