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Old 28th July 2007, 19:09   #16
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You are not wrong. I've done 401 from Windsor to Toronto. Its like the North American autobhan, kept it at a little below 100 mph all the way. I would'nt dare do that in the states.
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Whatever you guys say, American Interstates still suck compared to Canadian 400 series highways. Too many accidents, too many cop chases, bad roads, too many tolls etc.
The 401 (Macdonald-Cartier Freeway)from Windsor, ON to Montreal, QC is the busiest, widest and the best managed freeway in North America.
dude since u'r from canada, do you guys find empty highways very often ?? if yes , then i'd love to drive down coz i' live in detroit and canada is just 1/2 hour from here and would love to floor it on canadian highways?!
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Whatever you guys say, American Interstates still suck compared to Canadian 400 series highways. Too many accidents, too many cop chases, bad roads, too many tolls etc.
The 401 (Macdonald-Cartier Freeway)from Windsor, ON to Montreal, QC is the busiest, widest and the best managed freeway in North America.
Probably where you are Sujay! But come to Toronto and you'll love the parking lot that 401 is. Other than the tolls, things are getting to the same levels.
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dude since u'r from canada, do you guys find empty highways very often ?? if yes , then i'd love to drive down coz i' live in detroit and canada is just 1/2 hour from here and would love to floor it on canadian highways?!
If you are at the right place at the right time and also you got to know where to expect the cops.
I have many friends who do Windsor -Toronto (400 km) in 2.5 hours regularly.
I have myself done it in under 3 hours easily, although at night.
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Probably where you are Sujay! But come to Toronto and you'll love the parking lot that 401 is. Other than the tolls, things are getting to the same levels.
True, but that's only from Missisauga to North York during rush hour. Or else, you can always take the ETR 407 if you are going to the suburbs.
But with the volume of traffic you see on the 401, it's still extremely smooth.
Also, the Queensway (417) is another amazing freeway although narrower than the 401. Check out Ottawa - Montreal on the 417 (4 lanes only).
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Love these roads! Getting nostalgic *sniff*
Oh well.. back to reality, and Kolkata's potholed excuse for thoroughfares!
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Did you notice the SUV version of the Suzuki SX4? I saw one in Boston. Too small by the US standards, but its very K-E-W-L !

2007 Suzuki SX4 - Detailed Pricing and Specifications - MSN Autos
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ahh good ol 401 i remember crossing into canada from the 1000 islands and hitting the 401 so many times on my way to montreal ,,, hell done stupid things like setting the cc at 100 mph and then clicking pics of the tach ... hahaha but the highway is awesome ...
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