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DSCOTY '09: Cars Honorable Mention
What is Dieselstation's honorable mention in the cars category for the 2009 model year?
Audi A3 [ 0 ] ** [0.00%]
Audi A6 Sedan/Avant (excluding S6) [ 1 ] ** [2.86%]
Lamborghini Reventon [ 6 ] ** [17.14%]
Nissan 370Z Coupe [ 15 ] ** [42.86%]
Nissan GT-R [ 13 ] ** [37.14%]
Total Votes: 35
  
clarkma5
post Mar 24 2009, 10:40 PM
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This category is made up of the five cars from the fifteen DSCOTY categories that got within 2/3rds of the votes of the winner but did not win. This thread will be voted on for seven days and then will close automatically.

For more on the DieselStation Car of the Year '09 competition, please see this thread.

Audi A3
Base MSRP:
$26,920 (2.0T), $30,500 (2.0T Quattro), $36,975 (3.2 Quattro)
Available Engines: 2.0 liter DOHC turbocharged 16-valve inline-4 with 200 HP and 207 ft.-lbs. of torque, 3.2 liter DOHC 24-valve VR6 with 250 HP and 236 ft.-lbs. of torque
Available Transmissions: 6-speed manual (2.0T FWD only) or 6-speed dual-clutch semi-manual transmission
Available Drivetrains: Front wheel drive (2.0T only) or All-wheel drive
EPA Fuel Economy: 21 City/30 Highway (6MT), 22/28 (2.0T FWD S-Tronic), 21/28 (2.0T Quattro), 18/25 (3.2)
Curb Weight: 3219-3781 lbs.







Audi A6 Sedan/Avant (excluding S6)
Base MSRP:
$45,100 (3.2), $50,100 (3.0T Sedan), $53,310 (3.0T Avant), $60,950 (V8)
Available Engines: 3.2 liter DOHC 24-valve V6 with 255 HP and 243 ft.-lbs. of torque (Sedan only), 3.0 liter DOHC supercharged 24-valve V6 with 300 HP and 310 ft.-lbs. of torque, 4.2 liter DOHC 32-valve V8 with 350 HP and 325 ft-lbs. of torque (Sedan only)
Available Transmissions: CVT (3.2 only) or 6-speed automatic transmission with manual shift capabilities (N/A on 3.2)
Available Drivetrains: Front wheel drive (3.2 only) or All-wheel drive (N/A on 3.2)
EPA Fuel Economy: 18 City/27 Highway (3.2), 18/26 (3.0T), 16/23 (V8)
Curb Weight: 3858-4222 lbs.







Lamborghini Reventon
Base MSRP:
$1,500,000 (approximate)
Available Engines: 6.5 liter DOHC 48-valve V12 with 650 HP and 487 ft.-lbs. of torque
Available Transmissions: 6-speed sequential manual gearbox
Available Drivetrains: All-wheel drive
EPA Fuel Economy: 9 City/14 Highway
Curb Weight: 3671 lbs.







Nissan 370Z Coupe
Base MSRP:
$29,930
Available Engines: 3.7 liter DOHC 24-valve V6 with 332 HP and 270 ft.lbs. of torque
Available Transmissions: 6-speed manual (with available rev-matching feature) or 7-speed automatic transmission with manual shift capabilities
Available Drivetrains: Rear-wheel drive with available limited-slip differential
EPA Fuel Economy: 18 City/26 Highway
Curb Weight: 3232-3314 lbs.







Nissan GT-R
Base MSRP:
$76,840
Available Engines: 3.6 liter DOHC twin-turbocharged 24-valve V6 with 480 HP and 430 ft.-lbs. of torque
Available Transmissions: 6-speed dual-clutch transmission
Available Drivetrains: All-wheel drive
EPA Fuel Economy: 16 City/21 Highway
Curb Weight: 3836-3858 lbs.





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moe
post Mar 25 2009, 01:29 AM
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I actually went with the Lamborghini.
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Razor
post Mar 25 2009, 02:01 AM
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It's a travesty that the GT-R isn't in the grand final... oh well. GT-R it is.
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Bjorn
post Mar 25 2009, 07:06 AM
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Nissan deserves props for making the 350Z's successor smaller...that takes balls in this day and age.
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Zenix13
post Mar 25 2009, 02:20 PM
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i like the 370z alot. the others are good but something about the new Z car does it for me.
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Aircooled
post Mar 25 2009, 05:16 PM
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Never been a fan of the Z-series. Despite whether the human controls the car or the car itself does, the GT-R is a pretty cool car.
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MustangAficionad...
post Mar 31 2009, 02:23 PM
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I actually wanted to vote for the A6 as my dad has a 4.2 and the car is so damn nice, but i didn't know it was $60k msrp. No thanks. 370Z it is
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