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Incidentally, are you sure of those gear ratios, especially of it revving out in 4th? 150k at 4500rpm is 33.3km/h per 1000rpm, a bit short for the power but not uncommon for sportier models. If it revs out at 6400, it'd be doing 213km/h; 200k would be bang on 6000rpm, which I expect is probably the stated max power. The 186k that others mention is more like ...


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If we go just by the speedometer rather than GPS or laser timing rigs, I've had decidedly north of 200km/h from a 106 BHP car (a Megane Sport, which is maybe more aerodynamic than a Corsa but has a larger frontal area/body skin area and more weight) which what sound like similar gear ratios. I think officially it was rated for somewhere in the low 190s, but ...


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I would look at the clutch before anything else, when you first turn the car on, move the clutch in and out slowly and listen closely to see if you hear any odd noises in any certain area of the clutch pedal travel. It sounds like the clutch isn’t fully disengaging when you push it, and you are feeling the synchros in the transmission clash as a result. Does ...


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