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      05-20-2008, 01:17 AM   #1
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E39 M5 vs E92 M3

Numbers appear relatively similar. Highway roll would be interesting?

here are some 0-150 times

0 - 150MPH TIMES
12.8 MCLAREN F1
17.0 SALEEN S7
18.0 FERRARI F40
18.7 FERRARI F50
19.5 LAMBORGHINI MURCIELAGO
19.7 PORSCHE 911 GT2 (996)
20.8 FERRARI 612 SCAGLIETTI
21.4 LAMBORGHINI GALLARDO
21.6 PORSCHE 911 TURBO (996)
22.1 FERRARI 575M MARANELLO
22.4 DODGE VIPER SRT-10 (2003)
23.7 MERCEDES BENZ CL600 (2004)
23.9 FERRARI 360 CHALLENGE STRADALE
23.9 PORSCHE 911 GT3 (996)
24.5 MERCEDES E55 AMG (2003)
25.5 CHEVROLET CORVETTE C5 Z06
25.6 ASTON MARTIN DB9
25.9 PORSCHE 911 TURBO TIPTRONIC (996)
26.4 PORSCHE 911 CARRERA S (997)
28.0 MERCEDES SLK55 AMG (2005)
29.6 FERRARI 360 MODENA SPYDER
29.7 LOTUS ESPRIT V8 TT
30.0 BMW E39 M5
20.7 BMW E60 M5
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      05-24-2008, 11:42 PM   #2
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Naturally the F1 is at the top, imagine a Veyron would beat it.
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big difference between E60 M5 & E39 M5.

Ya, Veyron would probably beat Mclarens time

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big difference between E90 M5 & E39 M5.

Ya, Veyron would probably beat Mclarens time
Much as I appreciate the F1 as an impressive machine of incredible speed it's not in the same class as the Veyron, no production car is.

The F1 could start from a stand still and reach 130mph at which point the Veyron would start off and still be first to 200mph, such is the kind of acceleration IT is capable of.

This is part down to the power at it's disposal but also part down to the gearbox and the awd system which made putting that power to the surface all the easier.
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Much as I appreciate the F1 as an impressive machine of incredible speed it's not in the same class as the Veyron, no production car is.

The F1 could start from a stand still and reach 130mph at which point the Veyron would start off and still be first to 200mph, such is the kind of acceleration IT is capable of.

This is part down to the power at it's disposal but also part down to the gearbox and the awd system which made putting that power to the surface all the easier.
There's actually a lot of information saying that those numbers are not really true.

McLaren 0-200 ~ 28 secs
McLaren 0-130 ~ 10 secs
Bugatti 0- 200 ~ 22 secs

28 - 10 does not equal 22.

And not only that, but the F1 was a marvel not only in a straight line. No other car has run in a GT class at Le Mans and won in its first attempt. The McLaren was an all out true sports car. Not a drag racer.
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