Top Gear's Matt LeBlanc Has Opinions On The Porsche 911 R

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Some of you may not be aware of this, but Porsche has apparently made a model called the 911 R. It is a car that some would say is quite adequate if you like that kind of thing. Top Gear’s Matt LeBlanc shares his thoughts on the new “fancy Beetle.”

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In all seriousness, the Porsche 911 R is arguably the best 911 in the lineup that you probably can’t buy. It has a 4.0-liter naturally aspirated motor making 500 horsepower, powering only the rear wheels, which is connected to a six-speed manual gearbox. However, the spec sheet doesn’t quite reveal the full picture of the car.

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Pretty much everyone who has had the pleasure of getting behind the wheel of the 911 R has been smitten. Matt LeBlanc  had some reservations, but is quickly won over by the pure experience. However, he thinks a faster, less expensive Porsche could be better in certain circumstances.

Tom is a contributing writer for Jalopnik and runs AutomatchConsulting.com. He saves people money and takes the hassle out of buying or leasing a car. (Facebook.com/AutomatchConsulting)

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