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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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2013 Porsche 911 Turbo S Cabriolet – Reader’s Rides

By   July 3, 2018

2013 Porsche 911 Turbo S Cabriolet

2013 Porsche 911 Turbo S Cabriolet

We recently, announced a new column on this publication called “Reader’s Rides”. In each article, we will be sharing a cool ride sent to us from one of our readers. The hope is that this will allowing our community to get closer together.

Today we have this 2013 Porsche 911 Turbo S Cabriolet.

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Video: Porsche 911 Turbo S Or Formula 4 Car On The Track

By   June 23, 2014

Porsche  911 Turbo S VS Formula 4 Car

Porsche 911 Turbo S VS Formula 4 Car

We all know that the Porsche 911 Turbo S (991) is a very fast car. A cabriolet version of the rear-engined turbocharged monster beat a Nissan GT-R badly in a drag race. But can the Porsche keep up with an open-wheeled race car?

To find out, Autocar decided to pit a 911 Turbo S against a Formula 4 car. The dedicated racing machine is powered by a 2.0-liter ford engine. It can launch from 0-60 mph in just 2.9 seconds and has a top speed of just over 140 mph.

Compare this to the 911 which can also rocket from 0-60 mph in 2.9 seconds (although it has been tested as fast as 2.6 seconds) and has a top speed just under 200 mph. So, in a straight line it would win easily, but what would happen on a track with corners?

Can a Porsche 911 Turbo S manage to lap a track faster than a Formula 4 car? Or will the purpose developed car keep the turbocharged car from getting too close?

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