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270 BHP 2002 Passat W8 Six Speed Top Speed Run
http://videos.streetfire.net/search/Passat/0/30d002e9-8382-4e38-830f-995501749960.htm
2002 405 BHP Corvette ZO6
http://videos.streetfire.net/search/corvette+MPH/0/dde28801-9a22-48a0-90ca-26a1d7a94dfe.htm
This goes to show you the INCREDIBLE superiority of German Engineering over American Engineering when a BONE STOCK Passat W8 has a higher top speed than a Stock C5 ZO6.
The Passat W8 is the Cousin of the Legendary Bugatti Veyron W16 after all.
Passat has much better gearing ratios and a 0.27 drag coefficient.
According to the top speed calculator, the 2002 Passat W8 only needs 411 BHP to reach 200 MPH, a Corvette would need at leas 550 BHP or more.
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To each his own... No further comment except to say you will not see a Passat in my garage... Loved the Audies I have owned however ..
Bob G. 64 72 & 98 Verts 76 & 79 Coupes
Daily driver is a TRUCK... (little underpowered 5 Sp Dakota which normally has "stuff" in the bed.. its a Tool !
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http://videos.streetfire.net/search/Passat/0/30d002e9-8382-4e38-830f-995501749960.htm
http://videos.streetfire.net/search/corvette+MPH/0/dde28801-9a22-48a0-90ca-26a1d7a94dfe.htm
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ISTM we've seen this crap before?
AJM '93 Ruby coupe, 6 sp (both tops)
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So how does that car do on the race track? VW owner since 1977 wants to know. Oh wait, you never see the car at any road courses.
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The Passat W8 is a family car and not really meant for the track. It's meant for Autobahn Cruising @ 155 MPH+. It's very front heavy and weighs 2 tons even though it's a midsize car in proportion. Volkswagen Autogroup makes other cars such as the Bugatti Veyron W16, Lamborghini Gallardo V10, Audi S6 V10 MTM, Audi R8, and Volkswagen Golf GTI W12 which will whoop any American car on the track.
On Jul 11, 10:53 am, Jim Behning

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Oh, I almost forgot one of the most legendary cars that VAG makes, the Audi TT Bimoto.

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'The Passat W8 is a family car and not really meant for the track. It's meant for Autobahn Cruising @ 155 MPH+.'
REPLY: Well then, its a Sports Car Wannabe. This NG is for the American Icon : Corvette -- not family cars. If you like Family Cars then that is nice ; however, we love our Corvettes and Cynics to the Corvette are not welcomed in here. Unless you have a car that begins with the letter 'C' and ends in 'e' and is fiberglass, then you picked the wrong NG to be bragadocious in.
Good day to you.
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something wonderfully witty:

Then why spend $97,900 on the stupid thing?
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The Wolf With the Red Roses wrote:

Since when does a Passat W8 cost $97K? Do you live in one of those European countries with outlandish taxes on cars? Back when the W8 was on sale in the US, it cost about $38K.
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On Sun, 15 Jul 2007 16:28:43 -0400, Mike Smith

The very first article I read after numbnutz posted this thread, talked about it being $97,900. I've never seen one so I wouldn't know. Figured they were one off amalgamation. If you do a web search on Pissant W8 you should come across it. It was in about the top five sites returned.
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On Thu, 12 Jul 2007 12:12:29 GMT, Jim Behning
wonderfully witty: <snip>

Of course you've seen Team Cadillac at the track. In 2004, their debut season, Team Cadillac's race-prepared CTS-Vs won the pole and posted a 1-2 finish in their competition debut in Sebring, Fla. In 10 events, Team Cadillac posted three victories, four poles and five podium finishes. Not to bad for a belle coming back to the ball.
A couple of days ago Team Cadillac CTS- V racers Ron Fellows, Andy Pilgrim and Lawson Aschenbach survived constantly changing weather conditions and heated competition to finish second, fourth and sixth respectively in the sixth round of the SCCA SPEED World Challenge GT series on the Toronto street course.
In 2006 all three of the Team Cadillac CTS-V race cars survived the season finale of the SCCA SPEED World Challenge GT race at Raceway Laguna Seca.
See http://media.gm.com/eur/cad/en/sport_sponsor/ss_motorsport/index.html for all your Team Cadillac news.
Now where is Team Vee Dub again?
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So the car goes 170- 180 mph. In a straight line with plenty of road.
So, what if there's a curve? What if you have to brake? What if there's a pothole?
Straightline speed is one thing. A real car has many aspects. I drive a real car.
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WTFC. A Volkswagon is still a volkswagon.
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What about the 650 BHP Golf GTI W12 Twin Turbo aka Corvette SS Killer?

