Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2001 22:57:09 -0500
From: John <johnnopsamoint.com>
Subject: Re: Saab = Overpriced Crap?


Source for Supra: 1994 Issue of Car and Driver (courtesy of caranddriver.com). Corvette: Road and Track issue with an article entitled "Torque Monsters." blockthisnopsamcom wrote: > Give your sources. > > In alt.autos.saab John <johnnopsamoint.com> wrote: > > Pay attention this time: > > Supra > > 0-60: 4.6 > > 0-100: 11.1 > > 1/4 mile: 13.3nopsam/A> mph > > Top Speed: 172 mph > > Skidpad: .90g > > > Z06 is faster, yes. Supra is also available for a little more than 1/3 the price > > of the Z06. > > > blockthisnopsamcom wrote: > > >> In alt.autos.saab John <johnnopsamoint.com> wrote: > >> > About two messages ago I showed you stats that said a Supra was faster than a > >> > C5, so shutup about dates, because the Supra is still faster. > >> > >> Your "stats" are no good. Show me a side-to-side test of the C5 and a > >> stock Supra TT, same conditions, where the Supra did *not* get spanked like > >> a little bitch. > >> > >> The Supra has no chance of "beating" a regular C5, much less a Z06 - > >> particularly around a track. I'm not even sure it could keep up with > >> an M Coupe. > >> > >> Don't get me wrong. If I wanted to spend $20K on something that makes you > >> feel like you are sitting in a big black plastic bathtub, and keeping up > >> with modern cars wasn't an issue, I would definitely consider a Supra.

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