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Old 06-13-2003, 12:10 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i got a pic of one in the showroom, but for 90 grand?? yeah, it's the most liveable supercar, it's as easy driving as a civic, but for 90 grand for a honda? i don't know about that. i saw a 996 targa drive by, and i was wondering if i'd rather have the 996 than the acura. yeah, i'm positive i would. that thing was hot, and the glass roof was : :
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Old 06-13-2003, 12:21 PM   #2 (permalink)
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its a 3.0 liter engine...250+HP etc. for 90grand i would expect something more...umm like a v8 or a v12!! with umm 400+HP!!
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its a 3.0 liter engine...250+HP etc. for 90grand i would expect something more...umm like a v8 or a v12!! with umm 400+HP!!
it performs on par with the M3 and Carrera though. it has 290hp. and there are rumors of a hybrid NSX coming.....
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it performs on par with the M3 and Carrera though. it has 290hp. and there are rumors of a hybrid NSX coming.....
yeah but the NSX is like double in price compared to the M3. Is the NSX lightweight? is that why it performs great?
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the nsx does nothing for me, i agree with donut that 90 grand for a honda is crazy btw donut, how was the TSX test drive?
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the nsx does nothing for me, i agree with donut that 90 grand for a honda is crazy btw donut, how was the TSX test drive?
he didnt get to do it, they were out of stock
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drive the car...its awesome - then judge. I still dont think its worth $90k but its a great car. Just because its Honda doesnt mean it drives like a Civic guys. ITs like saying that the Audi RS6 drives like a VW jetta.

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yup, I refuse to pay 90k for a car with a tuned up accord V6.
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you gotta admit, the styling is very attractive. i like it a lot. i was suprised how narrow the tires were though. up front they were 215, in the rear they were 255. that's pretty small for a car this caliber. and they're 17 inches. i assumed they would be 18's
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you gotta admit, the styling is very attractive. i like it a lot. i was suprised how narrow the tires were though. up front they were 215, in the rear they were 255. that's pretty small for a car this caliber. and they're 17 inches. i assumed they would be 18's
hahaha my bros 330 has bigger and wider rims!
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Originally posted by SpeedsterBMW+Jun 13 2003, 06:31 PM--></span><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (SpeedsterBMW @ Jun 13 2003, 06:31 PM)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'> <!--QuoteBegin--donutchow@Jun 13 2003, 08:26 PM
you gotta admit, the styling is very attractive. i like it a lot. i was suprised how narrow the tires were though. up front they were 215, in the rear they were 255. that's pretty small for a car this caliber. and they're 17 inches. i assumed they would be 18's
hahaha my bros 330 has bigger and wider rims! [/b][/quote]
there must be a reason for those size tires, maybe it's the optimal performace since the car is aluminum or something.
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you gotta admit, the styling is very attractive. i like it a lot. i was suprised how narrow the tires were though. up front they were 215, in the rear they were 255. that's pretty small for a car this caliber. and they're 17 inches. i assumed they would be 18's

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ehh....some of the best exoits/sports car in the world use 18" rims, the M5, the lambo, ferrari, etc....
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optimum rim size is really dependant on the width and wheelbase of a car, plus the suspension geometry. I'm sure that 17" is plenty for an NSX. hell, 16" is optimal on my miata.
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optimum rim size is really dependant on the width and wheelbase of a car, plus the suspension geometry. I'm sure that 17" is plenty for an NSX. hell, 16" is optimal on my miata.
i was reading in Car magazine, i thnik the british one, that the NSX was one of the favorite cars tested by the drivers because of it's easy as hell to drive
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