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View Poll Results: Without viewing this video first, who do you think would win on a track???
Porsche 911 Turbo 15 34.09%
Audi R8 6 13.64%
Nissan GTR 23 52.27%
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Old 05-31-2010, 02:18 PM   #1
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911 Turbo vs Audi R8 v10 vs GTR



Without viewing this video first, who do you think would win???

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Old 05-31-2010, 03:21 PM   #2
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When I read this article in EVO, I was shocked to see who the eventual winner was. The scans are available online in some forum, if anyone wants, I can post the link. I mean, if this was an american car magazine, I'd take the results with a grain of salt, but EVO is the best english-language car magazine in the world, bar none.
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Old 05-31-2010, 05:21 PM   #3
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I've read EVO plenty of times, and I take their word just like any other car magazine. Very lightly.

People are always going to lean one way or another, especially when there is money involved and personal opinion.

You can't go wrong with either car, and I haven't watched the video yet. I voted for the Turbo (997.2) since that's the car I would get regardless.

EDIT: this video is old.
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Old 05-31-2010, 08:09 PM   #4
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GTR Is a sick car but, I would take the ZR1 over it!
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Old 06-01-2010, 02:03 AM   #5
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I've read EVO plenty of times, and I take their word just like any other car magazine. Very lightly.

People are always going to lean one way or another, especially when there is money involved and personal opinion.

You can't go wrong with either car, and I haven't watched the video yet. I voted for the Turbo (997.2) since that's the car I would get regardless.

EDIT: this video is old.
in EVO's defence, it is an independent car magazine so they're free to print whatever they want....unlike say 'Road and Track' which are corporate. I understand you don't take any car magazine's word for anything, but the fact that Aston Martin and Ferrari call EVO in to their offices personally when the reviews for their cars are less than exemplary shows how much manufacturers think of them. They even sent Marc Gene and a pit crew to EVO's test of the Scuderia. Aston Martin released a 'sport pack' to their DB9, addressing all of EVO's concerns with the base model when EVO printed on their cover 'Why Aston Martin fails its toughest test'. Not to mention the fact that they REGULARLY get lent cars by loyal readers that other magazines wouldn't even dream about. Mclarens, 250 GTO (!), Maserati 250f(!), Pagani Zonda Cinque and Roadster F....I mean, in their top 10 drivers cars ever issue, they lapped a Carrera GT, a Mclaren, an Enzo, even drove the Veyron...all provided to them by readers. Horacio Pagani even let Evo take passenger rides in the Zonda R!
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That's all fine and good, but it's human nature to be swayed by decision, and you have no idea what kind of possible kick back the individual people get that work @ EVO might get.
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Old 06-01-2010, 10:42 AM   #7
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That's all fine and good, but it's human nature to be swayed by decision, and you have no idea what kind of possible kick back the individual people get that work @ EVO might get.
true. I mean, as far as magazines go, they seem to be pretty unbiased. But hey, nothing is certain in life. they still have a sweet job tho
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Old 06-01-2010, 05:01 PM   #8
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If you ever want to test a car play GT for PSP or GT for PS2/3 with the G27 wheel.
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Old 06-01-2010, 11:20 PM   #9
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Having driven all three, I immediately sided with the GT-R. But then it clicked that I drove the R8 with the 420hp V8. So I wasn't as convinced but still confident. When ever I hear about ZR1s and ACRs etc etc...they forget those cars are impossible to control.

I'd also back what EVO says any day, the European magazines operate much differently than they do here. What jounalists say goes over there from the top down to the speed shops - and I say that cause I'm in the business.
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If you ever want to test a car play GT for PSP or GT for PS2/3 with the G27 wheel.
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Having driven all three, I immediately sided with the GT-R. But then it clicked that I drove the R8 with the 420hp V8. So I wasn't as convinced but still confident. When ever I hear about ZR1s and ACRs etc etc...they forget those cars are impossible to control.

I'd also back what EVO says any day, the European magazines operate much differently than they do here. What jounalists say goes over there from the top down to the speed shops - and I say that cause I'm in the business.
haha, you drove all three? That's sick man. From what I read, the R8 V10 is a better drive though because of the lighter engine. So I wouldn't feel too miffed about not having driven the v10. Actually, you have absolutely no reason to be miffed AT ALL you luck SOB. Which turned the most heads? Probably the R8, but between the turbo and the GT-R which do you figure?
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true. I mean, as far as magazines go, they seem to be pretty unbiased. But hey, nothing is certain in life. they still have a sweet job tho
hell yea, I'd love to get paid to toss around cars like that. Even regular cars lol
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Old 06-02-2010, 04:23 PM   #13
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The roads they get to drive are even more sensational than they appear in the mag. I did a road trip all over the UK, did the west coast of Scotland (from their SLR roadster test), the midlands (from the Lotus Europa test) and their EVO Triangle. All pure heaven.
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The roads they get to drive are even more sensational than they appear in the mag. I did a road trip all over the UK, did the west coast of Scotland (from their SLR roadster test), the midlands (from the Lotus Europa test) and their EVO Triangle. All pure heaven.
VERY nice bro. Canada has no cool b-roads where there are no cops....did you get to do Stelvio yet?
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Ya there's no traffic cops in rural UK. You can go guns blazing! I've never been to Europe, looking forward to one day.
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