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Old 09-22-2014, 08:22 PM
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often I agree with your posts, but not here. I don't see how any true car guy can be "pretty damn" loyal to any brand
I am a True Car Guy and I agree I am not loyal to any brand. I have preferred German Cars, but I am open to any brand. Looking at Vipers right now.
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Originally Posted by DaveFerrari458 View Post
The Turbo S will destroy the Z06?? LOL.....a few tenths of a second is called destroying?
A few tenths where? You have performance comparison numbers on the new Z?

So how much faster is the new Z than the C6 ZR1?

I can tell you this 100%, at the 1/2 mile event here in GA last weekend there was a brand new 991 Turbo 4S running a consistent 161-163mph. Any guess on the stock ZR1 times? Anywhere from 148-151mph.

That sir is getting your *** drug!

FWIW the Porsche owner said he has a 800+rwhp Vette in the garage that doesn't get any attention anymore.

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Old 09-22-2014, 08:26 PM
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And yes the Porsche is more refined than the Chevy, sorry.
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Originally Posted by DerStig View Post
Simple question. Any Porsche model except spyder. Am I missing anything? Aside from name of the Porsche vs the Chevy, it seems like Z06 will destroy every Porsche model out there, including turbo S in every department. Maybe not so much in interior, but who buys these cars for the soft leather.
well the z06 will destroy them but the true question is would it in your hands?
anybody who has tracked any car knows this well... in the end the driver is really what makes the difference, so might as well buy what you enjoy over what it is on paper...
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I am a True Car Guy and I agree I am not loyal to any brand. I have preferred German Cars, but I am open to any brand. Looking at Vipers right now.
On my 1st Viper. Gen 5 TA. anything you'd like to ask-if I can, I will answer. PM if you like. Good luck
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Old 09-22-2014, 08:33 PM
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well the z06 will destroy them but the true question is would it in your hands?
anybody who has tracked any car knows this well... in the end the driver is really what makes the difference, so might as well buy what you enjoy over what it is on paper...
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Old 09-22-2014, 08:34 PM
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And if you don't think these aren't badass you aren't a car guy lol.













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Old 09-22-2014, 08:36 PM
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^^^hard not to agree here..have driven 2 Porsche's, very impressive cars
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Old 09-22-2014, 08:41 PM
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Originally Posted by ibleedgreen View Post
A few tenths where? You have performance comparison numbers on the new Z?

So how much faster is the new Z than the C6 ZR1?

I can tell you this 100%, at the 1/2 mile event here in GA last weekend there was a brand new 991 Turbo 4S running a consistent 165-168mph. Any guess on the stock ZR1 times? Anywhere from 148-151mph.

That sir is getting your *** drug!

FWIW the Porsche owner said he has a 800+rwhp Vette in the garage that doesn't get any attention anymore.
Each driver will pull in different #'s! It all depends on driver capabilities! If you care so much about #'s go buy a GTR!

So you're saying Porsche's get more attention than Corvette's?? LOL
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Originally Posted by DerStig View Post
Simple question. Any Porsche model except spyder. Am I missing anything? Aside from name of the Porsche vs the Chevy, it seems like Z06 will destroy every Porsche model out there, including turbo S in every department. Maybe not so much in interior, but who buys these cars for the soft leather.
To me its like saying why do people by designer clothes or go to overpriced restaurants and so on. I have owned 4 P cars and they are fantastic cars. Dealer experience will blow away the Chevy 2 day old finger prints in the donut experience. They drive differently than a Corvette and have a German quality that is hard to describe. I don't think you buy a sports car just because it beats all its competition, if that is the case then buy a ugly GTR. 0 to 60 times are close to a Bugatti V. Porsche is about the entire package not just speed. I am not a loyalist never have been I have owned almost ever brand. I think your comment tells me you probably never driven a Porsche, go to the dealer and take a 911S PDK for a test drive. If your a true car guy you will enjoy the experience, trust me. Now I do think they have gotten crazy expensive. Example: 2015 Box GTS for 99k is laughable, it looks sexy but for 99k WTF are they smoking.

