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is there ANY point? i think cars shouldn't be able to go over 120mph, unless they're being tracked. there's no point, and i don't get why they advertise that they go this fast, like the jag goese 155 limited, who's going to go that fast? you can't go over 75mph in the U.S. so why make cars that do?

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Because it's a selling point. Especially for the 18 - 30 male crowd (give or take).

Who braggs - "My car has a top speed of 80mph! I RULE!!!"

More like - "I chipped my car, got rid of the rev limiter, and now I top out at 175. I RULE!!!"

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Because it's a selling point. Especially for the 18 - 30 male crowd (give or take).

Who braggs - "My car has a top speed of 80mph! I RULE!!!"

More like - "I chipped my car, got rid of the rev limiter, and now I top out at 175. I RULE!!!"
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just because the speed limit is 75 doesn't mean everyone obeys it, I've had my car about 152 and it was damn fun.

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I hit a buck 20 on a road running parrallel with our small little airport.......that was fun....but the road seemed to be getting narrower the faster i was going....

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In places like montana and colorado there is some stretches of road that have no limit..and arent most of those cars, made in europe where in alot of places there is no limit...ie. autobahn (sp)*

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is there ANY point? i think cars shouldn't be able to go over 120mph, unless they're being tracked. there's no point, and i don't get why they advertise that they go this fast, like the jag goese 155 limited, who's going to go that fast? you can't go over 75mph in the U.S. so why make cars that do?
It's called efficiency...

In Germany the average person that drives over 100MPH to commute has about 30 minutes to half and hour free time more than most Americans in ghetto ass rides when they have to commute over 100 miles...

That equates to At least 110 hours of free time to spend every year (Which can be used to fling poo, jerk off, paint squirrels blue, and cook dolphins in a tasty stew)....

In the US it's 110 Hours lost sitting behind fuckheads and morons driving 65MPH and less...

It's also the same reason why Allah created GreenDragon with a larger Schlong than the average person.

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It's also the same reason why Allah created GreenDragon with a larger Schlong than the average person.

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Originally posted by Asio+Aug 19 2003, 05:48 PM--></span><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (Asio @ Aug 19 2003, 05:48 PM)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'> <!--QuoteBegin-L337E46@Aug 19 2003, 11:42 AM
It's also the same reason why Allah created GreenDragon with a larger Schlong than the average person.
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if you go 155 and get caught, say goodbye to your car, and hello to jail for a few years. amazing how speeding and murder can get you a few years in jail.

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if you go 155 and get caught, say goodbye to your car, and hello to jail for a few years. amazing how speeding and murder can get you a few years in jail.
Yes and flinging poo while driving @ 155 adds a few years to your stay at federal pound me in the ass prison too.

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if you go 155 and get caught, say goodbye to your car, and hello to jail for a few years. amazing how speeding and murder can get you a few years in jail.
there are two types of people in this world, those that take risks and those who don't....which one are you?

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if you go 155 and get caught, say goodbye to your car, and hello to jail for a few years. amazing how speeding and murder can get you a few years in jail.
there are two types of people in this world, those that take risks and those who don't....which one are you? [/b][/quote]
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haha nice. i have been in the 130 range. i may do that with the M5 but only at the track.

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