I bought this car to drive to and from my workplace. The road I take is all curves. This car will still make any of the curves at twice the posted speed limit; however I never would break the law ;~) This car has been the best "fun per dollar" ratio of any car I've owned. No mechanical problems ever, period! Put gas in it, change the oil, keep the tires pressurized correctly and drive it. If you are looking for a fun low priced car, get one of these!
The way this car hugs the road. I have the original Michelin Pilots and they have been great! The top goes up and down very fast and mine is down as much as possible.
I think the later model six speed would be nice. I still find myself trying to shift one more time and am out of gears. I am also considering adding a supercharger. It should have crazy power then!