It's an age old question, but one that should be open to discussion between our fellow Porsche enthusiasts. So what exactly is a supercar? Is it a science? Or are we allowed to bend the rules? Must a car pack 12 cylinders amidships, scream to 60mph in less than four seconds and hit more than 200mph to qualify as a supercar? Or is it more to do with the spirit of the car, it's looks or the outrageousness factor of it's design.
Perhaps a Super car could be based on four key characteristics:
There are a few Porsches that could qualify for the Supercar badge. The awesome Porsche 993 Turbo S for example. The Porsche 993 GT1, the Carrera GT, the Porsche 959 and the Porsche 918 Spyder. These were all certainly more than £100k, and had breathtaking performance statistics. Their looks aren't so outrageous, but definitely score in the stunning or beautiful departments. In terms of something technically different: well, that's something Porsche have always delivered.
Ultimately the definition of what makes a car Super is always going to be subjective, as will answering the question "is a Porshe a Supercar".
We'd like to hear your thoughts on what makes a supercar and more importantly do Porsches qualify. So add your comments below and join the debate.
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