Why do we test cars – whether standard or modified
-- when we can ascertain what their ‘real
world’ power and torque is by running them
on a dynamometer?
Well, as much as SAC believes
in dyna testing and tuning, consumers believe
emphatically in numbers, and – while it
is not necessarily the best measure of a vehicle’s
performance capability – the 0 – 100
km/h acceleration test in particular.
this end, SAC Holdings has not only invested in
its own high-tech testing equipment, but also
makes use of the services of Roadworks, a company
which has vast experience in the field of product
and Holdings use similar test equipment (the acclaimed
VBox, which uses the network of global positioning
satellites to determine vehicle speed), which
is also used by many magazines and motor manufacturers
around the world.
In recent years, the majority of SAC conversions
have been put to the test at Gerotek,
a former military test facility outside Pretoria
which enables testing to be carried out in an
accurate and repeatable manner under strictly
The result is information
that you, the customer can believe in.