Beater or Sleeper? GT6 Car of the Week Thread

Discussion in 'Gran Turismo 6' started by McClarenDesign, Dec 29, 2013.

  1. McClarenDesign

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    One of the overwhelming downsides to this car that I, somehow forgot in my review, is that it has THE worst brakes ever!
     
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    I disagree. I found the brakes decent, but I did have to brake earlier than I expected. Running against Vic showed that I still wasn't carrying all of the available momentum, but at least a goodly portion.
     
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    It's good to see a few more members join in the fun. I for one have been unable to put much effort if at all to contributing lately. I'm still playing though any time I do get a chance. But please, keep up the banter. Cheers!
     
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    That's fair. Straight line braking, for whatever reason, is pretty awful compared to a certain other Japanese supercar that I am comparing it to. It's an amazing car, just something that takes getting used to.
     
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    Stop telling me what to do! You're not my real father!

    :)
     
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    In a little over 12 more hours, we'll know the next car

    I almost cant wait... just like this LF-A, it almost cant brake...

    I would have to agree with @GTP_MPower... awful brakes...
     
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    do you know the next car?
     
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  9. McClarenDesign

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    I'd check that watch again. Seems a bit off.

    Do you want the good news, or the bad news?
     
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    I know all the news as I am all-seeing :)
     
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  11. CTznOfTime

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    I was getting a little wee bit too excited...


    .... the good news is that you know which car...
    ... the bad news is that it is a beater??
     
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  12. MidFieldMaven

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    I'm calling it a sleeper. 50% chance that I'm right :sly:
     
  13. Niku Driver HC

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    You are right, there's a 50% chance that the next car in line will be a sleeper, because it'll be so dull that we will all fall asleep after driving it. Zing! :sly: :lol:
     
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    Well not to get pedantic, it's a 33% split between Beater,Neutral or Sleeper. :p:lol:

    But there'll be one continuous variable in play and that's how well Sauber do tomorrow. ;)
     
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    The bad news is that you'll have to wait...

    The good news is that we'll be giving out a cowbell before the race, and next week's car is already decided, so Sauber's performance won't be a factor. Stay tuned to Sauber's Google+ community for details on how and when to enter.
     
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    My final day with this Japanese supercar, I decided to test the LFA and its nemesis, the GTR Nismo to see how they compare. Both cars were dealership fresh examples, no oil change, and CS tires.

    1 lap, then 3 timed laps
    -Laguna Seca Raceway
    LFA: 1:36.872
    GTR: 1:35.535
    -Fuji speedway
    LFA: 1:47.872
    GTR: 1:46.675
    1 lap, then 2 timed laps
    -Nurburgring type V
    LFA: 9:14.648
    GTR: 9:10.503
    Best race lap in tour of Japan Tokyo r246
    LFA: 1:56.243
    GTR: 1:54.636
     
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    the next car is.... slow... (I think everyone who commented knows what it is)
     
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    I'm not sure I like where this is going, lol.

    Congratulations Thomas_633!

    Give these people what they want before I get drug out into the streets and sacrificed to the gods of speed!

    Quickly, I'm not sure how much longer I can contain them! They're breaking down the doors!

    Tell my wife that I loved her sister more...

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    It's the 2003 Mazda Mazda2/Demio Sport!

    You know what, scratch that last bit... and one of the two pictured above could also probably use a spanking.
     
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    Wrong car picture again, Brad, that's the newest Demio. :p I wouldn't mind driving that one, really. But is the old one decent? I guess I have to find out...
     
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    I did the best I could with what I was given. I blame Google for the oversight.
     
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    I'll let you off the hook for now, because old Demios (that's the first ever Mazda 2's OG name, don't you know) aren't the strongest chick magnets I know of. Although the girl is quite hot, so there's that to consider as well. A decent job, all things considered.
     
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    Oh boy! I can't wait to struggle in this little thing. Actually, it should be a little gem of a car for its class. Mazda never disappoints, unless you are hoping for a MX-5 with 200 hp from the factory. Then, they always disappoint. It doesn't matter what gen it is, it's getting either Spirited Green, Montego Blue, or Black Cherry on it.
     
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    @McClarenDesign

    I have to hand it to you, Google is terrible:
    There isnt any photos on this Mazda2, except for this very homy one:

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    Great choice, i love this little Mazda...
     
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  26. CTznOfTime

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    Let me try again:

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    Sleeper ?? or Beater ??
     
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    You guys like these?
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  28. MidFieldMaven

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    The new one looks alright.

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  29. Thomas__633

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    it handles like a van for some inexplicable reason... It looks like:
    1. The suspension has collapsed.
    2. It became a ford Transit.

    Oh and mine is yellow... like my mum's...
     
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    I much prefer the '99 or the '10 model. The '03 looks terribly ugly to me.
     
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