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Bike vs. Car Equivalency

Discussion in 'General Motorcycling Discussion' at netrider.net.au started by dale, Mar 7, 2006.

  1. Ok, so what matches up with what?

    Ducati = Ferrari?
    VFR800 = Camry?
    Z50 = Goggomobile?



    Open the floodgates!!!

    :grin:
     
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  2. Basically.. in my opinion you could compare all the sporty 250's to cars like the wrx, 200sx and GTS-t... but only to speeds like 100km/h after that there gone...

    most 5-600's can chomp anything on our roads today bare the worked GTR's, supras or big bore forced 8's.. .

    Now all the 1L's built in the last decade should not have trouble beating ANYTHING on our roads today..

    My $0.02
     
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  3. Riding the firestorm reminds me of driving the old 350 Monaro. Didn't handle the best but damn it was loud and fast in a straight line.
     
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  4. Ducati = Yes

    VFR800 = If a camry was realiable as a honda, faster then a turbo sports, had the fuel economy of a small hatchback and looked as great i'd be stocked. I don't think it is a fair comment. I don't see any Camry's doing 240km/h either

    Z50 = :LOL: i think my old man Maicoletta would be a better comparo there!
     
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  5. Virago = Toyota Corolla? :D :D

    My bike really does feel like my car sometimes. Except the bike is all one colour, has no dings (except for one small one) and it doesn't smell.
     
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  6. I would say Aprilla is more like Farrari
    and Dukes are more like Maserati
     
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  7. mv agusta f4 = lamborghini gallardo?

    r1/gsxr1000/fireblade = hsv clubsports?

    kawasaki er6n = mazda sp3?
     
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  8. Interesting...

    What about the Manufacturers who do both cars and bikes??

    Obviously BMW bikes would equate pretty closely to BMW cars...

    Honda's Fireblade = Integra 'R' Spec

    VTR250 = Civic

    But what about Suzuki?? How can you compare such beautiful machines such as the GSXR or the SV to sh1tboxes like the Vitara and the Swift?

    Hmmm...
     
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  9. Hey not going to argue about the Swift but the Vit is a damn good Small 4WD, at least a 2005 or earlier the 2006 is just an other tinny piece of crap wanabe 4WD
     
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  10. Suzuki GSX750F = Mitsubishi Magna (ie competent but unsexy)?

    Rocket III = Kenworth? :shock: :LOL:
     
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  11. Hey on the right racetrack the Suzuki Swift GTis used to quite often beat V8 Fords and Holdens, they were a great little car. I reckon any hot hatch probably has to be equivalent to a sports 250, not fast in a straight line but on a tight circuit can often chase down much larger, faster vehicles.
     
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  13. harley davidson = charger (or tractor, take your pick he he)
     
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  14. Goldwing = Winnebago

    Any Scooter = One of those stoopid 'Smart Cars'
     
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  15. FZ6S = Toyota MR2 :grin:
     
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  16. yeah I'd have to say..
    Harley= John Deer


    <runs>
     
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  17. ER-6N = Mazda 3 range. (Middle Range, funky new looks, good engine, good build quality)

    R1/GSXR1000/ZX10R = S15 Silvia (Japanese, Highly tuned engines, Great chassis and handling fast, exciting and often driven/ridden by wanna be racer boys)

    Ducati999R = Ferrari Enzo

    MV Augusta = Lamborgini Gallardo

    BMW tourers = BMW 5 and 7 series

    Busa/ZX12R = Supra
     
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  19. ZXR-250 = Golf GTI

    Small, tough and handles well, but lets face it, there are much sportier and quicker vehicles out there!
     
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  20. GPX250 = Morris Minor

    Say no more.
     
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