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Old 01-18-2012, 04:34 PM   #76
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The Gencoupe and the BRZ aren't even remotely comparable. The Gencoupe is a midsize car. I believe the buzz/marketing term is "Pony car." Midsize car with above average power.

I haven't seen a single positive complement for the Veloster's handling. And from what I read in the article they weren't changing the suspension, possibly misunderstood. I'd rather have a Focus hatch.


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Old 01-18-2012, 06:03 PM   #77
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I haven't seen a single positive complement for the Veloster's handling. And from what I read in the article they weren't changing the suspension, possibly misunderstood. I'd rather have a Focus hatch.
Except that the V's handling is pretty universally praised, right?
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Old 01-18-2012, 06:24 PM   #78
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Except that the V's handling is pretty universally praised, right?
NM, I found a couple, apparently there are some differences between trims. Some are soft while some are very stiff.

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Old 01-18-2012, 07:12 PM   #79
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NM, I found a couple, apparently there are some differences between trims. Some are soft while some are very stiff.
Except that the suspension is identical on each trim level of the car, right?

Wanna go for three?
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Old 01-18-2012, 08:41 PM   #80
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Some versions weigh 2800lbs, some 2600lbs. Opinions vary.
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Old 01-19-2012, 04:27 PM   #81
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I think those MPGs are going to be with regular unleaded like the Sonata Turbo. The GTI takes premium which was a bit of a turn-off for me.
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Old 02-02-2012, 04:35 PM   #82
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I was really, really excited about this car until I just found out the turbo version has a torque converter automatic instead of the dual clutch trans. Crap!
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Old 02-03-2012, 08:59 AM   #83
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I was really, really excited about this car until I just found out the turbo version has a torque converter automatic instead of the dual clutch trans. Crap!
I'm pretty sure it's available with an even better type of transmission...
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Old 02-03-2012, 09:31 AM   #84
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I'm pretty sure it's available with an even better type of transmission...
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Nah I am not disabled, but my knees are shot so a daily driven manual is out for me. In a perfect world I would get a manual sure, but right now for me it just isn't possible.
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Old 02-03-2012, 10:52 AM   #85
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I dont like the turbo on the seats. Makes it look cheap, then again being a Hyundai does the job pretty well on its own.
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Old 02-03-2012, 11:51 AM   #86
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A bunch of much higher end cars have things stitched on the seats.

Doesn't your Altima SE-R say SE-R on the seat back?
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Old 02-03-2012, 12:44 PM   #87
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A bunch of much higher end cars have things stitched on the seats.

Doesn't your Altima SE-R say SE-R on the seat back?

The Altima sucks even more than the hemorrhoid poking out my backside.
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Old 02-03-2012, 01:17 PM   #88
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I dont like the turbo on the seats. Makes it look cheap, then again being a Hyundai does the job pretty well on its own.
Yeah compared to the Ferrari and Porsche you have the Hyundai must look/seem pretty cheap.......oh, wait a second, you drive an old Impreza and a Nissan Altima........
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A bunch of much higher end cars have things stitched on the seats.

Doesn't your Altima SE-R say SE-R on the seat back?
Yeah, doesnt mean I like it.

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The Altima sucks even more than the hemorrhoid poking out my backside.
You drive a Kia why are you even talking.

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Yeah compared to the Ferrari and Porsche you have the Hyundai must look/seem pretty cheap.......oh, wait a second, you drive an old Impreza and a Nissan Altima........

I never said I owned any of those cars also I dont really think you know much about the altima se-r if you did you wouldnt be refering to it as cheap. Learn a little about the car then talk and the impreza is only an 06.

Sorry didnt mean to insult so many all the hyundai lovers. I guess there are a lot of suckers who fall for useless cars.
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Oh yeah, the Altima's interior is heaps nicer...
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Old 02-03-2012, 09:49 PM   #92
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I guess there are a lot of suckers who fall for useless cars.
Says the guy with the Altima SE-R
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Old 02-03-2012, 10:05 PM   #93
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Nissan makes some junk.

I sat in the Veloster turbo at the Detroit auto show. For what it is, I liked it inside. It's a little quirky but that's what you would expect.
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Yeah, doesnt mean I like it.



You drive a Kia why are you even talking.




I never said I owned any of those cars also I dont really think you know much about the altima se-r if you did you wouldnt be refering to it as cheap. Learn a little about the car then talk and the impreza is only an 06.

Sorry didnt mean to insult so many all the hyundai lovers. I guess there are a lot of suckers who fall for useless cars.
It's not that we are "hyundai lovers", but your comment about the turbo on the seat being "cheap" is just ridiculous IMO. You are basically saying that any car with a word stitched on the seat is cheap, even a car you yourself drives. I don't think a Corvette ZR1 is cheap because it says ZR1 on the seat do you? But it's okay for that car though because its not a Hyundai.
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Nissan makes some junk.

I sat in the Veloster turbo at the Detroit auto show. For what it is, I liked it inside. It's a little quirky but that's what you would expect.
Nissan is the Chrysler of Japan.
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I like it and its a 4 door.. 201hp 1.6 litre turbo motor.. sweet..
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Nissan makes some junk.

I sat in the Veloster turbo at the Detroit auto show. For what it is, I liked it inside. It's a little quirky but that's what you would expect.

Depends.. the new juke turbo motor thats rated at what 188 has been actually dynoing at the marked power and above... Thats impressive.

And the new 370z some are hitting 107-110 mph traps STOCK.. Thats not bad
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I think the Cheetah commercial is perfect and lets you know that Hyundia is not taking themselves too seriously. This is not a car to pull up to cars and coffee next to the Ferrari and start a fight. This is an affordable fun to drive entry level sports car, and I love that is being made.
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this thing should be called the wankster, its a wanker-mobile
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Great insight right here.
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