By Eric Yang
on 7.8.08

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By Sajeev Mehta | The Truth About Cars

There I was cutting, clipping and carving corners in the ultimate Porsche 911, balancing the need for speed with self-control. I felt like an Olympic skier or Iron Chef. But there was an element missing from the GT2 experience, a deficiency that niggled like a loose ski boot or a nicked Shun Santoku. Torque. As in instant-on shove. Porsche’s brilliant 3.6-liter boxer engine has too much boost and not enough low-end grunt. But isn’t perfection standard in a Porsche, especially for one that costs $197,000?

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