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:>What about the 650 BHP Golf GTI W12 Twin Turbo aka Corvette SS :>Killer?
You're trying to polish a turd. Corvette people don't like turds, polished or not.
Enjoy your VW. :)
:>> WTFC. A Volkswagon is still a volkswagon. :>>
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The Volkswagen GTI W12 Twin Turbo is a legit MID-ENGINE SUPERCAR. The W12 Engine was actually originally designed for the VW 12 Nardo Supercar Concept that was made to destroy Enzos on the track.
http://www.in.gr/auto/parousiaseis/foto_big/in_VW_W12_Coupe_676_03_01.jpg
http://www.autogen.pl/cars/VolksW12N/2.jpg
http://vodila.net/sketch_images/235.jpg
Front Engine Cars like the Corvettes are mere PRETENDERS, real Super- Cars have MID-ENGINE SETUP. Why settle for a lowly front engine car when you can get a Mid-Engine Supercar for less money? Here are some images that what kind of beast the W12 in the GTI really is.
http://www.egmcartech.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/05/vw_golf_gti_w12_641_official_12.jpg
http://www.egmcartech.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/05/vw_golf_gti_w12_641_official_111.jpg
Why would anyone settle for a Front Engine car with understeer like the Corvette SS whent they can get a Mid-Engine Exotic like the Volkswagen GTI W12 Twin Turbo with Supercar manners on the track?

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Obviously you don't have a clue about design. The engine being set BETWEEN the front and rear wheels defines mid-engine. There are forward mounted and rear mounted mid-engines. Now go away as you are the "pretender". You may continue your education on your own. Good-day.
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wrote:
:>The Volkswagen GTI W12 Twin Turbo is a legit MID-ENGINE SUPERCAR.
And the last time your little VW won the 24 Hours of Lemans was.....?
::>Why would anyone settle for a Front Engine car with understeer like :>the Corvette SS whent they can get a Mid-Engine Exotic like the :>Volkswagen GTI W12 Twin Turbo with Supercar manners on the track?
Uh, so when did your little VW win Lemans.....?
:>> wrote: :>> :>> :>What about the 650 BHP Golf GTI W12 Twin Turbo aka Corvette SS :>> :>Killer? :>> :>> You're trying to polish a turd. Corvette people don't like turds, :>> polished or not. :>> :>> Enjoy your VW. :) :>>
:>> :>> WTFC. A Volkswagon is still a volkswagon. :>> :>> :>
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It's a BRAND new car, up till a few weeks ago it was a prototype, it's just gone into production.

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:>It's a BRAND new car, up till a few weeks ago it was a prototype, it's :>just gone into production.
An idiot *and* a top posting twit ...
:>> wrote: :>> :>> :>The Volkswagen GTI W12 Twin Turbo is a legit MID-ENGINE SUPERCAR. :>> :>> And the last time your little VW won the 24 Hours of Lemans was.....? :>> :>> ::>Why would anyone settle for a Front Engine car with understeer like :>> :>the Corvette SS whent they can get a Mid-Engine Exotic like the :>> :>Volkswagen GTI W12 Twin Turbo with Supercar manners on the track? :>> :>> Uh, so when did your little VW win Lemans.....? :>>
wrote: :>> :>> :>> :>> :>> :>What about the 650 BHP Golf GTI W12 Twin Turbo aka Corvette SS :>> :>> :>Killer? :>> :>> :>> :>> You're trying to polish a turd. Corvette people don't like turds, :>> :>> polished or not. :>> :>> :>> :>> Enjoy your VW. :) :>> :>>
:>> :>> :>> WTFC. A Volkswagon is still a volkswagon. :>> :>> :>> :>> :> :>
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