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Old 07-08-2011, 07:16 PM   #31
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Stopped by the dealer today. My "sport package" suspension is the same at the "S" model. NOT the SEL, NOT the Titanium. NOT even the standard SE! The "S"!!! So..... Does this mean the sport appearance package is a demote in performance?!?!?!
Maybe it means that the standard SE gets a softer setup than the S, and the sport package firms things up by using the S setup. I personally don't think my SE sport is particularly stiff, but it does handle well enough.

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Old 07-08-2011, 07:28 PM   #32
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If I had to guess, I would guess that^^^^^^

Even the titanium is not that performance oriented. It's nice at low speeds, but driving quickly, it's got a fair amount of lean, though dive/squat is not bad at all, and it is pretty predictable.
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Old 07-09-2011, 05:55 AM   #33
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If I had to guess, I would guess that^^^^^^

Even the titanium is not that performance oriented. It's nice at low speeds, but driving quickly, it's got a fair amount of lean, though dive/squat is not bad at all, and it is pretty predictable.
If true than that would be great for potential auto crossers, they'd be getting the sport suspension on a $16k car, and the lowest curb weight.

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Old 07-09-2011, 10:01 AM   #34
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but there's no way the S comes with the aluminum lower control arms, right?
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Old 07-09-2011, 10:18 AM   #35
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but there's no way the S comes with the aluminum lower control arms, right?
Aluminum control arms seem to be standard across the board.
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Old 07-09-2011, 10:34 AM   #36
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The S has steel lower control arms and 15" wheels.
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but there's no way the S comes with the aluminum lower control arms, right?
The S is the only one that doesn't get aluminum LCA's I believe.

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if it has the 15" wheels it has the steel arms, if it does not have 15" wheels (from the factory) it has the aluminum arms.
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if it has the 15" wheels it has the steel arms, if it does not have 15" wheels (from the factory) it has the aluminum arms.
isn't the S the only model that comes with 15's?

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I'll have to check the wheel size. I do believe they were caps.
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