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pb12345
looking at some responses, I can see that people are opposed to porsche or bmw's new turbo system or downsizing trend. But... Porsche and BMW isn't your back street tuners.
May 3, 2012 11:10 pm
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haji
Still dont get where the other turbine is going to be put.
Jan 28, 2012 11:23 am
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OmarSharif
Porsche are still living of their reputation from pre-millenium. Ferrari and Lambo are at a higher level. The car everyone is chasing is the Datsun GTR! Porsche must step up, or give up.
Jan 28, 2012 9:05 am
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swifthead
interesting will be how the Nissan will answer to the 911 Tri-turbo...maybe also the next GT-R will have 3 turbos?
Jan 28, 2012 12:57 pm
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vilivo
The 911 Turbo is unmatched for its balance of performance, comfort, driveability and price (I know some do match some of the aspects, but none matches ALL the aspects.). It is simply perfect... So was the last one... SO was every one before that... Ok, thats it, I cant wait to see this one!!!
Jan 27, 2012 2:50 pm
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tootall
Interesting. I guess the VTG system currently insatalled is just not up to the task of working doubble time to meet the demands of low and top end HP needs?? My next question would be about space consumption in the engine bay. How would they manage to accommodate for the third turbo? It all sounds promising.
Jan 27, 2012 1:03 pm
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jerry05cod4
Its not about horsepower as much as it's about improving efficiency...get the Big Picture peeps!!
Jan 27, 2012 5:10 pm
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swifthead
next generation will then be Quad-Turbo...and then what is next? triple superchargers and quad turbos and two electric-turbos??? already see the 2019 BMW M3 Multi-turbo and Porsch 911 MultiTurbo
Jan 27, 2012 11:34 am
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BeEmWe
So what? Razors had 1 blade, then 2, then 4, then 5! Anything wrong with that? Why can't car manufactuters have multiple turbos if the resulting car is a better one in several aspects?
Jan 28, 2012 5:15 am
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BMWfan4Ever
DAYUM....
Jan 27, 2012 10:11 am
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DdW
Well I am curious over how this technical engineering arrangement pans out but I believe it will be a blast to drive.
Jan 27, 2012 10:02 am
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air_cooled
gt2 rs is going to be a monster
Jan 27, 2012 9:47 am
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Mikeado
Added weight for the same kind of power the previous system could produce? Hmmm...
Jan 27, 2012 9:28 am
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tom43
532 PS means around 30 PS more power, right? By the way, it would be no problem to bring the current layout to the same power. The tri-turbo modification will improve efficiency, throttle response and torque at low rpm. And don´t forget: Porsche will reduce the weight by ca. 50kg...
Jan 27, 2012 9:48 am
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4everRS
I find it amusing that some are so opposed to progress that they come up with these assumptions. Just like the BMW tri-turbo opposition. I can't help but think of this group of old guys that have coffee every morning where I live. All they do is bi*ch about progress. I know your mother told you that you were unique and special, but I have to break it to you, Porsche engineers are smarter.
Jan 27, 2012 10:35 am
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