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      01-24-2013, 03:28 PM   #926
GoingTooFast
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Drives: fat cars are still boats
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Originally Posted by Red Bread View Post
Low weight is fun, but driving my friend's Exige around US roads was not. That thing would get annihilated by a SMART car, much less every soccer mom in a Suburban or a GL63. The BRZ and S2k are right around the sweet spot of weight from a safety stand point. Much under 2,600 pounds or so seems to sacrifice too many things to civility and safety. My Miata lacking fender sound proofing sure was annoying on rainy days.
Man,

You asked for a track toy... I 'gave you' one of the best - a 1120 kg Toyobaru with stock engine. Period.

For every other use you can come up with you've just pointed out why the Toyobaru, even in its current form, is such a GEM, it has NO parallel!
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