The motor is strong with no lag.
The turbo is fully spooled at 1750RPM,
the Torque converter stall speed is
well above that. The trans
shifts according to the type of driver
you are and adapts quickly.. it will
even anticipate desired acceleration
after a turn/obstacle, and downshift
before you get on the gas.The
suspension in this car does not compare
to any car that I have ever driven (I
also own a Porsche 911). It
quite simply, is phenomenal. The
geometry is PERFECT. The car always
feels planted. You can never
misunderstand what the car is doing or
what the car can do. It goes where you
Previously, the price was an issue.
With Redesign scheduled in fall (will
be sharing platform with non other
than -- the Ford Focus), prices have
plummeted making the S40 THE BEST
potential buy in the sporty
driving/must be automatic/4dr FOR UNDER
Cooler instument cluster colors...
nothing compares to the V-dub for the
blue/red combo they use.
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