AW: [DML] Sports car or GT - was: Aw Crud!
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AW: [DML] Sports car or GT - was: Aw Crud!



> From Wikipedia:

>"A large, powerful engine is not required; many of the early British
>sports cars lacked a powerful engine and did not accelerate as quickly
>as, say, muscle cars, but were known for having exceptional handling
>characteristics due to their combination of light weight, carefully
>engineered/balanced chassis and innovative suspension designs. Lotus
>is often cited as an example of this approach. On tight, twisting
>roads, such a car has higher effective performance than a heavier,
>more powerful car with less cornering ability."

>Interesting how this excerpt fits the DMC-12 so well even though it's
>not specifically about the car.


Well, a friend of mine has a Lotus Elise and I know how this
little thing handles. No, you absolutely can't compare it to a 
Delorean. never ! Not even with my new shocks I installed (the
adjustable ones form Ed Uding, very stiff now to keep the car 
on the road) it is even close to the Lotus.

But I can enjoy long distances in my Delo, while the Elise
is better for short trips and small roads, corners...

Elvis & 6548




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