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Old 03-22-2012, 11:38 AM   #23
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Originally Posted by Chris_Lee View Post
I so hope that we don't have another S2000 repeat. Another cool sports car that almost does what it should. In my opinion at that price 200hp is just embarrassing. People are going to say cool car, to bad it's so slow.
It's going to be a niche car, no matter what. Hopefully it sells enough to justify continued production; only time will tell. It'll never be a high volume car. 200hp is plenty because the car is tiny, but that's the problem. What keeps cars like this in a small niche is their size.

I've seen a lot of people trying to compare the BRZ/FR-S to the Mustang V6, or to the Genesis Coupe. That's just silly talk. Those cars are in an entirely different class, they're significantly larger. I suspect a lot of the commentators haven't actually seen a BRZ in person yet. It looks great in pictures, and it makes me really sorta want one. Especially with the reviews. But the first time I saw it in person I realized it probably wouldn't be a great choice for my daily driver. It'd be like buying a Miata. Not gonna happen except as a third car.
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