0-100

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

0 +‎ 100

Noun[edit]

0-100 (plural 0-100s)

  1. (automotives, Australia) A performance measure for automobiles, that measures elapsed time. The time taken for an automobile that starts from a standing start, and accelerates to 100 km/h (roughly 60 mph).
  2. (automotives, US) A performance measure for automobiles, that measures elapsed time. The time taken for an automobile that starts from a standing start, and accelerates to 100 mph (roughly 160 km/h).

Usage notes[edit]

In Canada, both these definitions are in use.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (term used in Australia): 0-60 (term used in the USA)