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Old 11-11-2012, 10:39 AM   #26
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Originally Posted by Skylab View Post
The 0-60 time is also irrelevant.
0-100mph is just a tad more exciting.
Back when cars struggled to that speed, maybe that was a good measurement.
0-60 has been worthless since the early/mid 2000s, depending on what sector of cars you use. Hell, even 1/4 mile times are no defunct because of launch control, huge power, and floppy-paddle shifters.

I remember when hitting 200 was a holy grail. Hell, I remember when 160 was considered a fast car. The numbers modern cars put out are just stupid.
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Old 11-11-2012, 11:16 AM   #27
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Cars also weigh 1000lbs more and need more power to perform the same as older vehicles. My 1991 150hp cavalier 4x4 was faster than my 2004 242hp Quest.
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