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360cs vs m3 vs Gallardo

Discussion in '360/430' started by G-force, Jul 1, 2004.

  1. G-force

    G-force F1 Rookie

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    wayne skiles
    repost from rennteam.com don't shot the messenger



    Quattroruote testing: 360 CS-M3 CSL-GALLARDO
    Wed Jun 30 2004 04:33 PM Edit Reply Quote



    1) Modena Challenge stradale:

    V.max: 298.157
    0-100km/h: 4.7
    0-200km/h: 14.7
    1km da fermo: 22.7

    Frenata da 100km/h: 33.5mt
    Da 200: 133.9mt

    Lap time: 1.21.019
    Vel media: 113.8


    2)Bmw M3 csl

    V.max: 251.332
    0-100km/h: 5.3
    0-200km/h: 18.1
    1km da fermo: 24.2

    Frenata da 100km/h: 32.4mt
    Da 200: 129.7mt

    Lap time: 1.20.488
    Vel media: 114.5


    3) Gallardo

    V.max: 309.635
    0-100km/h: 4.2
    0-200km/h: 13.8
    1km da fermo: 22.2

    Frenata da 100km/h: 36.8
    Da 200: 147.1

    Lap time: 1.19.361
    Vel media: 116.1

    Edited by Gabriel343 (Wed Jun 30 2004 04:34 PM)

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  2. Aircon

    Aircon Eight Time F1 World Champ

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    Peter
    I can understand the Gallardo creaming a 360, but how the CSL gets the lap times it does is beyond me. I've seen nothing to support those times magazines get with either straight line performance figures, or local lap times by a guy who drives a 360 and CSL and is many seconds a lap faster in the 360. Can anyone explain it? Oh...unless the tyres on the CS are really crappy. We know the CSL has amazing tyres on it from standard...but can that be enough?
     
  3. Gary(SF)

    Gary(SF) F1 Rookie

    Oct 13, 2003
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    Gary B.
    Tires are the single most important variable in circuit lap times. The CSL comes with a true R-compound tire, the Michelin Pilot Sport Cup. The CS comes with Pirelli Corsa System, a step down in performance from the PSC and the Corsa R-compound tire. So yes, I think the tire difference does explain the lap times. R-compounds are generally considered to be 3 or 4 seconds a lap faster than street tires.

    Gary
     

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