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Old 08-20-2012, 05:52 AM
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Default Hyundai vs. Mercedes C230

So my buddy as work is always bragging about his Mercedes. Which I'm not sure why because he is the dummy who let the timing chain go and spent $6k to get it fixed lol. But anyway, he thinks it is crazy fast with a 1.8 supercharged 4 banger, standard tranny. Now to be honest, and some of you might laugh, but my Hyundai pulls pretty good I think, even on the highway at 70mphwith the 1.6 DOHC 16 valve, auto tranny,only weighing in at 2400lbs. I'm not sure of the weight of the Benz, but it's a 4 door sedan, badged for luxury supposedly since it's a Mercedes. Now in a race (either 0-60, or on the highway from prob 65), what would the outcome be?
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C230s use N/A 2.3L 4s.
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Well whatever it is, google the c230, and its the 4 door with the 5 star rims that almost look like fords bullet rims. it has a 1.8 s/c
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Default RE: Hyundai vs. Mercedes C230

Sounds like.. you need NOS...

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Default RE: Hyundai vs. Mercedes C230

Haha seriously, stock for stock. I checked... his car is the c230 kompressor.
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I am putting my money on the Benz.
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You don't think the size and weight of the Benz would make a big difference? I mean it's only .2 liters larger. And I doubt the stock supercharger is pushing crazy boost, 5lbs maybe?

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Well whatever it is, google the c230, and its the 4 door with the 5 star rims that almost look like fords bullet rims. it has a 1.8 s/c
Well if it's the later C230 Kompressors it most likely will beat you.
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Well whatever it is, google the c230, and its the 4 door with the 5 star rims that almost look like fords bullet rims. it has a 1.8 s/c
Well if it's the later C230 Kompressors it most likely will beat you.
This is the car. I believe it's a 2005??

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Well whatever it is, google the c230, and its the 4 door with the 5 star rims that almost look like fords bullet rims. it has a 1.8 s/c
Well if it's the later C230 Kompressors it most likely will beat you.
This is the car. I believe it's a 2005??

Then he's got about 90 more HP than you.
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and he also has more than 1000lbs on me as well. I've got about 115hp with light mods and a 2400lb car.
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LOLOLOLOLOL PLEEEEASE video tape this.
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Well, the 0-60 is claimed at 7.5 seconds for the C230k and I can't see any Hyundai Accent of the same vintage that will do it under 10. Barely under 11 seconds. He will win easily.
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100-shot NOS...
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100-shot NOS...
We don't want to piss off any mad scientists now, do we?
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Default RE: Hyundai vs. Mercedes C230

Seriously, who cares? They are not even close to the same car. Size does matter - compare the Mercedes with the Sonata or Elantra but not the Accent. You will get double the horsepower. And closer to the luxury.
Compare that Accent to a BMW 318.
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the benz will walk you
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is this real cars or models i thought this page was for models>>???
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is this real cars or models i thought this page was for models>>???
I thought you were supposed to read forum headers?
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1.8 liter huh?  Must be one of those American built wannabes that don't know that the 230 stands for 2.3 Liters.  That's been a Benz standard for years.  But it's still go 189 HP so that beats you little 115 all over the place - not just 5 HP better.
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I thought the same thing, that 230 meant 2.3 liter. But anyway, yea I figured he would beat me. Just wanted to know for sure before we meet up and I look like a fool lol. I did race my buddies ram 1500 hemi with a K&N CAI and duals on the highway. we were side by side the whole time till we stopped at about 110.

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Why would you even consider racing and Accent though? I mean that's worse than the civic guys by far.
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I'm not considering racing the Hyundai. Believe me, I am a hater to all the rice burners thinking life is Fast and the Furious and that fart cans are good for adding 10+ horsepower. I was just curious as to how it would go up against the Benz. We are both in out 20's. You know, the age of curiosity. The Accent is by no means a race car, but a mere gas saver for me and my commute to my job everyday. I would most likely hesitate to even race a Civic, as I have never really went up against someone for real, like a set date and time. Just foolin' around.

There is a guy near where I live (I don't know him) but he has a riced out Hyundai Accent; body kit, park bench on the truck, hood scoop, euro lights, dual exhaust, crazy paint (some crazy orange). The funny part about it is it's an automatic 1.5L on steelies! I always point and laugh and he just revvs it. has quite a knock.

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wow.....almost any German car will walk that Hyundai. a 2013 VW turbo beetle will walk that Hyundai. all German cars have that torque to power ratio especially the TDI's. Had a friend that had a 03 VW Golf TDI that was pushing 250 crank HP with like 480 ft lb torque and was eating 5.0 mustangs like it was nothing. I currently own a 02 Audi S4 and an 03 A4 they are pretty fast.....
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Speaking of Audi...  http://elmira.craigslist.org/cto/3214921667.html
What a beast.
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