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Old 09-04-2014, 03:40 PM   #281
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The thing design wise that kills the overall design is the big *** rear bumper and the indecisive lights. Also I didnt care for the tablet on the dash. It seems like a last minute decision. Do you think they might develop and app that integrates with the steering controls and speaker system into a tablet? That comes with additional features on the app like On star does with chevy(locking doors, remote start, etc) **** that would be kind of cool but damn it looks ugly on the dash.
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Interior is awesome. Exterior has a lot of good, some bad.

Overall, my favorite design other than the NA. Probably end up owning one (since I've had one of all the other generations), after I can drive it. If it has RX8 or better steering, AZ6 or better shifting, NB or better lightness feeling. Just worried it's too fast.

Yes, too fast. The NA6 can be redlined everywhere. It's fun. The NC doesn't have as much of that, and putting what is likely the most powerful engine in a very light car might put it on the 'start to take care where you redline' scale.
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I Just worried it's too fast.

Yes, too fast. The NA6 can be redlined everywhere. It's fun. The NC doesn't have as much of that, and putting what is likely the most powerful engine in a very light car might put it on the 'start to take care where you redline' scale.
I have a 250hp 215ftlb tq miata. Its still not fast enough.
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Old 09-04-2014, 04:22 PM   #284
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The thing design wise that kills the overall design is the big *** rear bumper and the indecisive lights. Also I didnt care for the tablet on the dash. It seems like a last minute decision. Do you think they might develop and app that integrates with the steering controls and speaker system into a tablet? That comes with additional features on the app like On star does with chevy(locking doors, remote start, etc) **** that would be kind of cool but damn it looks ugly on the dash.

The "tablet on the dash" is currently available in at least one car in their lineup to the best of my knowledge.

Or a 2015 model.

The point is that this isn't new to the Miata, and you will be able to buy the Miata without it i'm 99% sure.
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Old 09-04-2014, 04:23 PM   #285
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I have a 250hp 215ftlb tq miata. Its still not fast enough.

I have a 240whp/220wtq miata. It's completely fucktarded to drive on the street.
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Personally power/weight wise, IMO it just needs to hang with the BRZ/FRS. That would be enough for me, as long as the chassis is good and there's room for aftermarket .

That said, I'm pretty excited that this came out and NC's will drop in price. Might have to upgrade one of these days, as I actually like the look of a clean simple NC.
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That said, I'm pretty excited that this came out and NC's will drop in price. Might have to upgrade one of these days, as I actually like the look of a clean simple NC.
This is the first thing I thought of too... Wouldn't mind a PRHT with mudflaps and snow tires for all season DDing.
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Old 09-04-2014, 05:22 PM   #288
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Like.
Curious how it compares to the BRZ family:
Power/weight
Wheel base and track width
CoG and other suspension geo.
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Old 09-04-2014, 05:37 PM   #289
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Here are some "targets"

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There really is no need for the "tablet" sticking out of the dash. It quite literally looks like it's a design mistake - as in "oops, forgot to include radio controls, might as well just glue them here"

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Old 09-04-2014, 06:27 PM   #291
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There really is no need for the "tablet" sticking out of the dash. It quite literally looks like it's a design mistake - as in "oops, forgot to include radio controls, might as well just glue them here"

It doesn't look fixed in any way... In fact, it looks like it may move down inside or even be removable.
Or at least i hope.


I've always found these dash TV's to be pretty distracting at night.
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Now, I wouldn't really be a fan of the unnecessary complexity of a moving data panel...but if it slid out of sight into the dash, that would be pretty slick.
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Old 09-04-2014, 06:31 PM   #293
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I have a 250hp 215ftlb tq miata. Its still not fast enough.
That's it? 250? So slow.
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That's what it looks like to me - folds down and then retracts into the slot. Seems they would do that just to make it less of a "steal me" sign if for no other reason.
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Old 09-04-2014, 06:52 PM   #295
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That's what the mazda3 dash looks like now as well


Also, it is optional on the 3. The base model has a smaller fixed display there.
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Old 09-04-2014, 06:55 PM   #296
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It's not a pretty choice, but apparently it works well on the Mazda3. Necessary evil, I guess. :/
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Old 09-04-2014, 07:04 PM   #297
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Might have to do with the US mandating backup camera's in all cars in a few years.
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Maybe the base model will have this



I could live with it
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Display is fixed, does not fold or stow away, according to an m.netter who sat in it.
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That's not awkward looking at all.
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