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      06-06-2011, 01:34 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by AudiS5 View Post
They aren't that quick. My friend and I did quite a few pulls and he was amazed that a sedan could stay that close. Beautiful cars, but they are becoming dated quickly IMO with the horsepower race going on between manufacturers.
An F430 not that quick? Holy $ must drive hypercars for a living.

No BMW shouldn't even be named in the same sentence IMO. That is like comparing a turbocharged honda civic to an M3.

Unfortunately, most F-cars are garage queens and their owners are not going to push them, especially on a public road. If you kept up in your e90, then I would bet the F430 was just playing with you or didn't even take you serious.

The base f430 is like 2976 lbs and 550hp. In order to achieve the same lb/hp ratio, an m3 has to have more 650 hp! When you take into account the f-cars chassis and aerodynamics advantage over the m3, the gap gets wider.


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