quote: so it becomes more important to smoke the ricer or poser in the honda
quote: Give me a V6 or better, Minimum 1 turbo, and at least 30 more torque than HP at the wheels, with a minimum of 240 HP at the crank with no more than 3200 lbs total vehicle weight.
quote: it becomes more important to smoke the ricer or poser in the Honda with sheer low-end power for short sprints.
quote: Also, your statement about calculating torque is true but, with a dual plane intake or a properly tuned runner length and diameter, it's very easy to build an engine that peaks at 5500 - 6000rpm that has more torque than horsepower, it just depends on how rapidly torque curve falls off after it's peak.
quote: run on crushed hopes and dreams
quote: People who feel comfortable plunking down $80k for a car probably don't really care about fuel economy.
quote: Right, except electricity is made from oil!
quote: it doesn't help to clean the air at all.
quote: If your house is solar powered and you store the day's energy in batteries, then you have a good argument.
quote: The equally impressive HPSS looks somewhat like a cross between a 2009 Chevrolet Camaro (rear 3/4 view) and a 2007 Maserati GranTurismo (front).
quote: you're already above the good rpm range of an electric motor.
quote: Its pricks like you who are the problem. Not Prius owners.
quote: Up until this point in time, production hybrid cars have been homely-looking (Camry, Civic) to downright hideous in the eyes of some people (Prius, Insight).