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Old 07-18-2012, 01:26 PM   #76
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I find the throttle response in the Abarth to be very good in sport mode.

In normal mode it flat out sucks. I drive in sport mode all the time. It's the first button I press after starting the car.

HOWEVER -- normal mode has it uses -- like trying to crawl slowly through a parking lot or driving slowly through neighborhood streets -- in sport mode the throttle is just too damn twitchy.
Yeah but I've only got something like 60% of the horsepower of your Abarth.

Anything that helps even a small bit feels like a huge difference.
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Old 07-19-2012, 05:46 PM   #77
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Old 07-20-2012, 04:07 AM   #78
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Old 07-20-2012, 05:39 AM   #79
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I like it better than any of the HUGE fucking minis though. Why the hell do they even still call those monstrosities minis!
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Old 07-20-2012, 10:08 AM   #80
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I like it better than any of the HUGE fucking minis though. Why the hell do they even still call those monstrosities minis!

The American Mini?



only America could take a car called the mini, and make it bigger
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Old 07-20-2012, 10:38 AM   #81
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I like it better than any of the HUGE fucking minis though. Why the hell do they even still call those monstrosities minis!
I find it strangely ironic that the biggest mini (I have no idea what the model is called) also has a monstrously large badge declaring that it's a mini.
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Old 07-29-2012, 12:04 PM   #82
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Old 07-29-2012, 01:04 PM   #83
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That is beautiful. Congrats. How's it run?
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Old 07-29-2012, 06:26 PM   #84
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That is beautiful. Congrats. How's it run?
I've got a laundry list. Progress is steady.

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Old 07-30-2012, 02:33 PM   #85
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Saw that same colour red one but in 2 door at Mc Dees yesterday, TINY compared to even my ZX3 Focus.
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Old 07-30-2012, 02:33 PM   #86
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Is that little Fiat Saloon a 128 Sport?
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Old 07-30-2012, 02:39 PM   #87
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You mean the one built by BMW?
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Old 07-30-2012, 02:47 PM   #88
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You mean the one built by BMW?
Sure he does. The one built in the UK was tiny.
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Old 07-30-2012, 02:52 PM   #89
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I find it strangely ironic that the biggest mini (I have no idea what the model is called) also has a monstrously large badge declaring that it's a mini.
I see the heaviest original Mini weighed 1398lbs, the new one in hardtop weighs 2800lbs.
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No, the 128's big brother, the twin cam 131.
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