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Old 10-04-2012, 09:01 PM   #1
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New Boxster S vs Base 911

a good read and fun Video here

A Tale of Two Porsches: Can the New Boxster Give the New 911 a Run for its Money? - Carscoop

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Old 10-05-2012, 04:52 AM   #2
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Thanks for posting Surf, well worth watching the new 911 go against boxster s in a good comparison.
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Old 10-05-2012, 05:00 AM   #3
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It was cool post and despite the conclusions in the Sept excellence comparing Cayman and 911, I think the differences are nominal at this point. It's down to what model you love not really about which one kicks ass they all do.
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Wow, that was awesome!
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Old 10-05-2012, 08:00 AM   #5
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After having driven both of these cars at the track at about 80%, and the Carrera S, my conclusion is that they are all 90% the same car to drive. On the road, there's almost no difference at all in responsiveness, useable power, and handling. People who want a 911 for whatever reason will buy a 911, but I see no reason to pick it over the Boxster for someone who will never be on the track or just recreationally tracking.

I think most know how I feel about the new cars compared to the old cars in general.
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Old 10-06-2012, 07:33 AM   #6
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Great comparison and good video, but no surprise; Porsche let the Boxster get close, but not go beyond the 911.

I was surprised at the amount of body roll from the new Boxster in the corners;

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