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      10-28-2013, 04:44 PM   #89
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I just saw one of these today. I was admiring a GT-R turning left next to me and heard this screeching noise to my right at a light. It was the SRT8 showing off. He was going in front of me, falling back then accelerating again for me to bite. I didn't. It was peeling out going 45mph so that thing must have been SCed. Looked damn fast.
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Speaking of traction vs. power, here's my encounter with a Grand Cherokee SRT8:



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R/T: 0.607 | 0.794
60': 2.778 | 2.059
330: 6.604 | 5.740
1/8: 9.515 @ 85.90 | 8.856 @ 78.95
1000: 11.937 | 11.517
1/4: 13.966 @ 111.77 | 13.747 @ 101.10
Right 1st 0.0327

From his 101mph trap speed, I think it's unmodded 5AT Hemi. Still, the video shows very clearly how I was reeling him in quite quickly despite being "slower," and yet still lost the race because I ran out of track.
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      11-05-2013, 12:39 AM   #91
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^ my friend got spanked repeatedly in his dct e93 m3 by a manual g37s. anythings possible lmao. i spanked that same g37 though with my dct e93
That's because the e93 weighs as much as a F10 550i sedan lol

M3 convertibles are slow and were created just to appease market demands. There's a reason why you don't see published lap times on them.
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If you want to win stoplight drags, get a car with turbos and all wheel drive.
Yup.

BMW specs for 435i xDrive:

Acceleration 0-60 mph Automatic transmission - 4.7 sec
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      11-14-2013, 12:12 AM   #93
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      11-14-2013, 01:55 PM   #94
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Speaking of traction vs. power, here's my encounter with a Grand Cherokee SRT8:



Time Slip:

R/T: 0.607 | 0.794
60': 2.778 | 2.059
330: 6.604 | 5.740
1/8: 9.515 @ 85.90 | 8.856 @ 78.95
1000: 11.937 | 11.517
1/4: 13.966 @ 111.77 | 13.747 @ 101.10
Right 1st 0.0327

From his 101mph trap speed, I think it's unmodded 5AT Hemi. Still, the video shows very clearly how I was reeling him in quite quickly despite being "slower," and yet still lost the race because I ran out of track.

that car has another second in it. the m is faster than that Jeep, that 60ft sucked lol.
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I just bought a 2014 Grand Cherokee SRT as my everyday car. It is fast, has an amazingly quiet cabin, and the best stero I have had. Not quite my M3 in the handling department, but you might be surprised how well it actually does handle for an SUV!
I know this post is old, but great minds think alike... Love my 2014 SRT. I had a 2012, and the 8-speed is much better than the old 5! There are no "lag spots" anymore. I can regularly pull sub 4.5 0-60 times in the SRT, with a best of 4.3. You are dead on with the stereo and the handling. It really is a fun beast to drive, and I actually get a kick out of spanking M3s at stop lights even though I drive one .

I laughed when I saw this post, because just yesterday an E93 convertible pulled up to me at an on ramp stoplight where we had three lanes wide and at least 1/4 mile in front of us before we had to merge into traffic. We summoned our inner pimply 16 year olds and mashed the accelerators... I stayed in front of him up to speeds I shouldn't talk about before he backed off (yes, I know the E-93 is heavy).

Makes me think about getting a supercharger for the M3, but in all fairness, there isn't much out there for under $100K that can take the Jeep off the line.
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