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How fast?

  • < 100 mph :angel:

    Votes: 3 2.9%
  • 100-120 mph

    Votes: 29 28.2%
  • 120-140 mph

    Votes: 31 30.1%
  • 140-160 mph

    Votes: 28 27.2%
  • 160-180 mph

    Votes: 7 6.8%
  • 180+ mph :yikes:

    Votes: 5 4.9%
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· Double Bimmers
1,181 Posts
I voted for 180+, but that was on a motorcycle:rolleyes: And I doubt it was any more than 185MPH.

Anyway as far as cars go... I took my 2nd-Gen RX-7 to top speed, which was just a little over 140MPH.

Also took Chevy truck, and Jeep Cherokee to top speed, well beyond the labels on the speedo, but I think the RX-7 was prolly faster. Just a note to parents out there... if you are really strict with curfew, expect your teenagers to speed. When I was 17, I would much rather deal with the cops than my parents.

The Jeep ('86 2.8L) was most comfortable and easy to drive at top speed, but I doubt it was much more than 100 MPH. The Chevy truck was freaking scarry, which may have been due to the huge mud tires?

· Hated by hater haters
1,667 Posts
130+ in my 72 Datsun 240Z about 25 years ago. 120+ in my 99 323i while driving from St. Louis to Indianapolis thru Illinois a few years ago.

Today I took my 530i up to 100 (still breaking it in, only has 800+ miles on it). Passengers in the car were amazed I had gone that fast, saying it only felt like 70. They asked for more.

· Gone Motoring!
2,033 Posts
nate328Ci said:

my 180+ was in a 4 door sedan :p

I also took my 328Ci near it's top speed. ~6000 rpms or so in 5th, or 152 mph :)
did u get rid of the speed limiter? i dont think my car can go that fast... i think i got it up to about 125 at the back straight at TWS.


· I like cookies.
19,819 Posts
Discussion Starter · #11 ·

· Registered User
10,983 Posts
140 or so in my old chipped 325i. Didn't feel very different from 90. :p

· Automotive Monomaniac
12,663 Posts
153.5 mph in my dad's 540i-6 (GPS verified since the speedo said 165!) on Thanksgiving Day, 2000. My 330i would 'only' do 131 mph (governor limited) on the same road.

I will take my 911 Turbo out to the desert this Fall when I get new tires (and have some experiece behind the wheel). In theory, I could do 165 or so.

376 Posts
170km/h, which is about ~105mph :)

· Crazy Canadian
1,100 Posts
143mph(govenor) in my now ex-330Ci - STOCK

155mph(govenor) in a stock SLK32 AMG - stock

edit: oh and some other unknown speed above 155mph in a highly modded porsche 944t

· Ex-Dictator
27,411 Posts
In August 2001 on the Autobahn between Hamburg - Frankfurt 295 km/h in a 2001 Porsche 911 Turbo :thumb:

My next project is a quick drive with the GT2 :D

· Elected by grace
1,995 Posts
135 mph in my own Porsche 944 on the Autobahn, but 155 mph in a Porsche 930 owned by a member of the California Highway Patrol (talk about having a license to fly). :D
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