I agree. Go to corvetteforum and watch some vids of the C5's and Z06's reeling in M3's, Cobras and 911's with ease on road courses. $44k for a new Z06 with no mods. $55k for the M3, $80k minimum for a 911. Hell, another $10k in mods and you're looking at 550 to 750+rwhp and it's still cheaper than the M3.
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Wifes ride: 2004 BMW 325CiC - Titanium Silver w/black leather, xenons, sport/luxury packages, heated seats, black top.
My ride: 2003 Dodge Viper SRT-10 - Bright Silver Metallic w/black leather, black top, K&N Filtercharger, Belanger Tri-Y Headers, high-flow metal substrate cats, 3" Belanger exhaust. 160mph in 4th so far. Bone stock dyno = 449.4rwhp / 489.0rwtq
Our garage: '04 BMW 325CIC, '03 Tahoe Z71, '03 Viper SRT-10, '00 Mustang Coupe