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    Re: Carrera GT

    Ferdie:
    Whoopsy:
    Nick, it is quite well known that the CGT is a salvaging operation to recover some money from two failed racing program. It was never meant to be a road car. And it shows. It is hugely rewarding to those that can drive, professional race car drivers that can routinely use 10/10th of it. The twitchy handling characteristic is part of mid engine design, with weight in the middle it doesn’t take much for the car to want to rotate, unlike a rear engined 911. They mostly tuned that out when doing the 918 as that was designed from the grounds up to be a road car. But the 918 is still much twitchier than any 911s at the limit


    Ahh, you beat me to it... my thoughts as well. If you are used to cars with twitchy handling and know how to modulate the controls of the car the CGT might be one of the cars for you. If I remember correctly, Dario Franchitti owns one and is highly excited about it.

     


    for race cars, the quicker one can change direction the quicker the car will be. It’s one reason why 911s need trail braking deep into corners. The flip side is that on the exit a 911 will be that much quicker out. A mid engine car can be made as quick but the driver will need quicker than car reflexes to control the car coming out. 
     

    on my track I almost spun my 918 a few times when I trail it like a 911. Heck even my Clubsport also doesn’t need much trail braking. The old school driving style, aka finish your braking before turning, works really well with the 981 and Clubsport 


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    Re: Carrera GT

    Whoopsy:
    Nick, it is quite well known that the CGT is a salvaging operation to recover some money from two failed racing program. It was never meant to be a road car. And it shows. It is hugely rewarding to those that can drive, professional race car drivers that can routinely use 10/10th of it. The twitchy handling characteristic is part of mid engine design, with weight in the middle it doesn’t take much for the car to want to rotate, unlike a rear engined 911. They mostly tuned that out when doing the 918 as that was designed from the grounds up to be a road car. But the 918 is still much twitchier than any 911s at the limit

    More like 9.9/10th...thinking about test driver Walter Röhrl here... Smiley Smiley

    I agree with the 918 but I still love this car. I wish Porsche would have made a 918-type car without the expensive hybrid/etc., could have been the 960. Smiley Smiley 

    Well...maybe we get a fully electric 960. Smiley Smiley


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    nberry:

    Mike, is it true the CGT was initially designed by Porsche to be  a race car and not a available for public sale? However, after the car was completed, Porsche pulled the plug on it being a racer and detuned the engine in order to make it available in limited quantities to the public. 

    Nick,

    The basis for the engine was developed for an LMP race car that never reached completion because (IIRC) of a rule change.  The engine was re-developed with larger displacement, but followed the original race-engine concept.

     


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    W8MM:
    nberry:

    Mike, is it true the CGT was initially designed by Porsche to be  a race car and not a available for public sale? However, after the car was completed, Porsche pulled the plug on it being a racer and detuned the engine in order to make it available in limited quantities to the public. 

    Nick,

    The basis for the engine was developed for an LMP race car that never reached completion because (IIRC) of a rule change.  The engine was re-developed with larger displacement, but followed the original race-engine concept.

     

    Interesting. I believe they increased the HP for the public version which in retrospect was unwise. Smiley


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    Re: Carrera GT

    Grant:

    I find this car so much more interesting than 918.  I wonder how 918’s successor will be?


    Well said - you the words in my mouth. I wasn’t aware I thought this until I read it :-)

    918 is a cool car but it doesn’t make my pulse go up (Never been in either of these amazing cars... so I could be very wrong in reality.)


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    The Carrera GT is interesting but pretty ugly angry


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    I really like it in real life. Pictures doesn’t do it justice IMO.

     


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    Gnil:

    The Carrera GT is interesting but pretty ugly angry

    It's definitely a matter of taste, but I find CGT one of most beautiful Porsche cars ever. Absolutely timeless design and sound!  


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    McQueen:
    Gnil:

    The Carrera GT is interesting but pretty ugly angry

    It's definitely a matter of taste, but I find CGT one of most beautiful Porsche cars ever. Absolutely timeless design and sound!  

    It revs and sounds better than anything else on the planet. And v10 generally does not sound good. Lamborghini is another outstanding exception as RC is well aware.  Got to give him credit. He likes engine sound and he has his wish!!


