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Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2005 21:57:16 GMT
From: th <>
Subject: Re: Coutanche

David Taylor wrote: >> > > > Production : 150 > Chassisnr. : 112.0001 - 112.0300 > Which maybe is about the same amount of 9000 cars that have been modified to around 400 hp engines. I wonder which of those is the fastest? > Something not quite right about those numbers! > > >>A 9k Aero and a 9-5 HOT Aero are good cars, and you can see to reverse, >>but they can't quite "piss on" those specs. > > > No but you'd be a little ticked off in your supercar to have this damn > Saab Aero, not *that* far behind looking at any of the numbers. > > 0-60, 5.6 vs 6.7, on the road that's not that much, after 6 to 7 seconds > to only have one second difference or thereabouts. At that speed we are > nagged to leave a two second gap. > > Then on the 1/4 mile, it's not that obscene either. On numbers alone, > the Countach might have more HP but the torque isn't that high for the > lower speed stuff, handy for the top speed but seriously, where can you > sustain such a high top speed safely apart from the usual quoted places. > > It would be a fun comparison to do, sure the Saab will lose but fun to > see by how much/little depending on your point of view. :) Probably a 400 bhp 9000 will not lose. -- th

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