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      02-16-2019, 01:14 PM   #23
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Originally Posted by KTN View Post
No. The 720s is a rear-mid-engine car, so it has more weight on the rear axle resulting in shit-tons more traction than a front-engined M4.
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      02-18-2019, 02:43 PM   #24
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Originally Posted by eatsleepboost View Post
Ya I understand and I tend to think that way at times as well. A car that is 300k$ is expected to perform 3x better than a 100k$ car but that's not the case as 100k$ cars are quite damn impressive. It's not like having a Camry then say a gtr for 3 times the price and getting 3 times the car. Once you get to that high level of performance only slight improvements can be made. McLaren uses much higher quality materials everywhere. Tons of carbon and precious metals. Those alone jack the price way up but do save the weight. These cars still have to be road legal off the showroom floor and drive smooth and quiet enough for the rich people who buy them.

I think if you created some system to judge cars from say 1-10 in various categories like drag race, long distance drive, short city driving, auto-x, top speed runs, etc then I believe you would see how large the gap is between a super car and not. This car would rank high in every category and then would stand out.

No doubt. We live in a great period where a 40k used Hellcat, SS, Mustang with just a few mods can make near the same 1/4 mile times as a 300,000 car thats had 18,000 in mods.

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      02-18-2019, 02:49 PM   #25
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Dodge Charger Hellcat with a few mods are just as quick for 1/5th the price. Crazy times we live in.
I don't think so. If I recall, there was a thread where a Ford GT took out a Demon, and the Ford GT is not as fast as the McLaren.

But I'd still take a Ford GT over either car, and/or a AMG E63 wagon.
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      02-19-2019, 11:20 AM   #26

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Originally Posted by GoneIn4Secs View Post
Why is it easy for this car to have traction, but hard for m4?
Is it tune? Tires?
Did you see the track prep they did? That much grip just might bog an M4.
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