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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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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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Porsche 997 Turbo VS Nissan GT-R VS BMW M5 Competition – Video

By   February 18, 2019

Porsche 997 Turbo VS Nissan GT-R VS BMW M5 Competition

Porsche 997 Turbo VS Nissan GT-R VS BMW M5 Competition

The Porsche 997 Turbo, Nissan GT-R and BMW M5 Competition are all machines that just about any enthusiast would give their left arm to drive. All three use forced induction to make enough power to rotate the earth.

The new BMW M5 Competition costs the same as a tuned Nissan GT-R or a 997 Turbo. In this case the GT-R was modified by Litchfield and the 997 by ES Motor.

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Porsche 986, 987, 996 and 997 Front Hood Strut Replacement

By   January 21, 2019

Porsche 986

Porsche 986

Over time the struts that hold up the front trunk on a Porsche 911, Boxster or Cayman will start to fail. When this happens it can be quite painful as the front hood will potentially come down on your head.

The good news is the replacement is fairly simple and can be done in about 15 minutes. The parts also don’t cost much as we were able to get ours for just $20.

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