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Do all cars reach the maximum speed printed on the speedometer?

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Answer #1 | 19/12 2013 22:05
Speedometers have often been shared across multiple vehicles. Each modern vehicle will be electronically limited to a certain speed. It likely will not be same as the max on the speedometer
Answer #2 | 19/12 2013 22:08
No, it depends on the car and whether the manufacturer limits the speed. As an example, BMW limits the maximum speed based on the tires ordered for the car. For the 5 series, Performance tires = 155mph max, all season tires=135mph max.
Answer #3 | 19/12 2013 22:27
No, it depends. i have tried so many times. Suzuki never reach But successful with Toyota cars. i did't drive BMW or expensive brands.
Answer #4 | 19/12 2013 22:38
no, you can have a speedometer that reaches 200 km but then the real top speed can vary
Answer #5 | 20/12 2013 04:25
Not at all. The car I learned in was an ex-NY taxi cab and had a top speed of about 90 mph but a speedometer that maxxed out at 140 mph. For a while in the 1980s American cars were not allowed to indicate speeds above 85 mph.
Answer #6 | 20/12 2013 02:37
no. in nearly all cases it will read well in excess of top speed a car can reach. several reasons why but no need to go into details.

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