2 great cars - in their own way. But who on earth is the complete ***** in the yellow hoodie? At his age, it's like watching your father dance at a wedding...wrong _________________ Cayman S Gen II PDK
Audi A4 Avant for work
Wife & Daughter's VW Up!
Impressive stuff - mighty 997 TT humbled!
Senna junior was so smooth behind the wheel! _________________ Asim
Joined: 07 Aug 2007 Posts: 110 Location: Surrey
Posted: Fri Sep 12, 2008 8:45 am Post subject:
Too true Asim the 997 was humbled by a Datsun 120Y Friend of mine has the R34 and the R35 on order can't wait for a test drive.
Still recall when he took me for a blast in the R34 T-Spec.
Joined: 29 Sep 2005 Posts: 4622 Location: Surrey
Posted: Fri Sep 12, 2008 8:46 am Post subject:
I think it is age related
If I was in my 20's I would go for the GTR over the 911 anyday
If I was in 30's it would be a close call either way.
In my 40's 911 all the way. I would look a plum in a GTR.
If I was in my 50's it would be neither. DB9 or R8 would be the options _________________ Cayman R 2012
Jensen Interceptor Mk1 1968
McLaren MP4 12C Spider 2013
Ex 996 Targa 2002
Ex 996 Turbo 2001
Ex Cayman S Sport 2009
David M Spa-Francorchamps
Joined: 25 Jan 2007 Posts: 300 Location: YORK
Posted: Fri Sep 12, 2008 8:56 am Post subject:
With Dave 100%
Just arrived in the 40's......had a look at AM DB9 and test drove the R8. In the end just couldn't see myself in either and went for the 997.
Now may be tempted to get a GTR as a track weapon but will wait and see how their values hold up. _________________ 997 TT Sold
Joined: 16 May 2008 Posts: 85 Location: Leicestershire
Posted: Fri Sep 12, 2008 9:47 am Post subject:
Good point dave, im the wrong side of 30 (half a year left) and i would look like a total plum driving the gtr. Sure its performance is impressive, but i think its a toy for the 20 somethings. Maybe i need a mid life crisis and re-live my 20's????
Joined: 30 Dec 2007 Posts: 322
Posted: Fri Sep 12, 2008 10:10 am Post subject:
Surely all that electronic gubbins thats makes it capable of what it can do is a little bit of a cheat, that also detracts from the inter driver machine relationship?
Of course the Turbo has trickery of its own up its sleave, but I was always under the impression the GT-R's and the Evo's of this world had a computer controlling so many systems it wasnt just you driving the car?!?
_________________ If you're only going to have one car, for god's sake make sure its German!
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Joined: 30 Dec 2007 Posts: 322
Posted: Fri Sep 12, 2008 10:11 am Post subject:
p.s. havn't watched the vid yet to be fair.... _________________ If you're only going to have one car, for god's sake make sure its German!
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