timbo wrote:I wonder just how faster new cars might be. 2016 cars are already plenty fast in qualy and with those massive tyres and bigger wings and diffuser we might look at several seconds improvement. It may also appear that the drivetrain is just underpowered for the amount of grip.
I very much doubt the drivetrain is underpowered. Or rather, I very much doubt it's under torqued. Top speeds might suffer significantly, but I fully expect corner entry, exit, and early straight speeds to be *much much much* higher.
The current cars have *way* too much torque for their own good.