This is kinda relevant to the topic. My secretary just dropped of my October issue of C&D and the cover article is on "The Best Handling Car in America" and one of the cars evaluated is the ZO6. So I flipped over to the end of the article to see the results and here they were.
1. Boxster Spyder
2. Lotus Elise SC
3. Mazda RX-8 R3
4. BMW M3
5. Nissan GT-R
The quick summary for the ZO6 was written as:
Highs - Huge grip, mightily potent brakes, balanced chassis, it's a track day animal
Lows - Woefully inadequate seats; unnatural steering and a general disconnectedness makes on road workouts no fun.
Verdict - True driving satisfaction unfortunately happens only at the track.
BTW - Props to the Mazda RX8. I had no idea.
Now if only C&D had added an 05NSX......:biggrin:
This is interesting because the Boxster is open top and the Elise are also available in open top too. So chasis flex has to be prominent right? Can anyone chime in on this feeling and handling and compare it to the NSX.
Also it brings up another interesting curiosity I have. The S2000 obviously is open top too, but it has been remarked as a great handling car. Can anyone give experiences on having driven extensive or own the S2000, NSX coupe and NSX-T? I've never pushed the S2000 hard around corners when I drove it no was I consciously looking for chasis twist, but I definitely thought the seats were hugging me a bit too hard so it was a bit uncomfortable. (maybe I just have wide hips? lol)