Never have I had so much fun in an automobile. The chassis is lithe and responsive, the performance is remarkable for its engine size and the overall feel makes it a genuine sports car. I have never had any issues with the car's quality or overall design. It has served its purpose well. My only complaint is with the 3rd gear. During rapid upshifts into 3rd, it has a tendency to grind, leaving me to believe the synchronizer is the wink link. Everything else about the car has leaves me the impression this will be a long term relationship. The smile on my face that I get every time I walk away from the car is easily worth the meager asking price, making it truly a best buy.
Engine responsiveness and throttle modulation are outstanding. Turbo lag is minimal and the handling is nothing short of remarkable. Steering feel is the best I have driven with no tendency to understeer and even proper use of the throttle can induce easily controllable drift. Stereo is also good
While transmission feel overall is good, the synchronizers could be improved so that speed shifting induces less grind. Otherwise, an impressive car.
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