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    Gnil:

    The Carrera GT is interesting but pretty ugly angry

    That’s like stating Irina Shayk is ugly


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    Porker:
    Gnil:

    The Carrera GT is interesting but pretty ugly angry

    That’s like stating Irina Shayk is ugly


    have you seen her without makeup?


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    Whoopsy:
    Porker:
    Gnil:

    The Carrera GT is interesting but pretty ugly angry

    That’s like stating Irina Shayk is ugly


    have you seen her without makeup?

    Shayk - no, but a CGT don't need a makeup.... natural beauty Smiley


    Re: Carrera GT

    Whoopsy:
    Porker:
    Gnil:

    The Carrera GT is interesting but pretty ugly angry

    That’s like stating Irina Shayk is ugly


    have you seen her without makeup?

    Not as often as I would like...

    a2d834a2e4231380ef8388c88f73a15c--irina-shayk-victorias-secret-models.jpg


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    Re: Carrera GT

    Porker:
    Whoopsy:
    Porker:
    Gnil:

    The Carrera GT is interesting but pretty ugly angry

    That’s like stating Irina Shayk is ugly


    have you seen her without makeup?

    Not as often as I would like...

    a2d834a2e4231380ef8388c88f73a15c--irina-shayk-victorias-secret-models.jpg

    Her lips are a bit too thick


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    Typical "model look", not my cup of tea. At that age, my wife looked way better and more natural. Smiley I love the eyes though. Smiley


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    Re: Carrera GT

    You guys on crack?

    Irina angel


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    THE_GT3:

    You guys on crack?

    Nope



    Irina angel

    You get impressed to easily. Smiley


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    RC:

    Typical "model look", not my cup of tea. At that age, my wife looked way better and more natural. Smiley I love the eyes though. Smiley

    Of course your wife looks better than Irina Shayk. Smiley


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    Porker:
    RC:

    Typical "model look", not my cup of tea. At that age, my wife looked way better and more natural. Smiley I love the eyes though. Smiley

    Of course your wife looks better than Irina Shayk. Smiley

    She looked better...when she was young. Smiley (oh boy, I just hope she doesn't read this). My wife is 52 now, she has a body like a 35 year old, not even the slightest sign of cellulite and everything is still real, no fake boobs, no fake ass, nothing fake. Smiley She does 3 hours of sports every(!) day, three times a week HIT. She can probably lift more weight than you. Smiley 

    I knew so many women like Irina Shayk, Eastern Europe was full of them. Only a few made it, if you get my drift.

    irina_shayk_00452969_000005.jpg
    irina-shayk-2-500x628.jpg

    Ask our Eastern European friends here...they can confirm. You find women like her everywhere. Smiley Maybe not always with her trained body but face/lips? Definitely. 


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    Taken a few months ago, sorry...I cannot post her face (although it is lovely ).

    Foto 19.06.19, 21 43 10.jpg


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    Re: Carrera GT

    I'm more into Doutzen than Irina... 

    1024px-Doutzen_Kroes_2012_Shankbone_2.JPG


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    Re: Carrera GT

    Let's get back to these models..

    IMG_1741.jpegIMG_1723.jpegIMG_1716.jpegIMG_1682.jpeg


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    Smiley Definitely also very attractive. Smiley


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    I confirm. One of the perks of living here Smiley


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    Re: Carrera GT

    Here is a sample of my favorite Romanian model... She “made it” as RC said: https://youtu.be/cTr8WGcmKH0


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    Then you will like this Van Halen video: https://youtu.be/nqDfzO42epE


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    ha:

    Let's get back to these models..

    IMG_1741.jpegIMG_1723.jpegIMG_1716.jpegIMG_1682.jpeg

    Impressive car , yes . Beautiful photos , yes .  Pretty car , no .

    But I would still like to own one Smiley


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    Re: Carrera GT

    The Carrera GT looks much better live in person. Smiley


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    Re: Carrera GT

    So a Carrera GT was a nice looking 20 year old that can scream sexily in bed. 

    Now it's a 50 year old that does't look as good but still screams the same. Turn off the lights now and and just listen and there will be no difference.

     


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    Re: Carrera GT

    RC:

    I'm more into Doutzen than Irina... 

    1024px-Doutzen_Kroes_2012_Shankbone_2.JPG

    Agree, she is fantastic... For me Kate Bock makes the knees go weak. Smiley

     

    kate-bock-in-bikini-bottom-leaves-a-beach-in-miami-05-10-2019-10.jpg


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