What do you think to this car ?

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  1. Kronnie

    Kronnie Banned

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    I became awear of this car back in 1988.

    What do you think to the look of it considering it is 21 years old now.

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    Vector W2 Engine Specifications
    Type: Twin-turbocharged V-8, water-cooled, Donovan aluminum block, aluminum heads, 5 main bearings

    Bore X Stroke: 4.00 X 3.48 in. (102 X 88 mm)

    Displacement: 350 cid (5730 CC)

    Compression Ratio: 7.0:1

    Carburetion: Bosch K-Jetronic CIS fuel injection

    Turbochargers: 2 AiResearch H3s

    Boost control: 2 Boost-Guard waste gates

    Maximum Boost: 10-15 psi, cockpit adjustable

    Lubrication System: Dry Sump

    Valve gear: pushrods, overhead valves, hydraulic lifters

    Power: 650 bhp (Manufacturer's rating)

    Redline: 7500 rpm

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    Drivetrain Specifications

    Transmission: B&M modified GM Turbo Hydra-matic 425, manual or automatic shift

    Torque converter: 2400 rpm stall speed, 1.8:1 maximum torque multiplication

    Final Drive: Quick-change Gleasman Dual Drive differential

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    Dimensions and Capacities

    Wheelbase: 103.0 in.

    Track, F/R: 63.0/65.0 in.

    Length: 172.0 in.

    Width: 76.0 in.

    Height: 42.5 in.

    Ground clearance: 5.5 in.

    Curb weight: 2500 lbs

    Fuel-cell capacity: 30.0 gal.

    Oil capacity: 12.0 qt.

    Water Capacity: 24.0 qt.

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    Suspension

    Front: Independent unequal-length control arms, coil springs, adjustable anti-sway bar

    Rear: De Dion, 4 trailing links, Panhard rod, coil springs, adjustable anti-sway bar

    Suspension Travel (Front): 5.5 in.

    Suspension Travel (Rear): 7.5 in.

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    Steering

    Type: TRW variable-ratio rack-and-pinion, power-assisted

    Turns lock-to-lock: 3.8

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    Brakes

    Front: Hurst-Airheart 12.2 X 1.4-in. vented disc

    Rear: Hurst-Airheart 12.2 X 1.4-in. vented disc (Inboard)

    Power Assist: Bendix Hydraboost (hydraulic)

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    Wheels and Tires

    Wheel size (front): 9.5 X 15 in.

    Wheel size (rear): 13.0 X 15 in.

    Wheel type: Center Line 3-piece modular

    Tire make: Pirelli Cinturato P7

    Tire size (front): 225/50R-15

    Tire size (rear): 285/50R-15

    Inflation pressures, F/R: 33/30 psi

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    Performance (Manufacturer's Estimates)

    0-60 mph: 4.0 sec

    Standing 1/4-mile: 11.0 sec. @ 130 mph

    Top speed: 237 mph

    Fuel economy: 15 mpg
     
  2. Kronnie

    Kronnie Banned

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    Or the vector w8

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    1991 Vector Wiegert Vector W8 Twin Turbo
    Year 1991
    Make Vector
    Model Wiegert Vector W8 Twin Turbo
    Engine Location Mid
    Drive Type Rear Wheel
    Price $283,750.00
    Weight 3417 lbs | 1550 kg

    Performance
    0-60 mph 4.2 seconds.
    1/4 Mile 12.0 seconds.
    Top Speed 219 mph | 352.4 km/h Similar top speeds

    Engine
    Engine Configuration V
    Cylinders 8
    Aspiration/Induction Twin-turbocharged
    Displacement 5973.00 cc | 364.5 cu in. | 6 L.
    Valves 16 valves.
    2 valves per cylinder.
    Valvetrain OHV
    Horsepower 643.00 BHP (473.2 KW) @ 5700.00 RPM
    Torque 630.00 Ft-Lbs (854.3 NM) @ 4900.00 RPM
    HP to Weight Ratio 5.3 LB / HP (Vehicles with similar ratio)
    HP / Liter 107.2 BHP / Liter
    Bore 4.00 in | 101.6 mm.
    Stroke 3.60 in | 91.4 mm.
    Compression Ratio 8.0:1
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    Transmission Information
    Gears 3
    Transmission Automatic
    Final Drive 2.43:1

    Dimensions
    Seating Capacity 2
    Exterior
    Length 172.001 in | 4368.8 mm.
    Width 82.001 in | 2082.8 mm.
    Height 42.001 in | 1066.8 mm.
    Wheelbase 103.001 in | 2616.2 mm.
    Front Track 63.001 in | 1600.2 mm.
    Rear Track 65.001 in | 1651 mm.
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    Steering
    Rack and Pinion with Power Assist

    Brakes
    Front Brakes Vented Discs
    Rear Brakes Vented Discs
    Front Brake Size 13.001 in | 330.2 mm.
    Rear Brake Size 13.001 in | 330.2 mm.

    Tires / Wheels
    Tires Michelin XGT Plus


    Or wx3

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    1992 Vector Avtech WX3
    Year 1992
    Make Vector
    Model Avtech WX3
    Engine Location Mid
    Drive Type Rear Wheel
    Weight 1620 kg | 3572.1 lbs

    Performance
    0-60 mph 3.3 seconds.
    Top Speed 250 mph | 402.3 km/h Similar top speeds

    Engine
    Engine Configuration V
    Cylinders 8
    Aspiration/Induction Twin-turbocharged
    Displacement 7000.00 cc | 427.2 cu in. | 7 L.
    Horsepower 600.00 HP (441.6 KW) @ 5800.00 RPM
    Torque 701.00 Ft-Lbs (950.6 NM) @ 4900.00 RPM
    HP to Weight Ratio 6.0 LB / HP (Vehicles with similar ratio)
    HP / Liter 85.7 BHP / Liter
    Vehicles with similar horsepower and weight

    Transmission Information
    Gears 3
    Transmission Automatic

    Dimensions
    Seating Capacity 2
    Exterior
    Length 184.001 in | 4673.6 mm.
    Width 80.001 in | 2032 mm.
    Height 42.001 in | 1066.8 mm.
    Wheelbase 103.001 in | 2616.2 mm.
    Front Track 63.001 in | 1600.2 mm.
    Rear Track 67.001 in | 1701.8 mm.
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    Brakes
    Front Brakes Vented Discs with ABS
    Rear Brakes Vented Discs with ABS
    Front Brake Size 13.001 in | 330.2 mm.
    Rear Brake Size 13.001 in | 330.2 mm.

    Tires / Wheels
    Tires Michelin MXX3
     
  3. Hot Wheels

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    Little weapon isn't it....and the fastest production car in the world in its day:D
    Bet you'd never be late for work again eh':brow
     
  4. Kronnie

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    Yeah , well sorted car, and like you say the fastest in its day, and still faster than 90% of the cars around lol :)