14 August 2012

KingCast presents: A pair of frisky whips, the Porsche 911 Carrera and Triumph Sprint 955i.

Many years ago (like 38 or so) Car & Driver Magazine did a feature that paired cars with bikes. The goal was to match them up evenly in terms of character. I don't remember all of them but I think the Yamaha RD 350 was paired with a Ferrari Dino or 308 GT or perhaps a Porsche 911S. Jump forward several generations and I think the late 80's Porsche Carrera is a good match with the Triumph 955i/1050i. The Triumph has good torque like the Porsches and its engine is of course half of the venerable flat six. Food for thought for us geeks.

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