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post #11 of 35 Old 08-18-2008, 12:55 AM
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BTW- i have a son in Columbus- how far to Dayton?
Depends on speed of course, but right around an hour, maybe a little over




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post #12 of 35 Old 08-18-2008, 02:58 AM
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Depends on speed of course, but right around an hour, maybe a little over
BigMike is right! About an hour.

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post #13 of 35 Old 08-18-2008, 06:23 AM
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Jeremiah,

I've had my IS F since 2/18/08 and have nearly 6k miles on it. I can honestly say this car is about as perfect as I could ask for, both in terms of daily driver comfort/amenities and in terms of becoming the "beast" I paid so much for when I step on it hard.

I very nearly bought the Mercedes CLK 63 AMG Black with 507 HP and incredible torque, but upon reading about all the serious reliability problems Mercedes has been having, the decision to buy the F (and save probably $50k!!!) was a no brainer.

Test drive the car, for sure, but once you do, be warned--you may not want to even consider anything else.

Oh, and be absolutely sure you put the car in "Sport" mode with paddles working before your test drive is done--unbelievable!

Hope you get one...this thing is amazing.

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I have to concur with everyone's comments. Great as a daily driver, and lots of fun when you want to 'wind it up'.

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Oh, and be absolutely sure you put the car in "Sport" mode with paddles working before your test drive is done--unbelievable!
Oh yeah, and make sure you get the revs above 3600 rpm...
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Check out the following review. It sums up the cars and makes the decision easier.

http://www.motivemag.com/pub/feature...xus_IS-F.shtml
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Man o man, you sure are a convincing bunch!! Thanks. (seriously)
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Check out the following review. It sums up the cars and makes the decision easier.

http://www.motivemag.com/pub/feature...xus_IS-F.shtml
An unbiased car review.......I'm speechless
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what have you got in stock, if i were to come by one day?
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I am pretty convinced, just waiting to get through another winter here in NY. (ready Doug?) But i have just remembered to ask- i know that rear seats are a joke, but just how tight is it? My 06 Mustang is mighty tight back there, my daughters can fit, sort of...
At least in the F, they wil have their own doors!
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Ready!! There is a enough room in the back for kids (2) for sure. Adults will even fit comfortably back there as long as the front passengers aren't over 6'5" and have the seats way back. During the Las Vegas and Chicago track time I spent my fair share of time in the back seat , with a helmet on even, and was comfortable. (Maybe a little seasick though) Having their own doors will make a hugh difference. My 8 yr old son loves riding in the back seat of the "F"!
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