Porsche 911 Turbo S vs. 911 GT3 RS: On Track, They're Amazingly Close

The two fastest, most powerful 911s you can buy today go head-to-head on track.

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When it comes to the Porsche 911, there isn't really a bad trim to pick from. Even in basic Carrera S form, it's an excellent driver with a lot to offer. The Turbo S and GT3 RS then, are at the very top of the 911 range for a reason. Each offers the greatest capabilities of the current 911 platform. But which one is faster around a track? This new head-to-head onboard video is here to show us.

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While the Turbo S and the GT3 RS share similar price brackets, each car has its own unique set of features that make it great. The GT3 RS, for instance, has plenty of carbon fiber bodywork to save weight, and has heaps of downforce thanks to that huge wing. It has a naturally aspirated 500-horsepower flat-six, driving the rear wheels.

The Turbo S, on the other hand, is a completely different beast. It's geared more towards luxury, equipped with a full interior and a much more tame exterior design. But unlike the GT3, the Turbo utilizes forced induction and all-wheel-drive grip to claw its way through a turn.

got the chance to bring these two ultimate 911s on track and compare times. Despite the vastly different ways each car goes about getting around the track, with the same driver behind the wheel, they set the exact same lap time. It just goes to show, no matter which top-of-the-line 911 you choose, you'll have a machine capable of going very, very fast.

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