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Old 11-03-2014, 04:10 AM   #1
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Exclamation 165mph/266km/h at the Autobahn

Did it with an almost brand new 991C4S with PDK. It's quite stable at high speed and had it not been equipped with V-rated tires that are rated for 240km/h only I would've buried the needle.

We did get dusted by a M6 with limiter delete going about 290+km/h. I had my foot down and saw him disappeared in the horizon. That thing was so quiet like it was blown by a really strong wind.

As far as the car goes, I was not a fan of the extra fake burble noises enabled by the exhaust button. It's as if a girl already find you funny when you hand her the first drink.

Rear seats are absolutely useless. Our trunk is much more functional. And I'm going to say no to the PDK - feels so much nicer rolling my own gears.

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Old 11-03-2014, 09:51 AM   #2
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Nice 911 ... I want one too, I want one too
V-rated tires on a German Porsche...eeeeevil:

The only explanation coming to my mind is...
a) rental car
b) winter tires

But I am sure it was fun anyways
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Old 11-06-2014, 04:37 AM   #3
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Yup it's a rental (you know the saying, the fastest car in the world is a rental!)

Personally I find the wide-body 991 too wide for European roads. Always have to watch its ass all the time.

It's also not a sports car, instead more like a GT car.

Porsche however did fix the high speed stability/front lift problem on all previous 911 with this generation, but I find this car to be very overpriced - keep in mind Porsche is a highly profitable manufacturer per car sold.
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Old 11-08-2014, 07:21 AM   #4
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No question it is a thing of beauty. My fiance and I saw a brand new M6 Gran Coupe in her tiny TN home town. It was such a menacing looking car....like a high paid hitman....all class and poise. It was being driven by the country singer Jason Aldean....he was on a Deer hunting trip I suppose.
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Old 07-11-2015, 03:14 PM   #5
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149mph / 240km/h on the Autobahn
Today, in my not-so-new 2.5L
Was driving down the A4 (E40) around Weimar and there was close to no traffic on the 3-lane downhill section. Speed is indicated ground speed. GPS says it was 3km/h slower.

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