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    With 10 lanes each side and light enough traffic that you can drive as fast as you like

    what speed would you drive at ?
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    A part of me says anywhere between 80 and 100mph but another part would happily cruise at 60 as I like driving.

    Depends if I was in a rush or not.
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    (Original post by nemothefish19)
    A part of me says anywhere between 80 and 100mph but another part would happily cruise at 60 as I like driving.

    Depends if I was in a rush or not.
    There's no reason to be in a rush.
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    130mph+. Top speed all the way. I'm never in a rush, I just love to drive fast.
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    80 Probably...

    Fuel economy is noticeably bad at 90.
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    (Original post by Camoxide)
    80 Probably...

    Fuel economy is noticeably bad at 90.
    Ah that'd be annoying!

    My car maintains over 50mpg at a consistent 110mph. I haven't really checked it at any higher speeds since economy is the last thing on my mind when driving that fast!


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    In my current car, not much over 75 because it gets so noisy, and the fuel consumption rockets! But in a "better" car, probably up to 90. I don't see any point in going much faster, and I currently can't imgaine it would be that safe - if I tried and found it easy to control the car still, I'd probably push it higher.
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    (Original post by live_a_life)
    Ah that'd be annoying!

    My car maintains over 50mpg at a consistent 110mph. I haven't really checked it at any higher speeds since economy is the last thing on my mind when driving that fast!


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    (Original post by live_a_life)
    Ah that'd be annoying!

    My car maintains over 50mpg at a consistent 110mph. I haven't really checked it at any higher speeds since economy is the last thing on my mind when driving that fast!


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    How often and where do you drive "at a consistent 110 mph"? Presumably not on public roads in the UK?
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    (Original post by just a dad)
    How often and where do you drive "at a consistent 110 mph"? Presumably not on public roads in the UK?
    Very often. And I don't really want to say where.


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    (Original post by live_a_life)
    Very often. And I don't really want to say where.


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    Assuming that you are telling the truth, which of course I cannot know, I can only hope that you lose your licence as soon as possible. For the sake of you, your family, and other road users.
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    depends if it was busy or not

    if not busy, then 100+ mph depending on the car, wouldnt do over 100mph in a 1.2
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    (Original post by just a dad)
    Assuming that you are telling the truth, which of course I cannot know, I can only hope that you lose your licence as soon as possible. For the sake of you, your family, and other road users.
    so so many people overtake when im doing 70-80mph on the motorway
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    probably 80-90 but that's cos my little fiat punto cant actually go much faster.
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    No faster than I do already unless I was in a particular rush and even then, I wouldn't go any faster than 85-90, which isn't uncommon on motorways already.

    I'd rather see more green space than 10-lane autobahns everywhere.
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    Depends what car im driving...
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    (Original post by just a dad)
    Assuming that you are telling the truth, which of course I cannot know, I can only hope that you lose your licence as soon as possible. For the sake of you, your family, and other road users.
    I appreciate your concern. However, to hope that I'd lose my licence is disgusting. Losing my licence means losing 2 jobs and will hinder my 3rd year studies at university. I wouldn't drive at these speeds if I didn't feel comfortable at them. I have never fallen into an awkward situation because of driving too fast. I promise you that I won't lose my licence due to driving fast. If you're that concerned, put your hope in other road users losing their licence to be 'safe', because mine is 100% here to stay.
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    (Original post by live_a_life)
    Ah that'd be annoying!

    My car maintains over 50mpg at a consistent 110mph. I haven't really checked it at any higher speeds since economy is the last thing on my mind when driving that fast!


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    I your maths is quite wrong here.
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    (Original post by live_a_life)
    I appreciate your concern. However, to hope that I'd lose my licence is disgusting. Losing my licence means losing 2 jobs and will hinder my 3rd year studies at university. I wouldn't drive at these speeds if I didn't feel comfortable at them. I have never fallen into an awkward situation because of driving too fast. I promise you that I won't lose my licence due to driving fast. If you're that concerned, put your hope in other road users losing their licence to be 'safe', because mine is 100% here to stay.
    Don't make promises you can't keep.
    Having clocked up over half a million miles in the UK, USA and Western Europe I am confident in saying that your arrogance exceeds your ability.
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    (Original post by Friggerpants)
    I your maths is quite wrong here.
    Didn't do any calculations. 1 dial reads 110mph while the other reads 50mpg. I appreciate that the dashboard dial may exaggerate but even if the actual mpg is 40-45, that's still bloody brilliant for 110mph.

    So, why did you say my maths was wrong?


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