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Porsche 997 GT3 – Is it Time to Buy?

By   December 16, 2020

Porsche 997 GT3

Porsche 997 GT3

The Porsche 997 GT3 is simply an incredible car. It is the race car for the street. The 997 generation of the Porsche 911 is one of the best loved modern generations.

Most people prefer the 997 exterior styling and interior quality over the 996 generation that it replaced. While all 911s are very special cars, the 997 generation of the Porsche 911 GT3 is certainly one of the most special of the modern era.

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Porsche 997 GT3 RS 4.0 vs Porsche 991 GT3: Which Should You Choose?

By   November 6, 2019

Porsche 911 GT3 RS

There is no debating that the Porsche 911 GT3 is an iconic racing car, and since its inception in 1999 it has spawned many different variations for road and track, including the 997 GT3 RS 4.0 and the 991 GT3 – both excellent cars in their right, but which one is right for you?

Appearance

When choosing between the two Porsches, appearance doesn’t play much into the decision, as they look identical at first glance. There are subtle differences though, for example, the 991 is 2.2 inches longer than the 997, the front track two inches wider, while the wheelbase is increased by four inches.

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2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS Driven – Video

By   February 26, 2019

2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS

2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS

The 2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS is the latest rendition of the German performance car maker’s race car for the street. With specs of 520 horsepower and a 0-60 mph time of 3.0 seconds flat, the GT3 RS is most at home on the track.

Now, it can also be driven on the road and will easily pass any slower traffic. Of course you’ll know the exact location of even the smallest crack or pebble on the road.

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Is A McLaren 570S An Upgrade Over A Porsche 911 GT3 RS

By   November 7, 2018

McLaren 570S

McLaren 570S

The McLaren 570S is the most affordable new super car that you can purchase from the British performance car maker available in our country. With a starting price of $188,600, it competes with the Porsche 911 GT3 RS that starts at $187,500.

From a price stand point just about a $1,000 separates the two, but is the McLaren actually a step up?

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Is The Manual Transmission Unnecessary

By   June 7, 2018

Porsche 911 GT3

Porsche 911 GT3

The latest Porsche 911 GT3 reintroduced the traditional manual transmission. The first 991 generation GT3 removed the option with a PDK being the only option to shift gears. This decision makes complete sense.

Both Ferrari and Lamborghini have already moved away from manual transmissions, but Porsche was the last of three most influential performance car makers to still feature a traditional manual in their higher performance models. Porsche’s Italian counterparts realized that a dual clutch automatic inspired by Formula 1 has a performance advantage.

Is the manual transmission now an unnecessary piece of equipment?

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