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Old 08-21-2013, 06:39 AM   #64
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Originally Posted by SCRAPPYDO View Post
Because it is negatively effecting the 3.1 0-60 time so much?

Because 0-60 says so much about how a car drives.

Originally Posted by Balantz View Post
Because it's negatively affecting its improved fuel efficiency so much?
They've added heavier components and layers of assists to cope with the added power which, in turn, is required to cope with the heavier components.

The improved MPG rating is a function of the start/stop feature and the TALL OD 7th gear.

Despite an all-aluminum structure, it weighs more than the last one.

You call that progress?
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