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After watching this video i am somewhat disturbed, dumbfounded and ultimately sad after seeing the result. Now i get that the 911 turbo S in insanely fast but i genuinely thought a 700bhp GT-R would at the very least be neck and neck with it if not beat it. The launch of the GT-R looks downright embarrasing compared to the Porsche. Anybody got any thoughts on what exactly can explain this massive disparity? And i was thinking with my stage 5.5 at 780bhp i would whoop a turbo S with room to spare but now i am not so sure. Do we GT-R owners really need to be approaching the 900bhp mark with over 700lbs ft before we truly slay cars of this ilk?
 

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That button in the Porsche makes a hell of a difference.
Can't believe how much it beat the GTR by with 120hp less, i know its about 100kg less as well.. but 馃槷
 

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GT-R driver forgot to press the magic button!
I'm surprised the gap was that much- I wonder how close the result would be if the drivers switched cars?
 

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Has anyone had a go at a Turbo S in a 'normal' situation? i.e. not on a drag strip.
In my experience, they're not that quick compared to a mildly modified GTR.
 

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Has anyone had a go at a Turbo S in a 'normal' situation? i.e. not on a drag strip.
In my experience, they're not that quick compared to a mildly modified GTR.
I guess on a road where the cars couldn't be opened up properly you wouldn't see a huge difference.
I'm sure Nissan will be on the case after this result as they have always had the 911 in their sights.
 

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The porkers launch very strong in general and the quarter mile times for stock are very good straight out of the box, but i would also say that gtr looked a bit crap power wise. The porker looks equivalent to a stage 5 gtr power I'd say.
 

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That really doesnt make alot of sense as there was a track gtr with 630hp that beat a modified porsche with 760hp off the line on carwow. The porsche then set its tyre pressures as were out and the porsche then got away,but not by the distance of the stock porsche. Is that Gtr really running 700hp. Infact theres a couple on Carwow with the same track addition Gtr and thats ony 630hp
 

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This Video is Litchfields Track Edt (631bhp) vs same year Turbo S and a 2018 M5.
The result is much closer 馃し鈥嶁檪锔

 

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This Video is Litchfields Track Edt (631bhp) vs same year Turbo S and a 2018 M5.
The result is much closer 馃し鈥嶁檪锔


That certainly seems more realistic.
I think if I was the owner of that 700hp 35 I would be taking it to a dyno to get the figures checked as the gap was huge between the 911
 

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I have always taken these with a pinch of salt ever since my friends car was used in a well know magazine. Where they basically put a Highly Jabba modified Skoda against a standard Golf GTI, run a load of test comparisons and the Skoda lost out. Turns out the Golf was not as standard as they made out, so was always biased against the Skoda.....
 

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True, there's always an element of doubt over what modifications the car has, and the driver input/effort.

I reckon there's more than a few R35's out there that have been tuned and can't launch well (get bogged down) or aren't that well tuned in the first placed.

Way too many of videos like this where the R35's aren't quick off the line. At the risk of getting flamed for saying this, some of the newer ones are seemingly struggling to do a quarter mile in the low 11s in stock trim. With times like that - and the current performance of other cars getting better all the time - there's little wonder we are seeing videos of more and more R35's getting "beat" in drag races. If we went by Nissan's figures the newer models should easily hold their own up to 60+ so why are so many simply not even doing that?? Hmm :unsure:
 

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Pushing the button allowed the porker to over boost? By how much? How much power was it putting down for those 20 seconds?

Anyway, it's just another fast Porsche to me. I prefer my cars to have presence or a reason. If you think you get prestige or more something by driving anotger car, and that's important to you, get one...

Me, I love opening the bonnet and seeing - hand built by Japanese master craftsman, Ooyama... That means something to me, it was some dudes job to build my engine! I give him a secret bow everytime I get in my car... I need to get out more :)

That and the sheer joy of driving Godzilla; its such a competent car!



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Of course we are all presuming the 35 doesn't have 700bhp and that the Porsche is standard.
It could of course be the 911 has been tuned highly as they all confessed to be Porsche fans.
 

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Either way that gtr was crap off the mark for a 700hp modified car, my stock car launches better than that one... :LOL:
 

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Perhaps the owner of the R35 is on here? It's claimed elsewhere that the R35 is a Litchfield tuned staged 4.25 with intercooler upgrade (690hp).
 

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Of course we are all presuming the 35 doesn't have 700bhp and that the Porsche is standard.
It could of course be the 911 has been tuned highly as they all confessed to be Porsche fans.
I was thinking that as well... The guy whos YouTube channel it is clearly a big Porsche fan.
 
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