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Old 11-19-2006, 09:39 AM   #1
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So if not a Box, what else is available?

In a previous thread: Wanna Buy But

MNBoxster states, "It's an OK top-down cruiser, but disappoints if you try to make it anything more. A lot of people praising it's merits don't really have any other experience with other true sports cars".

So I'm curious, what else is available in the $30-45k price range that is better, cheaper to maintain and more reliable than my 2002 S? I've had a Miata and while fun to drive, at this point I want something with a little more substance. Along the same lines, the S2K is just a little too small for what I want now. A Lotus Elise is too bare bones. I don't like the looks of Z4s. I'd consider a Corvette. What else is out there? I'm especially interested in what MNBoxster recommends!

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Old 11-19-2006, 09:54 AM   #2
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I drove a friends M3 soft top today, that was quite a car, seems like you get more for your money when compared to Porsche...not that I would swap...but I did notice that more people wanted to race me!!
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the lots elise looks like an amazing car, I was checking one out last night I would get one if i hade 40k. You can get them used for under 30k ya they are kinda dry tho
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Old 11-19-2006, 10:48 AM   #5
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a motorcycle is the ultimate visceral experience for me. relatively low cost too.

I like the fact my boxster is a great top down cruiser. But I use it as an everyday driver and often in heavy traffic. On the weekends its great for cruising.

but my motorcycle has an anabolic effect on me...LOL

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a motorcycle is the ultimate visceral experience for me. relatively low cost too.

I like the fact my boxster is a great top down cruiser. But I use it as an everyday driver and often in heavy traffic. On the weekends its great for cruising.

but my motorcycle has an anabolic effect on me...LOL

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Old 11-19-2006, 05:26 PM   #7
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I had a brand spanking new 2004 6 speed Corvette coupe.....very fast...easy to maintain...handles great...the C6 looks like even a more complete car...and can be had for high 30's for a nice 05.

no bull**************** pastic rear window splitting issues like I have with my 01 (happened after less than 30 days of ownership

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