Audi TTS vs Porsche Cayman vs Merc SLK350 vs BMW Z4 sDrive35i vs Nissan 370Z

posted Jan 13, 2010, 9:18 PM by Quentin Ballard Tremeer   [ updated Jan 18, 2010, 10:24 PM ]

BMW and Merc sales executives have got to have their heads read. Why on earth would anybody in their right mind pay more for their cars than a Porsche? Think about it. You have to impress a new acquaintance and you have a choice of arriving in a BMW a Mercedes-Benz or a Porsche.

Yes the Porsche isn’t quite as fast but it is more eco friendly as it is lighter on fuel and you save yourself enough money that you can actually afford the replacement tires and the fancy dinner to impress your date AND people think it is more expensive, but it is in reality actually not.

If it’s not vanity you’re after and rather bang for your buck you have to wonder if the whole lot of them have not gone stark raving mad when you find out that the VW Golf 6 GTI (see my latest article) does 0-100km/h in 6.0 seconds (conflicting reports say 6.9) and costs a mere R317300 OR how about the BMW 135i coupe 0-100km/h in 5.56secs at R418500 (it compares by a hairs breadth with the M3 saloon and M3 coupe and WRX STI respectively R300k and R100k more). OR how about a good ten year old Porsche 911 Carrera 4 996 (see my latest article) for R500k with low miles and 0-100km/h in 5.2seconds. Yes it WILL cost you more than the others to maintain but for the R300k saving on the Z4 you could redo the engine and gearbox three times (that’s at least 400,000km of motoring in a 911 for the same price). It will also appreciate over time. 
 RSS Link      Add Q's Car Review Updates to Google Reader or iGoogle   Bookmark and Share

New Red Audi Coupe TTS 2ltr

Porsche Cayman PDK


Click here for Mercedes-Benz SLK350 Wallpapers and Specifications


Click here for BMW Z4 sDrive35i A-Sport Wallpapers and Specifications


Click here for
Nissan 370Z AT Wallpapers and Specifications


Tags: Cayman PDK Porsche, Porsche PDK, Auddi TTS, TTS Audi FSI - s Tronic, S-tronic Audi TTS, Merc SLK, Mercedes-Benz SLK350, BMW Z4 s Drive 351