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Old 09-13-2019, 08:58 AM   #29
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I wouldn’t worry too much about having 3 Subarus, who cares what other people think. It sounds like you don’t have a shortage of cars, it might be worth waiting for the next gen 86/BRZ. If rumours are true, @Tcoat loves a rumour , it should be out in a couple of years and it might fit the bill more than the current gen.

If it doesn’t, buy the current gen used.

I can’t think of many sports cars in your price range, especially since you’ve sworn off Porches etc. Miata/MX5, which you’ve said. New Fiat Abarth 124? Miata/MX5 with a turbo motor basically, worth a test drive. I like the look of the 124 better than a Miata/MX5. Otherwise go a BRZ.

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Old 09-13-2019, 02:36 PM   #30
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BRZ if you want handling or 370Z if you want more power.
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If I had a stock BRZ, I wouldn't buy a faster second car. Power is addictive. If your second car is WRX, I am afraid you may feel BRZ weak and start driving WRX in the summer as well. If I had WRX already, I would buy Miata so that I could at least go topless in the summer.
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BRZ if you want handling or 370Z if you want more power.
Have you ever sat in a 370? I find the seating position horrible. It could be my height but it feels like youíre sitting on a stack of books. I like them but canít do it. Great car though
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I am surprised you can tolerate the CVT with such a big car. If it had a decent 6 or 8 speed, I would have already owned one.

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Sure the CVT acts funny sometimes. I guess I don't really care since it's the "carry kids around so driving experience doesn't matter" car.
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My wife and I have a BRZ tS and 2 WRXs. We used to have a Crosstrek as well, but I recently swapped that for another WRX. I couldnít ask for a better combo. WRX for my all around daily and dog hauler, and the BRZ as my weekend/track toy!
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