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Old 02-06-2006, 09:19 PM   #1
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fastest around a track

I know this will sound like something straight out of a twelve year olds mind

but

which car out of these 5 would win in a race around a course
(like the topgear test track for instance)

1.bugatti veyron ( get over the 1000hp and think about......4012lbs

2.dont laugh, but a pontiac fiero with 400 hp and rear sway bar (all it needs)

3.something along the lines of an ariel atom

4.mclaren f1 ( had to stick that one in there )

5. completly your choice ( please dont say an indy car or a sunfire with neon)


give your thoughts and let the race begin
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Old 02-06-2006, 09:27 PM   #2
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I think the atom it has the best power to weight ratio and is low to the ground. The veyron might be fast down a straight line, but can it turn at good speeds? Possibly a good thread to start arguments on....now its up to people on who can argue the best
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Old 02-06-2006, 09:38 PM   #3
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ive always dreamed of starting my own crazy arguement thread haha
IMO the ariel atom or i dunno, maybe the f1,
but like you said, the veyron definitley has great handling, but there has to be much better
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Old 02-06-2006, 10:13 PM   #4
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Almost definitely the Atom, but if I could pick a car, I'd go with the redesigned Pagani Zonda, with 602 hp, or if this is possible, the Brabus CLS V12S, pumping 730 ponies

And MAYBE the Koenigsegg CC...

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Old 02-06-2006, 10:36 PM   #5
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Around a track...Ariel Atom!!!!
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Old 02-06-2006, 10:50 PM   #6
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I'd say the Atom would probably be the fastest round a track. In Top Gear's lap records it rates about third I believe!....but I'm not sure what to!
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Old 02-06-2006, 10:59 PM   #7
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I'd say the Atom would probably be the fastest round a track. In Top Gear's lap records it rates about third I believe!....but I'm not sure what to!
I thought it was second???
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Old 02-06-2006, 11:23 PM   #8
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I thought it was second???
Probably was actually, I didn't recheck that thread with the Video in it!
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Old 02-07-2006, 12:21 AM   #9
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Old 02-07-2006, 01:08 AM   #10
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does anyone know what the number 1 car was I searched for a while before I ran, but couldn't find anything.
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does anyone know what the number 1 car was I searched for a while before I ran, but couldn't find anything.
Here's what I came up with:
Best car of 2004
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Competition was tough this year but included the Jaguar S type diesel, probably the best diesel ever, and managed to go around the Nurburgring in nine minutes 12 seconds. The Subaru Legacy was also a favourite with the judges for its quality and all-round value. The winner, though, makes a triumphant return after a fall from grace. That's right; the Golf GTi is our favourite all round car of the year. But if you gave us an unlimited budget, we would still buy an Aston Martin DB9. It's lovely.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/topgear/series_5/prog_7/

But this is from 2004, and either the Golf or the DB9...
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Old 02-07-2006, 01:48 AM   #12
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Here's what I came up with:
Best car of 2004


http://www.bbc.co.uk/topgear/series_5/prog_7/

But this is from 2004, and either the Golf or the DB9...

I think your thinking of something different...the list im thinking of is the fastest time around the test track...atom is number 2 I think the carrera is number 3
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Old 02-07-2006, 01:52 AM   #13
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i got the video but i dont kno how to send it, ?

unless someone can tell me how, cause im a newb.

go to video.google.com and search arial atom
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now, what kind of track are me going around? a road or oval? if were doing a 2.5 oval, i would probably go bugatti or f1 but if it was a road track, nothing compares to a atom, it even beat a good bike! and most bikes make faster tiems on road courses than cars
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i got the video but i dont kno how to send it, ?

unless someone can tell me how, cause im a newb.

go to video.google.com and search arial atom
I use putfile...the limit's 25MB, but if it's bigger, I'll tell you how to resize it...

Is it a video of the Atom though? Because that was just posted the other day...
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