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    Ok so I honestly dont race much at all, unless im in a controlled eviornment. But tonight a Subaru WRX sti(not sure which year, looked newer) which made some type of buzzing like sound whenever he stepped on the gas rolled right next to me on the freeway and revved( thats how i heard the buzzing sound). So i said what the hell and we did it, I was trying to dry my car off after washing my car anyways. He did have 2 other passengers though. I totally lit this WRX up and was so far ahead by the time I hit 120 from a 60mph roll. Are those things really that fast? I heard so much about them being real fast and I took him so easy that it was like he let off the gas and I was surprised. I know he didnt because after I hit 120 and braked he came flying by me.

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    Stock vs. Stock

    in autocross those cars could probably beat you just because they have AWD

    they are also very good from a dig (0 MPH) once again because of AWD

    but from a roll they got nothing on you, your car is much faster, their AWD will work against them!

    if you saw him in a stop light then it would have been closer, you will still win though if you went to 120MPH

    they are very close in performance to a Lancer Evolution, there is an Evo owner on this forum...shed some light on this thread please

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    They are wicked off the line...........I ran with one from dead stop, not sure what year it was, last fall. He pulled away so quick, he was ahead by about 4 car lenghts until I hit third at 70. Got it all back by the time I shifted into fourth. Which is just before I usually go thru the 1/4 mile. Got him maybe by a car............. I had a moment of brilliance in my shifting.

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    OK...

    The WRX is fairly quick. The car has about 227hp as standard, four wheel drive and weighs around 2900lb AFAIK. Not bad...

    But your car has 385hp, a properly balanced chassis and still weighs less than 3000. Who is the winner

    If I raced a WRX in my 900 turbo, about 185hp, 2800lb, alright let's see but a Z06?! Go race a Ferrari or something

    Actually the other day I was running after a Ferrari, a late 1980's Mondial convertible, as soon as the freeway started to open up we made good time but only up to about 95mi/h it wasn't THAT open :?

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    Well, I know for a fact that the new Z06's do 0-60 in 4 seconds flat. I'm not sure if yours does that because it is a tad bit older. None the less, the Z06's are DAMN fast, by FAR the best bang for your buck under 100k. The only stock cars that would be able to touch you would be well over 100k. We are looking at ferraris and Porches here.

    I really like the Z06 and i'm thinking about making it my next car. I'm 6'1" though and i'm not sure how well i'll fit. I guess we'll see...

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    I fit pretty good in a Vette, 6-something and big feet

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    [quote="SmaartAasSaabr"]OK...

    The WRX is fairly quick. The car has about 227hp as standard, four wheel drive and weighs around 2900lb AFAIK. Not bad...

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    I thought the new WRXs had just over 300 HP...??

    2005 maybe even the 2004???

    Darn thing sure ran like it..............

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    I went to the Subaru web site.........

    I see said the blind man. WRX STI 300 Hp.................

    WRX 227 HP................

    Well I hope the one I ran was an STI............

    Have fun..........

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    That's the "STI" model, aka the even uglier version with the giant box on the back and gold rims...

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    Quote:Well, Iím a Saab driver, check it and see
    I got a top speed of two hundred and three
    Come on baby, do you do more than dance?
    Iím a Saab driver, Saab driver

    You donít have to read my mind, to know what I have in mind
    Honey you oughta know
    Now you move so fine, let me lay it on the line
    I wanna know when your tranny's due"Quote............hehehe

    Was that a Beach Boys song............

 

 

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