Why is it that this supercar has 94 less HP and still gets worse mileage than this...

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  1. 6SpeedTA95

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    Why is it that the following super car has 94 fewer horsepower than the american car and gets less MPG than the american car?

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    Normal crappy american car :hsugh:
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    supercar gets 20/27 with the MT and 19/26 with an auto.

    Corvette gets 18/28 with MT and 18/28 with the 6speed auto.
     
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    bahahaha at 350z being a super car
     
  3. the corvette has an economy mode that will reduce down to 4cylinder power. That means 8 cylinders are moving but only 4 are firing.
     
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    They got the same mileage before discplacement on demand nice guess though :hsugh:
     
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    that MDS shit or whatever they call it is bullshit
     
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    :werd:
     
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    I'm all for 350z bashing, but technically the numbers you listed suggest that the Corvette is only better in highway mileage, suggesting a gearing advantage, whereas the 350z is better around town, probably due to less torque. :o
     
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    The 350Z is a supercar though :dunno:
     
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    sporff We're rotten fruit. We're damaged goods.

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    that's because LS2 > VQ in every way

    and gearing
     
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    :werd: price you pay for power.
     
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    :pushrods:
     
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    sporff We're rotten fruit. We're damaged goods.

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    :ricerargument:
     
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    :werd: shit is so fast its stupid, hell my Maxima qualifies as a supercar too, why you ask? Because of the VQ of course.
     
  16. MrBonus

    MrBonus Et Tu, Brute?

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    Gets the job done admirably.
     
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    LS2 FTW.
     
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    :rofl:
     
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    But the VQ > that pushrod shit!




























    :hsugh:
     
  20. Ivy Mike

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    I know, they work very well in Silverados.
     
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    slowbird I am the son, and the heir, of a shyness that is c OT Supporter

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    Well, Ferraris and Lamborghinis have quirky flaws that their fanboys explain away, so I guess the Nissan does too. :mamoru:


























    Oh and the Ford GT's suspension failures were due to sabotage by the Japanese :squint:
     
  22. MrBonus

    MrBonus Et Tu, Brute?

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    Certainly have worked well for Ron Fellows.
     
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    Man I get much better than those estimates.

    23mpg in sucky NY traffic 50 miles a day :o
     
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    and Ferdinand Porsche until he wanted real performance.
     
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    Most people with Vette's get better mileage too...one of the engineers I work with routinely gets 31mpg on the highway.
     

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