GT race cars equality

Discussion in 'Assetto Corsa' started by Rob Every, Oct 25, 2017.

  1. Rob Every

    Rob Every

    OK, I usually race online in this game, pretty much that means on public servers and GT based race with various cars available.

    I have noticed a difference in speed between some cars in the class but am wondering if I am missing something else?

    I think a few of the cars are fairly close, it seems the Corvette, 458 and 911 are a little quicker than everything else. Then a fairly close gaggle of M3, Z4, Lambo, R8. All feel different obviously and suit some more than others, but the first three are what the really quick alien types use to set silly lap times

    But my query is about the McLaren, not the 650, but the basic version. It does seem to be a slower car overall, even if you adjust the hell out it, it always pulls less speed on the straights, even with hardly any wing. I love driving it as it handles beautifully, steers well has great traction etc. But is dog slow.

    Am I missing a boost function or something? I remember when I first started playing AC I was in a server and someone mentioned a turn up the boost function? Or hot key. Do most cars start on a lower boost setting? I mention this as this is the only car in the class that is turbocharged is it not?
  2. Kinex


    the Ferrari 458 GT2 ,BMW M3 and Corvette C7 are faster than the other cars because they aren't GT3s
    I still don't understand why people race race GT2s and GTEs against GT3s
    Some cars you can change the Turbo Boost in either the setup screen or with the numberkeys 1-0
    1 being 10% Boost and 0 100% Boost
  3. Michael Hornbuckle

    Michael Hornbuckle

    GT3 cars don't have adjustable boost.

    I've been working on a personal leaderboard of times at Okayama and the other night it was time for the GT cars. Even on this small track I am several seconds slower than the aliens, and the only setup changes I made consisted of using soft tires with pressures adjusted (usually only a couple psi added all the way around), 15 liters of fuel, traction control off, and final gear ratio lowered to whatever value made the top speed in the 180ish range (only had to do this on two or three cars that had default set to 200+)
    Of course the cars can each be made quicker with full setups (that I am clueless about) but I simply wanted a baseline to see how much difference the speeds are. (again, in my not so capable hands)
    Here is what I ended up with:
    1:30.844 - Chevrolet Corvette C7R (S)
    1:30.873 - Porsche 911 RSR 2017 (S)
    1:31.351 - Ferrari 488 GT3 (S)
    1:31.436 - SCG 003C 2015 (S)
    1:31.467 - BMW M3 GT2 (S)
    1:31.603 - BMW Z4 GT3 (S)
    1:31.907 - Lamborghini Huracan GT3 (S)
    1:32.100 - Audi R8 LMS 2016 (S)
    1:32.171 - Mercedes-Benz AMG GT3 2015 (S)
    1:32.241 - Ferrari 458 GT2 (S)
    1:32.274 - MOD - BMW M6 GT3 (S)
    1:32.346 - Mercedes SLS AMG GT3 2009 (S)
    1:32.440 - Porsche 911 GT3 R 2016 (S)
    1:32.639 - Audi R8 LMS Ultra (S)
    1:32.665 - Nissan GT-R GT3 (S)
    1:32.679 - MOD - Bentley Continental GT3 (S)
    1:32.871 - MOD - Sareni Camaro GT3 (S)
    1:32.963 - McLaren 650S GT3 (S)
    1:33.175 - McLaren MP4-12C GT3 (S)
    1:33.293 - P4/5 Competizione 2011 (S)
  4. Rob Every

    Rob Every

    Where do you see what percentage boost is?

    And is default 100%?
  5. Brandon Wright

    Brandon Wright
    I may not be fast, but I'm wide! Premium

    Press the number keys along the top of the keyboard, you'll see an alert on-screen telling you what it has changed to. I think the default can vary from car to car, for example in the Porsche 917/30 if you set the boost to 100% your engine will blow after a couple laps because that's only meant for qualifying, thus the default boost level is lower than 100% (I believe). Not sure if you can adjust boost in any of the GT2/GTE cars though, you can't in the GT3s.
  6. JoelK


    The setup with certain cars make a huge difference because some default setups are really bad imo. For example on the same track(okayama) my times with Z4 GT3 were in the Default: 1.32.3ish and with my own setup my PB is 1.29.985
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  7. Rob Every

    Rob Every

    OK, will try it tonight

    Don't think the default setup in the McLaren is that bad, I don't know enough about them to really start messing about too much with damping etc, but my question would be, why on earth did they make the MP4/12 so damn slow!! I think even with a decent setup it would be!!
  8. JoOfTheCobre


    MP4/12 is slower in real life too
  9. ZethGAF


    It's an older, slower car that doesn't race with the newer ones.
  10. Billy Pilgrim

    Billy Pilgrim

    On the official AC forum, a guy has gathered all the data via RSR to come up with this:

    Here's the part relevant to GT3 etc.

    The first number is how many seconds slower a car is than the previous one in the list. The second number is the number of laps done by that car in the pool of data.

    Porsche 911 RSR 2017, 0.05, 362
    Tatuus FA01, 0.14, 666
    McLaren 650S GT3, 0.00, 167
    Chevrolet Corvette C7R, 0.37, 136
    McLaren P1?, 0.12, 85
    Lamborghini Huracan GT3, 0.19, 182
    Ferrari 458 GT2, 0.16, 465
    Audi R8 LMS 2016, 0.03, 122
    BMW Z4 GT3, 0.04, 229
    McLaren F1 GTR, 0.02, 72
    Nissan GT-R GT3, 0.04, 148
    Ferrari 488 GT3, 0.04, 224
    Porsche 911 GT3 R 2016, 0.05, 365
    Mercedes-Benz AMG GT3, 0.02, 143
    Ferrari LaFerrari, 0.02, 106
    Audi R8 LMS Ultra, 0.14, 154
    SCG 003C, 0.56, 103
    McLaren MP4-12C GT3, 0.10, 297
    BMW M3 GT2, 0.00, 183
    Porsche 918 Spyder, 0.44, 104
    P4/5 Competizione 2011, 0.08, 47
    Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 2017, 0.18, 650
    Lamborghini Huracan ST, 0.19, 48
    Mercedes SLS AMG GT3, 0.22, 88