Ive owned a 2002 coupe for 5 years and a 2006 for about 1 year.
I LOVE my vert.
the convo for 400lbs is irrelevant unless you want to be speed-racer 24/7 with manual seats, rear seat delete, door panels gutted and etc...
no need for it.
vert all the way, and especially a 6 speed