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Old 09-07-2012, 11:21 AM   #54
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Originally Posted by swansong View Post
About what I expected, but I'm also slightly disappointed as well. The standard benchmark competitor for the ST is the GTI, and here's Car and Driver's test numbers for a DSG (granted, not a straight comparison) GTI:

C/D TEST RESULTS:
Zero to 60 mph: 6.0 sec
Zero to 100 mph: 16.6 sec
Zero to 120 mph: 28.3 sec
Street start, 5-60 mph: 6.8 sec
Standing 1/4-mile: 14.7 sec @ 95 mph
The DSG is quicker than the manual GTI too. Most manuals are about 2 tenths slower than the DSG in the 1/4.
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