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      11-13-2012, 06:02 AM   #1
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C&D estimate 1/4 mile time for 2013 Range Rover ...



Caranddriver were always optimistic about their 0-60 and 1/4 mile times but this has got to be the most ridiculous estimate ever. I didn't know that reducing 700-926 pounds of a 5800+ pounds car would make it so fast......And check out the 11.9 1/4 mile estimate

Here's a link to what I read.

http://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/...ds-best-page-2

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Specifications >
VEHICLE TYPE: front-engine, 4-wheel-drive, 5-passenger, 5-door wagon
BASE PRICE: $83,500$99,950
ENGINE TYPE: DOHC 32-valve 5.0-liter V-8, 375 hp, 375 lb-ft; supercharged and intercooled DOHC 32-valve 5.0-liter V-8, 510 hp, 461 lb-ft
TRANSMISSION: 8-speed automatic with manual shifting mode
DIMENSIONS:
Wheelbase: 115.0 in
Length: 196.8 in
Width: 78.1 in Height: 72.2 in
Curb weight (C/D est): 50005250 lb
PERFORMANCE (C/D EST):
Zero to 60 mph: 4.45.8 sec
Standing -mile: 11.915.9 sec
Top speed: 130140 mph

FUEL ECONOMY:
EPA city/highway: 13/20 mpg
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T(he engine, after all, is shared with Jaguar). We estimate that 60 mph will arrive in 4.4 seconds, nearly a second faster than before, and overtaking distances are radically compressed. Yet it also claims an mpg gain of  9 percent.
Offtopic, I use to hate how the Range Rover use to look but now, I have changed my mind.



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the black one looks so good. almost like in a tux. but 11.9 - i am not sure what to say to that. Seems really really fast.
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Possible. My Lightning weighs 4910lbs and when is was making 500whp I was running mid 11's.
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it looks like a fancy ford explorer.
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it'll be nowhere near 11's
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Who cares.

It is an epic fail in styling.
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it looks like a fancy ford explorer.


waiting for the first idiot to says Ford copied the Range Rover.
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whats with those whiskers on the front bumper?
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Ford copied the Range Rover.









































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the black one looks so good. almost like in a tux. but 11.9 - i am not sure what to say to that. Seems really really fast.
It does seem fast but the Cayenne Turbo can do it.

Either that or they found a badass tow truck
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it'll be nowhere near 11's
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It does seem fast but the Cayenne Turbo can do it.

Either that or they found a badass tow truck
These......!

I think you guys are the only ones who understand my sarcasm.....I genuinely believe C&D made a typo. 4.4 sec for 0-60mph and 11.9 in the 1/4mile....so that means RR is a rear wheel drive struggling with traction, but when it does....its a monster?



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the black one looks so good. almost like in a tux. but 11.9 - i am not sure what to say to that. Seems really really fast.
I completely agree on the black RR....good comparison with a tux....thats what I thought


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Possible. My Lightning weighs 4910lbs and when is was making 500whp I was running mid 11's.
Dude, you must have had a monster truck but I'm pretty sure your Lightning must be making 600hp in reality because 500hp isnt enough to move 5000pounds to 11.9 seconds in the 1/4mile.
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Yeah, no. Maybe if it had 800 hp
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Yeah, 0-60 in 4.4 seconds doing an 11.9? No, not going to happen. C&D does the 1 foot rollout thing with their 0-60 numbers. My car does 0-60 in 3.7-3.8 seconds with the 1 foot rollout (VBOX verified a gazillion times at the strip) and I barely barely crack into the 11s. My car is only 3500-3600 pounds depending on fuel load and I'm about 450-460hp at the crank.
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The only Range-Rover I considered getting was designed by BMW. Even the evoque or epoque is goofy lookin and it's too small.
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Yeah, 0-60 in 4.4 seconds doing an 11.9? No, not going to happen. C&D does the 1 foot rollout thing with their 0-60 numbers. My car does 0-60 in 3.7-3.8 seconds with the 1 foot rollout (VBOX verified a gazillion times at the strip) and I barely barely crack into the 11s. My car is only 3500-3600 pounds depending on fuel load and I'm about 450-460hp at the crank.
Offtopic but wtf did u do to ur car??? Any pics and info, plz share.
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Basically full exhaust and 200 pound diet but FULL interior.

PPE headers (no cats 1 pound or two lighter)
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BR racing coilovers with Swift springs(10 pounds lighter)

Planned mod: clutch type LSD and front buckets. I'll probably be a 3400 pound 11.8@122 car and since there are no other power adders besides NOS, it'll just be a very reliable road racing car/DD for me for a few more years.

I know this is a BMW site so I don't usually talk about my cars, but thanks for asking and glad to share the info.

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