Originally Posted by arf80
Am I correct in assuming a typical stage 2 WRX/STI with ~300whp will be somewhere in the 7-8 second range? I have noticed that while the stage 2 WRX is far faster than most cars under 70 mph, it is equal or slower above 70 mph than most other cars with 270hp+ like V6 Accords, BMW, Audis, or similar luxury cars with over 300 horsepower etc. Not sure if this is due to AWD, gearing, the small stock turbo, or all of the above.
Yeah, that's probably about right. FFS'ing and higher redline could get it close to 7 or maybe under. The gearing on the WRX really isn't that great for highway rolls.