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BMW M3 CSL v Nissan R34 Skyline GT-R v TVR Sagaris v 981 Porsche Cayman GT4

Posted On: 24 Oct 2020   |   Posted By: EVO

BMW M3 CSL v Nissan R34 Skyline GT-R v TVR Sagaris v 981 Porsche Cayman GT4

Let's at least try to keep this simple. Almost any vehicle, however hopeless, can be driven for sport. With the right mindset, feeble and flabby are merely challenges to be overcome through the agents of guile, gritted teeth and slipstreaming. For white-van drivers it appears to be a way of life, though to be fair to the overtaken, today's tin-sided hardware can haul a bit and hardly disincentivises its eager operatives from exploiting their good fortune.
A sports car is something else. It doesn't have to be a two-seater convertible. Nor does it matter where its engine sits in the chassis or, up to a point, how many cylinders said motor has. Not so many that it's mistaken for a supercar, perhaps. Then again, if it's a Porsche 911 , maybe both can exist in a perfect state of superimposition.
And maybe it's best to forget about unyielding categories and traditional metrics altogether. A sports car should be a car you want to drive purely for the selfish, indulgent, interactive hit. Not because it looks exotic...

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