Just been reading the November 1992 Issue of Wheels (GT Collectors Edition) and stubled on some very interesting data.
They done a comparo between the VP Commodore SS V6 and the EBII XR6.
What got me was the times of the EBII XR6 it really went like stink.
The article says these times were done with a full tank of fuel and 2 onboard.
Here is a contrast times between an AUII XR6 tested in Wheels at November 2000. Both are 5 speed manuals.
Should be noted Motor mag have got 7.88 0-100 and 15.33 1/4's out of an AUII HP. Still i'm very curious how the EBII can jump to 100km/h so quick.
Keeping note that the AUII has identical weight , more power, free'er revving engine I cannot see why the AUII cannot match the times of the EBII. Comparing the EBII it makes the Magna VRX look stupid.
Just a thought to discuss.
Motor May 2001 Quote: "Believe it or not, there are actually a bunch of weirdos out there who reckon a six cylinder is the dux gutz. Bugger it: I'm one of them" :s5
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ebs weigh about 1300kg, and as far as i know, the au XR6HP was about 1500kg, and the XR6 VCT was about 1600kg, due to the weight of the IRS fitted standard on the VCT models, i remember motor saying in a side not that the HP was dropped because it was quicker in a straight line than the HP, but cost heaps more.
my eb XR6 would do about a 16 flat if im lucky, it has issues at the moment, but it pulls hardcore in the midrange.
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