I was racing a Ford Countour V6 and noticed how shitty the Northstar. In my 02 Deville performed. It was from a stop and I won but man it seriously lacks any low end torque! I remember that my 92 4.9 was pretty good just dissapointed that there is no realistic upgrades. The only thing I have found is a remote mount turbo from a company called STS and it would probably kill my low end due to the turbos having to spool up. Looks like my next caddy willl be a supercharged cts v when I can get a used one for 10 or so thousand or look into an infinity g35x they have at least some mods for them. Don't get me wrong I still love my deville just doing a small rant.