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Old 02-28-2009, 06:04 PM   #1
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Drove 370z today

Very nice car. fast and handles very well sounds good and looks much better than the 350z. even got to open it up against a older man in a vette.(he started it). i wish i had a camaro to compare with .ive seen one but couldnt get iin it so not a fair test. very tempting though
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Old 02-28-2009, 06:07 PM   #2
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It's supposed to be a very nice car, but I wouldn't want to go with a company that doesn't care enough about their performance brands to fix devastating problems with the flagship model, the GT-R. If the Corvette's transmission exploded every time you pushed a button, then it would probably scare all of us away from any other GM performance car. I think we should be able to say the same thing about Nissan.
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Old 02-28-2009, 06:17 PM   #3
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BTW, the 370z is no where cool as the Camaro
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Old 02-28-2009, 06:48 PM   #4
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It's supposed to be a very nice car, but I wouldn't want to go with a company that doesn't care enough about their performance brands to fix devastating problems with the flagship model, the GT-R. If the Corvette's transmission exploded every time you pushed a button, then it would probably scare all of us away from any other GM performance car. I think we should be able to say the same thing about Nissan.
well, you could say GM doesn't care because the interior of a corvette looks like it came straight from a '95 cavalier. i guess it's easy to make up a reason to dislike a car...
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Old 02-28-2009, 08:09 PM   #6
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Yeah, the 370Z is cool...but not that cool. BTW it only looks good in silver.
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Old 02-28-2009, 08:59 PM   #7
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well, you could say GM doesn't care because the interior of a corvette looks like it came straight from a '95 cavalier. i guess it's easy to make up a reason to dislike a car...
I'm not just trying to make up reasons not to like the car. My first car was a Nissan Altima until someone hit me in their company's Yukon XL. I had a college friend who drove around a 240SX that he had extensively modified. When I used to do door-to-door, I stopped by a prospect who was cleaning his classic Nissan outside and talked cars for about an hour that I should have been selling stuff. I had a lot of faith in Nissan until they overlooked what is perhaps the most obvious possible failure in automotive engineering. If you install a button that makes parts of the car blow up, then remove it or write "Self-Destruct" on it. After that fiasco, I need to rebuild my faith in Nissan's performance cars.

I like the simplicity of the Corvette's interior!
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Old 02-28-2009, 09:07 PM   #8
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i was just saying its a very nice car. im losing faith in a failing company,but i want to buy american and do my part to prevent communism
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that's a nice way to put it
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Old 02-28-2009, 09:16 PM   #10
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One thing about the nissan is it EXTREMELY TINY. i fit in a camaro and boxter and cayman....but i cant sit comfortably in the 370z. its just way to small on the inside
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Old 02-28-2009, 09:27 PM   #11
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im only 5'10 so no prob there. im gonna think on it for awhile.i like the looks of both cars and with options bout the same price.
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Old 02-28-2009, 10:09 PM   #12
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i was just saying its a very nice car. im losing faith in a failing company,but i want to buy american and do my part to prevent communism
i agree with you except for the communism part....until you lived in a country with comunism as i have then you dont know what it is....and what we have here is not and never will get to be communism.

back on topic...the Z is sick
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Old 02-28-2009, 10:21 PM   #13
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that's a nice way to put it
I say it because it reminds me of a simpler time—one without GPS, pop-up screens, wood trim, dual climate control, and all of the other unnecessary luxuries that take away from time spent thinking on the issue of how to make it sportier. What I love about the Corvette is that it represents the best sports production that GM has to offer. The goal of the Corvette is to sport GM's sports technology, and it does that by focussing on the fundamentals of performance rather than the badassery of the interior design.

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i was just saying its a very nice car. im losing faith in a failing company,but i want to buy american and do my part to prevent communism
If you don't buy American, then you are a communist!
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Old 03-01-2009, 12:28 AM   #14
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Old 03-01-2009, 01:00 AM   #15
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Old 03-01-2009, 01:56 AM   #16
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It's a great car, but not enough torque or room for me.

I am only buying American brands too.

As far as the GTR, leave it alone already.

Buy a Camaro and forget about the rest.
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Old 03-01-2009, 07:51 AM   #17
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Nissan fixed the GT-R last month with a new software for the launch control. Instead of the car launching at 4,500 RPM, it launches at 3,500. This is better for the transmission. Also they smoothened up the clutch transaction.


OK- Now on to the 370Z. When I sat in it at the autoshow, I felt cocooned and wrapped in it like i was wearing it. It felt awesome. The Camaro could only dream of an interior like the 370Z's. Also the 370Z has awesome track numbers. 0-60 4.7, Skidpad .99g.
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Old 03-01-2009, 07:56 AM   #18
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i just liked how small it was the camaro is kinda big im like 5ft 8
soo i look kinda funny in the camaro
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Old 03-01-2009, 09:37 AM   #19
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i just liked how small it was the camaro is kinda big im like 5ft 8
soo i look kinda funny in the camaro
No one will look funny in a Camaro, a Nissian now that's a different story!
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Old 03-01-2009, 10:59 AM   #20
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well, you could say GM doesn't care because the interior of a corvette looks like it came straight from a '95 cavalier. i guess it's easy to make up a reason to dislike a car...
One nice cavalier!
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Old 03-01-2009, 11:15 AM   #21
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Both the 350Z and the 370Z make me feel like I have been wrapped in a straight jacket and then shoved into a tin can. They are, without a doubt, not a car for me. A friend of mine has a 350Z 'vert and I don't even like to ride in it.
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Old 03-01-2009, 11:36 AM   #22
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well, you could say GM doesn't care because the interior of a corvette looks like it came straight from a '95 cavalier. i guess it's easy to make up a reason to dislike a car...
Um when was the last time you looked/sat in a vette?
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Old 03-01-2009, 11:55 AM   #23
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Um when was the last time you looked/sat in a vette?



Ill admit the materials used on a Vette are not up to par with other cars in the $$ range, but its done very tastefully.



As for the Z... amazing.
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Ill admit the materials used on a Vette are not up to par with other cars in the $$ range, but its done very tastefully.



As for the Z... amazing.
The interiors now are way better than they were of times past. They still have room for improvement though...but I am happily satisfied. My buddy has a LP 640 and that interior is not worthy of the price tag of the car..yeah function over form but give me a break
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The Z is definitely on my list, but I'd probably have to get it used.
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