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Old 11-08-2010, 11:13 PM
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Re: WK2 top speed

I've done 232klm/h in my non-restristed export version...... on a public beach.

And guess what, it didn't burst into flames and didn't explode, didn't kill baby seals, and didn't make the sky fall!!!!!!
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Old 11-09-2010, 12:18 AM
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Re: WK2 top speed

BTW.. what would be considered a safe, high speed to take our WK2 to?? Say on a normal highway with nicely moving traffic. Is 80 too much?
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Old 11-09-2010, 01:12 AM
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Re: WK2 top speed

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High speeds arent that dangerous if you take all the aforementioned into account, speed never killed anyone, suddenly becoming stationary, thats what will get ya
says the driver, but what about a pedestrian that gets mowed down? I think it's safe to say that it would be speed that kills them.
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Old 11-09-2010, 01:14 PM
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Re: WK2 top speed

Speeding threads crack me up.. goo goo ga ga
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Old 11-09-2010, 02:38 PM
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Re: WK2 top speed

in my 09 diesel X5, it would pull right up to 136, with tires that were rated for it, and feel as planted as the rock of gibraltar. its all about being smooth, alert, and attentive. I once made it 97 miles in an hour and 10 at 2am on 65mph speed limit patrolled highway, with a couple sustain runs at 136.

That shit is DUMB. Like, really really dumb. I didnt get busted, i did see a couple smokies, but hell son, it was stressful!

Now whenever i drive, im just chillin. I aint got no reason to speed. just throw the cruise control on at 10mph over the posted limit, turn up the radio, and relaxxxxxxxx. I love it, it's SO much better than being stressed out speeding and cutting 5 minutes off your travel time.

110mph electronic limiter? Hell if i care. I'll get my high speed thrills elsewhere. I'm a pilot and there aint no speed limit in the sky. I'll cruise around at 220mph all damn day. (Now for any other pilots out there who may read this, yes, I'm aware the the limit below 10,000ft is 250kts, and in class bravo airspace is 200kts...)
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Old 11-09-2010, 11:32 PM
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says the driver, but what about a pedestrian that gets mowed down? I think it's safe to say that it would be speed that kills them.

I didn't know they allowed pedestrians on highways in America? Cause that's where I was talking about anyway, but thos is all hypothetical
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Old 11-10-2010, 10:48 AM
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I didn't know they allowed pedestrians on highways in America? Cause that's where I was talking about anyway, but thos is all hypothetical
They don't but that doesn't stop them. And then there's the deer in many parts of the nation (by the way folks, keep an eye out- rut season is upon us; don't trash your pretty new Jeep by whacking Bambi).
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I nearly hit 3 deer in my old WK three weeks ago; right after I told my dad to watch for deer, panic stop around a curve. A week later, I bought the WK2.
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