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Old 10-10-2012, 09:14 AM   #13
unclebrud
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Originally Posted by zippy75 View Post
I was thinking about the Titanium with a manual, but looks like an ST would be about the same price with a lot more power and a 6 speed. I'm afraid the ST might be a bit too much of a race car for a daily driver though. What do you think? Does the ride beat you up? I love performance cars, but I want something my girlfriend would be comfortable driving too.

The ST doesn't sound like a race car to me, just a great daily driver. From what I've read, it doesn't sound like it is hard-riding. I think the extra power/agility from the ST would make this an easy choice.

My only concern is with the steering....I would want a nice long test drive to make sure it would be fine with me. I really need to drive one of these....
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