Originally Posted by swamp2
0-60 is really fun, dramatic and you can do it often (almost) without going to jail. Sure we all know it is not the ultimate metric of sports car performance but it is important. Also it does say something about how well the chassis can ensure traction, hook up, weight transfer, etc. to contribute to a good 0-60 time.
I'm personally much more interested in how fast the cars can lap a road course as compared to one another, in other words, take into account the total package...acceleration, handling and braking combined. A rocket-car might do 0-60 the quickest, but then what?