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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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Porsche 997: What The Press Said About The Second Generation Of The Water Cooled Porsche 911

By   October 9, 2019

Porsche 997

Porsche 997

The Porsche 997 is considered one of the best looking modern 911s that can be purchased. After the 996 generation took the brunt of complaints over the change to a water-cooled flat-six, the 997 looked to improve on where the 996 left off.

Beyond the engine featuring liquid cooling, the interior and headlights of the 996 were not popular with purists. The 997 was built with these comments in mind.

The 997, especially the 997.2, is a very popular 911 generation. But what did the press say about it when the 997 was first released?

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A DIY C8 Corvette – Video

By   August 12, 2019

DIY C8 Corvette

DIY C8 Corvette

The C8 Corvette has been one of the most talked about cars of the year. The fact that GM is finally moving the engine to the middle of the new Corvette after decades of rumors.

The newest ‘Vette is aiming squarely at the 992 generation Porsche 911. It promises to best its German competition in both performance and price.

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Porsche 996 Turbo Wrap – Video

By   February 21, 2019

Porsche 996 Turbo

Porsche 996 Turbo

Over at Hoovie’s Garage, Tyler has unveiled the new look for his Porsche 996 Turbo. The high performance forced induction vehicle was originally the silver color that was extremely popular in the late 90’s and early 2000’s.

The problem with this is simply that the car doesn’t stand out. One option is to repaint the car, but to match the original paint quality is very expensive.

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