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      07-31-2011, 08:36 PM   #52
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Originally Posted by MM33 View Post
honestly....if you don't have any practical needs, than a Cayman R is far more 'pure' of a sports car than the M3 could ever be. The M3 is obviously a nice car with plenty of useable performance, but hardly has the sleep sports car look, and doesn't really match up to the direct performance of a Cayman S or Cayman R.
The M3 is very much on par with a Cayman S in performance overall. Better in some areas, worse in others. But to say it doesn't "match up" to a Cayman S is not true. It "matches" up with a base 911 (not the 911S).
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