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Old 07-06-2000, 10:44 PM
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Hello all...
Here's another topic for you guys...
What was the fastest speed you ever gone in a car? and what car was it? Mine was around 168 MPH in a Ferrari F355(not mine). How about you guys?

Chuck

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Old 07-06-2000, 11:24 PM
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302km/h in my friend's Diablo VT....I have done 260+ km/h(don't know how fast, but speedometer needle was WAY pass 260km/h mark).....

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Old 07-07-2000, 12:09 AM
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170MPH/274KPH in a RUF Porsche 930 Turbo. When I was 21.

An indicated 165mph/265kph on my Suzuki XN85D Turbo...realistically I think it was about 150/241 'cuz I think the speedo was optimistic (still, fast on a bike). I was 23.

And 150/241 in my 500E ...so far, as I haven't had the opportunity to safely find the speed limiter on this thing...covering too much ground too quickly and at 150/241+ speeds ANY curve is fairly dramatic.

Guess I gotta road-trip to Nevada, or maybe that flat, salty place in Utah?!?

Perhaps with age comes a sense of mortality? I'm 36 now, and anything over 125mph/200kph seemss wicked fast to me.

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Old 07-07-2000, 12:29 PM
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[1] 148 MPH when I had a 1994 Honda CBR-900RR.
[2] 90 MPH in a 35 MPH zone , in 2nd gear -- Ferrari 512BB

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Old 07-07-2000, 01:48 PM
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120 mph in a rental Ford Taurus from LA to Las Vegas.

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Old 07-07-2000, 02:18 PM
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MB E55 150MPH in Jones Beach, NY. A Motor Bike passed me while I was doing 150, I bet he was going 160+.
What a ride!!!!.

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Old 07-07-2000, 04:22 PM
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160MPH in a 1988 Saleen Ford Mustang Convert.

Gorgeous car...not mine, and the owner eventually lost it to the DEA.
I won't answer questions about that one, either.



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Old 07-07-2000, 09:56 PM
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Gorgeous car...not mine, and the owner eventually lost it to the DEA.
I won't answer questions about that one, either.



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Old 07-08-2000, 11:57 AM
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87 MPH!! in 1975 240D (downhill)



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Old 07-08-2000, 01:02 PM
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87 MPH!! in 1975 240D (downhill)




Tailwind ????

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Old 07-08-2000, 10:37 PM
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Not sure about the wind. Too busy holding on.

Roger



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Old 07-10-2000, 11:49 PM
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"tach'd out" a 92 500E in top gear which (by the math) equates to 165mph. (speedo was pegged) Also, though not me, I know a 500E owner to did 150-155mph in a tunnel (yikes!).

Lee
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Old 07-12-2000, 03:12 AM
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280km/h in an Audi RS2

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Old 07-12-2000, 12:24 PM
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130MPH in my new-to-me '94 E420 coming back from Galveston to Dallas. Only for a few minutes though.

Previous week coming home from vacation at 6AM on a Sunday morn: US70 from Denver to intersect I35 in Kansas to go to Dallas. They have re-surfaced most of US70 on this stretch. Set cruise control on 120 MPH for slightly over two hours.
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Old 07-12-2000, 10:38 PM
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139Mph in my stock 96 328i(the speed limiter stop the fun)
Right now I had reprogrammed the ECU, it should do more than 139mph.

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