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How much is too much torques?

 
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 09, 2017 6:46 am    Post subject: How much is too much torques? Reply with quote

AKA, the day job (hint, this isn't too much... but it might just be enough)!
https://jalopnik.com/the-750-horsepower-chevrolet-corvette-zr1-this-is-it-1820256232

Fun times we live in...
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 09, 2017 8:29 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

680 foot pounds....That's getting into turbo diesel pick-up range. I wonder how big a trailer it can haul
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 22, 2017 11:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

there is no replacement for displacement
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 23, 2017 11:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

joecitizennn wrote:
there is no replacement for displacement


Maybe there is:

at least 588 horsepower at the wheels, and 920 lb-ft of torque.

https://jalopnik.com/here-is-how-much-torque-the-tesla-model-s-p100d-makes-o-1792688704

7,375 lb-ft:

http://gtspirit.com/2017/11/19/214560/
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 23, 2017 11:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Electric motors are amazing. You get almost instant torque. I remember reading an article about a low-budget electric drag car that beat almost anything it went against.
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 23, 2017 11:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

And almost no maintenance...
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 23, 2017 2:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It would be entertaining watch that tesla kick the corvettes ass.
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 24, 2017 12:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

It wouldn't. I've driven both.
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