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      0-60 times

      Apologizes if this is a really dumb question.

      How do 0-60 times get worked out? For example, if our Aveo's/Barina's go from 0-60 in 5.2 seconds, how do they work that out? Do they floor it? Go no higher than a certain RPM?



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      that time seems a little off as the 2008-2010 cobalt ss with 260hp does 0-60 in 5.8 sec
      (im not try to be a smart a$$ )

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      Quote Originally Posted by jayman View Post
      that time seems a little off as the 2008-2010 cobalt ss with 260hp does 0-60 in 5.8 sec
      (im not try to be a smart a$$ )
      It's not off at all, I do under 6 seconds with my Aveo hahah :P

      But he was just stating an example to see how they calculate the times, his car doesnt actually do those times.
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      Quote Originally Posted by jayman View Post
      that time seems a little off as the 2008-2010 cobalt ss with 260hp does 0-60 in 5.8 sec
      (im not try to be a smart a$$ )
      I'm assuming 60kph as opposed to 60mph
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      Quote Originally Posted by wylee View Post
      I'm assuming 60kph as opposed to 60mph
      Here in Australia, yes, but I'm sure the same principles apply on how 0-60 times are recorded.

      Reason I asked the question to begin with, is because I did a rough calculation when I wanted to test my 0-60. From a stationary start obviously, I think I got to 60 in about 3-4 seconds, but I did floor it. Hence why I asked if they floor it when they do the test or go no higher than a certain RPM.

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      Depends on the car and the best way to launch it, but most if not all will just floor it as you say.





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