New all wheel drive PDK Turbo S will do 0 to 60 in 2.6 seconds, unfortuntly the Z will be to busy trashing the concrete with its 335/30/20 tires & 650LBS TQ.

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And if you don't think these aren't badass you aren't a car guy lol.













I think I wet my pants
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Old 09-22-2014, 08:47 PM
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Originally Posted by DaveFerrari458 View Post
Each driver will pull in different #'s! It all depends on driver capabilities! If you care so much about #'s go buy a GTR!

So you're saying Porsche's get more attention than Corvette's?? LOL

Maybe on lap times at a track lol. This was a half mile event with over 10 different ZR1s stock running all within 3mph. Ones not going to all the sudden go 15mph faster with any racer you could put in the car lol.

From a dig through the 1/2 mile a Porsche Turbo 4S will DESTROY a new Z06. That I can promise you.
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Old 09-22-2014, 08:51 PM
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And then there is the cost to own view vs the cost to buy approach.

I would say a low mileage, 2 year old GT3 under warranty would be cheaper to own over a 3 year window than buying a new C7Z today given the GT3's low rate of depreciation.

Seems that many folks transition from a #'s only view to a how does it feel getting to the #'s appreciation.

It's a great time to pick and choose.

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Old 09-22-2014, 08:56 PM
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So the AWD/dual clutch Porsche is faster in a straight line...ok...with those characteristics, it should be. Lets see how they compare around a track (which says a lot more).

I remember when vettes used to be criticized for only being fast in a straight line...how times have changed...

Around a track, my money is on the ZO7 vs the Turbo 4S. Should be interesting.

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Old 09-22-2014, 09:05 PM
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Originally Posted by ibleedgreen View Post
And if you don't think these aren't badass you aren't a car guy lol.













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Old 09-22-2014, 09:07 PM
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Personal preference, maybe...
Bingo.
People buy cars for lots of different reasons, whether it's absolute performance capabilities (regardless of whether or not they can extract them), aesthetics, features and content or any combination thereof. Others may buy based on how the car makes them feel when they drive it or vehicle dynamics. Chiding somebody for choosing any of these reasons to make their purchasing decision is just stupid.
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Potato - Patato. Both the C7 and current generation P cars are fine automobiles. Both are premium priced, performed oriented specialty cars. It's like choosing Rolex or Omega - Maui or Saint Moritz - Gold or Titanium. People not only have different tastes, but their tastes also change over time.

Neither car is the be all, end all - both are viable, street and track capable, upscale offerings. If you are blessed to obtain either or both, be grateful.
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Originally Posted by Snorman View Post
Bingo.
People buy cars for lots of different reasons, whether it's absolute performance capabilities (regardless of whether or not they can extract them), aesthetics, features and content or any combination thereof. Others may buy based on how the car makes them feel when they drive it or vehicle dynamics. Chiding somebody for choosing any of these reasons to make their purchasing decision is just stupid.
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Originally Posted by DerStig View Post
Simple question. Any Porsche model except spyder. Am I missing anything? Aside from name of the Porsche vs the Chevy, it seems like Z06 will destroy every Porsche model out there, including turbo S in every department. Maybe not so much in interior, but who buys these cars for the soft leather.
Go test drive a Porsche Boxster S/GTS or a Cayman S/GTS and you'll be able to answer your own question.
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Originally Posted by ibleedgreen View Post
A few tenths where? You have performance comparison numbers on the new Z?

So how much faster is the new Z than the C6 ZR1?
I believe the C7 Z06's quickest bone stock 1/4 mile time will beat the quickest C6 ZR1's best time by roughly a tenth or so.
The bone stock C6 ZR1's best pass was 10.66 and 133+mph (others have gone 10.7s as well so it is capable of repeating it).
That IS stock Porsche Turbo S 'territory' in case anyone was keeping score.
Yes, a rear mounted engine/AWD will offer some acceleration advantages on the street for average drivers over a powerful RWD car, but trapping over 130+mph is no joke no matter how ya slice it.
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