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Old 01-05-2007, 10:21 AM   #1
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Old 01-06-2007, 06:46 PM   #2
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i find it interesting that the automatic equip. sky redline and solstice gxp were faster then the manual. The automatic is really nothing special but i guess its not that easy to launch with the manual...which is interesting.
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Wow, I'm sort of surprised that the Solstice/Skys are that quick. I really haven't read anything on them but I figured a 4 cyl car with huge wheels like that wouldn't be too quick. Atleast not quicker than a MazdaSpeed6, 350z or Impala SS.
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it doesn't weigh much and it's small. 10 pounds per horsepower is not bad at all. Not too sure how the automatic is quicker than the manual though!

I never understood getting rid of your radio to save weight. The EVO is a kickass car, but that 'weightstripped' version makes me sick. Way to go losing a 5 pound carbon fiber wing that makes the car look cool and a 5 pound radio. retards.

I'll take the stang GT from that bunch!
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Im suprised an STI wasnt in the mix
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That evo allways impress me, it's horrible but damn its fast!
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Im suprised an STI wasnt in the mix
STI costs more than the $30k price tag for this comparison.
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rwd, 3000lbs and 260hp/tq will do that.
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it doesn't weigh much and it's small. 10 pounds per horsepower is not bad at all. Not too sure how the automatic is quicker than the manual though!

Go drive a Solstice, the manual in my Ranger shifts easier than the box in the Solstice. Boo-urns.
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STI costs more than the $30k price tag for this comparison.
Usually the Evo does too. Looks like they used the cheaper one in the test.
 
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