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Old 05-01-2012, 11:06 PM
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Originally Posted by fuz View Post
It's interesting, but too one-sided in the performance department in my opinion. Needs more power (torque notably), even at the expense of a bit more weight to be a better rounded vehicle.

For all their effort, I suspect it's only slightly faster than a properly spec-ed Miata. At least it costs less.
But that is missing the point. Toyota wanted (needed) a proper lightweight sports car that was fun to drive. The words "fast" and "well-rounded" and "luxury" were never discussed.

For what they were seeking, they seem to have nailed it.

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