6 cyl turbos?

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Hey guys,

Whilst day dreaming about what cars are in the running for what I want next, I was struggling to think of many cheapish (like 200sx kinda thing) cars that have both a turbo and 6 cylinders? Ideally more track orientated than a saloon. BTW I prefer Vs to straights (sound ;))

Toyota Supra (maybe a bit bloated)
300ZX (dont know much about them)
Galant VR4 (not really same kinda thing)

That's all I could think of without going silly like Nobles etc.

Anyone?
 
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JTrickle said:
Various Skylines, Mitsu 3000/GTO.

Theres buying a cheap one, and then theres running it.

Skyline yea, GTO is more of a tourer than a track weapon though :x

I suppose not many cars are light and nimble AND have big engines
 
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rG-tom said:
Hey guys,

Whilst day dreaming about what cars are in the running for what I want next, I was struggling to think of many cheapish (like 200sx kinda thing) cars that have both a turbo and 6 cylinders? Ideally more track orientated than a saloon. BTW I prefer Vs to straights (sound ;))

Toyota Supra (maybe a bit bloated)
300ZX (dont know much about them)
Galant VR4 (not really same kinda thing)

That's all I could think of without going silly like Nobles etc.

Anyone?

300zx is just as bloated as a supra, allthough its the opinion of many that the 300 is nicer to drive, but I couldn't comment on that.
 
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I'm thinking 6 cly turbo next too.

3000GT i'm thinking, but like you say I don't think they like tight corners or being thrown about. 200SX is the sensible choice but not got the V6 goodness, more of a track weapon though with lots of boost.
 
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Pants said:
Interesting... tell me more. What are the vital stats.
Hmm.

Well I guess for me that main advantage to the Fiat Coupe is that its a perfect compromise between performance and practicality. You get relatively decent mpg, 4 seats, a big boot, confortable interior, a good spec list and build quality. Whilst at the same time you get 220bhp, a LSD, unique looks, trackable handling, gigantic brembo brakes and a pretty decent 0-60 (see the G meter list. Not bad for fwd ;)

The main drawbacks are that servicing is not cheap and its not rear wheel drive.

I guess the fiat coupe is all about one thing. If you like the looks or not. It seems to be a very marmite car. You either love it or hate it. It you like the looks, then if you give it a test drive performance will win you over. If you dont like the looks, or if you absolutely must have rear wheel drive, then its not the car for you.
 
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Supra and 300SX are both going to be "bloated" because they are large Grand Tourers, built to sweep down motorways and gentle A-roads in a comfortable and assured manner.

Doesn't mean you can't throw them about mind you.

Remember the Supra 3 is going to be single-turbo if you get a UK model, JDM (yo!) ones are generally twin turbo like the 300ZX.
 
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