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Old 05-25-2004, 12:49 AM   #1
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What is the difference in the engines/speeds?
The stock GTP runs high 14s in the 1/4 mile which is decently fast, and they look pretty mean with a ram air hood..
The SSEI is a bonneville... and I wants to stay true..
Both are about the same in price, and both look pretty sweet. They both have the supercharged 3.8, so why does the SSEI have a lower hp/torque rating than the GTP?
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the new GTPs have the Series 3 with a newer SC. The coupe GP will be faster than the Bonnie due to the reduced weight, but the bonnie has more substance to the interior.
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I think they have the same torque. Just the GP has 20 more hp.
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there is no "NEW" coupe... all 4 - doors (gay)
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there is no "NEW" coupe... all 4 - doors (gay)
You callin' sedans gay, boyo?
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The GTP and SSEi have the same powerplant and are rated teh same, except for the 04 GTP with the gen 5 SC. Those make 20 more HP. The bonneville is heavier though and this translates into a second slower than the GP in the 1/4. If you want speed get the GTP. If you want performance with luxury get the SSEi. The SSEi will never be as fast as a similarly modded GTP but remember most ppl dont mod their cars.

I suprise GTP'* on a regular basis.
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Sorry, i was talking about the older ones.
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I think the post was about the 00 GP and the 00 SSEi. Both cars have the same power plant rated at the same power/torq numbers. The SSEi is a bit heavier, but with a little work and reduction in wieght, I believe the Bonne can be moved close to GTP numbers. The GTP will always be faster with simulare moddifications, but it won't be as big a sleeper or nearly as comfortable. They were both desighned to take on different missions. They both do thier jobs well.
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It was just a post of 2000-2003 basically. The new models I know are different. My goal car is 14'* stock, then mod it up to 13s. Or.. an S4... that would be delicious.
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s4?
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