Last week we had posted an article regarding a road test of the new Nissan GT-R, its performance and the fact that they tested it against a Porsche 997 Twin Turbo. Since then, there has been an interesting thread on Rennlist debating a video of Nissan GT-R vs. a Porsche 997 Twin Turbo. At the heart of the debate is the question "was the video …Continue to the full article
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I was driving by a friend's office the other day and noticed a new sports coupe parked where I was used to seeing his 1999 996 Carrera. After a few days of seeing this new, different car, I sent off a quick email asking him if he had made a switch. His response was "yes" he did indeed trade-in his Porsche toward a new ride and, more shocking to me, …Continue to the full article
I found this article on Edmunds.com and found the review and the remarks on the 997 Turbo interesting. You don't usually see Porsche getting negative comments against any car. Not to mention this new "skyline" sounds pretty nice for the money. By Bill Thomas, Contributor Kazutoshi Mizuno, the chief vehicle engineer for the 2009 Nissan GT-R, …Continue to the full article
The following was posted on Rennlist yesterday by eclou. I am reprinting it here with permission from the author. I thought this was a nice, short comparison of two iconic cars and the fact that the 993 won out makes it all the better. Having had the 993tt for a couple of weeks now and the 997tt for a year, I have had a chance to formulate some …Continue to the full article
One of the guys in my office recently purchased a used BMW M3 (it's a 2001 so an E46 model) and he hasn't stopped bragging about it and talking about how fast the car is and how well it handles, etc. etc. So, as a dedicated Porsche guy I challenged him to a little comparison testing. The results were surprising: Acceleration - To my surprise, the …Continue to the full article
I've seen a lot of conversations lately on which is a better car, the Carrera 2 or the Carrera 4. What's not always clear in these discussion is exactly which model(s) are they discussing? Are all non Carrera 4's (excluding Turbo's) considered a Carrera 2? It's tough to say, and it may depend on who you talk to. So, for the sake of this …Continue to the full article