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      10-13-2021, 03:51 PM   #89
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Yeah, it would probably eat into some other unnamed brands sales too much...
A compact ICE Porsche sport sedan is the gift that car enthusiasts never got.

I definitely love how the Macan drives, but it still feels compromised. I feel a little wary taking corners at 10/10s, I sit too high, it feels a little big, it's AWD only, and the weight distribution is ~53/47 front-biased. I'm splitting hairs here, but I'm just curious to see what magic Porsche could do in a smaller lighter and lower package.
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No hate to 718 owners, I'm sure you enjoy your cars. It just isn't for me, and def wouldn't be the first Porsche I'd recommend to someone looking to experience the brand for the first time.
Really? I think the 718 is absolutely the perfect Porsche for someone looking to get into the brand (ask me how I know ). Its the least expensive sports car they have and offers arguably the most pure driving experience, with supercar level handling and feel being a mid-engine design.

Of course if money is no object, then sure go straight for the 911 in whatever flavor your prefer. But for simply looking to get into the brand and experience a Porsche, I cant think of a better way to do that than a 718.
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Nissan for me. I love how their entire lineup is boring cars your grandparents would buy, but then there's something crazy like the GTR in there
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I grew up in a Toyota family, so that's naturally what I was drawn to when I began driving. 4Runners and Land Cruisers are still two of my favorite vehicles, for the purpose they are built and meant to be used for nothing else compares for me.

I have horses, so a pickup is a necessity for me. I have the same F350 I've had since I was a teenager, but if I went out and bought a brand new pickup today it would definitely be a Chevy for their styling and reliability.

I was only bitten by the BMW bug two years ago at 28. I never really considered owning/driving "luxury" cars until I began working at BMW dealer. The very first time I drove a BMW it was like a completely different driving experience from anything else I'd ever driven. I quickly became obsessed, now I've owned two with a 3rd on order.
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No hate to 718 owners, I'm sure you enjoy your cars. It just isn't for me, and def wouldn't be the first Porsche I'd recommend to someone looking to experience the brand for the first time.
Really? I think the 718 is absolutely the perfect Porsche for someone looking to get into the brand (ask me how I know ). Its the least expensive sports car they have and offers arguably the most pure driving experience, with supercar level handling and feel being a mid-engine design.

Of course if money is no object, then sure go straight for the 911 in whatever flavor your prefer. But for simply looking to get into the brand and experience a Porsche, I cant think of a better way to do that than a 718.
I tell whoever's interested in my opinion that they have to experience the traditional Porsche NA flat 6 to see what the brand is all about. That's the main reason.
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