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Old 22nd June 2006, 23:32   #31
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All porsches look the same to me (apart from the older ones and the Carrera GT) Porsche has been doing such a fantastic job in the engine department, i think its time to make some changes in the design department too.
Still though, gotta love the new one.

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I'd still prefer the RWD version to the AWD. Who can resist a rear engined rear wheel drive 997 Turbo with 480 HP. No one.
Btw, car and driver was one of the 1st ones to review it couple of months back.
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Its been a while, but heres a nice video >



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i have been wondering, what do es 997 mean?
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i have been wondering, what does 997 mean?
After Porsche completes the design of a new chassis, they test its performance, design and engineering extensively and then rate it on a scale of 1 to 10. The score then becomes the name.

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i have been wondering, what do es 997 mean?
That is a chassis designation and similar to what Mercedes uses (W126 S-Class, W140 SClass, W220 SClass). Similarly, the current 911 is known as the Porsche "997 chassis" 911, while the previous gen was the "996 chassis" 911.
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Awesome machine!!! Total drivers car but i want a SLR hehe
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Awesome machine!!! Total drivers car but i want a SLR hehe
This road scorcher from Stuttgart is a better everyday power car than a SLR Mc Laren or Lamborghini LP640. Sure, the Mc laren is a head turner but its also priced 4 times more than the 997.

I would go for the 997 anyday, given I had the cash, over a Mc Laren.
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