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      04-03-2013, 04:56 AM   #16
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Drives: F80 aw 6spd
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Originally Posted by Richbot View Post
Looks like it was accelerating hard right up to the limiter in 6th. What rear tire were you on? With stock gearing and rear tires the 6-speed runs out of gear in 6th at about 196mph at 8400rpm
I did the online calculator using gear ratios and 19 inch wheels, and it came out to be 200mph for the 6spd manual car at 8400rpm... so maybe you used a different one or ratios for automatic car?

the top actual indicated speed is 337km/h= 209mph...


in whichever case, all cars speedo's lie...