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Old 14-03-2018, 08:53 AM   #61
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Default Re: Why are V8's so slow?

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I have an xr6 turbo and a supercharged xr8. They are both great, fast cars. The difference is the turbo tries to rip its tyres off once it boosts in first/second gear, while the xr8 tries to rip its tyres off in first/second, then again at 100km/h.

People who own either one or the other will likely fanboy about that particular car and say it's better because "insert reason here" but the truth is they're both animals. Just the 8 is like a complete mental case when fully unleashed.

But going back on topic..

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Turboed Barras can get into the 7 sec region with reliability. I donít know of any GT/XR8 that can even get into the 10ís
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Old 14-03-2018, 08:56 AM   #62
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Default Re: Why are V8's so slow?

No race car is reliable.

This thread is stupid, so it will go now.
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