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Old 12-08-2008, 10:58 AM   #24 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by dichotomous View Post
or wait, well, they DID come up with another term..... "super car" which I belive the ferraris and porcshes and the lambo's fit into (well the lamb is more of a hypercar - all show with a big engine but not "fast" like a supercar)
Exactly. Going ungodly fast is not a requirement for a true sports car. I could argue that it's even a detriment: I doubt my old Austin-Healey Sprite could hit 100 mph even on a downhill, and many classic sports cars weren't all that much faster. It's the difference between autocrossing and drag racing...
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