The solid, yet nimble road feel, along
with a luxurious cockpit, gave it a
refined ride that begged for twisty
mountain roads. When I put it on the
track at Portland International Raceway
it tore through the turns with gusto.
The caveat was that I'd bought a 10
year old car, with all the wear-n-tear
that that implies. Sadly, the clutch
completely died on me after only 6
months. In the end, with the dead
clutch, maintenance risk and the
pressing need for 2 more seats, I
traded it in for a Nissan sedan. Sigh.
Easy to use folding top; incredibly
high redline; inimitable exterior
styling; unique rotary "growl";
limited low-end torque; maintenance
worries of a rotary engine; poor gas
mileage; ignition problems; very little
luggage space; poor rear-view visibility
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