Motor Trend 1997 High-Speed Shoot-Out

Motor Trend 1997 High-Speed Super Car Shoot-Out

As quoted from the July 1995, Vol 47, No. 7 issue of Motor Trend:
[NOTE: 1995 3000GT VR-4 tested]
Horsepower, hp @ rpm, SAE net: 320 @ 6000
Torque, lb-ft @rpm, SAE net: 315 @ 2500
Transmission: 6-speed manual
Acceleration, 0-60 mph, sec: 5.4
Standing quarter mile, sec/mph: 13.5/101.6
Braking, 60-0, feet: 118
Handling, lateral acceleration, g: 0.89
Slalom, 600-ft, mph: 68.9

A 1997 Motor Trend w/ High-speed Shoot-out.
They did 10 test to determine how each car rates:Test #1- Top Speed:
Viper GTS / 450HP —-187.3 MPH
911 Turbo / 400HP —-181.8 MPH
Ferrari F355 / 375HP -180.0 MPH
Corvette / 345HP ——169.3 MPH
Acura NSX-T / 290HP –162.2 MPH
Supra Turbo 320HP —-158.1 MPH
3000GT VR4 @ 320HP —155.7 MPH
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Test #4- Quarter-Mile:
Viper GTS / 450HP —-12.2 sec @ 119.3 MPH
911 Turbo / 400HP —-12.3 sec @ 114.1 MPH
Ferrari F355 / 375HP -13.2 sec @ 112.2 MPH
Corvette / 345HP ——13.2 sec @ 109.3 MPH
Acura NSX-T / 290HP –13.3 sec @ 106.7 MPH
Supra Turbo 320HP —-13.6 sec @ 106.0 MPH
3000GT VR4 @ 320HP —13.6 sec @ 100.5 MPH
1994+ 3000GT VR-4 / Stealth R/T Twin-Turbo: ($42k)
3.0 V-6 TT/6M/AWD
320 HP @ 6000 rpm   315 lb-ft @ 2500 rpm
0-60: 4.8 sec   1/4: 13.5 sec @ 101.6 mph   60-0: 116 feet
Lateral Gs: .95   Slalom: 68.9 mph
Top Speed: 159 mph1994+ Supra Twin-Turbo: ($40k)
3.0 I-6 TT/6M/RWD
320 HP @ 5600 rpm   315 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
0-60: 5.1 sec   1/4: 13.6 sec @ 106.0 mph   60-0: 115 feet
Lateral Gs: .94   Slalom: 68.9 mph
Top Speed: 155 mph

1994+ 300ZX Twin-Turbo: ($42k)
3.0 V-6 TT/5M/RWD
300 HP @ 6400 rpm   283 lb-ft @ 3600 rpm
0-60: 5.5 sec   1/4: 13.9 @ 102.0 mph   60-0: 124 feet
Lateral Gs: .88   Slalom: 69.7 mph

1994+ Mazda RX-7 Twin-Turbo: ($38k)
1.3 R TT/5M/RWD
255 HP @ 6500 rpm   217 lb-ft torque @ 5000 rpm
0-60: 5.3 sec   1/4: 14.1 @ 99.9 mph   60-0: 113 feet
Lateral Gs: .98   Slalom: 69.8

1997+ Corvette: ($38k)
5.7 V-8/6M/RWD
345 HP @ 5600 rpm   350 lb-ft @ 4400
0-60: 4.7 sec   1/4: 13.3 @ 106.8   60-0: 111 feet
Lateral Gs: .94   Slalom: 66.8 mph
Top Speed: 172 mph

1999+ Porsche 911 Carrera: ($66k)
3.4 F-6/6M/RWD
300 @ 6800 rpm   258 @ 4600 rpm
0-60: 4.9 sec   1/4: 13.4 @ 105.2   60-0: 111 feet
Lateral Gs: .92   Slalom: 68.7

1997+ Acura NSX-T: ($89k)
3.2 V6 T/6M/RWD
290 HP @ 7100 rpm   224 lb-ft @ 5500 rpm
0-60: 4.8 sec   1/4: 13.3 @ 106.7 mph   60-0: 120
Lateral Gs: .94   Slalom: 69.5 mph

1998 Lotus Turbo Esprit: ($83k)
3.5 V-8 TT/5M/RWD
350 HP @ 6500 rpm   295 lb-ft @ 4295 rpm
0-60: 4.4 sec   1/4: 12.8 @ 111.8 mph   60-0: 118 feet
Lateral Gs: .98   Slalom: 70.0 mph

1995+ Ferrari F355: ($120k)
3.5 V-8/6M/RWD
375 HP @ 8250 rpm   268 lb-ft @ 5800 rpm
0-60: 4.6 sec   1/4: 12.8 @ 110.2   60-0: 118 feet
Lateral Gs: .93   Slalom: 70.8 mph

1994+ BMW 850 CSi: ($100k)
5.6 V-12/6M/RWD
372 HP @ 5200 rpm   402 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
0-60: 5.8 sec   1/4: 14.1 @ 101.3 mph   60-0: 116 feet
Lateral Gs: .87  Slalom: 67.3 mph

1993+ Mercedes-Benz 600SEC: ($132k)
6.0 V-12/4A/RWD
389 HP @ 5500   420 lb-ft @ 3800
0-60: 6.5 sec   1/4: 14.8 @ 97.6 mph   60-0: 123 feet
Lateral Gs: .77   Slalom: 67.2