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Porsche Cayman GT4 vs. Alpine A110 (Manthey Racing) Nurburgring Chase Is Savage

The sheer idea of a Nurburgring chase involving a Porsche Cayman GT4 and an Alpine A110 is enough to get an aficionado into a day-dreaming mood. However, the stunt we have here is even better, since the French toy has been taken down the aftermarket path.
Porsche Cayman GT4 vs. Alpine A110 (Manthey Racing) Nurburgring Chase 4 photos
Porsche Cayman GT4 vs. Alpine A110 (Manthey Racing) Nurburgring ChasePorsche Cayman GT4 vs. Alpine A110 (Manthey Racing) Nurburgring ChasePorsche Cayman GT4 vs. Alpine A110 (Manthey Racing) Nurburgring Chase
Now, the stereotypical Ring chase of the sort involves a GT Division Neunelfer battling an underdog that has been given a comprehensive track prepping. Then again, what makes this stunt session special is not the amoung of mods on the Alpine, but rather the specialist that handled the process.

You see, this A110 was massaged by Manthey Racing. You know, the racing company and track prep specialist that's owned by Porsche.

For instance, you might be familiar to the initials of the company thanks, for instance, to the final part of the Porsche 911 GT2 RS MR's name - this is the toy that managed to blitz the Nurburgring in 6:40, thus setting a record for the quickest street car.

As for what MR installed on the mid-engined not-a-Renault, the YouTube label who runs the car talks about a KW Competition suspension and Dunlop Dirrezza tires (probably with a custom wheel alignment).

The engine is reportedly stock, which means we're only dealing with 252 hp, while this is mated to a double-clutch tranny that's not quite as sharp as a PDK - we have to keep in mind that the A110 tips the scales at just 1,080 kg.

The Cayman GT4 also appears to be stock (there's no mention of any mods), which means we're looking at 385 hp, 1,315 kg and, of course, a six-speed manual.

The piece of footage below was captured from inside the German tool and shows this acting as a tail for the Alpine A110 (it's the French car that kicks off the hostilities), with the two sportscars delivering an uber-spicy lap.

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