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Old 03-10-2009, 05:19 PM   #1
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370z vs. Soltice GXP vs. RX-8 vs. 135i

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Old 03-10-2009, 06:37 PM   #2
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Old 03-10-2009, 06:40 PM   #3
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Anyone think the SS will be able to beat that 135?

That thing is quick. The numbers seem to be on the SS's side!
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Old 03-11-2009, 12:20 PM   #5
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GOOO MAZDA!!!! if only mazda added 50hp to the car it would rock the socks off every car in this test.

wow that 370z can BOOT. those numbers are amazing. the bmw 135 is ugly as sin. i dotn car how fast it is the looks are brutal. i cantt say much about the solstice cause its just a waste of life.

the real competitior for the camaro SS is the as its overall the better performer.
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Old 03-13-2009, 11:23 PM   #6
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GOOO MAZDA!!!! if only mazda added 50hp to the car it would rock the socks off every car in this test.

wow that 370z can BOOT. those numbers are amazing. the bmw 135 is ugly as sin. i dotn car how fast it is the looks are brutal. i cantt say much about the solstice cause its just a waste of life.

the real competitior for the camaro SS is the as its overall the better performer.
Did you just say that the Solstice is a waste? That car's level of badassery is way higher than anything else in the test. If we could only accurately measure badassery, then we'd be able to see just how much more badassery comes standard in the Solstice than any of those other cars.
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Did you just say that the Solstice is a waste? That car's level of badassery is way higher than anything else in the test. If we could only accurately measure badassery, then we'd be able to see just how much more badassery comes standard in the Solstice than any of those other cars.


What is it that makes the GXP more badass than the other competitors?
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Old 03-14-2009, 01:13 AM   #8
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What is it that makes the GXP more badass than the other competitors?
i've only driven the 2.2, so i can't tell you. i need to find a GXP somewhere so i can find out
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GOOO MAZDA!!!! if only mazda added 50hp to the car it would rock the socks off every car in this test.

wow that 370z can BOOT. those numbers are amazing. the bmw 135 is ugly as sin. i dotn car how fast it is the looks are brutal.

the real competitior for the camaro SS is the as its overall the better performer.
Mazda needs to give up on the rotaries. They just don't make sense unless they're turbocharged like the old 13B and 20B. Now if Mazda would just drop in the four cylinder turbo from the Mazdaspeed6 in the RX8, they'd have a winner.

Those 135s are easy and cheap to modify. ~380-400 whp is a straightforward proposition. Too bad the thing looks more effeminate than Prince.
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Hey Gator you know where I stand!!! Oh and theres no way that GXP has more badaseery then the Z NO FN WAY LOL
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