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Old 05-12-2011, 05:47 PM   #91 (permalink)
robchalmers
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Originally Posted by Arragonis View Post
Depends where you live.

A decent FIAT, Ford, GM or even a Hyundai hatch will give a Miata a good run for its money cross country.

The original Mini competed against the Porsche 911 in rallies in its later days - thats 1293cc (rally engine) vs something >2 litres...
the original golf gti could outpace a ferrari 248 across the welsh mountains AND I know for a fact the a '06 audi a4 avant s-line 2.0tdi170 can keep with a Cayman S (driven by an ex-BTCC driver) across the infamous moffat-edinburgh 'beeftub' road..... not that I was in the audi

Hell my polo can shuffle along behind a miata once its up to sixty! 50-70 in top it destroys them (with half the bhp)

feeding back to euro emissions - at work we class them as Rest of the world emissions as everywhere bar the US we sell Euro4 or Euro5 spec engines. the US? a mapping change and barely noticeable one at that!

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