Stopping, just as important as acceleration the ability to slow or stop quickly and safely are important traits of performance, this can be indicated by braking distance from a certain speed, where a shorter stopping distance is more desirable measure of performance. The Corvettes performance shows that it fits the great sports car mold. Speed, power and the ability to hug the road, are all part of the experience of driving a truly great sports car. The Corvette delivers in all these areas, it has a 0-60 MPH time of less than 5 seconds, and a time of slightly less than 14 seconds in the quarter mile. In the 525 foot slalom test an average speed of 47.9 mph was obtained. On the skid pad the Corvette is able to obtain 0.96 lateral g’s (Stewart, 2007). The Corvette’s stopping power is noted in its ability to come to a complete stop from 60 miles per hour in only 125 feet (Mueller, 1998). These performance measures may not be used in everyday driving, but the ability to stop quickly in an emergency situation is apparent, as is having enough acceleration to merge onto a busy highway, with the performance the Corvette has, these everyday tasks can be accomplished effortlessly and safely.
The Chevrolet Camaro and the Ford Mustang rivalry has been out for a long period of time. Some people say the Camaro is better, but on the other hand there are people saying the Mustang is better. “The Ford Mustang has blown past the Chevy Camaro as America’s best-selling pony car and in June, it was even close” (Migliore 2). There are many factors that can affect this topic from the sunroof to the wheels. Although the Camaros and Mustangs are similar in appearance, they differ in the important aspects of performance and powertrain.
The 2017 has more than the accessibility of the diesel motor. The 3.0 liter V6 Engine has some of the best efficiency in fuel in its class. In terms of technology, this vehicle has more than networking and infotainment. For example, you have an 8.4-inch camera and an eight-speed transmission. When it comes to the gas mileage, you receive around 27 miles per gallon on the highway, and this eight-speed transmission vehicle has been designed for easier maneuvering.
Conventional wisdom was that diesel was the only way to deliver significant fuel economy improvements in trucks. However, the growing emergence of direct-injected and turbocharged gasoline engines have made the fuel economy difference between gas and diesel engines much smaller than before. Seredynski said that regardless of fuel, the end goal is the same: maximum power from the minimum amount of fuel. The Ram 1500 Eco Diesel is the current full size pickup mileage champ at 20/28 mpg in EPA testing, but Ford's new 2.7L Eco Boost V-6 gas engine is likely not be far behind. Another enabling technology that has increased economy on both gas and diesel engines are transmissions with much higher gear counts, with six speeds now considered the
Ask any avid Camaro or Mustang fan about the original ponycar era, and you're bound to feel their pain. They'll describe cars that lit the tires on fire, floor it and hang onto the wheel excitement. When people utter the words, "American Muscle Car," two distinctive cars come to mind. The Camaro SS and the Mustang GT. Both of these cars have been around for generations and loved by all types of people. It has been only recently that both cars have battled head to head so fiercely. You are either a hard core Chevy fan or a hardcore Ford fan, most everybody picks either Chevy or Ford. There are many similarities and differences in both of these cars.
The Dodge Hellcat and the Shelby GT 500 are both notorious for their horsepower but looking at the engine specifications, one can see what makes these cars so powerful. The Dodge Hellcat comes with a 6.2L supercharged V8 engine and is the most powerful production V8 engine ever made. It produces 707 hp and 650 ft-lb of torque
New for this year is a turbocharged four-cylinder engine that is 2.0-liters and provides 275-hp and 295 lb-ft of torque. The fuel economy is improved as well. The traditional 3.6-liter V6 is revamped, and the new output ratings are 335-hp and 284 lb-ft of torque. Also returning is the 6.2-liter V8 that is
The first of the two is a 6.2L V8 Hemi. This Hemi gets a best-in-class 485 hp and 475 lb-ft of torque. This beast of an engine can get you from 0-60 in the low 4-second range and reach a top-speed of 182 mph. The next engine is the most powerful engine that Dodge has to offer and competes with the most powerful American muscle and sports cars on the market today. The 6.2L Hemi SRT Hellcat engine comes supercharged and pumps out a ground pounding 707 hp and a monstrous 650 lb-ft of
The bigger cars like [the flagship Bonneville] and the [Pontiac Catalina] are often found with the larger displacement 389 V8. Pontiac offered these engines in a wide variety of horsepower ratings. Not only did the engine carry a two or four barrel carburetor, but they also offered compression ratios of up to 10:5.1. If you're really lucky, maybe your classic Pontiac has the 368 HP [Tri-power option Super Duty 389] cubic inch Trophy Motor.
This beast of an engine harnesses a mind-blowing 707 horsepower and 650 pound-feet of torque. The fuel economy is also pretty great, measuring in at 16 mpg combined, regardless of which transmission is
The classic 2008 version of the truck is armed with a Caterpillar C15 Acert engine, but in 2012, the American and Australian manufacturer decided to give it an update. So now, the 2010 T658 model boasts a strong Cummins ISX engine with an output of up to 580 HP.
Shopping for the car is something everyone must learn because there are many factors that must be considered because beside purchasing a house purchasing a car is the second biggest purchase must people make and the purchase of the wrong car can affect you in so many ways.