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Dec 6, 1:16am - #344222 
7th. generation feel

How many have driven differant years of the seventh generation?

As mentioned in my other thread about the car making a ticking noise I took out my moms '02 Panasonic Edition GTS six-speed, it was made before they did the slight changes in 2002 so it has the differant rev and shift gates. I must say though, my car compared to hers is a world of differance, the throttle isn't as responsive as mine, even the steering wasn't as responsive off the bat but perhaps it felt a little sluggish because I am not use to the little bit more weight the full body kit and spoiler adds, yet that should be minimal and there is no full spare unlike my car which has a full spare and my two 10" subs. The seats feel larger, a lot more headroom but mine has less room due to the moonroof. The whole car just felt bigger yet it's the same.

It was interesting though, my car feels much quicker all the way around and much more nimble. Any one else have similar findings through the years?


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Dec 6, 8:43am - #344223 
Well, one day in '02, I test drove a GT, then a GTS. Now, with my '04 GTS, it sure does seem responsive. The only relevant performance difference I know of is the electronic throttle (obviously, rev-limiter has nothing to do with it). Maybe that makes it a little more responsive. But age of the car can make a big difference too.


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