What does a stock 89 scorpio go 0-60mph?

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What does a stock 89 scorpio go 0-60mph?

Post by Khamroc » Sun Apr 11, 2010 6:37 pm

I cant find it anywhere..

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Post by scorpioaddict » Mon Apr 12, 2010 1:09 am

10 minutes

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Post by Mike McCreight » Mon Apr 12, 2010 7:10 am

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Re: What does a stock 89 scorpio go 0-60mph?

Post by tvissoc » Mon Apr 12, 2010 3:18 pm

Khamroc wrote:I cant find it anywhere..
Automatic, or 5sp? Not that I know either way...
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Post by FocusSVT » Mon Apr 12, 2010 8:51 pm

A quick google search came up with this article from a 1988 Popular Science article.

http://books.google.com/books?id=eXtrmP ... io&f=false

0 to 60 mph in 11 seconds seems to be the answer.

The article is kind of interesting. It is comparing the Scorpio to a Volvo 760 Turbo, Cadillac Seville, & a Lincoln Continental.
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Post by estep04 » Thu Mar 31, 2011 8:30 am

There is a stop watch in the scorpio...they must have known someone was going to ask this question...use it.
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Post by MerkurScorpio » Fri Apr 22, 2011 12:09 pm

I've managed a 9 second 0-60 in my Scorpio.
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Post by Bob Weir » Fri Apr 22, 2011 3:34 pm

Nose dive under braking is rather disheartening in photo in article 1988 Popular Science

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Post by aaul00 » Fri Apr 22, 2011 6:33 pm

Conclusion?

"Regardless, although our numbers favored the Volvo, my first choice is the Scorpio as the best in the lot, partly because it feels richer and has a supple feel and precise handling."

PopSci knows what's up. :thumb
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