Just joined the forum in an attempt to get more info and the low down on the 172 as currently I have a VTS and would like abit more poke, to compliment the handling and so on paper the 172 is the next best thing.
Just want a opinion on these, as I would like more poke, but keep my running costs, insurance, etc down!
Im no stranger to power or NICE motahs, as I have had a fair few now, but I have wised up to extreme costs of fast cars.
My previous car was a MR2 Turbo which I smashed...as the handling was abit of a handful, especially in the wet and with turbo lag resulted in my TUBBY all bent up!
As mentioned I love the VTSs handling and got one immediately after jumping into one. They really surprised me...
I have read up on some of the posts here and it seems that the handling is very lively and the build quality is something to be desired.
Anyway, as a judgement of how well the 172 handles, how fast have you comfortably taken bends, without ever thinking that the car is going to break loose!
In fact if any of you 172ers have been to the "RING" whats your fastest lap time and quickest exit speeds on the bends?