Thread: M3 v. 997 drag?
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      02-06-2012, 06:55 AM   #42
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Originally Posted by DylanMckay View Post
Why does someone always have to chime in about "the m3 is not a straight line speed car... etc etc" I understand that and that is why I tried to eliminate this type of response by saying up front in a "drag" race. Neither the porsche or the m3 is a dragster so who cares-the point is comparing two "non-drag straight line" cars in a straight line.

90 percent of people on here push the car by far more often in a straight line than anything else so its relevent to anyone who has an interest in the two.
Because you are comparing how capable a car is based on straight line speed and making conclusions based on that. Therefore, my point was if straight line speed is that important to you and the factor that matters most in evaluating a car, then neither car is the best choice. The M3 is really not that fast in a straight line compared to many others.... it is fast but there are LOTS of cars that are as fast or faster. You always this grumpy?
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