Notices
Off Topic A place to boldly go off topic. Just about anything goes.

0-200 mph in 20 sec.!!

Old 08-02-2007, 03:17 PM
  #1  
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 1,734
Likes: 0
Received 1 Like on 1 Post
Default 0-200 mph in 20 sec.!!

Road and Track magazine conducted a test of six supercars at a 3 mile long airstrip. The fastest car was a Hennessey Twin Turbo Viper (1,100 hp)that went from 0 to 200 mph in only 20.3 sec.

To read the article an see the video of the test visit:

http://www.roadandtrack.com/article....rticle_id=5680
Cuda340 is offline  
Old 08-02-2007, 03:36 PM
  #2  
Super Moderator
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Posts: 4,503
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: 0-200 mph in 20 sec.!!

Here is more information on the same car that we already talked about:

http://www.dodgechallenger.com/forums/fb.asp?m=13664

Hennessy is always doing this to Viper cars in Houston, Tx where his facility is.
__________________
For I know the plans I have for you," declares the LORD, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Then you will call upon me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you. You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.
Jeremiah 29:11 is offline  
Old 08-02-2007, 04:58 PM
  #3  
Administrator
 
1 Bad Mirada's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Posts: 2,365
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: 0-200 mph in 20 sec.!!

i need more gears in the mirada...i can get to 100 in around 11 seconds...but i run out of gear around 1500 feet from a dig.
__________________
1 Bad Mirada is offline  
Old 08-02-2007, 07:17 PM
  #4  
Super Moderator
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Posts: 4,503
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: 0-200 mph in 20 sec.!!

So you need just 9 more seconds and you can get to 200 MPH.
__________________
For I know the plans I have for you," declares the LORD, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Then you will call upon me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you. You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.
Jeremiah 29:11 is offline  
Old 08-03-2007, 12:15 PM
  #5  
Administrator
 
1 Bad Mirada's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Posts: 2,365
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: 0-200 mph in 20 sec.!!

haha..in theory, yes!

i havent checked to see how fast the car will go with the new gears, but at 115mph, its around 7000rpm, which is past the peak of the powerband...i would need at least a couple more gears...
__________________
1 Bad Mirada is offline  

Quick Reply: 0-200 mph in 20 sec.!!


Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

 
  • Ask a Question
    Get answers from community experts
Question Title:
Description:
Your question will be posted in: