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Dec 4, 9:31pm - #342953 
test drove...

A friend of mine is really into s2000 so i went with him to the dealershipe and got to test drive one myself. What can i say real nice and fast. (like you guys did not know that) I was doing around 42mph at first and by the time i was shifting to 3rd i was at 72mph took the car up to 128mph in no time. At around 6rpm i could feel the vtec kicks in what can i say awsome ride. I love my Celica GT 5spd but one big wow goes to the s2000.


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Dec 4, 9:58pm - #342954 
nice whats the redline on them like 8600?


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Dec 4, 10:22pm - #342955 
well the one i drove was an 02 so the red line was 9rpm.


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Dec 4, 10:57pm - #342956 
Originally Posted by lilchief
well the one i drove was an 02 so the red line was 9rpm.


holy crap!, vtec starts at 5,500rpms.


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Dec 5, 1:12am - #342957 
go test drive an evo, then come back and tell me about it...

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Dec 5, 4:46am - #342958 
i wouldnt wow abt it too much...
240 on paper and barly 195 on dyno...


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Dec 5, 9:41am - #342959 
hmmm i thought it was 210 to the wheel


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Dec 5, 9:58am - #342960 
Originally Posted by ragingpaseo
go test drive an evo, then come back and tell me about it...


Well the evo sure is faster but when it comes to handling its a game over for the evo. I was taking corners at high speeds with the s2000 with no problems.


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Dec 5, 11:14am - #342961 
some video i saw here in the forum that shows how MRS with 2ZZ engine swap performed better than nissan silvia turbos and an S2000...who knows a GTS may still be better than an S2000 on cornerings but then on again straight line S2000 will own it...

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