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Old 04-06-2019, 06:02 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by [email protected] View Post
I'm not really sure that the myth of poor handling is accurate with the S550's. The Performance Pack 2 offering is an awesome handler. I get the SC2's have something to do with it but even with them off of my car handles very well for what it is. The amazement is of course the 460 HP 7k rpm engine but the suspension isn't far behind.

As for this I would suspect they offer a 2.7 EB with a bit more HP than the 2.3. The other option I could see is Ford offering the PP2 setup on the 4 cylinder. I imagine with the SC2's and other suspension bits it would be a hoot with a 4 cylinder turbo. Being able to mash the gas and having the car grip and go will do a lot for the fun meter.
It handles poorly relative to the Camaro. Fortunately for Ford, GM can't figure out how to design a car that people want to daily drive no matter how well they otherwise perform.

I think the gig is up for the Transformers styling that started back with the 5th gen and the new corporate front end is hideous.
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