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Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 12-17-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 27,859
Posted By MEDISIN
MotorTrend First Test Published

MotorTrend: (http://www.motortrend.com/roadtests/sedans/1412_2015_dodge_charger_srt_hellcat_first_test/) 0-60, 3.7sec; 1/4mile 11.8 @ 124.3mph; 4562lbs

Great performance for the money ($69,070)...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 12-17-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 628
Posted By MEDISIN
I'm convinced Bondurant has the world's largest...

I'm convinced Bondurant has the world's largest collection of yellow C7 and yellow 1LE's :smiling1: Plus half a dozen CTS-V sedans, a C6 Z06, a C6 ZR1. It's like GM's Southwest performance...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 12-07-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 27,859
Posted By MEDISIN
http://media.chevrolet.com/media/us/en/chevrolet/n...

http://media.chevrolet.com/media/us/en/chevrolet/news.detail.html/content/Pages/news/us/en/2014/Oct/1001-z06.html

Was the Z06 time recorded on a prepped drag strip? Car&Driver is the only source...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 12-06-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 27,859
Posted By MEDISIN
Oh wait...you're clueless. Chevrolet said: ...

Oh wait...you're clueless.

Chevrolet said:
2.95 to 60mph, 11.1 quarter mile @ 127mph

Car&Driver got:
3.0 to 60mph, 11.2 quarter mile @ 127mph

Dodge said:
"low 3-seconds" to 60, 11.2...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 12-06-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 27,859
Posted By MEDISIN
The wheelbase is really long but they fail to...

The wheelbase is really long but they fail to make good use of it. They offer considerably less interior room than other cars with 120" wheelbase.

The SS sedan has only 114" wheelbase yet has...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 12-03-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,997
Posted By MEDISIN
Looks as though the Camaro will maintain a 5th...

Looks as though the Camaro will maintain a 5th straight year of sales dominance, despite being the oldest in the segment. Next year is setting up to be the tipping point for the Mustang. If it...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 12-02-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,186
Posted By MEDISIN
This video has been discussed here ad nauseum. ...

This video has been discussed here ad nauseum. It's Ralph driving a pre-production car at a track day. There are no performance measurements, no comparisons, just an excellent driver out playing...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 12-01-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,186
Posted By MEDISIN
Couldn't have said it better - 100% agree. ...

Couldn't have said it better - 100% agree. People fail to realize that high HP/TQ is just as "usable" on the street as great handling and dynamics. If one assumes they can "use" 700hp on the...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 12-01-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 946
Posted By MEDISIN
Great driving and data/video integration. Are...

Great driving and data/video integration. Are you a VIR club member? Other than the protected track days are there other perks to membership?
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 12-01-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2,655
Views: 177,008
Posted By MEDISIN
Occasionally track the V when I have others with...

Occasionally track the V when I have others with me (family/friends who want to experience a road course but aren't ready to be strapped into the Corvette). We have a modified C6 GS for track use. ...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 12-01-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,186
Posted By MEDISIN
It has ZERO to do with whether or not the Dodge...

It has ZERO to do with whether or not the Dodge twins can achieve their Dodge marketing times. The reason I keep referring to the 707hp behemoth as "failcat" is because it failed to out-perform...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 12-01-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,186
Posted By MEDISIN
I have owned far more Chrysler products than GM. ...

I have owned far more Chrysler products than GM. I give credit where credit is due.



What's the matter; nothing substantial to contribute to this thread?
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 12-01-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 15,590
Posted By MEDISIN
Certainly but you could say that about any car. ...

Certainly but you could say that about any car. There are some that simply want an off-the-shelf track/strip oriented car with warranty, new car smell, ready to go. Then there are gearheads that...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 12-01-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,186
Posted By MEDISIN
Your myopic, singular world view and yours alone....

Your myopic, singular world view and yours alone. If it didn't matter how a car feels, and it were truly all about the numbers, we would all be driving GT-R's. The failcat was barely faster around...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-27-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 2,655
Views: 177,008
Posted By MEDISIN
My point exactly. You've seen a dozen and still...

My point exactly. You've seen a dozen and still haven't had opportunity to run one. I've seen ZERO. Odds of all factors aligning and being in a place that wouldn't endanger bystanders are slim to...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 11-24-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,325
Posted By MEDISIN
I remember the threads from 2009. Will continue...

