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      05-08-2012, 01:26 AM   #74
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Originally Posted by CanAutM3 View Post
Torque makes a car go, HP makes a car go fast...
Uhhh, no. High torque (typically at low rpm) engines provide a way to get "lazy" acceleration (i.e. without the lowest gear and highest rpm). Ultimate acceleration and overall performance is governed by power to weight ratio.