Nissan ranked number 9 car brand worldwide by interbrand.

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Re: Nissan ranked number 9 car brand worldwide by interbrand

Postby okayfine » 05 Oct 2013 19:18

High center of gravity, AWD means CVT only, the only mildly interesting Juke is the Nismo which is 197hp and 3000lb and costs $25K+.

For $25K, if you cared about driving, why wouldn't you get an FR-S? Or, if you must have AWD, a WRX with 265HP and a manual transmission.
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Re: Nissan ranked number 9 car brand worldwide by interbrand

Postby datzenmike » 05 Oct 2013 19:32

I'd ride my bicycle before I'd own a cvt anything.
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Re: Nissan ranked number 9 car brand worldwide by interbrand

Postby shacks510 » 05 Oct 2013 20:46

okayfine wrote:For $25K, if you cared about driving, why wouldn't you get an FR-S? Or, if you must have AWD, a WRX with 265HP and a manual transmission.


I gotta admit, the FR-S is pretty BA. Too bad they didn't make the turbo'd one. I heard they were working on it, but ended up not releasing them; if any of that is even true. Haven't looked it up yet.

If I were in the position to get one, I'd probably go for the Subaru BRZ; comes standard with sat-nav (which is becoming a thing of the past with smart phones), and HID projector headlights. Not a fan of the front bumper radiator opening (prefer the FR-S one), but I'd want the Subaru name, and because there's less Subaru's compared to Scions. I've seen even less Toyota GT-86s; maybe about five.

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Re: Nissan ranked number 9 car brand worldwide by interbrand

Postby okayfine » 06 Oct 2013 08:48

shacks510 wrote:I've seen even less Toyota GT-86s; maybe about five.


You haven't seen any. You've seen rebadged FR-Ses.
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Re: Nissan ranked number 9 car brand worldwide by interbrand

Postby bertvorgon » 06 Oct 2013 11:42

http://www.edmunds.com/scion/fr-s/2013/ ... ested.html

Hey Shacks, this might strike your fancy, and, as it says, fills the torque curve hole.
I had seen this back in the spring, as I am on Innovate's mail list.
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