Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com
 
Cold Air Inductions
Go Back   Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com > General Camaro Forums > Chevy Camaro vs...


Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 10-28-2011, 04:11 AM   #85
PeeBee

 
PeeBee's Avatar
 
Drives: "Bee" ZL585, Dark Blue Suburban.
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Luxemburg
Posts: 1,244
Quote:
Originally Posted by Wesman View Post




Its the same damn thing. They just upgraded the seats, gauges, and changed the steering wheel. The Evo is the same damn basic car, just 3 times the price. Not to mention the crappy SunPro gauges below the HVAC look like they came from a 1980's kit car

BMW 3 Series:



BMW M3 Series:


I could do the same exercise for Audi/Audi RS, or Mercedes C/C63 AMG, but I think you get the point...

Same car, one's basic model, the other a performance model. Constructors SHARE components between different cars, for reasons of keeping the costs down. If every model on every single car had a bespoke dashboard... There wouldn't be many affordable cars around.

Besides, some constructors did it the other way round too... I give you as an example the Lotus Omega/Carlton. Had a dashboard from a standard Opel Omega 1.8 GL, but a twin turbo 3.6 and Corvette gearbox. And it was sold for about 4 times the price of a basic Omega at the time... (beginning of the 90's)
PeeBee is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-28-2011, 08:11 AM   #86
SGOS252382


 
SGOS252382's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 Camaro 2SS/RS
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: S.W. Florida
Posts: 6,300
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dcasandman View Post
That was my point some what. I have seen a few Xs run 12.8 and 12.9 stock.
For a X to hit 12.8 stock, the Gods would have to be pushing it down the track.
SGOS252382 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-23-2011, 02:14 PM   #87
BLKRS2011
1LT RS 2011 BLACK
 
BLKRS2011's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 1LT RS
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Long Island, New York
Posts: 126
My buddy at work says his Civic SI will beat my V6 in the 1/4 mile. Tell me I can beat that thing.
BLKRS2011 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-23-2011, 09:55 PM   #88
Ice Demon

 
Ice Demon's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 Camaro SS
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: TN
Posts: 1,094
There is no way a Honda civic si will beat a v6 in a 1/4 mile he is just full of it. I have raced a evo x from a roll 40 to idk with my v6 and beat him but that said my v6 is not stock.
Ice Demon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-23-2011, 10:00 PM   #89
Deki

 
Deki's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 Mustang GT
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Posts: 1,663
Quote:
Originally Posted by BLKRS2011 View Post
My buddy at work says his Civic SI will beat my V6 in the 1/4 mile. Tell me I can beat that thing.
Driver's race depending on the year of his SI.
Deki is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-24-2011, 02:15 PM   #90
L99CAMA2011


 
L99CAMA2011's Avatar
 
Drives: One of the baddest handling Gen 5s
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Masachusetts
Posts: 3,717
Quote:
Originally Posted by GoPaul View Post
Did anyone see Top gear when they put the Evo up against the Lamborghini Murcielago. The Evo was able to keep up with the Lambo pretty good and even began closing on the bends. Clarkson was using one finger to steer on the bends - those things look to be drifting machines. Eventually the Lambo spun out and the Evo passed it !

On a straight line the lambo would eat it for breakfast however.

No way a V6 camaro could do that against a lambo, I doubt the V8 could.

Even on a straight line the Evo would give most V8's a run for their money.
THAT WAS AN EVO FQ400 hello that thing does 0-60 in 3.5 seconds and 12 seconds or less in the 1/4.
L99CAMA2011 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-24-2011, 02:25 PM   #91
L99CAMA2011


 
L99CAMA2011's Avatar
 
Drives: One of the baddest handling Gen 5s
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Masachusetts
Posts: 3,717
Quote:
Originally Posted by Russo View Post
i had a 03 evo and i seen guys up north stock hit 12.9
Bulls@$%@t Evos stock and STIs are mid 13s at best high 13s average. Stop dreaming. I am sick and tired of the Evo the holy grail of cars crap. I have also driven a couple and realized their flaws.
L99CAMA2011 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-24-2011, 02:35 PM   #92
L99CAMA2011


