Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2002 16:35:36 +0000
From: Johannes H Andersen <johsnopsamanytime.co.uk>
Subject: Re: Buying  new 2001 9-5


Johannes H Andersen wrote: > > "Francis J. Coviello" wrote: > > > > Johannes, > > > > I had thought the 2.3 was 185 bhp as opposed to the 200 bhp of the 6 cyl? > > Also, at peak, doesnt the 6 provide up to 10 secs of 220 hp? I thought I had > > read that somewhere but could be mistaken. > > > > Frank > > But the six is heavier and auto box only, the 0-60 figures are 8.9 sec > for the six, but 7.9 sec for the manual 185 bhp 2.3. > I haven't seen anything about overboost for the six, but I could be wrong. > (However, I insist on bottom reply posting :) > > Johannes Oops, the 0-60 8.9 sec time was for the 9-5 estate, the figure for the saloon should be 8.5 sec. But the main conclusion is that the six doesn't perform better than the 2.3 185bhp four. Johannes

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