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Old 04-18-2006, 10:00 PM   #1
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What do ya'll think about......

What do ya'll think about the new upcoming batch of hot compact getting ready to hit the showrooms? Namely the Mazdaspeed3 and Dodge Caliber SRT-4, they look like they may be really wicked from the budget minded standpoint. Whats your thoughts about them?


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i hate the caliber.. and the mazda is nice looking
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Old 04-18-2006, 10:07 PM   #3
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I wish my wife woulda waited...we'd have a Mazdaspeed3...and it'd be fast...er, faster than stock anyhoo..
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...and the Caliber is ugly...

...just what we need...another fast renta-car! LOL!
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Old 04-19-2006, 02:42 AM   #5
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dont really like the calibers look but I do like the mazdaspeed 3.how about the dodge hornet?
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i have a feeling this is going to be moved but anyway yeah the speed3 is pretty sweet looking but the caliber i'm not too crazy about. i don't think i've heard about the hornet...
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The caliber is about as aerodynamic as a scion xb. The speed3 is nice.
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mazdaspeed3 is ok, it looks more like a wagon than a sport hatchback.
i think your going to see alot of grandmothers driving around the calibar srt-4.

I really don't care for most of the new sport compacts comming out. civic si isnt bad.

All ford needs to do is another focus like the svt. turbo 2.3, they already have it in the mazda, why not transfer it over. change up the body style and i would be all over that.
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why should ford do it if they own mazda? you wanna fast v8? buy a gt500 or lightning(rumors have it that one might be coming out in a couple years). you wanna fast sport compact? you got ms6, ms3, and rx8. if ford did a svt focus with the 2.3l turbo, it'd be the same car but with the ford name. those type small cars with ford badge don't sell well. go to mazda if that's what your looking for.
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i dont like any of them....the mazda speed 6 is cool...but the 3 looks too friendly,and as far as the caliber..if i say what i think that looks like,a moderator will delete my post. but i did see a 06 or 07 subie wrx *yummy* it seems like their is the wrx,srt4,evo....and the rest are chicken feed, someone needs to build a 13sec. car out the box for 20k to compete with dodge.just my .02 cents
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