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      12-24-2011, 09:05 AM   #1
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how would an m3 hold up against bentley gt?

Just wondering.... the other day i had a run in with it on the autobahn. I was sleeping in left lane when he flashed me and very aggressively passed me, but then got stuck behind another sleeper... so i decided to have a bit of fun... got behind him (about 100mph), and once the guy in the front left the lane we both gunned it.... i was on him till 140, and then i started closing in up to 160.... i didn go faster since im on my snow tires and they are limmited to 150. Car has HFC, xpipe, ess tune. Oh he was a 2 door bntl gt (i believe has w12 tt and weights like a tank).
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      12-24-2011, 12:20 PM   #2
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Just wondering.... the other day i had a run in with it on the autobahn. I was sleeping in left lane when he flashed me and very aggressively passed me, but then got stuck behind another sleeper... so i decided to have a bit of fun... got behind him (about 100mph), and once the guy in the front left the lane we both gunned it.... i was on him till 140, and then i started closing in up to 160.... i didn go faster since im on my snow tires and they are limmited to 150. Car has HFC, xpipe, ess tune. Oh he was a 2 door bntl gt (i believe has w12 tt and weights like a tank).
not your situation but it reminds me of those wankers in the left lane toodling along anywhere (u.s for me but even worse on the autobahn I imagine) So than you pass the slow poke and then he guns it and is right on your tail or even worse you try to blow by and he speeds up to WELL over what he was doing trying to make it hard to get in front of him.

bent wasys 5200 pounds but has like 6000 hp so probably similar to a race with an x5m. x5m(bentley in your case) would murder you from a launch and then you would overtake. Or on the autobahn above 100mph you would probably start to overtake
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      12-24-2011, 10:10 PM   #3
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I've been in one of those and they can pull like crazy but forget about cornering.
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      12-25-2011, 02:06 AM   #4
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Nice run,

I'd imagine in your case above 160-170 mph the Bentley's sheer power advantage would take over and he'd begin a steady pull until he disappeared (should there be a long enough straight). I believe it was Evo Magazine? which got an all stock C-GT to 206MPH, gps verified. That's seriously fast...
You were in his draft, which is why you pulled. I'd bet if you were next to him there would of been no pull or a very close race, because a car with your mods should be faster at lower speeds
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i love the bcgts. they are big boy toyz.
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      12-28-2011, 02:36 AM   #6
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The GT weighs more than 2 tons I believe. You'll have him for a while, but not by much.

Don't forget, at high speeds, weight makes 0 difference because of momentum. He's got 4 cylinders more, two more turbos, and 2 more liters. He will pull on you after about 240km/h if I'm correct
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