From: Michael Press <rubrum@pacbell.net>
Subject: Re: should I consider the corvette zora?
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From: Michael Press <rubrum@pacbell.net>
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Subject: Re: should I consider the corvette zora?
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In article<13ce8790-cb76-4f43-946a-92d8d59be1ef@googlegroups.com>, tim.vanwagonerspam@gmail.com wrote:
> In article<rubrum-1D0E6B.13150309112017@news.albasani.net>,
>  Michael Press<rubrum@pacbell.net> wrote:
> 
> > In article<2e695adc-22fd-45b8-8f6c-a32941b22a20@googlegroups.com>,
> >  michael anderson<mianderson79@gmail.com> wrote:
> > 
> > > On Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 10:52:57 AM UTC-6, Michael Press wrote:
> > > > In article<8e29bc09-c0c3-4a88-9d40-87d65925801d@googlegroups.com>,
> > > >  michael anderson<mianderson79@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > 
> > > > > On Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 7:14:19 AM UTC-6, The Cheesehusker, 
> > > > > Trade Warrior wrote:
> > > > > > On Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 8:53:59 PM UTC-6, michael 
> > > > > > anderson wrote:
> > > > > > > that is supposed to come out sorta soon?
> > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > It's the mid-engine corvette.  
> > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > It looks like it's going to be a direct competitor and priced in 
> > > > > > > the same ballpark(maybe a little less) than the audi r8 as the 
> > > > > > > only practical mid engine supercars you can drive frequently.  
> > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > Being mid-engine and being much more expensive than a typical 
> > > > > > > corvette, it will also avoid the 'corvette stigma' that 
> > > > > > > previously scares me off a corvette as a car choice.
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > Just get a Caiman - exotic enough for your purposes and reasonably 
> > > > > > priced
> > > > > 
> > > > > well thats what I have now, but it's not nearly exotic enough and it 
> > > > > also just doesn't have enough ooomph under the hood.  I want 
> > > > > something with at least 500+ hp, preferrably 550+.  My cayman has 
> > > > > 350(granted in a very small/light car, but still)....
> > > > 
> > > > To me enough oomph gets me 70-100 in so little time that
> > > > the slow-poke in front does not know what happened.
> > > > That is plenty enough to get along in city driving.
> > > > (Naturally aspirated V8, 385 HP in a 4000 pound car)
> > > 
> > > that setup in a 4000 lb car isn't going to be nearly quick enough for me 
> > > though 
> > > or have enough low end torque
> > 
> > 80 mph @ 2000 rpm works for me.
> 


> Why not Lexus? Probably because the average Lexus driver is 75 and the car is about as much fun to
drive as a riding lawnmower. Plus the front ends are ridiculously ugly in their latest refresh
attempt to look cool. 

I do not understand the question.

-- 
Michael Press