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Originally Posted by dankenstien88

ludex360 wrote:



dankenstien88 wrote:



lolz, they didnt use a ZR1 for good reason...�




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2012 gtr runs a 11.2 1/4
zr1 11.5

�May I ask what�source listed the ZR1�at 11.5??

A�ZR1 with a good driver and NO mods is capable of a 11.1. Most sources list the car as 11.2.�

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the video you posted
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post #63 of 77
ludex360 wrote:
Quote:
Originally Posted by dankenstien88

ludex360 wrote:




2012 gtr runs a 11.2 1/4
zr1 11.5


�May I ask what�source listed the ZR1�at 11.5??

A�ZR1 with a good driver and NO mods is capable of a 11.1. Most sources list the car as 11.2.�

��


the video you posted


Oh man, I feel like an idiot. smiley: eyes

Edmunds numbers seem awfully high for both cars. They said the GTR ran an 11.8 !!

They must have been testing on an 110 degree day with crappy drivers to get those kind of numbers. lolz
post #64 of 77
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Originally Posted by RFX45

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Originally Posted by bboi4lif3

Car selection was very questionable.


How so? Outside of them using a Z06 instead of a ZR1, everything seemed ok for the Best Driver's Car.

Motor Trends Best Driver's Cars Rankings

1. Ferrari 458 Italia
2. Nissan GT-R
3. Porsche 911 GT2 RS
4. Porsche Cayman R
5. Ford Mustang Boss 302 Laguna Seca  
6. Chevrolet Corvette Z06/Z07
7. Audi R8 GT
8. Mercedes Benz SLS AMG
9. Lexus LFA
10. BMW 1-Series M Coupe
11. Lotus Evora S







I was talking about the fact that OP called it the "Worlds Greatest drag race" but it had a m1? (could have used a m3) a cayman? & a Lotus? Half of the cars in the race weren't serious compettors. I saw a race on YouTube once with a SLR Mclarren, Lambo, Ferrari, R8 & other sick whips. I was just a bit disapointed in the choice of cars for the "Worlds greatest drag race" 
post #65 of 77
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Originally Posted by bboi4lif3

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Originally Posted by RFX45

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Originally Posted by bboi4lif3

Car selection was very questionable.


How so? Outside of them using a Z06 instead of a ZR1, everything seemed ok for the Best Driver's Car.

Motor Trends Best Driver's Cars Rankings

1. Ferrari 458 Italia
2. Nissan GT-R
3. Porsche 911 GT2 RS
4. Porsche Cayman R
5. Ford Mustang Boss 302 Laguna Seca  
6. Chevrolet Corvette Z06/Z07
7. Audi R8 GT
8. Mercedes Benz SLS AMG
9. Lexus LFA
10. BMW 1-Series M Coupe
11. Lotus Evora S





  I was talking about the fact that OP called it the "Worlds Greatest drag race" but it had a m1? (could have used a m3) a cayman? & a Lotus? Half of the cars in the race weren't serious compettors. I saw a race on YouTube once with a SLR Mclarren, Lambo, Ferrari, R8 & other sick whips. I was just a bit disapointed in the choice of cars for the "Worlds greatest drag race" 

As stated before the drag race was just for fun and of the cars they used for their Best Drivers Car article. The cars were also provided by the automakers and that is why a Z06 (2007 too iirc) were used and not the ZR1, that's what Chevrolet provided them with. And I am not 100% sure but I believe the M1 might be better suited in the track than the M3. It's a lot lighter, shorter wheelbase and a lot more torque. The M1 is also what BMW chooses to take on the Cayman and Evora.
post #66 of 77
I'm guessing most people didn't read the actual article, but only watched the video? smiley: laugh

Considering the thread is about the drag racing vid tho, I won't address too much about the "Best Driver's Car" award. Being the fastest on the track or winning a drag race does not equate to being the best driver's car imo. As someone that owns a power-less roadster known for handling and an over engineered beast that usually ranks pretty high in these types of comparisons, I would have to say the power-less roadster is a better driver's car.   
post #67 of 77
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Originally Posted by frijo sneaker

If I had the cash, I def cop a GT-R.



All day, every day, and twice on Sunday
post #68 of 77
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Originally Posted by scshift

smiley: laugh I will never pay money for a Charger

But dude, I got a question and you're a Porsche enthusiast so you probably know. What are the benefits to the GT3's naturally-aspirated engine as compared to a forced induction one? All I know is that it produces a unique sound... people are always saying the GT3 is great because it's a high-revving naturally-aspirated car. What is so good about that? I know the benefits of a NA engine include better reliability (not always the case though)... and forced induction usually has better fuel economy. So what's good with the NA engines in the Porsche?



Please excuse any errors, as I'm writing from my phone. The biggest advantage a N/A car has on a FI car is the power delivery. With N/A cars, there is no lag involved, when you mash the pedal, the power is instantaneous. With the technology today, companies like Porsche, ferrari and BMW, have been able to significantly decrease the lag of turbo'd cars, but it's still not as quick as N/A cars. The reason why N/a cars are more reliable is because they aren't as complex as FI cars. However, in terms of getting more power at a lower cost, FI wins that battle hands down. In order to get more power from N/A engines, you'll have to bore and/or stroke your motor ( not always), which can cost lots of money. They both have their advantages and disadvantages, but I'll take a N/A car over a FI given that everything else is constant. The reason why people like high revving engines is because you'll usually have to shift less, and you can stay within your power band longer.
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post #70 of 77
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Originally Posted by bboi4lif3

I was talking about the fact that OP called it the "Worlds Greatest drag race" but it had a m1? (could have used a m3) a cayman? & a Lotus? Half of the cars in the race weren't serious compettors. I saw a race on YouTube once with a SLR Mclarren, Lambo, Ferrari, R8 & other sick whips. I was just a bit disapointed in the choice of cars for the "Worlds greatest drag race" 


Can you post the video? Not that I'm doubting you, but I actually want to watch it.
post #71 of 77
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There's these other drag races.
post #72 of 77
scshift wrote:
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Originally Posted by bboi4lif3

I was talking about the fact that OP called it the "Worlds Greatest drag race" but it had a m1? (could have used a m3) a cayman? & a Lotus? Half of the cars in the race weren't serious compettors. I saw a race on YouTube once with a SLR Mclarren, Lambo, Ferrari, R8 & other sick whips. I was just a bit disapointed in the choice of cars for the "Worlds greatest drag race" î²


Can you post the video? Not that I'm doubting you, but I actually want to watch it.


I think it might be this one. smiley: nerd
post #73 of 77

lolz RFX beat me to it.

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there's also this....


post #76 of 77
Came in here expected ting a different drag racd
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post #77 of 77
Will watch later.
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