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Old 08-26-2014, 09:56 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by ekam View Post
Flat-6 = Linear HP/torque curve & short gearing makes the difference.

Those Honda V6 are really tuned for daily driving so they top out at 4-5k and with more low end torque. Long gearing also do not help.

You also sit much lower than any of those cars so you get the sensation of traveling faster.
Add a low center of gravity and a pretty good suspension and it makes the Boxster pretty quick -- maybe not FAST but quick if you keep your momentum.

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