Group tests

Porsche 997 GT2 v Ferrari 430 Scuderia

High adrenaline products from Porsche and Ferrari go head to head

The new Porsche GT2 can out-run a Carrera GT; the Ferrari 430 Scuderia is as quick as an Enzo. 530bhp v 503bhp, 369bhp/ton v 378bhp/ton, £131,070 v £172,500. But statistics tell you everything and nothing...

These are new highs for Porsche and Ferrari. Which would you choose?

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 Porsche 997 GT2Ferrari 430 Scuderia
EngineFlat-six, twin-turboV8
LocationRear, longitudinalMid, longitudinal
Bore x stroke100 x 76.4mm92 x 81mm
Cylinder blockAluminium alloyAluminium alloy, dry sumped
Cylinder headAluminium alloy, dohc per bank, 4v per cylinder, VarioCam PlusAluminium alloy, dohc per bank, 4v per cyl, variable valve timing
Fuel and ignitionElectronic engine management, sequential multipoint injectionElectronic engine management, sequential multipoint injection
Max power523bhp @ 6500rpm503bhp @ 8500rpm
Max torque501lb ft @ 2200-4500rpm347lb ft @ 5250rpm
TransmissionSix-speed manual, rear-wheel drive, limited-slip differential, PSMSix-speed ‘F1-SuperFast 2’ paddle-shift manual, rear-wheel drive, E-diff, F1-Trac
Front suspensionMacPherson struts, coil springs, dampers, PASM, anti-roll barDouble wishbones, coil springs, adaptive dampers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspensionMulti-link, coil springs, dampers, PASM, anti-roll barDouble wishbones, coil springs, adaptive dampers, anti-roll bar
BrakesCross-drilled and vented PCCBCross-drilled and vented carbon ceramic discs, 398mm front, 350mm rear, ABS, EBD
Wheels8.5 x 19in front, 12 x 19in rear, aluminium alloy19in front and rear, aluminium alloy
Tyres235/35 ZR19 front, 325/30 ZR19 rear, Michelin Pilot Sport Cup235/35 ZR19 front, 285/35 ZR19 rear, Pirelli P Zero Corsa
Weight (kerb)1440kg1350kg
0-62mph3.7sec (claimed)3.6sec (claimed)
Max speed204mph (claimed)198mph (claimed)
Basic price£131,070£172,500
On saleNowNow
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