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Old 07-11-2019, 06:54 PM
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The type of seat optioned will likely make the biggest difference, not the base car itself. Maybe tyres (Michelin or Dunlop), but I have no back to back experience with tyres.

Ask Andreas! Skip to the 20min mark in the video below for his seat recommendation (talking about the new Spyder, but I think relevant for all GT cars).


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Old 07-11-2019, 08:13 PM
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Have driven both extensively. Much prefer the touring for road driving. Could not see out the back with the wing.
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Old 07-11-2019, 08:35 PM
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^^^Tires make a difference. The Dunlop's are seemed more compliant. Had them on a spare set of wheels on the Slate wing for a few hundred miles. And, yes, seats would make a difference but both of mine were spec'd quite similarly, including buckets.

Same cars, different mindset. Pick based on aesthetic alone, unless you do lots of track work or are lucky enough to live near roads with no speed limits.
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Originally Posted by bli8 View Post
Touring is a tad louder inside (don't know why), but ALL GT3's need an aftermarket exhaust anyway. So make the decision based on whether to have a wing in the back or not.
Need aftermarket exhaust? Why? The Touring has turned off a few with the noise from stock exhaust and you want louder? I must be getting old....

I live in an urban environment and Iím not impressed when a car makes the racket of 10.
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Old 07-14-2019, 12:42 AM
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Originally Posted by WernerE View Post
Need aftermarket exhaust? Why? The Touring has turned off a few with the noise from stock exhaust and you want louder? I must be getting old....

I live in an urban environment and Iím not impressed when a car makes the racket of 10.
I want the car to sound louder on the outside, but quieter on the inside, thus I put sound deadening mats in the back cabin.
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Originally Posted by Dr.Bill
Exactly. The touring package is an option, it is not a completely different model.
It's a GT3.

On the other hand, I think the LED car is quite different than the xenon car. . .
The xenon car has noticeably keener turn-in due to reduced weight but the LED car has a more balanced weight distribution.
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Old 07-14-2019, 11:10 AM
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Originally Posted by Yippiekiaye View Post
Amazing what porsche marketing has been able to accomplish.

its the same freaking car!
So true but it is the Owner's of the Touring that love to pitch it is unique.

I am a wingey Guy but do like the simplicity of the Touring
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Old 07-14-2019, 12:23 PM
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Originally Posted by Gravs View Post
The xenon car has noticeably keener turn-in due to reduced weight but the LED car has a more balanced weight distribution.
You really believe that, don't you?
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Originally Posted by Jimmy-D View Post
So true but it is the Owner's of the Touring that love to pitch it is unique.

I am a wingey Guy but do like the simplicity of the Touring
Agreed
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Originally Posted by Gravs View Post
The xenon car has noticeably keener turn-in due to reduced weight but the LED car has a more balanced weight distribution.

You gotta be kidding me... really?
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Noise level inside the Touring is higher because of less sound deadening insulation inside. Although itís just an option, card are quite different thought. Touring mechanical LSD too.
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Originally Posted by The Pope
You really believe that, don't you?
Originally Posted by DC640
You gotta be kidding me... really?
#sarcasm
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Originally Posted by CAlexio View Post
#sarcasm
Me too lol
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Originally Posted by WernerE View Post
Need aftermarket exhaust? Why? The Touring has turned off a few with the noise from stock exhaust and you want louder? I must be getting old....

I live in an urban environment and Iím not impressed when a car makes the racket of 10.
Noise and good old school 6cyl boxer sound are different
that s why you need a side bypass(valved) and no neibour will be annoyed
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Mechanical LSD is manual thing regardless of wing or not.
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