From: Michael Press <rubrum@pacbell.net>
Subject: Re: should I consider the corvette zora?
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Subject: Re: should I consider the corvette zora?
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In article <ou3bc8$1nun$1@gioia.aioe.org>,
 CtrlAltDel<altiemcd@aol.com> wrote:

> On Thu, 09 Nov 2017 19:46:46 -0800, Irish Ranger wrote:
> 
> > On Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 9:00:08 AM UTC-5, michael anderson
> > 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)....
> > 
> > When I hear some one talking about wanting a car with these big souped
> > up engines, I always have the same question.  Where do you drive them? 
> > Do you own a race track?  Do you own a 10,000 acre ranch some where?  Or
> > are you one of those guys who go racing around trying to do twice the
> > legal speed limit?  Risking criminal charges and causing a serious or
> > fatal accident?
> > 
> > In my area the highest speed limit is 65 mph.  Why would I want a car
> > that can go 140 mph?
> 
> Safety is a factor in engine displacement.  When you need to quickly 
> remove yourself away from another speeding vehicle, the big engine is 
> well worth the extra cash.

Why I bought the V8 instead of the V6.
 
> Only those that love themselves need buy these marvels of engineering.  
> If you just don't give a damn about yourself, buy a cheap vehicle with an 
> engine that belongs in a go-kart.

-- 
Michael Press