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Old 04-30-2012, 09:15 AM
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Originally Posted by OBS3SSION View Post
I'm impressed that they decided to make an old-school sports car. It's light and nimble and designed to handle well and be fun to drive. I think everyone who wants more power, turbo/supercharger, fatter tires, etc. is missing the point. The Miata was considered one of the best driving cars for years even though it was tiny, had a small motor and skinny tires. Think of this as a Miata with a roof.
You hit the nail on the head.

I race a Porsche Boxster for fun. It has about the same power/weight ratio as the 86/BRZ/FR-S (200 hp), and it is an absolute joy to drive on the track.

I'd buy this little car in a heartbeat.

- Mike
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