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      07-30-2014, 11:33 AM   #1
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M4 vs 911 Track Battle at Anglesey (EVO)

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Nice little video of them going head to head

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      07-30-2014, 12:39 PM   #2
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thats a carrera s. Ive driven one its an awesome car

on that note can't wait for my m3 to come in
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they specifically said it was base carrera w 350hp. if it was s model, it would probably be 2plus sec diff.
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thats a carrera s. Ive driven one its an awesome car

on that note can't wait for my m3 to come in

Are you sure? thought I saw Carrera when he turned on the car
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      07-30-2014, 01:07 PM   #5
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they specifically said it was base carrera w 350hp. if it was s model, it would probably be 2plus sec diff.
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Are you sure? thought I saw Carrera when he turned on the car
I could be wrong i don't know to much about porsche but I've never seen a base carrera with quad exhaust I've only seen the carrera s with it... maybe you can get quad exhaust package on a base carrera?
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I could be wrong i don't know to much about porsche but I've never seen a base carrera with quad exhaust I've only seen the carrera s with it... maybe you can get quad exhaust package on a base carrera?
Yup, it's an option.. sport tailpipes for the base C2.
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Yup, it's an option.. sport tailpipes for the base C2.

Thanks for clarifying. I'm an idiot haha
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^ it's a Carrera

Awesome review. Loved that feedback on the M4. It would be nice for statistics to show it beating the Porsche, but I'd much rather have the hooligan than the convserative car.

Happy hear about the throttle response and the feel. Excellent!
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^ it's a Carrera

Awesome review. Loved that feedback on the M4. It would be nice for statistics to show it beating the Porsche, but I'd much rather have the hooligan than the convserative car.

Happy hear about the throttle response and the feel. Excellent!
chalk a lot of that up to shitty tires for track work in a 400whp RWD car like the m4.

PSS are not up to task for multiple laps in a powerful car like the m4.

BUT, doesn't matter that the 991 is quicker to me on a short tight track, I think the 991 is an amzing car too. plus, the feedback from the driver was great on both cars. great watch!
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I really enjoyed the feedback from Marino and I agree with him about the throttle response. It's always nice to hear a pro driver's take on a car
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This video really does make you wonder why the M division didn't put some 295 rubber in the back?
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This video really does make you wonder why the M division didn't put some 295 rubber in the back?
IMO it has more to do with the type of tires than the width, though both are factors.
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I really enjoyed the feedback from Marino and I agree with him about the throttle response. It's always nice to hear a pro driver's take on a car
For a pro driver, he sure had an extremely tight grip on the wheel and seemed to be pushing with his outside hand through the corners instead of pulling with the inside. Not saying I'm anywhere near as good as him, just didn't seem like "normal" professional driving.
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PSS are not up to task for multiple laps in a powerful car like the m4.
Really? Do they get overheated and overworked easily? I know they're not cup tires but I've only seen positive feedback on them aside from tread wear issues.
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this is Porsche magic, 350HP car does really good.
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they specifically said it was base carrera w 350hp. if it was s model, it would probably be 2plus sec diff.
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Are you sure? thought I saw Carrera when he turned on the car
I could be wrong i don't know to much about porsche but I've never seen a base carrera with quad exhaust I've only seen the carrera s with it... maybe you can get quad exhaust package on a base carrera?
Best/only true way too tell is look for the red break calipers
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To the best of my knowledge the 911 comes with Pirelli PZeros which IMO is much worse than Michelin PSS. They do however come in 295 tread width. Anyways I plan to get a M4 so I can slide, if I wanted all out grip I would get a CaymanS or a Lotus Evora or stick with AWD
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this is Porsche magic, 350HP car does really good.
A vanilla 991 also weighs less than 3,100 pounds, so it's got that going for it.
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To the best of my knowledge the 911 comes with Pirelli PZeros which IMO is much worse than Michelin PSS. They do however come in 295 tread width. Anyways I plan to get a M4 so I can slide, if I wanted all out grip I would get a CaymanS or a Lotus Evora or stick with AWD
PSS also come in a 295 width. That's what's on the M5.
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Did he really say he preferred the BMW transmission over the PDK? That's surprising as I thought the PDK on the 981 Cayman S I test drove was better than the DCT....
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PSS also come in a 295 width. That's what's on the M5.
No I meant that the 911 has 295 width tires and the M4 does not. Though to me the M4 has the better stock tires than the 911 (Pirelli Pzeros). Essentially I'm refuting the notion of those saying that the M4's lack of traction/lap times compared to the 911 is because of Michelin PSSs b/c it's not like the 911 has track worthy tires either.
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Did he really say he preferred the BMW transmission over the PDK? That's surprising as I thought the PDK on the 981 Cayman S I test drove was better than the DCT....
Well I am not surprised, the E9x DCT was slightly better than the 997 911 PDK.
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