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Old 04-15-2020, 10:20 AM   #1
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2020 Miata >>> Shelby GT500

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Old 04-15-2020, 10:39 AM   #2
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I don't disagree, but the GT500 is a numbers car more than a driver's car, anyway. The more interesting question is how does the Miata compare to the GT350, driving-enjoyment wise?
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Old 04-15-2020, 02:14 PM   #3
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No brainer for me. I fit in a Mustang, Miata not so much. (well I can get one leg in, not both)
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Old 04-15-2020, 05:27 PM   #4
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I read articles like this and all I think is the writer is trying to get attention whether it is negative or not because attention gets you noticed.

I think the comparison is ridiculous but that is what the writer wants .. hey his article got noticed
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Old 04-15-2020, 05:43 PM   #5
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Sure, it's a bit of a click-bait, but if one believes him, he essentially drove them back to back and felt it was more fun.

I have an older, slower Miata, and in many respects it's more fun than my much faster and new M3.

GT500 comparison aside, I thought it was interesting to read his perspective on just how improved the 2019 ND is.
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Old 04-17-2020, 10:31 AM   #6
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Sure, it's a bit of a click-bait, but if one believes him, he essentially drove them back to back and felt it was more fun.

I have an older, slower Miata, and in many respects it's more fun than my much faster and new M3.

GT500 comparison aside, I thought it was interesting to read his perspective on just how improved the 2019 ND is.

If I had a major criticism about an NC, it would be too much sway and a lackluster engine.

The ND sounds like still crazy roll in corners but at least the engine is less lackluster.
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Old 04-17-2020, 11:41 AM   #7
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If I had a major criticism about an NC, it would be too much sway and a lackluster engine.

The ND sounds like still crazy roll in corners but at least the engine is less lackluster.
I agree re: the engine. My NC with the factory sport suspension and the sway bar the previous owner installed has minimal roll.
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Old 04-17-2020, 03:56 PM   #8
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I have an older, slower Miata, and in many respects it's more fun than my much faster and new M3.
Is it really more fun or just overall a fun car to drive and different then the M3 ... I mean obviously I know the answer and completely get what you are saying but it is kind of like when I had the R8 and would compare it to the 991 ... the 991 was more nimble and tossable but the R8 was still so cool to drive in it's own right.


This kind of goes with what I had said in the past .. variety is the spice of life ... btw only when it comes to cars . In your case you have 2 really cool cars and get to have the fun each one offers.
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