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The newly built Nova gave us some great comparison numbers to chew on. In the 420-foot slalom, the Nova ran a personal best of 6.19 seconds through the cones. That translates to 46.9 mph-6 mph faster than stock. In the skidpad the Nova managed 0.94 g, compared to 0.74 g in its stock state. When it came to braking, we have a record test here. The best stopping distance we pulled from the Nova with its new Wilwood brakes was 112 feet. Compare that to the 174-foot distance in its stock form. Now here is something to think about: When the Nova stopped at its new 112-foot mark, the old stock Nova was still traveling at approximately 23-24 mph. That's fast enough to cause some serious damage. In our history of vehicle testing, we have never had a car stop in this short of a distance.