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Pros: Bose sound system
Cons: headrestfun to drive. great look. great features
Riding on Rails
Cons: Needs more powerMet the wife's 'family car' criteria of 4+ seats and 4 doors. Handles every situation with poise and conviction. A bit underpowered for the class, but where others get straight line power the RX8 more than makes up for it in the handling department. It would be nice if 6th gear was at a better ratio to help out with highway milage rating. Incredibly quiet considering the 9,000 RPM redline.
Pros: rotary engine
Cons: seats a bit unforgiving after 4 or 5 hours
Advice: You will love it!!A tad uncomfortable on a very long drive(400+ miles), but then all cars likely are. Otherwise, the performance (particularly on curves!) is outstanding. And the appearance inside and out simply can't be beat! RXs once upon a time sucked up oil, but no longer! This is a pleasure to look at and to drive.