100%JR wrote:Cyril Haearn wrote:I think 70mph is plenty,?
I think 70mph should be the minimum.I think all things considered 120mph should be the limit.My car is an "average" family estate and is capable of 140mph so 100-120mph is sensible.My brother has(amongst others) a "family" estate(Audi RS6) that is capable of 180mph+.We have Super cars capable of 200mph+ so 70mph is really,really stupid.Really stupid
70mph is outdated and ridiculous in the modern era.In fact it was outdated and ridiculous 40 years ago
Bully for you - and your Big Bro (or maybe it's "Little Bro").
I understand that my car - a make suited to us lesser mortals! - will do over 80mph, perhaps touching 100. Leastways, on French autoroutes (where the limit is 130 Km/h = 81mph), I have hit 80mph - but it's not a speed I care to drive at for long stretches.
Yes I know the speedo dial in my car indicates up to 150 - but that's a wild exaggeration as everyone knows! My engine (if I were to contrive to disable the governor) would fly apart long before I got anywhere near that! It used not to be so. I distinctly remember as a small child, my father driving his old Austin Ten: he once nudged me and pointed out that the speedo's needle was pressed against its upper end-stop at the 75mph marker. I think he was going downhill at the time. That was of course long before the days of the NSL.
Perhaps the "pistonheads" forum might be more suited to your line of reasoning?
Or is your post a deliberate wind-up aimed at provoking the sort of response I have just made? I don't care if it is...