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Originally Posted by copbait73 View Post
Wow, what a lively discussion.
I checked out the R&T site and noticed a big configuration difference between the Porsche and Nissan cars not yet trans.
As much as I dislike the idea of auto trans in sporty cars the fact remains in these very high HP cars they have a place now, look at F1.
Paddle shifting probably keeps the chassis settled, the high turbo power flowing and the driver concentrating on the track.
Kinda like a big JAP slot car!
That weighs almost 4000 lbs!

These cars are marvels considering all the weight they have to push around. i am surprised the Vette with more hp and about 6 to 8 hundred lbs. less weight than the turbo and GTR doesn't do a better job. So much for the power to weight ratio theory.

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Old 04-04-2008, 05:30 PM
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