if those are your choices, the lotus would be the best track car. i track my dd b8 s4 as of now and it beasts on the track... respectively speaking of course. however i'm due for the evora gt4
if you're really thinking about tracking a lot, go with a spec miata cheapest track car you could ever have fun in
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Originally Posted by UFfitz56
Very interesting to see you come "full circle" with your track adventures. I'm considering a 2nd car, an '05-'06 Elise, thinking I'd drive it occasionally on the street, & track it now & then. But the idea of wrecking it scares me. They're crazy expensive to repair. Most minor accidents will cause the insurance to total the car. I just love the handling & looks of the Elise. I may have to have one, just to have one. But I may also have to get a cheap track car. E30 or 944, possibly. Did I say 1 more car? I guess I meant 2.
Good luck to you, whatever you decide!
And thanks for all the invaluable insight everyone here has provided!
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So glad you came to your senses. I keep my e36M3 just for the items you listed and I only mention it b/c do you think the E30 would bore you on long tracks like Sebring?
If you were in Northern Ohio those 2 cars would be great; tracks like Mid-Ohio, Beaver Run, and Nelson Ledges are all great tracks without a really long straight away. Would an E36 M3 or 944 turbo suit you better down in Florida? Both are still bullet proof, light, cheap to repair but with 100plus hp.
Just a thought before you pull the trigger. either way you win. Have fun.
I just started looking for a used Porsche Caymen S for the track, prices are dropping fast on them but would be concerned repairing one of those...........
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