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Technically speaking, every stretch of road ever built has an inherent speed limit. Design speed dictates design parameters such as length of sight lines and radius of curves; exceed it too much and you will meet the real limit even if your vehicle has plenty of power left.



A car is much more that the power output of its engine. It therefore has a role to play in this limit.

"Power is nothing without control" - Pirelli

"Fun is not a straight line" - BF Goodrich

"The analogy of the blog holds" - GP poster


For any given vehicle, the design of the highway given the design of the vehicle will impose a speed limit, which may be lower than the limit of how fast land vehicles can move, and may be lower than how fast the particular vehicle can move.

The analogy does hold for the purposes of a fluffy motivational blog post, of course.




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