Road Tests Real world tests of 911 Turbo vs Pantera

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Porsche 911 Turbo

Reasons to consider the
Porsche 911 Turbo

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Faster top speed 192 mph vs 140 mph 52 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Much more expensive sticker price $130k vs $10k 13x more expensive harder to own
Much faster to 60mph 3.9 s vs 6.8 s Around 45% faster to 60mph
Has an air compressor Turbocharger vs None Most supercars don't have an air compressor
Way more more powerful engine 473 HP @ 6,000 RPM vs 310 HP @ 5,400 RPM Around 55% stronger engine
More torque 459 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM vs 380 ft-lb @ 3,400 RPM More than 20% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Better power-to-weight ratio 7.7 lb/hp vs 10.18 lb/hp Around 25% better power-to-weight ratio
Front view of De Tomaso Pantera

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De Tomaso Pantera

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Much bigger engine 5,763 cc vs 3,600 cc More than 60% bigger engine
Lighter curb weight 3,155 lb vs 3,641 lb Around 15% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

911 Turbo  vs
Pantera 
Brand Porsche De Tomaso
Price 130,000 9,995
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2007 1971-1973

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 7.7 lb/hp 10.18 lb/hp
Maximum hp 473 HP @ 6,000 RPM 310 HP @ 5,400 RPM
Maximum torque 459 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM 380 ft-lb @ 3,400 RPM
Engine placement Rear Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 3,600 cc 5,763 cc
Cylinders Flat 6 V8
Air compressor Turbocharger None
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 9:1 10.7:1
Bore/stroke 3.94 in / 3.01 in 3.98 in / 3.46 in

road tests

911 Turbo  vs
Pantera 
Top speed 192 mph 140 mph
0-60mph 3.9 s 6.8 s
0-100mph 8 s 13.5 s

transmission

Drivetrain 4WD w/PSM, PTM RWD
Shift system Manual Manual
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 5
Axle ratio 3.44:1 4.22:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Brembo 13.78 in Disc Disc
Rear brakes Brembo 13.78 in Disc Disc
Front wheels Unknown/? 19 381/? 178
Rear wheels Unknown/? 19 381/? 203

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,641 lb 3,155 lb
Width 72.9 in 71.3 in
Height 51.2 in 44.1 in
Length 175.2 in 167.4 in
Front track width 58.7 in 57 in
Wheelbase 92.5 in 98.4 in
Porsche 911 Turbo
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