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Old 12-21-2012, 04:47 PM   #1
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Porsche wins the front overhang wars

I used the Road &Track data panels to measure overhang on a few sports cars. I have always wondered how much more overhang Porsches have than other cars.

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Units are inches. Overhang is from the tire to the end of the car.


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Old 12-21-2012, 04:58 PM   #2
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True, but it's the only one with 2 trunks. The radiators in front of the wheels require more front overhang. To me, a very worthwhile trade-off.
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Old 12-21-2012, 05:10 PM   #3
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Overhang is needed for the signature fender humps.

I wonder what the measurement for this is.




Oh wait, I don't care because it looks hot.

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Old 12-21-2012, 05:38 PM   #4
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Overhang is needed for the signature fender humps.

I wonder what the measurement for this is.




Oh wait, I don't care because it looks hot.
But that's not a Porsche :P
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Old 12-21-2012, 05:39 PM   #5
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What? You're still here? You **know** you want a Porsche again ... I'll trade you straight across for the Elise. :-)
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Old 12-22-2012, 08:30 AM   #6
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The front overhang on a Testarossa is huge! Obviously "front overhang" is a compensating mechanism.

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Old 12-22-2012, 08:48 AM   #7
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got it
cool cars = loooooooong overhang
Porsche wins :-)

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