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1970 Chevelle SS454 vs. 2018 MX-5 Miata

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  • ucfbrett
    started a topic 1970 Chevelle SS454 vs. 2018 MX-5 Miata

    1970 Chevelle SS454 vs. 2018 MX-5 Miata

    The numbers on this chart were pretty surprising. Just goes to show how far internal combustion technology has come.

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  • Olitho
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    Originally posted by robburgoon View Post

    Is the production z06 a big block? Does the modern z06 have crooked pushrods?
    No and no.

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  • robburgoon
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    Originally posted by Olitho View Post

    Well, the modern version of that engine redlines at 7,000 in the production Z06.
    Is the production z06 a big block? Does the modern z06 have crooked pushrods?

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  • iwannarace
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    Should have added the mpg's.

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  • Olitho
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    Originally posted by robburgoon View Post
    Seems exceedingly unlikely the 454's correct tach was rated for 6,500 redline
    Well, the modern version of that engine redlines at 7,000 in the production Z06.

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  • robburgoon
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    Seems exceedingly unlikely the 454's correct tach was rated for 6,500 redline

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  • CoolTech
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    Just to be clear, "RealMazdaParts" is just a retailer for Mazda and really nothing to do with Mazda Corporate.

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  • NOT A TA
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    So you could buy a bigger heavier faster car in '70 for less money and that's without even correcting if modern tires were put on the old car. What's the marketing group trying to do here? Show that you get less for your money now?

    I could see them using lateral G statistics, gas mileage, emissions, or other things to make the Mazda look good but I don't see what this "infographic" shows that helps them sell Miatas..

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  • Loose Caboose
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    It is amazing.

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  • passmenow
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    are they selling chevys or miatas?
    braking and G meter results?

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