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Stop&TurnFreak 10-16-2007 07:59 PM

New Track Toy, need Opinions from my RX8 Brethern
 
Well, after much hemming and hawing, I was content to just mod my old mustang and wait on the STi, till I saw this.

http://www.nissanusa.com/img/wallpapers/z/z_06_800.jpg

It is the new Nismo 350Z. Watch the quick vid, but for quick specs, SEAM-WELDED Chassis from the factory, built by their racing division, just a tick of the Elise through the cones, stock, and the motor is bullet-proof. Man, I stopped, was looking at the car, and the sales guy begged me to drive it, as no one had been allowed (I am friends with the owner). So, I took it out to top off the tank, and just fell in love. The car is SO solid, and handles like it is on rails, even stock. I would hate to see this thing at the race track with some grippier R compounds. I am sure it may be as quick as my Evo was, well, maybe not , it is down 40whp, but still it would be a great car to build up. Not to mention, they are only making 1500 of them.

Am I crazy? Is this a car a 34year old should own? (Note Vid Below)


http://www.dpccars.com/car-videos/08...Nismo-350Z.htm

legokcen 10-16-2007 08:39 PM

I think it's great. Nimble, solid, reliable, fun to drive. What else would you like? I think it's a wonderful car. I just want to make sure I get a ride.

Stop&TurnFreak 10-16-2007 09:13 PM

It is so long since I have been on a track, I will have to run in HPDE 1.

legokcen 10-17-2007 05:58 AM


Originally Posted by Stop&TurnFreak (Post 2098821)
It is so long since I have been on a track, I will have to run in HPDE 1.

If you run HPDE 1, I'll be your instructor! :lol2:

L8APEX 10-17-2007 06:39 AM

at 34, if you can make it work with your kid, why not. my dad is almost 60, and he wants the black one.

Marietta 8 10-19-2007 08:18 PM

Neat car, not a Nissan fan but this one might do the trick. Stop talking about it and pull the trigger on something. I thought my girlfriend took forever to make a decision at dinner but Geeez Dave, you got her beat!

olddragger 10-19-2007 09:19 PM

wait for the 400Z coming around the corner
olddragger


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