The Porsche 911 is a classic, well-loved sports car—and in its high-end Turbo S Cabriolet configuration, it offers truly staggering amounts of power (and style to spare). With that said, it’s certainly no match for the utterly fantastic Ferrari 296 GTS. Which luxurious, high-performance convertible is the right choice for Chicagoland’s most demanding performance enthusiasts? Our Ferrari 296 GTS vs. Porsche 911 Turbo S Cabriolet comparison has all the details you’ll need to make the right call.
It’s impossible to compare Ferrari vs. Porsche without focusing on the performance specs offered by each brand’s most impressive models. And if you’re looking for a high-powered Porsche, you really can’t do much better than the 911 Turbo S Cabriolet. Fans of the Prancing Horse can rest assured: even the best 911 is no match for the Ferrari 296 GTS.
Looks might not be the most important factor in your decision, but if you’re anything like most convertible buyers, they’re certainly not a factor that you’ll want to ignore. And it’s impossible to deny that the Porsche 911 Turbo S Cabriolet looks downright conventional next to the Ferrari 296 GTS, a true exotic.
The Porsche features a sleek and simple design—which may be fine for some. But the Ferrari has a sharper nose, a sportier, more distinctive back-end, and a more aggressive stance thanks to its larger front and rear haunches. Plus, we think the convertible hard top on the Ferrari 296 GTS is a better fit for a luxury model than the soft top on the Porsche 911.
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