So my brother needs help choosing a car.

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  1. s0neji

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    He thinks he wants an RX8, does he? If not what does he want in that price range, and why(?).
     
  2. Dismay

    Dismay Elitist Prick OT Supporter

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    shut up
     
  3. carabuser

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    G35C cuz its nice
     
  4. s0neji

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    03's with no AV > You
     
  5. s0neji

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    We looked, 6 speeds are like 35k, too expensive.
     
  6. Kyoso

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    RX-8 = poop

    Tell him to buy an RX-7 and use the extra money for turbo upgrades and shit. The RX-8 is slow and girly and for the money, you could probably pick up a used NSX or something halfway cool.
     
  7. BoypussY

    BoypussY game over.

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    used s2000, closest experience to a F1 racecar.
     
  8. carabuser

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    Then 350Z might do it instead of g35
     
  9. s0neji

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    I don't think he's looking to modify, I think he wants something good off the lot.
     
  10. Nacho

    Nacho Fancy words here.

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    S2k. Used or new. It's so high strung from the factory, it's a poor car to mod unless you're going to get really heavy into it, but it's a BLAST to drive in stock trim. Just change the tires and the oil periodically and you're good to go.
     
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    There's huge potential to get assraped on the price of a used RX7 and it'll be real tough to find one in great (safe) condition that isn't going to grenade because the previous owner was an asshat.
     
  12. 900stunna

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    You obviously have no experience in F1 racing and must be the local village idiot.
     
  13. Akira714

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    The RX-8 is more of a luxuary car then a sports car. The interior is alot nicer and larger then an Rx-7. Also it's new engine is more reliable because it's N/A instead of twin turboed. Rx-7s are nice sport cars, but they cost alot to maintain.
     
  14. s0neji

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    After test driving the Evo8 last night, he went with that, he's picking it up later today.
     
  15. BoypussY

    BoypussY game over.

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    with a name like that, that type of response is typical. :greddy:
     
  16. YesterdaysGone

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    sorry im gonna have to take a stab at you ... with a name like mine... have you any information to back that statement... ie have you driven every car, or more yet, have you driven an F1?!?!? im gonna need proof before i go tell my little brother to buy one... or at least an educated opinion.
     
  17. Nacho

    Nacho Fancy words here.

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    no other car revs to 9 grand off the showroom floor. F1 = high revving. S2000 (2.0Ls) = highest revving factory car availible for any reasonable cost.
     
  18. rph74

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    Good choice, good power stock, and plenty of potential down the road. A guy in town ran 12.47 in the ¼ with just intake, exhaust, and AFC, and some balzy launching.
     
  19. 127.0.0.1

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    if you get an S2K i would recommend getting a newer one. the 2.2 is a much nicer engine, even though it only revs to 8k now *tear*

    but the s2000 is a really great car for the money. and of course, its a honda, so it is good for a long life
     

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