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Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-12-2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,601
Posted By Re_Invention
serialk11r, It's the golden age of sports cars...

serialk11r,
It's the golden age of sports cars in America. It's going to be so much fun when 'affordable' sports cars get below the 2s threshold. I can't wait to see where progress takes us.
...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-11-2017, 06:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,601
Posted By Re_Invention
With a targa top they could comfortably push up...

With a targa top they could comfortably push up to $60k and still undercut the 4C spider by 10+% ($6,000+) or full convertible/hardtop 718S by up to 15+% ($8-10,000+) while being competitive with the...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-11-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,601
Posted By Re_Invention
I hear ya... but I'm very willing and hoping the...

I hear ya... but I'm very willing and hoping the marketspace would prefer the extra weight both for stability (put that battery ahead of the driver!) and what extra torque it could afford with a...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-11-2017, 10:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,601
Posted By Re_Invention
Ah hah! I forgot the S660. Yeah this is a dead...

Ah hah! I forgot the S660. Yeah this is a dead ringer for it huh, lots of similar styling. :cheers:
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-10-2017, 04:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,601
Posted By Re_Invention
Looks great and while I see the cues it still...

Looks great and while I see the cues it still doesn't look Honda to me. Either way with lines like that I'd love a convertible version, or at least a targa top. Throw in low torque hybrid power...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 03-20-2017, 01:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,028
Posted By Re_Invention
Yes on entrance and gas. I don't know how much...

Yes on entrance and gas. I don't know how much gas I burn through, maybe ~60% of a tank in a session doing about 5-6 laps. I suggest the all inclusive because the difference works out to a few euros...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 03-19-2017, 03:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,028
Posted By Re_Invention
I can help you out here. I've rented a BRZ from...

I can help you out here. I've rented a BRZ from Ren4Ring previously and have put on 50+ laps around the Ring now over the past 5 or 6 years.

http://i.imgur.com/qJACqT7.jpg

I do not believe they...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 03-11-2017, 09:39 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,831
Posted By Re_Invention
I love the 7th gen Celica. Practical, cheap,...

I love the 7th gen Celica. Practical, cheap, reliable and sporty. Jack up the rear tire pressure and drop the front and it felt like the wheel base shrunk; you could get it to rotate a bit with...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 03-01-2017, 03:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,548
Posted By Re_Invention
http://www.negative-g.com/six-flags-great-america/...

http://www.negative-g.com/six-flags-great-america/2012/x-flight/SFGAM-5-10-2012-X-Flight-12.jpg

Looks like fun. Bring it to market for under $25k and I'll bite :cheers:
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 02-22-2017, 08:32 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,592
Posted By Re_Invention
Price points dictate the volume. Not enough...

Price points dictate the volume. Not enough profit to pander to 'affordable' enthusiasts; people don't like driving that much anymore, especially not manuals and especially not in the age of...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 02-21-2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,592
Posted By Re_Invention
That and the numbingly light steering feel with...

That and the numbingly light steering feel with no feedback! It's a big track platform, I didn't enjoy hustling the GS around cones either and it is hard to use anything outside and even including...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 02-07-2017, 12:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,557
Posted By Re_Invention
Sure, but that isn't necessarily a bad thing if...

Sure, but that isn't necessarily a bad thing if total gross profit revenue is increasing - it's inverse relationship between volume & margin. The 911 is no different, it was down 20.9% in November...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 02-04-2017, 11:05 PM
Replies: 2,336
Views: 407,312
Posted By Re_Invention
http://pictures.topspeed.com/IMG/crop/201201/2012-...

http://pictures.topspeed.com/IMG/crop/201201/2012-lexus-lf-lc-7_1600x0w.jpg

I'm very interested to see how these two make out.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 02-02-2017, 01:01 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 39,335
Posted By Re_Invention
I find it to be the absolute opposite. The more I...

I find it to be the absolute opposite. The more I see videos of the car, see the car in person and read/hear about it from journalists the more the car solidifies its position objectively - it's a...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 02-02-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,942
Posted By Re_Invention
Another +1 for Ballade Sports here. I was a...