I remember the threads from 2009. Will continue to pray for her and her family.
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 11-24-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 15,590
Posted By MEDISIN
@FPC GT350, Thanks for posting the Q&A, good...

@FPC GT350,
Thanks for posting the Q&A, good read. And welcome to Camaro5.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-24-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 2,655
Views: 177,008
Posted By MEDISIN
More hyperbole from your alternate reality. ...

More hyperbole from your alternate reality. Let's look at the facts.

Boss 302
Car&Driver: (http://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/2013-ford-mustang-boss-302-laguna-seca-instrumented-test-review)...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-24-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,791
Posted By MEDISIN
Pretty consistent results so far. Track reviews...

Pretty consistent results so far. Track reviews overwhelmingly positive.

MotorTrend: (http://www.motortrend.com/roadtests/coupes/1502_2015_chevrolet_corvette_z06_first_test/viewall.html) 0-60,...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-24-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 2,655
Views: 177,008
Posted By MEDISIN
You mean IF I see a Hellcat on the street, and IF...

You mean IF I see a Hellcat on the street, and IF we put the traffic laws, driver and pedestrian safety aside and IF the Hellcat is an automatic and IF it gets traction and IF there are no turns...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-24-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 2,655
Views: 177,008
Posted By MEDISIN
Conveniently you ignore the fact that the Hellcat...

Conveniently you ignore the fact that the Hellcat is SLOWER than the GT500 in 3/4 tests and SLOWER than the ZL1 in 1/4.

Car&Driver:
Hellokitty: 0-60, 3.6sec; 1/4mile 11.7 @ 126mph; 4488lbs...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-23-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2,655
Views: 177,008
Posted By MEDISIN
Same old antics. I'm 34. Bought the V new at...

Same old antics. I'm 34. Bought the V new at age 32. Care to share with us your age and what you currently drive? Is the Hellcat faster around a track than the V? Show me.

That "event" is...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-22-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 2,655
Views: 177,008
Posted By MEDISIN
Is the Cars.com run the norm? Maybe, maybe not. ...

Is the Cars.com run the norm? Maybe, maybe not. I agree with you, nobody has achieved Dodge's advertised times yet but surely someone out there will beat it eventually and every Mopar leg-humper...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-22-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 2,655
Views: 177,008
Posted By MEDISIN
Sadly Cars.com has never reviewed a GT500 or ZL1....

Sadly Cars.com has never reviewed a GT500 or ZL1. There is no context for comparison. So I can post an 11.3 @ 127mph timeslip for a GT500 or a 11.6 @ 120mph by a ZL1. That doesn't make it a fair...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-21-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 2,655
Views: 177,008
Posted By MEDISIN
All kinds of ignorance in this statement. The...

All kinds of ignorance in this statement. The only head-to-head comparison showed the ZL1 stopped in 100ft vs 109ft for the Failcat....
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-20-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,065
Posted By MEDISIN
According to GM marketing (for what it's worth)...

According to GM marketing (for what it's worth) the ATS-V with a manual hits 138mph in 15 seconds. By comparison Car & Driver clocked the M3 manual at 130mph in 15.6 seconds. I'll await independent...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-18-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,854
Posted By MEDISIN
Indeed a bargain for the package. The motor and...

Indeed a bargain for the package. The motor and chassis have been around long enough to pay for themselves and the new interior was a good place to spend additional development dollars. I just...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-17-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 8,780
Posted By MEDISIN
What do both of those have in common? Super...

What do both of those have in common? Super short. Streets of Willow is 1.6mi.

From the article:
So which is the better track car? Without question, it's the 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1.

Sure,...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-17-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 8,780
Posted By MEDISIN
Dead even where? The MotorTrend Laguna Lap...

Dead even where?

The MotorTrend Laguna Lap was the only course that the GT500 was close for a few laps...then, bye-bye Ford.
http://www.motortrend.com/road...

"While the Mustang was a...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-17-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 8,780
Posted By MEDISIN
Very cool for Ford to make this happen. Given...

Very cool for Ford to make this happen. Given the cost of development and what I suspect will be the only vehicle at FoMoCo to use this power plant, I'm doubting the price will be the $50,000 car...
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