Originally Posted by gbb357
So you agree. What do you think of post #114?
You can make points along those lines but determining the change in time with change in peak hp from one car to another is not so easy. Sort of a statistical correlation as well. The M3 has now been recorded at 4.3s 0-60 by C&D but I am not sure it will even get much better than that. It is simply traction limited at these speeds as most cars with a similar much power to weight ratio. M-DCT will absoultely help but it will only help in 0-60 if they get the launch control software perfect (and hopefully offer it in the US as well). Again my comments about the AWD RS4 are appropriate - faster than similar cars by quite a bit in the lower speeds but losing out at higher speeds due to high drive train losses.