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      12-07-2008, 03:55 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by FStop7 View Post
Godzilla is a beast but has a very harsh ride, even in Comfort mode. The GTR transmission is great for daily driving (never mind the issues about breakage if you launch too hard/too often). Other than the stiff ride it's totally civilized. The Vette is also very civilized and isn't quite as punishing over rough roads, but the clutch can wear you out in traffic. The Vette gets much better gas mileage, if you care about that. Tall 6th gear FTW.

I think you should drive them both, they are radically different cars and your preference will probably make itself clear after you've experienced the differences between them.

As far as price goes, Z06 is the winner hands down. You can get an 08 for around $59k with the base options. Loaded out closer to $70k.
I do not mind shifting at all. Rough roads are common in Texas in most every area I have traveled so ride quality is an issue. I already have a car that beats me up.
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