<VV> The Atom car - Lots of Info - actually has Corvair

Padgett pp2 at 6007.us
Tue Oct 4 11:28:46 EDT 2005

>  I think it
>might be able to hit off 0-60 in around 4 seconds or thereabouts,
>maybe quicker if you could ever get the thing to hook.     Hell, a
>1600 lb car with a relatively stock 140 hp Vair engine would likely
>do 0-60 in ~7 seconds if the engine is set up right.

Other than the 1600 lbs, you have pretty accurately described an Archie 
Fiero: rear mid engined with a small block Chevvy sidewinding through 
(typically) a five speed Getrag. Are quite a few around.


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