Subject: Re: should I consider the corvette zora?
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
> 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.