We know the Porsche Cayman GT4 is one of the best track-ready cars that money can buy. It’s got the big motor, a stick shift, and GT3 components all packed into a mid-engine platform. But how does it compare to the actual race-car version, the GT4 Clubsport? We joined our friends from CJ Wilson Racing at Willow Springs to find out.

CJ Wilson, who also pitches for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, is one of the few people who has not only driven both of these vehicles, but owns them too—and a McLaren P1, but no big deal. And in this test, he puts both the street and racing versions of the GT4 through their paces.


Watch the video to hear how things like carbon-ceramic brakes and a manual transmission on the street car, compare to a full roll cage and zero visibility on the race car.

Which would you take?

Michael Roselli is Jalopnik's Video Creative Director.

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