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Old 07-11-2019, 01:18 PM
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Default 991.2 GT3 manual vs GT3 Touring - anyone driven both on street?

Understand that based on spec sheet they are the essentially same car (except some cosmetics & aero).

Anyone driven both on the street? Same street characteristics? Anything notably different? (other than cosmetics / aero).
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Old 07-11-2019, 01:22 PM
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I've read here several times that the Touring is a bit louder while inside the car. I know they have different intake systems, which seems to be the cause of the difference in sound.
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Old 07-11-2019, 01:27 PM
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Driven both
both the same on the street
some say louder in touring. Personally I did not notice this ôloudnessö people speak of
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Driven both - both great. Can see a wing in the rear view mirror in one...
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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.
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Amazing what porsche marketing has been able to accomplish.

its the same freaking car!
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I have driven both. Touring is a little louder and slightly softer suspension. In the stiff setting the winged car was stiff enough I always turned it off on my street. The Touring in stiff mode I feel fine leaving it on.
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i think the same car on street
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I've owned both and couldn't tell a difference besides the winged had a couple rattles that my touring doesn't. =/
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Only diff i noticed was wing and interior options. As already stated, Some have mentioned cabin noise. But, I don't know of any differences in suspension; felt or documented.
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I test drove a manual w/wing before buying my touring. Couldn't discern any significant differences aside from rear visibility and interior trim.
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Owned both. 3k miles on my wing and almost 1k on my Touring. Touring seems a bit more quiet and compliant. Identical handling characteristics. Touring definitely feels more comfortable and luxurious with more leather . Miss the wing out back a lot of the time. Adds a sense of occasion. Same car but offer different vibes. It's amazing what a few changes can do to the overall character of a car. Find which look you prefer and don't look back. Both equally exceptional in my book.
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Originally Posted by Yippiekiaye View Post
Amazing what porsche marketing has been able to accomplish.

its the same freaking car!
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. . .
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Originally Posted by bluehorseshoe View Post
Owned both. 3k miles on my wing and almost 1k on my Touring. Touring seems a bit more quiet and compliant. Identical handling characteristics. Touring definitely feels more comfortable and luxurious with more leather . Miss the wing out back a lot of the time. Adds a sense of occasion. Same car but offer different vibes. It's amazing what a few changes can do to the overall character of a car. Find which look you prefer and don't look back. Both equally exceptional in my book.
That surprised me as well. Essentially the same car but different character. Not better or worse just different. Love the leather and the classic profile but seeing the wing in mirrors was cool!
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Material change in character from this vantage point...
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