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Porsche easily achieves sportscar nirvana with purist-friendly 911 Carrera T
8 Mar 2019
ADDITION by subtraction. How many times have we heard that phrase before? As it turns out, it holds some merit, particularly in the automotive industry. Perhaps no other car-maker is a better mathematician than Porsche, which has long profited from charging more for less. The 911 Carrera T, of course, is the latest example of this.
Unlike the GT3 and GT2 halo models that we have grown accustom to in the 911 range, the Carrera T is a bit of a different beast. In fact, it’s the people’s 911 – if there’s such a thing. Rather than going down the usual route of stripping weight and adding power, the Carrera T travels down an unusual – albeit similar – path.
It simply takes one entry-level Carrera and removes a bunch of unnecessary luxury features. That’s it. Aside from some different paintwork, upholstery and trim options, this is the Carrera T formula … so long as you stick to it, as we found out. So, has Porsche done the seemingly impossible and raised the 911 bar even higher? Read on to find out.
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