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      01-12-2007, 03:02 AM   #21

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Originally Posted by Romo View Post
Toyota has a lot of R&D done, they make the most reliable cars in the world, but making a fast car is some what different IMO, so with all due respect; there is a lot off work to do.........................................
You must never have driven a Supra. Nice and fast but the on/off nature of the turbos made them a trip to try to drive on a track.

I bet Swamp's ~3700 lbs guess is close. Its got a fundamentally better front suspension than the BMW. If they get the springs and shocks right it would put up a good fight. However, its unlikely they will give it enough tire to cope with the extra weight.

I would put it as a slight edge to BMW assuming Lexus sticks with their traditional soft spring/shock package. If they don't, it will be trouble.
Manual gearboxes, the rotary dial of cars.