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Old 8th January 2006, 21:13   #1
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Hi can any one confirm the top speed that they have reached in a Maruti Zen? Stock Or modified please do specify, if mod then what mods have been done.

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Well lets talk about stock speedo here.....
the car crosses the limit of 160 on the speedo...
for anything more you got to change the speedo first!
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the zen top speed is 145 ..anything above that is an error..
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the zen top speed is 145 ..anything above that is an error..


Mine also manages just 140+...(stock zen)
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the zen top speed is 145 ..anything above that is an error..
Hey, I wonder why u say that !! I've overtaken my GTX in the zen and the Palio was doing 150 , so that means the zen does cross 145 unless u saying that the GTX speedo reading was also an error !!

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Hey, I wonder why u say that !! I've overtaken my GTX in the zen and the Palio was doing 150 , so that means the zen does cross 145 unless u saying that the GTX speedo reading was also an error !!

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I doubt the zen u where driving was stock...!!!
Whats the top speed of your GTX???
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I doubt the zen u where driving was stock...!!!
Whats the top speed of your GTX???
Hey, 1st statement -- U guessed right ... and as for teh GTX top speed -- its 175 at present but it has seen 180+ in the earlier stage !! Have compromised on the top end to increase the mid range ..

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Hey Ajalphonso

I think u will find more speed than anywhere else here
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/collec...ght=top+speeds
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sorry guys made a typo...the zen top whack is a 155k's
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have crossed 160kmph (speedo).
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well we are still trying to figure out the max speed of a stock zen bcoz as of now the needle is going way past the 160 kmph and virtually keeps bouncing of at a point where logically if the speedo existed it would look like 170 kmph ..
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Hi Guys,

Have done 200+ in a 1.3l twin cam modified zen with a esteem speedo console on the mumbai poona expressway. The needle was all the way down and still kept on going. Had 175/65/13 tyres.

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I've done 155 (speedo) on my stock carb 99 Zen ... after that the road ended.

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i have seen mclarens stock zen do 160 kph on the speedo,amitoj's carb zen also does 150+ on the speedo....icemans e-zen had done 200 with 14 inch tires
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I am sure to cross 200 a zen will need to be well modified in the body/construction dept as well. Otherwise at such high speeds zen will have a high chance of drifting off and then thrown up. IMHO a stock zen should be good for a 150-160 max (which itself is pretty high for the small and lightweight zen).
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