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Pros: Stump-pulling torque.
Cons: Boy-racer rear wing/spoiler. Should be a delete-option.
Advice: Do not drive unless you really want a new car because you will have to have it! Invest is a Passport.Do not test drive this car unless you have the funds to purchase it! This car brought a smile to my face. It is just what I have been looking for in a vast sea of 'appliances as transportation.' I have been in a continuius search for a car to love and I have now found it. Breathtakingly quick. Every drive is fun with vast torque on demand and quick. After spending 30 years owning cars from a Fiat 850, Vega, Rabbit, RX-7, 626, Accord, RX-7 (2nd generation), Merkur Scorpio, Acura Legend, BMW Z3, MINI Cooper, to my current Lexus GX470 - this vehicle is what I have been missing all these years. You don't have to speed to have fun, you just have to get from 0 to speed quick and the smile resumes. The SOUND reminds me of an old Ski Nautique inboard boat - what a throaty rumble - sounds better than a Harley! This is the car for a car lover nut who does not want to be 'in your face.' A rather stealth vehicle which is 'under the radar.' This car makes me enthusiastic again about my car. My Lexus is nicer, but this car is more fun.
Pros: Performance and interior comfort
Cons: rear seat entry
Advice: if your looking for a great performance car under 35,000 BUY IT !!!!If you pull up this car at a red light don't be fooled,there's a good chance you'll get your doors blown off.Great torque at any speed.very nice interior design.Great handling.Waiting for the 05' was worth it.
Pros: Everything, telescoping steering wheel
Cons: No Navigation
Advice: get in and rive it before judging. If you find one, they are sold out here before they come in.The car likes to be driven fast. Great cornering, acceleration, and comfort. I believe it looks great without a lot of plastic bolt-ons, and since I purchased the sport package which replaces some factory parts with more aggressive GM bumpers, side skirts, spoiler and a different exhaust, It does stand out more than the 04. I wish I could have gotten navigation systems but can get a built in locally for less than a bmw factoy option. The stick is very close ratio and strong, The new LS2 powerplant is flawless and full of guts. I figure I saved at least 10 to $20,000 over others I was considering. A very fun car. I may have to buy another, my wife has been gone all day with it, was due back hours ago!