Why does it take longer for a car to accelerate from 5-60 than 0-60?

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June 23, 2019 / By Paulene

Question: Simple physics cant explain why a car accelerates faster from a complete stop (0-60mph) than a "rolling start" (5-60mph). Can somebody explain? For all you skeptics out there who say this isnt true I have gathered this data from Car & Driver. 0-60 mph 5-60 mph 2004 Acura TSX 7.2 sec 7.7 sec 2006 Corvette Z06 3.6 sec 4.3 sec If you still dont believe me I challenge you to look up these stats for ANY car in ANY magazine!

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