Originally Posted by LittleHoov
another theory as to why they did it, although im positive the cheap>better prevailed...is that a 00+ bonnie is at least a couple hundred pounds heavier than say an Intrigue, and i know that i sometimes find myself wishing i had some low down grunt, let alone if i had a couple hundred more pounds to carry along...and Custom what kind of gear ratio does your Aurora have? i know i have a 3.05, which isnt too far from the 3.06 of most of the NAed series 2 cars..i guess it would technically be higher..i know i can cruise at 70 or a little above and not be turning 2k, whereas i used to turn 2k or a little over in the Bonnie...im like Custom having driven both the 3.5 is a blast once you get it revved up, i just wish i had that CAI on it.
My Aurora has the 3.27 Gear Ratio. (all 3.5 aurora'* have the 3.27) It moves pretty well with it. Even at low speeds it'* quicker than our SLE. (brother confirmed.. he owns the SLE.