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Reply #33: I'll have to pass on that myself. [View All]

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ReadTomPaine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-17-08 03:51 AM
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33. I'll have to pass on that myself.
Diesel engines have too narrow a powerband and too low an RPM ceiling to make for good enthusiast driving in a proper sports car. They can be strong and satisfying, but not 'sporty' per se. For that, you need high RPM and flexibility.

I do think diesels are the future for many other segments however; from frugal economy cars to stump pulling trucks they are going to be a major force in the future of the US auto industry.
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