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      02-14-2009, 05:41 PM   #1
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Best sports car in the world?

Motor Trends Kim Reynolds likes the 2010 Cayman S so much he describes it as "the best sports car in the world".

Pretty strong words but I have always enjoyed his writing and respect his opinions. He wrote that their 0-60 times/both directions, netted 4.5 seconds "without really trying". Porsche claims 4.9 seconds. Small but needed interior improvements were welcomed too.

It sure makes me want to drive one!
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He likes to sit low in the car or is he short? From that picture you can barely see the guy over the steering wheel.
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      02-14-2009, 05:48 PM   #3
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pfft no

GT3 or GT2 maybe. F30 Scud, 560-4 Gallardo, Ariel Atom, Caterham, GTR, Koenigiseggs, Zondas, ZR1 etc.

Cayman is like M3, ISF, 911, Corvette class.
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That's not him. Just a pic. He does look like he needs a Yellow Pages to sit on though.


The article, I believe, is aimed at all categories of a sports car. INCLUDING price. He really rants about how connected he felt in the car. Class was not the heart of the review. But sports car was. A high/insane price does not make a car feel better. I think you may be missing his opinion in one way or another.
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I see... well that's so subjective now you'll have people saying all kinds of stuff.

I took "Best Sports Car" to just mean best sports car.

So best bang for buck, then sure it's a contender. As is practically anything. E30!

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That's not him. Just a pic. He does look like he needs a Yellow Pages to sit on though.


The article, I believe, is aimed at all categories of a sports car. INCLUDING price. He really rants about how connected he felt in the car. Class was not the heart of the review. But sports car was. A high/insane price does not make a car feel better. I think you may be missing his opinion in one way or another.
On CaymanClub some guy posted a video of himself out-tracking a GTR in a Cayman S.

Very well balanced cars with superb handling.
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I see... well that's so objective now you'll have people saying all kinds of stuff.

I took "Best Sports Car" to just mean best sports car.

So best bang for buck, then sure it's a contender. As is practically anything. E30!


What is objective?
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What is objective?
Oops, I mean subjective.
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What is objective?
I'm assuming he meant 'subjective.'

Hey, my car is the best sports car in the world. So there.
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^ You again....

Maybe it's just this store up the street.

Last week there were 50 new cars. Maybe 15 now. Looks like it is shutting down.
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Carrera GT....Zonda R....maybe AMG Blackseries or Veyron on straight line....or maybe a Suzuki kingquad 750AXi
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Carrera GT....Zonda R....maybe AMG Blackseries or Veyron on straight line....or maybe a Suzuki kingquad 750AXi
What this guy said
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who let their kid drive that car
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The best sportscar in the world....

the car in my avatar, no contest.
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For sure the best sports car in the world has a prancing horse on the badge.
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best sports car in the world???

http://www.bimmerpost.com/forums/att...1&d=1234792151


what an absolute beauty.
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Thread title...... "Best sports car in the world"?

Not..... "Cutest mechanical nightmare in the world".
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So what's new on the Cayman S for 2010? More power?
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Perhaps he means sports car to a category like the M3, I think he means that category as "Sports Car"... I think he's not referring to it as the "Ultimate Super Car" in which surely there's a lot more to think like the McLaren F1, Enzo, Zonda, Veyron, etc,...
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Perhaps he means sports car to a category like the M3, I think he means that category as "Sports Car"... I think he's not referring to it as the "Ultimate Super Car" in which surely there's a lot more to think like the McLaren F1, Enzo, Zonda, Veyron, etc,...
EXACTLY!! Supercar =/= Sports Car
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