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      08-22-2019, 12:55 PM   #727
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You mentioned you didnít know what 600-700 would do so I was just letting you know a jump from 400-600 hasnít reached that hypothetical Ďtipping pointí by most drivers who appreciate fast cars standards, I would confidently say.
I said their is a tipping point as to when you can feel a kick in the pants and when you can't, i never said you can't tell the difference between 400 and 700hp.

My comment re. 600+ HP is getting to legal (moderately illegal) speeds so damn quickly it hard to enjoy it unless you track it.
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I said their is a tipping point as to when you can feel a kick in the pants and when you can't, i never said you can't tell the difference between 400 and 700hp.

My comment re. 600+ HP is getting to legal (moderately illegal) speeds so damn quickly it hard to enjoy it unless you track it.
I didnít say you meant a difference from 400 to 700. It all depends on how much of an incremental jump weíre talking about. You can go from 400 to 415 and maybe not feel it but go from 400 to 475 or 500 and itís quite noticeable as is 400ish to over 600, itís stunningly obvious and enjoyable.
Donít agree with your second paragraph. I can get from 0-100mph in under 8 seconds( moderately legally) and me and anyone in the passenger seat or driving my car is enthralled by the rush. The fact that it gets there so quickly and requires much less real estate then slower cars to get up to triple digit speeds. One can easy back off throttle, brake and quickly get down to legal speed. Sort of like 0-100-0 the old standard performance test. Speeds up faster, slows down faster.

On a track itís even that much more enjoyable.
On the street and on the track, many have higher powered cars and enjoy them whenever and wherever they turn the key of hit the button to light them off.
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Sid it before and will say again, way, way too much F430 in this car, i can't look past it.
Thatís a good thing IMO. I constantly look for F430s and sometimes F360s. Some of the most beautiful Ferrariís made AFAIC.
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The bottom line, form follows function. There are basic design characteristics inherent in many mid engine sports cars but as you displayed sakhir there are many differences and they hardly look all that much alike. Itís open to interpretation.
Canít please everybody but I donít think Corvette designers, engineers or buyers care. Theyíre going to sell tons of them for years and like the generations before them they will perform well against the best out there.
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I mean, I see some similarity. Calling them identical or not is subjective. There aren't a whole lot of ways to design an aerodynamic rear V8 2 seaters...
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I suspect you could do this match with a number of mid engine cars and get similar results....McLaren comes to mind.
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