Shelby GT500 faster than Audi R8 V10?

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    Shelby GT500 faster than Audi R8 V10?


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    Re: Shelby GT500 faster than Audi R8 V10?

    Wow - obviously a total Ford lover and maybe has a little bit of heart for the Lotus.

    What a (not) wonderfully written article.
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    Exclamation Re: Shelby GT500 faster than Audi R8 V10?

    It's rear wheel drive still and probably could never keep up with an R8 in the twisties.(without TONS of suspension work).
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    Re: Shelby GT500 faster than Audi R8 V10?

    For this guy a wanker sums it up pretty well


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    Re: Shelby GT500 faster than Audi R8 V10?

    Facts are facts but the adjectives this guy uses do not sound very impartial (or professional).

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    Re: Shelby GT500 faster than Audi R8 V10?

    Then there's the neanderthal dialogue following the piece for your entertainment ...
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    Re: Shelby GT500 faster than Audi R8 V10?

    It is a fact of life that lots of people just don't get it with regard to the R8 and other cars in its class. They have a particular way of defining the merits of a car, such as 0-60 times. The worth of an entire vehicle to them is defined in that one number. They are not willing or capable of looking at an overall experience that a vehicle delivers. This guy is clearly in that league.

    Asking him to judge or assess an R8, is like playing Mozart to a cow and then asking for a concert review.

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    Re: Shelby GT500 faster than Audi R8 V10?

    sounds like someone who posts like this to draw attention to their site by sparking debate on other car forums.
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    Re: Shelby GT500 faster than Audi R8 V10?

    Quote Originally Posted by randombloke View Post
    sounds like someone who posts like this to draw attention to their site by sparking debate on other car forums.
    Absolutely. Traffic trumps quality and integrity. I won't be returning to his site, as I don't want to contribute to his stats any more than I already have.

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    Re: Shelby GT500 faster than Audi R8 V10?

    Quote Originally Posted by kthacher View Post
    It is a fact of life that lots of people just don't get it with regard to the R8 and other cars in its class. They have a particular way of defining the merits of a car, such as 0-60 times. The worth of an entire vehicle to them is defined in that one number. They are not willing or capable of looking at an overall experience that a vehicle delivers. This guy is clearly in that league.

    Asking him to judge or assess an R8, is like playing Mozart to a cow and then asking for a concert review.
    Couldn't have said it better! I just purchased the new 335is and was thinking why I now need the R8 since I feel the "is" would easily hang with it 0 to 60. Then I get in and drive it after the BMW, and I get my answer as stated above.

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