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Which major car company makes the fastest, or best all around speed demon?

Discussion in 'Car Forum' started by emt1581, Mar 31, 2005.

  1. emt1581

    emt1581 Curious Member

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    Chevy has the vet, ford has the mustang, pontiac has the GTO, subaru has the WRX, so on and so fourth....

    Which car company, that any fool would recognize the name of (because souped up no-names don't count), makes the fastest STOCK model or the best all around vehicle with great speed?

    Just curious because I've always thought the WRX was the king of the hill, but I'm guessing I'm wrong.

    Pics wouldn't hurt either ;)

    Thanks!

    -Emt1581
     
  2. ccw_bearcat

    ccw_bearcat Cage Fighter

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    How about the Dodge Viper? or the Ford GT. The Ford GT goes 0-60 in 3.3 seconds and the Viper does it in 3.6 seconds.

    Heck the Ferrari Enzo or a McLaren F1 LM would be considered "stock" if the owner did nothing to it.

    Your question seems a bit broad. I'm kind of wondering how you thought a WRX would beat out a Vette or a Viper. Maybe on a on/off road Rally Race.

    Perhaps you should place a $$$ cap on your question.
     

  3. fnfalman

    fnfalman Chicks Dig It

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    Whenever they put into production a working version, the Bugatti Veyron is supposedly capable of 248-mph. But right now the Ferrari Enzo is the king, I think.

    As far as "all around", is that suppose to mean AWD? Then you'd have Lamborghini Murcielago, Porsche 911 Carrera 4 Turbo.

    Then there is BMW M5 V-10 507-hp with traction control.

    The WRX and its Sti cousin, along with the Evo, have one appealing feature: fairly cheap prices for all around performance. They're fast on the straight line, reasonably fast on a curve, can run off road rallies.
     
  4. flyingn

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    WRX? King of the hill? huh?

    Please tell me your kidding..

    Frank


     
  5. emt1581

    emt1581 Curious Member

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    Thanks for the reply.

    Not sure the last one was all that constructive, but whatever.

    To clarify things, I mentioned the WRX because it seemed like the best all around car with the greatest speed for the best price.

    As far as the fastest factory stock car with a FIRMILIAR company, I was referring to the cars that each company showcases as their fast and sporty model, for lack of better terminology.

    The GTO is (or was) Pontiac's as the Trans-Am was before the newest model of GTO came out. Subaru has the WRX which is the most souped up car out of their bunch as well.

    Please tell me you all understand what I'm saying!

    The problem I'm having is that EVERY company is now coming out with a newer model that no one has been firmiliarized with, just to say they are bigger and better than the next company.

    Thanks

    -Emt1581
     
  6. arrowdriver

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    Best all around fast car. Mercedes SLR McLaren . Everyday car with a top speed well over 200 mph (supposedly). Hey you got to take comfort into the picture! WRX/STi/Evo are not very comfortable (in my book).
     
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    I understand what you saying but I was just saying the the wrx is far from a supercar..

    Frank
     
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    Rob1035 Skeet Surfer

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    The Neon SRT4 stomps the WRX in everything but snow driving, and even then with proper tires they are close...
     
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    CZ-75A

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    Which one will end up in the junkyard first?
     
  10. Kevin108

    Kevin108 THIS IS IN ALL CAPS

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    Wait on the new Mustang Cobra. It'll be the car to have. A modern classic. Something worth HUGE bucks later on.
     
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    Rob1035 Skeet Surfer

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    good question, one will fall apart naturally, the other will be denied warranty for anything more than granny driving and filling it with gas...
     
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    Which is actually owned by Volkswagen. 248 MPH AWD 8.0 litre
    Quad-turbo.

    1.3 million bucks!
     
  13. flyingn

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    LOL good one!!

    Neons are not that bad. I had one in 95 and it went for years with NO problems till we sold it. Its still running at 150k miles..



     
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    I'd have to go with the Corvette, and not just because I want one.
     
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    gixxer11 bbrrraaapppppp!

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    A free car, any car, that moves under it's own power is the best for the money. It could be considered the "King of the Hill" as far as speed for money.;g
     
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    gixxer11 bbrrraaapppppp!

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    Just hook a trailer to it.
     
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    gixxer11:

    I am very glad to find someone else who appreciates a REAL car....
     
  18. gixxer11

    gixxer11 bbrrraaapppppp!

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    I am very glad to find someone else who appreciates a REAL car....




    Thank you very much, sir. A Porsche 962 set up for street use would pretty much do it for me. Why people try to make race cars from street cars, why not make a race car a street car? Makes sense if you want to go fast. You can find more info on these things @:

    www.962lm.com

    or (copy and paste)

    http://www.supercars.net/cars/1994@$Dauer@$962%20LeMansx.html

    As far as "any fool" recognizing it I would have to say a Ferrari or Lamborghini. I'm sure there are plenty of people would think that a Ford GT is a Ferrari or Lambo. There are alot of fools.
     
  19. Ron3

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    "makes the fastest STOCK model or the best all around vehicle with great speed?"

    The two most important performance auto questions:

    -How fast do you wanna go?

    -How much money do you have?

    Ron3

    (PS: I think the answers are:

    -Faster than everyone else!

    -Not near enough!)
     
  20. jlw_84

    jlw_84 General Glocker

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    I think some pretty quick daily drivers that I could comfortably drive year round could be either an WRX STi or Mitsu Evolution VIII.

    A Neon? No Thanks.