ratios; top 40 of each drivetrain
A good way to compare cars is to take the ratio of power to weight,
and use cars with figures similar to one another. This way a race between others
in different cars can be discerned as a fair fight. So here's the top 40 for each
drivetrain. A couple of surprises await you. These graphs were made possible with
Microsoft Excel, a neat program for us statistically-minded freaks of nature.
Mid-engined/rear-engined, rear-wheel drive:
Front-engined, Front-wheel drive: