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Porsche 911 GT2 RS VS Ford GT VS Lotus Exige Cup VS Mercedes AMG GT R

By   September 20, 2018

Porsche 911 GT2 RS VS Ford GT VS Lotus Exige Cup VS Mercedes AMG GT R

Porsche 911 GT2 RS VS Ford GT VS Lotus Exige Cup VS Mercedes AMG GT R

Driving any one of these performance machines is a dream for most automotive enthusiasts. evo was able to drive, not one but all four of these dream cars.

The Porsche 911 GT2 RS, Ford GT, Lotus Exige Cup 430 And Mercedes AMG GT R are all cars that are as at home on a track or on a twisting back road. These are all made to go fast, but they use different methods to achieve that goal.

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What Would You Buy A Porsche 996 GT2 Or 996 GT3 RS

By   September 12, 2018

Porsche 996 GT2 and 996 GT3 RS

Porsche 996 GT2 and 996 GT3 RS

The Porsche 996 GT2 and 996 GT3 RS are blue chip collector cars. While the 996 generation of the 911 is one of the least loved incarnations of the rear engined sports car, these are important cars for the brand.

The GT2 and GT3 RS both represent the top performance variants of the 996 generation 911. The 911 GT2 is the top performing turbocharged 996 and the 911 GT3 RS is the fastest naturally aspirated 996.

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Lamborghini Aventador SVJ Grabs Nürburgring Lap Record From The Porsche 911 GT2 RS

By   July 30, 2018

Lamborghini Aventador SVJ Versus Porsche 911 GT2 RS

Lamborghini Aventador SVJ Versus Porsche 911 GT2 RS

This past week the Lamborghini Aventador SVJ set a new production car lap record. The raging bull managed a lap time of just 6:44.97 besting the previous record holder, the Porsche 911 GT2 RS.

Last year the 911 GT2 RS lapped the ring in 6:47.03. That’s right, the Aventador SVJ beat the record by two seconds.

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5 Best Starter Porsches – Part 4 The Porsche 911 (996)

By   December 27, 2016

Porsche 911 (996)

Porsche 911 (996)

If you have not owned a Porsche and are thinking that it is time to get into one, what should your first Porsche be? Sure it would be easy to just saw the latest 911, 718 Boxster or 718 Cayman and call it done. However, if you have the cash for a new Porsche then the cars in this series are not for you (with a few exceptions). These are cars for someone that is wanting to get their first Porsche, but they don’t want it to break the bank. All of them can be had for under $30,000 with some being as low as about $5,000 for a running car in decent condition.

With a lower budget a buyer is likely to want a car that they can do the routine maintenance themselves. It also needs to be fairly dependable as it may double as a commuter car as well as a weekend driver. Below is the list of Porsche’s that we think best fit this criteria. Over the next few articles we will cover each model, so make sure to subscribe to our updates now (scroll down to get our daily updates in your email box for free).

  1. Porsche 944
  2. Porsche 914
  3. Porsche Boxster (986)
  4. Porsche 911 (996)
  5. Porsche 928

Today we cover the fourth car on our list which is the Porsche 911 (996).

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