Drove this a bit today...

Discussion in 'Gearhead Garage' started by tweakmonkey, Nov 13, 2014.

  1. tweakmonkey

    tweakmonkey Webmaster Staff Member

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    Actually about 200 miles this week.

    It's a 997 GT2 which is one of the rarest modern 911s. It's unassuming/stealthy but we built it up to about 800 horsepower and around 730 ft-lb torque. Twin turbo flat 6.

    It's rear engine/rear wheel drive and has massive 325-30-19 tires but still spins the hell out of the tires when jumping on it onto a freeway. It'll spin up to about 60-70 MPH or so when the boost kicks in. Luckily it has very advanced traction and stability control, because without it, the car would kill you in seconds.

    Also it's been raining a lot lately so the roads were slick in many places. Pretty scary. I'm not sure how I feel about it to be honest. Every time you press the gas you think "OMG I might die!" and you start looking at every tree and telephone poll in a different way.
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  2. Commissar Smersh

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    Sleepers (in this case: quasi-sleeper) are the best.
  3. mistawiskas

    mistawiskas kik n a and takin names

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    Nice ride for sure.
  4. Mr. Ali

    Mr. Ali Junior Member

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    800hp? Man, I really need a new car. 140hp is holding me back :(
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    140? haha my car just dyno'd at 96.9 whp.. -_-
  6. tweakmonkey

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    800 is nice when you need to pass someone everyone
  7. mistawiskas

    mistawiskas kik n a and takin names

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    I wouldn't know. :p
  8. Mr. Ali

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    After watching this video I'm OK with my 140HP:

  9. hans5849

    hans5849 Serious as a heart attack

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    I'll just become an astronaut.