Porsche 911 Carrera Or Maserati GranTurismo – What To Buy

By   October 16, 2018

Porsche 911 Carrera Or Maserati GranTurismo

Porsche 911 Carrera Or Maserati GranTurismo

If you are like me you often find yourself looking at the going rate of used sorts cars. Thanks to depreciation, someone that makes a decent, but not huge, income can drive a car that when new would be well out of reach.

Recently, I’ve been looking at getting a 997 generation Porsche 911 Carrera. The going rate for a well maintained car in the 2008 model year is in the $25,000 – $35,000 range. This is for a car with between 60,000 and 90,000 miles on it (obviously, you pay less for higher mileage examples).

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Porsche 911 GT2 RS Driven On The Track

By   October 12, 2018

Porsche 911 GT2 RS

Porsche 911 GT2 RS

The Porsche 911 GT2 RS is the fastest 911 that money can buy. It offers jaw dropping supercar performance and starts at just under $300,000.

That price isn’t cheap, but for a car that can lap the Nürburgring in just 6:47.25, it isn’t bad. To put this in perspective, the Porsche 918 Spyder lapped the same circuit in 6:57. That’s the same 918 Spyder that started at a bit under $1,000,000.

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Is The Porsche 996 Turbo The Best Performance Car Value Right Now

By   October 11, 2018

Porsche 996 Turbo

Porsche 996 Turbo

The 996 generation of the Porsche 911 is currently the red headed stepchild of the 911 variants. In the past models such as the 911 SC and 964 have had this distinction, but are now become quite sought after.

What keeps the values of the 996 down is the fact that the headlights have a different shape than the classic 911. In the early 996 the front looked almost exactly the same as the less expensive early 986 Boxster. The other factor that currently keeps the 996 prices lower is the infamous IMS Bearing issue (an issue that can be remedied relatively inexpensively depending of the year of the 911).

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Porsche 911 GT2 RS First Drive – Video

By   October 3, 2018

Porsche 911 GT2 RS

Porsche 911 GT2 RS

The Porsche 911 GT2 RS is the top of the line 911 model. With 700 horsepower on tap the race car for the street can lap the Nürburgring faster than the Porsche 918 Spyder.

To say it is fast is an understatement. The GT2 RS has a twin-turbocharged flat-six engine sitting in the back. The power plant is quite advanced and even uses water injection to keep things running smoothly at speed.

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Best Top Gear Supercar Clips Of The Past Two Seasons

By   October 2, 2018

Supercars

Supercars

The new Top Gear may not be as good as when Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond were the presenters, but they still know how to show off a supercar. When you don’t compare it to the previous version of the British show it isn’t too bad.

Chris Harris in particularly is very knowledgeable about cars and is quite the driver.

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