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    Thread: What's so lackluster about the 370Z?

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      10-10-2012 07:17 PM #106
      Quote Originally Posted by SSLByron View Post
      I'm 5'9" when I crane my neck and I can't fit behind the passenger seat in a 991 with it adjusted all the way forward, not even close, not even a little bit.

      You'd have to be 4' tall to fit back there, and I don't mean comfortably... I'm talking at all.

      The only comfortable compact 2+2 of the modern era is the RX-8, and nothing else out there is packaged like it.
      Yeah this. And when you're 6'4" seats don't move forward, but 911 seats are useless unless the driver is a midget. I have no reason to believe a 370z would have any more space. Would likely have even less. The 911 can use more of the wheel base because the flat 6 is low and in the back.
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      10-10-2012 07:58 PM #107
      Quote Originally Posted by SSLByron View Post
      I'm 5'9" when I crane my neck and I can't fit behind the passenger seat in a 991 with it adjusted all the way forward, not even close, not even a little bit.

      You'd have to be 4' tall to fit back there, and I don't mean comfortably... I'm talking at all.

      The only comfortable compact 2+2 of the modern era is the RX-8, and nothing else out there is packaged like it.
      991 back seats are pointless as they always are in Porsche Carerra's.
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      11-14-2012 01:40 AM #109
      the latest CR still has the 370Z on their recomended list; got me thinking about this thread . I would love to drive one of these.

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      11-14-2012 01:50 AM #110
      I love them, personally think its one of the best sports cars out right now.
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      11-14-2012 01:55 AM #111
      They're good, but not worth the money over a 2013 Genesis Coupe 3.8 if you're buying new, in my opinion. Different strokes for different folks, maybe.
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      11-14-2012 11:22 AM #112
      No backseat is a deal-breaker for a big percentage of your buying market. I get it when it's not possible (like a Cayman) but the 370 seems to have the room. Child car seats work fine in 997/991's. Even if you're big, you can put one behind the empty passenger and now you can take your fun car when you need to take 1 kid to soccer/dance/whatever.

      Other than a trivial weight/cost penalty, there's no real con to putting a backseat in, but tons of potential benefit. 6'4", or have no kids - no skin off your back if it's there. Fold down, or take em out.

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