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Old 5th September 2007, 18:32   #31
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Could someone put up a scanned copy of the article?
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Could someone put up a scanned copy of the article?
I don't think we are supposed to. copyright issues.
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Old 5th September 2007, 18:49   #33
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I thought as much when i saw the pic. Congrats Sideways. Did you give them the car to drive?
Nope, i was there myself. JD and i were testing the other cars for them. We had a blast. Awesome machinary at our disposal.
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Old 5th September 2007, 21:20   #34
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Hardly a page has been written about Farhans car, i suggest you buy the magzine, its just awesome this time around, they test 7bikes on the track te Pulsar's, Unicorn, RTR 160, etc and cars they tested ranged from the humble Palio, Swift to the BMW & series

As far as a B segment Fun To drive car goes the Swift whips the Palio. They drivers said " The Palio though fast in straight line, while cornering the chassis is showing its age"
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Never thought the corolla could be that fast! Din't they have a civic out there? it should be pretty fast around the track...
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How the hell (pardon the usage) can we have a track test without the Magnum? Was this all about petrol cars or what? I thought the Magnum would have given these cars a good run for their monies.
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How the hell (pardon the usage) can we have a track test without the Magnum? Was this all about petrol cars or what? I thought the Magnum would have given these cars a good run for their monies.
There was a Magnum on straight line it was fast, when it came to corners it wasnot as good. Maybe its a tad front heavy and those crappy Goodyear GT3 do no good.

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They had a Civic too, it was fast but never came close to the RS which was the beast of this segment.
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They had a Civic too, it was fast but never came close to the RS which was the beast of this segment.
Yup a magnum diesel. they said the car had performance but understeer and steering response was poor. Even with that the timing was similar to the Civics.
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Yup a magnum diesel. they said the car had performance but understeer and steering response was poor. Even with that the timing was similar to the Civics.
The magnum is slower then the Civic i thought so Civic being faster then Magnum on straights as well as corners, how the hell does the Magnum keep up?
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Why no test on Verna Crdi.?? It has amazing performance
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Why no test on Verna Crdi.?? It has amazing performance
But zero handling. Which is what matters the most on track.
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Why no test on Verna Crdi.?? It has amazing performance
Speed boat doesn't qualify for a track test i guess.

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A BMW 335i beat the Audi S5 with 50 more horses all thanks to better handling, so on a track you need better grip and steering then power.
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Busa, depends on which track. Maybe KMS, with its 900m straight, would have told a different tale.
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Well in a drag the Audi would eat the Beemer, but it goes to say that power is power but its nothing without control(handling) So Verna is fast but its handling just removes its sportyness out. Ouch!!
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