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    Okay, drag race basically (i imagine about a third to half a mile), shouldnt imagine anyone will end up doing more than 80/90 ish.

    Peugeot 306 1.4 2001 (75bhp, 80lbft, 1100kg) 94,000 miles

    VW Golf 1.4 Mk3 2003 (75 bhp, 90lbft, 1350kg) 50,000 miles

    Corsa Mk3 (not mk2) 1.2 2003 (73 bhp, unknow torque and weight) 60,000 miles

    Peugeot 106 1.1 1996 (60bhp) 60,000 miles

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    Peugot 306?
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    (Original post by deploythecowcatcher)
    Okay, drag race basically, shouldnt imagine anyone will end up doing more than 80/90 ish.

    Peugeot 306 1.4 2001 (75bhp, 80lbft, 1100kg)

    VW Golf 1.4 Mk3 2003 (75 bhp, 90lbft, 1350kg)

    Corsa Mk2 1.2 2003 (73 bhp, unknow torque and weight)

    Peugeot 106 1.1 1996 (60bhp)

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    Would have thought the 306, but it depends on the distance.
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    yeah thats what i thought. except for some reason the golf has a slightly quicker 0-60 time
    (not sure about quarter mile though)
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    I would guess the 306. But with specs so close, it's more likely to be determined by tyres, mechanical condition and which driver is best at getting off the line. Out of curiosity, why do you plan on conducting the world's slowest drag race?
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    Easy the Corsa mk2.

    It weighs less than everything else!
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    306, what the hell guys?
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    Usain Bolt.
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    (Original post by Friggerpants)
    Easy the Corsa mk2.

    It weighs less than everything else!
    I thought that as well.
    Depends on the distance as well though, over a long race the Corsa might not have the top end speed like the Golf and the 306 should have.
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    On an '03 registration, it's a Corsa C (so a MK3 not a MK2). So surely there can't be more than 100kg difference? Corsa might be slightly lighter, but I would bet on the 306 being better throughout the rev range. Corsa might nail it off the line, but I reckon the 306 will reel it in. But, the specs are so close it could go any way. As I said above, it'll be more down to who's maintained their car the best and gets the best launch.
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    Is this some sort of primary school race? Those stats are appaling and not worth fretting over!!

    Anyway doesn't it also depend on how the power is delivered in each gear, like peak power at what rpm?
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    (Original post by Sync)
    On an '03 registration, it's a Corsa C (so a MK3 not a MK2). So surely there can't be more than 100kg difference? Corsa might be slightly lighter, but I would bet on the 306 being better throughout the rev range. Corsa might nail it off the line, but I reckon the 306 will reel it in. But, the specs are so close it could go any way. As I said above, it'll be more down to who's maintained their car the best and gets the best launch.

    It can be a Corsa B on an 03 reg.

    Please click here fore more details on Corsa.
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    as said above, given the age of the cars, the one that's been best looked after, so has the most of its original stats remaining, as well as who has the best tyres, and the best driver in them.
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    (Original post by Friggerpants)
    It can be a Corsa B on an 03 reg.

    Please click here fore more details on Corsa.
    I thought Corsa B stopped around the end of 2000? Unless some were left outside the factory unregistered for a few years and then found their way onto '03 plates? I'm ready to be corrected though, as my experience with the Corsa is (thankfully) limited.

    The link you posted says the Corsa weighs 1045kg - so it's undercutting the 306 by a negligible amount.

    It'd be close, but I'd back the 306.
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    Who cares, none of them are even remotely near to being fast cars.
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    Well you haven't even given a distance, but going off the stats you've given I'd say the 306.
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    (Original post by Sync)
    On an '03 registration, it's a Corsa C (so a MK3 not a MK2). So surely there can't be more than 100kg difference? Corsa might be slightly lighter, but I would bet on the 306 being better throughout the rev range. Corsa might nail it off the line, but I reckon the 306 will reel it in. But, the specs are so close it could go any way. As I said above, it'll be more down to who's maintained their car the best and gets the best launch.

    1.2 Corsa C is pretty rapid if you keep the revs in the powerband for the none twinport version , mine has suprised a few people, even more so when my (police response driver) brother is behind the wheel...

    as you say launch and technique through the gears will have an impact.
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    Me thinks OP is either buying a new car or trying to convince friends is car is fastest.
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    (Original post by Friggerpants)
    It can be a Corsa B on an 03 reg.

    Please click here fore more details on Corsa.
    don't think so

    Opel Corsa A = Vauxhall Nova = 1983 - 1993

    Corsa B = 1993- 2000 in Europe

    Corsa C = 2000 -2006 in Europe

    Corsa D = current model



    1.2 none twinport has 75 PS and 110Nm
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    (Original post by Sync)
    Out of curiosity, why do you plan on conducting the world's slowest drag race?
    we're all 18/19 and therefore haven't got a lot of choice
 
 
 
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