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    Default 5400lb VW Touareg V8 faster than Lotus Elise above 110mph?

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    There was a Cayenne on the track last weekend. It did pretty well for an SUV. 1974 911 with slicks was turning 1:26. Cayenne was turning 2:08

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    Quote Originally Posted by OnyxM400
    I'm sure the Elise driver didn't know what he was doing. In the Elise at 110mph you should be in 4th. If you shift to 5th you'll drop off the higher cam and the car will barely pull until you get back on cam. I'd even bet that the guy was in 6th at that speed.
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    Quote Originally Posted by turnbaugh
    There was a Cayenne on the track last weekend. It did pretty well for an SUV. 1974 911 with slicks was turning 1:26. Cayenne was turning 2:08
    Dean,

    You ever come across Rob Jagitsch who drives a 911 on the tracks around Austin quite a bit? If you do, tell him I said hi.

    Craig

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