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Old 02-27-2012, 01:21 PM   #52
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When Ford stated the new '13GT500 convertible is 3 seconds faster than the current '12 GT500 coupe, what was the GT500 coupe's time he was referring to?
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Old 02-27-2012, 01:23 PM   #53
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Dang, this is getting exciting! I can't wait for the cars to start hitting the customers. (LIKE ME!)
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Old 02-27-2012, 01:24 PM   #54
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When Ford stated the new '13GT500 convertible is 3 seconds faster than the current '12 GT500 coupe, what was the GT500 coupe's time he was referring to?
they were referring to the 2012 gt500 coupe with the PP around sebring here in florida.
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Old 02-27-2012, 01:32 PM   #55
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that stock suspension is quite impressive. Pulling some amazing lateral G's...
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Old 02-27-2012, 01:37 PM   #56
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why does the driver have the tire pressure monitor showing? any specific reason?
The hotter the tires get, the more pressure. I'm sure someone that is more into racing than I could give you the best explanation.
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Old 02-27-2012, 01:38 PM   #57
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Old 02-27-2012, 01:40 PM   #58
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im getting more and more suprised about this car
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Old 02-27-2012, 02:02 PM   #59
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Holy cow that is an insane time. Very impressive and makes me very happy, can't wait to get mine in!!! Congrats GM on an awesome time!

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Old 02-27-2012, 02:02 PM   #60
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Well done ZL1 well done
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Old 02-27-2012, 02:05 PM   #61
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Old 02-27-2012, 02:09 PM   #62
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Holy cow that is an insane time. Very impressive and makes me very happy, can't wait to get mine in!!! Congrats GM on an awesome time!

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Oh goodness, what kind of monster are you going to create with the ZL-1?
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Old 02-27-2012, 02:15 PM   #63
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Wow. That track is a tire-eater and suspension-beater. Lots of rough little elevation changes; especially uphill rises into a blind curve which is great for spinning out. Terrific demonstration of the magnetic suspension's ability to track all that! It's also quite a work-out for the driver. Great video!

Getting into the top 10 puts the ZL1 in some very lofty company there; awesome accomplishment for a "muscle" car.
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Old 02-27-2012, 02:21 PM   #64
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they were referring to the 2012 gt500 coupe with the PP around sebring here in florida.
But what was the time that the '12GT500 coupe ran it? I know the new vert is 3 seconds faster than the coupe but I dont know what time the coupe ran it?
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Old 02-27-2012, 02:59 PM   #65
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Old 02-27-2012, 03:01 PM   #66
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Oh goodness, what kind of monster are you going to create with the ZL-1?

A fast one

I've some got some plans for her once she arrives in April (I hope...)
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Old 02-27-2012, 03:19 PM   #67
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Do we know that the same track configuration was used? ....
Great Vid!

Looks to be the "Grand West Course".

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Old 02-27-2012, 03:20 PM   #68
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For those interested .. comparable vid from the 2011 GT500 when it went around the track.


It will be nice to see if someone can take the Zl1 and 2013 GT500 around in the same day / same driver as well ... I'd have to give the advantage to the ZL1 as I just think the suspension and the tire is there to support the power ...

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