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      12-30-2010, 08:30 PM   #26
Tortfeasor 335xi
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Originally Posted by kt3130 View Post
Exactly. Some of these times seem very suspect. For example, look at their times for the Subaruís. The new STI sedan is the same car but 5.2 seconds faster? I think they get a lot hopped up testers from the manufacturers.
Or their laps are not all that consistent. Given that the drivers used were Car and Driver writers and not a professional racer, this is entirely possible.
New Car: 2008 335xi Coupe
Earlier Car: 2004 STi (got stolen)
Earlier Earlier Car: 1995 Mustang GT (416 whp and a blown engine)
Really Much Earlier Car: 1988 Mazda 626 TURBO