Russian 2017 Porsche 911 Turbo Review Mixes Street Racing, Girl-Scaring Launches

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2017 Porsche 911 Turbo S review in Russia2017 Porsche 911 Turbo S review in Russia2017 Porsche 911 Turbo S review in Russia
Usually, when a new (or revised) supercar is released, people check out the reviews for the serious bits, which nowadays range from MPG numbers to drifting assets, but have to wait for the unofficial Youtube videos for the nutty bits such as street racing.
Well, the Russian 2017 Porsche 911 Turbo S review you'll find at the bottom of the page didn't want to leave anything to vloggers out there. As a result, the clip also includes overly spicy bits, which are more or less legal.

For instance, the Turbo S and a BMW S1000RR duke it out on the road. This is the part where tons of aficionados could insist on such adventures being taken to the track. Well, that has already happened, with another car-bike comparison, this time taking place on the circuit, being included in the review.

Then there's the part where the Zuffenhausen machine is used to scare girls (and boys). The infamous sub-3s takeoffs of the Neunelfer are put to full emotional use, with the passengers' reactions providing the show.

We'll end the spoilers here and we're not worried about having thrown too many of these at you - that's because the clip includes tons of other stuff that make the "play" button worthy of our attention.

On an ending note, we can't help but notice a certain tendency within Porsche's line-up: The carmaker's "volume" models, such as the 2017 Panamera (even the Turbo) or the 911 Turbo S seen here seem to become a bit more customer-friendly. While this will obviously brings a sales advantage for Zuffenhausen, it also means hardcore buyers won't be pleased with the 991.2 Turbo S becoming slightly less drift-friendly over its revised AWD, for instance.

And this is where Porsche's specials come into play, with the company's GT division currently working overtime to deliver one bonkers edition after another. The only issue is that GT and RS models are uber-expensive and come in limited numbers, so we're looking forward to a future where Porsche also caters to the needs of flat-out aficionados who can't afford the top end models.

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In his quest to bring you the most impressive automotive creations, Andrei relies on learning as a superpower. There's quite a bit of room in the garage that is this aficionado's heart, so factory-condition classics and widebody contraptions with turbos poking through the hood can peacefully coexist.
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