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Old 02-04-2009, 05:35 PM   #6
bolteon593

 
Drives: 2011 GT500
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Originally Posted by 1982camaro View Post
I keep on hearing about this 5.0 "coyote" engine that is supposed to make 400 hp



Im just the type of car person that gets impressed when a small displacement NA engine can make a lot of power like a honda 2.0 NA 4 cylinder 247 hp engine straight from the factory.

That gm 260 hp engine is a turbo


im asking these questions because i am seriously considering an SS camaro as a daily driver for at least five years.

I like how you manage to not mention that the honda engine your talking about (I'm assuming it's the 237hp engine in the S2000) gets 25% worse gas millage while having one hundred less lbs of torque!!!! and 23 less hp... (when comparing it to the turbo charged I4 found in the colbalt ss)


each engine is engineered differently, i'd rather have more gass millage, more hp, much more tq and a turbo then to have the pride (?) of knowing my engine is mediocre and NA....


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the ls3 is a hell of a motor... it's base wouldn't be used in the ls9 if it wasn't. go educate yourself, then be impressed. "car person" hah.
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