The SC 430 remains stable and balanced during most driving exercises, yet still remembers its luxury-car roots. The steering exhibits good on-center feel and response in the corners, and ordinary...
... twists and turns are no problem for the SC 430. With the top down and stereo cranked up, you could spend hours traversing the winding back roads that lead home. With the top up, the SC 430's interior is a pleasant reprieve from the usual wind rush and air leaks that accompany more traditional soft-top convertible designs.
The SC 430's 4.3-liter V8 produces a healthy 288 horsepower - enough power to move the SC from zero to 60 miles per hour in under six seconds. The six-speed sequential-shift automatic is the only transmission available and does an excellent job of handling the SC 430's power.