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Old 08-27-2003, 09:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
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RX-8 horsepower overstated

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Old 08-28-2003, 02:24 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Whatever happened to the rx8? It was in all the magazines and seemed like it was gonna be really popular but i haven't seen one. they have started selling them right?
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Old 08-28-2003, 02:26 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Whatever happened to the rx8? It was in all the magazines and seemed like it was gonna be really popular but i haven't seen one. they have started selling them right?
ya they are selling them.

see post #2 in this thread:
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Old 08-29-2003, 06:17 PM   #5 (permalink)
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i saw one the other day. Looks very nice. but not something i would drive untill i was like 25 and needed a reliable non fun car but still fun. Get what im sayin? A mix between a 4door altima and accord type and a e30 and mr2 and so on little fun cars. Btw he was going pretty fast and the car was (i joke not) totally silent!
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well,... hmmm... FOX. Have you driven the new RX-8? I bet its fun and crazy to drive, at least the faster version. I've only driven the RX-7, but i remember it to be a fast and fun car....nothing close to a family car like the altima or accord. The RX-8 and RX-7 are sports cars bro.

So if the RX-8, to my understanding, is supposed to be a better handling and better performing car than the previous one, then it must be kick ass. I heard theyre coming out with a turboed version next year.
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Whatever happened to the rx8? It was in all the magazines and seemed like it was gonna be really popular but i haven't seen one. they have started selling them right?
funny, 3 days after postin that i see a yellow rx8, looks better than i thought it would, still pretty gay.
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it's a sweet deal that they overrated the hp. everyone that bought one gets a check from mazda for $500 for apologizing!!!
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saw this on the freeway

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