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      06-16-2011, 01:32 PM   #23
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The comparison used a 2011 Z06 and it still trapped faster than the '12 GT-R.

And just for fun. Heres what happened when the GTR ran up against the ZR1. The vid ending is perfect!
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      06-16-2011, 04:29 PM   #24
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"AWD" is not a benefit. the quickness comes from torque vectoring. thats what makes the awd system in the gtr so different from the garbage awd system you find in an audi s4.
A'hem, "torque vectoring" is a technique or method of power transfer in the AWD system. The system that the GT-R uses is just more effective when coupled with its dual-clutch transmission. It doesn't multiply torque or alter output in any fashion other than routing power to the wheel(s) that have the most traction.
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      06-16-2011, 04:39 PM   #25
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I'll still take the Corvette
Same here but that isn't because I discredit the GT-R's abilities. I still respect it for what it is. Funny how so many people can tell you your opinion-based preferences are "wrong". Makes no sense to me.
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"AWD" is not a benefit. the quickness comes from torque vectoring. thats what makes the awd system in the gtr so different from the garbage awd system you find in an audi s4.
haha that's one of the dumbest things i have ever heard.
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      06-17-2011, 08:34 AM   #27
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Same here but that isn't because I discredit the GT-R's abilities. I still respect it for what it is. Funny how so many people can tell you your opinion-based preferences are "wrong". Makes no sense to me.
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      06-17-2011, 08:56 AM   #28
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let's not turn this into another bashing thread and agree that the GT-R is a fuckin awesome car and leave it at that.

hey guys, should i get a procede or jb4?
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procede or jb4?
6MT or Step?
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      06-17-2011, 02:02 PM   #30
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A'hem, "torque vectoring" is a technique or method of power transfer in the AWD system. The system that the GT-R uses is just more effective when coupled with its dual-clutch transmission. It doesn't multiply torque or alter output in any fashion other than routing power to the wheel(s) that have the most traction.
i'm quite familiar with torque vectoring, and you seem to be somewhat rudely agreeing with me? the broad fact that it's awd is not why it's fast... it's due to the specifics of the awd system in that particular car. similar to the awd system in the x5/6m. compare this to another awd car like an audi s4 and you'll see a very different result. open front, center, and rear diffs move power in the least effective way possible, very much unlike the gtr, but still very much awd. in short... how does the gtr do it? torque vectoring.

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haha that's one of the dumbest things i have ever heard.
you're just mad cause you like audis and their awd system sucks. you're not alone. i own a b5s4. its awd system sucks. enough directionless antagonizing. don't turn this into a useless forum.

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0 to 100 is all about cheating (also called launch control & double clutch transmission)
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      06-20-2011, 11:05 AM   #32
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The tricked out AWD system is how it does the 0-60. Launch control and AWD are nothing new. Routing power to the right wheel at the right time is where it's at.
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      06-20-2011, 11:18 AM   #33
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according to this http://www.wallaceracing.com/0-60_equation.php

my car did 0-60 in 3.44 with an anitquated 6spd and rear wheel drive....nonetheless the GTR is amazing

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"AWD" is not a benefit. the quickness comes from torque vectoring. thats what makes the awd system in the gtr so different from the garbage awd system you find in an audi s4.
S4 has torque vectoring as an option. The bad Audi AWD systems are the Haldex ones, Torsen is pretty good
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