Another +1 for Ballade Sports here. I was a customer of theirs for years and Alex the owner is a very stand up community driven guy. Best Honda shop in Southern California in my opinion!
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 02-01-2017, 05:06 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,902
Posted By Re_Invention
http://www.bobpenkhusmazdaatpowers.com/new/Mazda/2...

http://www.bobpenkhusmazdaatpowers.com/new/Mazda/2017-Mazda-Mazda+MX-5+Miata+RF-e6a4a9150a0e0adf47fda79cf69ddcd4.htm

I suspect we're gonna need to see more than a $2,000 discount to see sales...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 01-31-2017, 08:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,632
Posted By Re_Invention
Solid, love Radar Love and Darkest Hour! ...

Solid, love Radar Love and Darkest Hour!

Here are my top three to cruise around to.

The Rolling Stones - Midnight Rambler

I don't believe I will ever tire of this song, I think the tempo...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-31-2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 18,215
Posted By Re_Invention
The blistering quick, comfortable, safe, text...

The blistering quick, comfortable, safe, text while it drives and orders you a Starbucks do it all machine of the future - today!

http://buyersguide.caranddriver.com/media/assets/submodel/4877.jpg...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-30-2017, 09:03 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 18,215
Posted By Re_Invention
Some more fuel for the fire ...

Some more fuel for the fire

http://blog.caranddriver.com/more-details-emerge-on-hondas-s2000-revival/

TLDR -

Two stage electric boosting system; electronically driven supercharger,...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-24-2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,820
Posted By Re_Invention
Absolutely, at that price point and for the cheap...

Absolutely, at that price point and for the cheap costs to run - should you get 24-36 months out of it without sinking any money into it you'll be on par or up in the end vs any typical ICE commuter...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-24-2017, 12:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,820
Posted By Re_Invention
I recall those Leaf's being lease specials when...

I recall those Leaf's being lease specials when new - lots of incentives were used to get the initial selling price down to an 'accepted' price level for consumer appeal to do volume sales. Same...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-17-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,329
Posted By Re_Invention
Regulation is typically done by a state governing...

Regulation is typically done by a state governing body, retailers/franchisers sign fuel supply agreements with sellers. Those sellers aren't necessarily the fuel creators either - they can be...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-15-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 24,370
Posted By Re_Invention
I'm just ribbin' ya. Although I'm sure there is a...

I'm just ribbin' ya. Although I'm sure there is a certain experience Honda was gunning for with a 0.6 liter turbo cranking out all of 63 hp. Maybe the flat torque curve makes it better over a...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-13-2017, 06:04 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 24,370
Posted By Re_Invention
So... an entirely different car then :p

So... an entirely different car then :p
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 01-10-2017, 03:28 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 26,501
Posted By Re_Invention
Cheers Decay :cheers: I in fact dabbled with...

Cheers Decay :cheers:

I in fact dabbled with a 150 many years ago. But after a thorough cleaning and helping, she went off to a high bidder who was a Los Angeles Italian transplant that only drove...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 01-10-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 26,501
Posted By Re_Invention
Man I love motorcycling... Here's my 12 year...

Man I love motorcycling... Here's my 12 year trip.

It all started with a 1989 Hurricane

http://i.imgur.com/XJ8Nd1T.jpg

Which was a fantastic albeit heavy bike!

Then came time for an...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-09-2017, 12:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,072
Posted By Re_Invention
Wait... what? Haven't Toyota been out of Formula...

Wait... what? Haven't Toyota been out of Formula 1 for like 8 years?

And weren't they running small displacement naturally aspirated V8's still when they were last active!? I guess general engine...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-09-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2,336
Views: 407,312
Posted By Re_Invention
Yeah I imagine a corporate TTV6 would be the hot...

Yeah I imagine a corporate TTV6 would be the hot ticket but who knows - I didn't think Toyota/Lexus would maintain a screaming V8 this long. I just read an interesting article by Eddie Alterman in...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-08-2017, 05:52 PM
Replies: 2,336
Views: 407,312
Posted By Re_Invention
Yeah that Celica was wholly underappreciated,...

Yeah that Celica was wholly underappreciated, especially for taller folks - it was easy and comfortable for a 6'5+ individual to fit with helmet due to the really low seat mount and higher belt line....
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-08-2017, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2,336
Views: 407,312
Posted By Re_Invention
You think so? I think Toyota did great with the...

You think so? I think Toyota did great with the Scion brand when you consider it was only a marketing strategy which required far less capital investment than a new product range as it was all...
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