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Old 04-05-2013, 02:05 AM   #7
Rock36
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Originally Posted by DGthe3 View Post
Maybe, but who knows ... maybe there will be a 2017 LT7 powered Z28 with 600 hp out of a naturally aspirated 7L. If they only sell 1000 of them per year, the effect on CAFE will be next to nothing.
A lot of the 'underated 500 hp' monsters from the late muscle car era would be rated at something like 400 hp today. SAE gross vs SAE net.
Yep, some of those cars were "underrated" on an "overrated" system so to speak.

Seriously though, I would love to know what some of the classics would be rated under the current SAE standards for certification.
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