Gotcha, yeah I had what I’d assume is the same viscous unit back when I had a 350z and it was a mixed bag. It would do its job 90 percent of the time, but if it was really slippery, it would just kind of give up at super low speeds. (E.g first gear donuts fail, but second gear donuts with a much larger radius were a… Read more
Man. I remember when the old one got those wheels on the type S. I thought the tires were preposterously low profile at the time.
I think that’s a very realistic sweet spot. Toyota/Subaru could do it by slapping a turbo on the twins but they seem to really not want to do that.
Wheeler Dealers makes so much more sense now....
i almost bought one new back in the day. I ended up going with a 350Z instead though, which i drove for over a decade. In retrospect, i’m not sad about my choice since the Z was very reliable, but I do think i missed out on some awesome handling.
Sigh. Nostalgia for my own 80's turbo Toyota. This photo was taken in 2005. I’m 99 percent sure the guy i sold it to wrecked it afterwards.
I’ll never be as fancy as fancy Kristen though.
Yup. Its very much possible to have a fun powerband in a modern turbocharged engine, but most manufacturers haven’t figured out that that’s a thing they should be doing.