Whereas the 992-generation Porsche 911 Turbo S was lately launched, the 991 mannequin stays one of many quickest-accelerating manufacturing automobiles ever. Nonetheless, can it compete with a Nissan GT-R modified to ship roughly 700 hp?
Each the 911 Turbo S Cabriolet and GT-R featured on this video are powered by twin-turbocharged six-cylinder engines that additionally occur to have the identical 3.8-liters of displacement. Nonetheless, whereas the Porsche makes use of a flat-six, the Nissan has a V6.
In 991.2 guise, the engine of the 911 Turbo S is rated at 572 hp and 516 lb-ft (700 Nm), however that jumps to 553 lb-ft (750 Nm) with Overboost. Ordinarily, that may be greater than sufficient to beat out the GT-R which, relying on the mannequin yr, produces wherever between 480 hp and 430 lb-ft (583 Nm) as much as 565 hp and 467 lb-ft (633 Nm).
Nonetheless, the GT-R featured on this video is much from inventory as, in response to the video, it has been tuned to ship roughly 700 hp.
Within the first of three races, the duo dash off the road at very comparable charges, however because the speeds improve, the added energy of the tuned GT-R helps it edge forward. The driving force of the 911 quickly reveals that she neglect to allow the Porsche Sport Response Button that permits the turbochargers to enter overboost to assist acceleration.
Within the second race and with that little button pushed, the 911 fired off the road with unbelievable ferocity and regardless of its energy deficit, was in a position to maintain on to its lead by way of to the very finish. What occurred within the third and ultimate race? You’ll have to seek out out for your self.