The best 10 cars of 2018 according to Car and Driver in braking

3/16/2018

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​In the rankings of the best 10 cars based on braking performance, Brembo braking systems definitely play a prominent role. Brembo brakes are the best in the world of competitions, as demonstrated by the Nascar, Formula 1 and IndyCar championships, won by cars equipped with Brembo braking components. But on street legal vehicles, they also provide performance unmatched by the competition.

The 10 best cars selected by Car&Driver are represented collectively by 23 different equipment packages that we placed in order based on braking performance: for each one, the distance covered to bring the vehicle to a complete stop from a speed of 70 miles per hour was measured.

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​​The contribution of Brembo brakes was decisive: of the 23 equipment packages tested, 8 cars out of the top 10 used Brembo brake systems. A sign of unmatched superiority.



 
THE BEST BRAKING

The absolute ranking of the 10 best equipment packages​​
CAR​ BRAKING 70-0 MPH (*)BRAKES
Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport convertible 129,0 piedi ​(39,3 m)Brembo
Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport targa139,0 piedi (42,3 m)​Brembo
Porsche 718 Boxster / Cayman (motore 2 litri)141,0 piedi (43 m)Brembo
Honda Civic Type R142,0 piedi (43,2 m)Brembo
Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio143,0 piedi (43,5 m)Brembo
Porsche 718 Boxster / Cayman (motore 2,5 litri)145,0 piedi (44 m)Brembo
Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 153,0 piedi (46,6 m)Brembo
Volkswagen Golf R154,0 piedi (47 m)-
Mercedes -AMG E43156,0 piedi (47,5 m)-
Audi RS3157,0 piedi (47,8 m)​Brembo


Note: distances in feet. One foot is equal to 30.48 cm. Therefore, 129 feet are the equivalent of 39.32 cm and 157 feet equal 47.85 cm.



 
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