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Old 07-16-2019, 03:53 PM   #71
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I don't think this gives the car and at least some Miata owners fair credit. Mazda is producing a legit minimalist lightweight sports car. Porsche should be but isn't... Boxster/Cayman make excellent luxury/sport Grand Tourers tho (and I say this as owner of an '11 base Cayman).
There is no disputing that the Miata Is Always The Answer, but with the price disparity, one should expect the Boxster to be more luxury/GT and the MX-5 to be lacking much of it.

Truly just a numbers game though, more power, more weight.. more luxury, more dollars.. More telescoping steering wheels(barring 2019), more cup holders.
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Geez dude, relax. No need to get so feisty. Insulting people is not nice, you must be one of the most abrasive Canadians I've ever interacted with.

I didn't follow because your not being clear with what your saying, I think its time for you to just take a deep breath and not get so defensive, no one is trying to insult you.
I will boldface everything for you from now on.
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I will boldface everything for you from now on.

Lol. Whats with the hostility? We can be friends, if your ever in SoCal send me a pm and I will buy you a beer.
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Lol. Whats with the hostility? We can be friends, if your ever in SoCal send me a pm and I will buy you a beer.
I see beer, I hit like(thanks).
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I think the Genesis coupe is crap. I'd take a Mustang over it any day.
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I think the Genesis coupe is crap. I'd take a Mustang over it any day.
Both are ugly.
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We have to give it credit for being a rwd car. Not too many affordable rwd spirts cars left nowadays
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Lol. Whats with the hostility? We can be friends, if your ever in SoCal send me a pm and I will buy you a beer.
Oh, now, DandoX, we should give ol @Jordanwolf some credit, he has become much more civilized over the past few months. I don't hardly have to him more than once a week now days. -


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I did some more test drives this weekend.

The Miata is still my favorite (with the 86 being #2). I might test drive a 370Z automatic, a BMW 2 series, or a Kia Stinger, but I don't think I'll change my mind.
Well, it sounds like you are getting it narrowed down. My suggestion is that if you want a roadster, get an MX5, if you want a coupe, get an 86.


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Just to add that brembo package includes TWO brembo front brakes, not 4. At least the twin packages with brembos don't cheap out and at least give you 4.
Fair but to the MX5's credit it also weights considerably less at around 2300 pounds. It probably doesn't need massive brakes in the rear so long it doesn't upset the brake bias.
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Fair but to the MX5's credit it also weights considerably less at around 2300 pounds. It probably doesn't need massive brakes in the rear so long it doesn't upset the brake bias.
Well considering the $3,770 before tax I think the consumer should at least get 4 brembos. Granted it comes with new wheels and for some reason that package also includes heated leather seats. Seems like a price gouge when they start bundling random things together in an optional bundle.

I actually really like the MX-5. However when I look at what it costs to buy one. Then the realization that all it can really do is transport two passengers and a couple grocery bags at max capacity. The idea goes out the window.
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