Originally Posted by WilliamG
Sorry to bump this thread, but a friend of mine said he hit 155mph top speed in a 2007 Audi A4 Quattro 3.2 V6 from a few years ago at Summit Point. This was stock. Is this possible?
Not even remotely
possible. I've hit upper 130s in my CTS-V (as seen here
), which has ~30hp more than the stock 400bhp. Your buddy's car weighs ~100# less than mine, and has ~180hp/180ft-lb fewer than mine. That math does not add up to 155 at Summit. I managed ~118mph or so in my sister's bone stock '02 WRX wagon when I took it to Summit.
Just to beat this one to death, because your buddy's claim is so preposterous, here are some numbers to compare:
'05 CTS-V - power-to-weight ~8.8#/hp - 137mph
'02 WRX - power-to-weight ~14.3#/hp - 118mph
'07 A4 3.2 - power-to-weight ~15.5#/hp - 155mph
Originally Posted by jamesw95
Good one, you deked me into reading a 7 year old thread. Nice
Yeah, no kidding!