acceleration time

acceleration time

[ak‚sel·ə′rā·shən ‚tīm]
(computer science)
The time required for a magnetic tape transport or any other mechanical device to attain its operating speed.
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The petrol engine in the CLS 450 develops 367hp making it the quickest of the three with a 0 to 60 acceleration time of 4.
The figures are immense -power increased to 660bhp, a 0-62 acceleration time of a mere 3.
The figures are immense power increased to 660bhp, a 0-62 acceleration time of a mere 3.
It comes in the shape of the 488 GTB, replacement for the 488 Italia and boasting a 3,902cc turbocharged V8 powerplant - power increased to 660bhp, a 0-62 acceleration time of 3.
The TCT gearbox reduces 0-62mph acceleration time to 7.
0-litre, 170bhp engine with a top speed of 140mph and a 0-62 acceleration time of 8.
FORD have started production of the new Fiesta ST - the first production Fiesta to record a 0-62mph acceleration time of under seven seconds - at their assembly plant in Cologne, Germany.
Performance is leisurely, with a 0-60mph acceleration time of more than 13 seconds and a top speed of just under 110mph.
The V8 engine lurks beneath the bonnet of the 650i Convertible model, with twin turbochargers giving a power output of 407bhp for a 0-60mph acceleration time of about five seconds, an electronically limited top speed of 155mph, economy of 27mpg and a CO figure of 243g/km.
The optional Powerkit increases the top speed of the four-seater GT to 190mph and shaves the 0 to 60 acceleration time down to 3.
The Ferrari 599 GTO model ensures 0-100 km/h acceleration time of just 3.
With a top speed close on 200mph and 0 to 60mph acceleration time of 3.