While some of the Porsche fans might have a thing or two to say about including the Boxster into the battle, the age of the model recommends it for this interesting “youngtimer” family clash.
The models are not yet classics in the true sense – which is why we’re calling them youngtimers – but anyways this semantics discussion is actually besides the point. On point is the three-way drag strip race between Stuttgart-built racers. The straight line rumble has presented in front of us a 1981 Porsche 911 SC, a 1986 Porsche 930 Turbo, and a 1997 Porsche Boxster – with all three machines finished Red to spite Ferrari aficionados, most likely. You may want to look at this from the financial perspective (since youngtimers do present valuable business cases when using such brand logos), with the range spanning between $30,000 and 100k.
Technical specifications wise, let’s start with the “widowmaker” – the 930 Turbo – which has “just” 300 hp under the rear hood – but boy cross this 3.3-liter boxer machine and you’ll quickly find out why it earned this infamous nickname. The 911 SC – in translation the Super Carrera – uses an atmospheric 3.0-liter flat-six delivering 204 hp. This one carries also a lot of nostalgia, since the SC moniker hasn’t been used since the 356 SC. The last is the first generation Boxster (986 for connoisseurs) who uses a 2.5-liter boxer sporting 201 hp. We’re not going to spoil the outcome so make sure to look at the video below carefully and with the sound way up.