Don't be misled by those sub 4.0s scores, or even low 4s with a bad launch, on the evic. I have now driven two inaugurals and have managed 3.4s to 3.8 on the evic. Please watch carefully. It is not timing the end of a 60mph car run, which would be 2nd gear near redline, it is timing the wheelspin at the 2nd gear shift which for a brief second hits 60 mph while the car is nowhere near 60 mph. If you watch the guage closely while doing the run, you can see it happening. My current car, does not time prematurely that much anymore. Tonite, in 45 degree air, with what felt like a fairly decent launch, I got 4.58. The car can easily do 4.7s and 4.8s with mediocre launches. The car is completely stock. Those are very respectable times, for a car of this weight. 3.8s etc, are the province of a car 1000 lbs lighter with close to 500 horsepower.
got the best of three runs, 0-60 in 4.56s, ESP half off (one push of the TC). Launch RPMS at 1500, gave me a small chirp to start, but relatively low wheel spin and no wheel spin shifting to second.
I'm at 6700 ft altitude and the temp was about 73F, so I'm pretty happy with it and it felt like a really good run. Had a half of tank of gas and the wife in the car with me on a quiet under construction road all marked off, so no other vehicles or traffic to worry about.
LOADS of fun!
__________________ 2011 Toxic Orange SRT8
SL Zoomers Exhaust
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