 
L99CAMA2011's Avatar
 
Drives: One of the baddest handling Gen 5s
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Masachusetts
Posts: 3,717
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dcasandman View Post
Faster only in a straight line. A Evo X broke 8mins on the ring something a SS couldn't touch stock. I put 50k miles on my X and only had to change the clutch mostly due to being 150whp over stock. In the end it had 411whp and 359wtq with cams and bigger turbo. It survived several autoX days. The blown up Evos are going for the really big numbers 500+whp. Launching is what kills them, and that's really not what Evos are made for. You ate right though stock Evo best quarter is 13.2 and to 60 in 4.6. Can't replace the big displacement at the drag strip.
Since when did any stock EVO break 8 mins on the Nurburgring what planet was that on, not ours.
L99CAMA2011 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-24-2011, 02:51 PM   #93
L99CAMA2011


 
L99CAMA2011's Avatar
 
Drives: One of the baddest handling Gen 5s
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Masachusetts
Posts: 3,717
Quote:
Originally Posted by SGOS252382 View Post
For a X to hit 12.8 stock, the Gods would have to be pushing it down the track.
L99CAMA2011 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-24-2011, 03:28 PM   #94
08-G35s/6MT

 
08-G35s/6MT's Avatar
 
Drives: racecars
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: BMN
Posts: 1,776
Quote:
Originally Posted by L99CAMA2011 View Post
A 333 hp 6-speed manual 4000 lb Audi can do it in 12.8-12.9, I don't see why it couldn't if the conditions are right.
08-G35s/6MT is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-24-2011, 03:34 PM   #95
L99CAMA2011


 
L99CAMA2011's Avatar
 
Drives: One of the baddest handling Gen 5s
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Masachusetts
Posts: 3,717
Quote:
Originally Posted by 08-G35s/6MT View Post
A 333 hp 6-speed manual 4000 lb Audi can do it in 12.8-12.9, I don't see why it couldn't if the conditions are right.
Buddy are you talking about the current S4 first of all that thing is more like 3500lbs and right now audi is pushing out remarkable performance out of that 2.5 5 cylinder block. Do not compare that engines performance to even the Evo. Drive them and you will see. Also my L99 beats current stock S4s has ran into a few .
L99CAMA2011 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-24-2011, 06:06 PM   #96
8cd03gro


 
Drives: 2005 STi corn fed
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Colorado
Posts: 2,998
Quote:
Originally Posted by L99CAMA2011 View Post
Bulls@$%@t Evos stock and STIs are mid 13s at best high 13s average. Stop dreaming. I am sick and tired of the Evo the holy grail of cars crap. I have also driven a couple and realized their flaws.
Stock evo 9s can do bottom 13s and a 12 is believable imo, but only out of the 9s. The 9 has a bigger turbo and MIVEC over the evo 8 and is the fastest of the evo/sti cars. I've seen a 13.1@104 personally. The cars weigh 3300 lbs, make 300hp, have super short gearing and have endless traction. With a good launch it's not hard to run mid-bottom 13s. The Xs are considerably slower though.
8cd03gro is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-24-2011, 06:08 PM   #97
8cd03gro


 
Drives: 2005 STi corn fed
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Colorado
Posts: 2,998
Quote:
Originally Posted by L99CAMA2011 View Post
Buddy are you talking about the current S4 first of all that thing is more like 3500lbs and right now audi is pushing out remarkable performance out of that 2.5 5 cylinder block. Do not compare that engines performance to even the Evo. Drive them and you will see. Also my L99 beats current stock S4s has ran into a few .
You better tell audi then because they think the car weighs 3924 lbs and has a 3.0.
8cd03gro is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-24-2011, 06:50 PM   #98
1985airborne
One Slow Automatic
 
1985airborne's Avatar
 
Drives: BLACK SS 2010 & 2009 SUBURBAN Z71
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: NC NJ NY DMV THE BAYAREA
Posts: 864
Quote:
Originally Posted by L99CAMA2011 View Post
Bulls@$%@t Evos stock and STIs are mid 13s at best high 13s average. Stop dreaming. I am sick and tired of the Evo the holy grail of cars crap. I have also driven a couple and realized their flaws.

HA HA I AGREE WITH YOU BOSS!!!
__________________
650 HP 725 TQ
1985airborne is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
GT5 Camaro pics brantley847 Camaro Photos | Spyshots | Video | Media Gallery 93 05-27-2013 08:35 PM
GM memo to dealers Moose 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 41 02-04-2010 07:33 PM
Answeres to questions I have stumbled on dieseldave24v 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 13 02-23-2009 06:56 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:19 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.