2018 PP1 vs PP2

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  1. VoodooBoss

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    Here's a good video review of the two cars. They liked the auto in the PP1 on track but not on the street. I was underwhelmed with the auto during my street test drive. The 4.4 second difference in lap times between the two cars can largely be attributed to the 305 square SC2 tires on the PP2.

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    I would certainly hope the PP2 would be faster :)
     
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    I have put many miles on at gingerman and a 1:44 in stock trim is amazing. I run that in my BOSS with 285 square slicks on. Makes me want to switch cars! I like the body on the new ones.

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    Gotta wonder how much the A10 hurt the PP1 too. Hate tests that are apples and oranges. I remain unconvinced that a conventional auto is going to be quicker than a manual in the hands of a competent driver.
     
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    I would agree to a point. But a well tuned 10 speed that downshift to the correct gear and that shifts really fast should keep the motor in the proper power band, and overall, longer in the peak power than a 6 speed manual. Depends on gear spacing etc too. But it theoretically could be faster.

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    I’m still learning my GT350 capabilities vs my old STI. I’m down to 1:45 with it at Gingerman but I left plenty on the table. Working on each corner and my new AIM solo2 will help a lot. Fast time there for the GT350R is like a 1:39


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    The boss will lose at least one second probably two on the straight away due to low power. It also loses time in the off-camber extension due to no rear grip solid axle. With optimal conditions and sticker tires I don't think a stock Boss can do much more than a 1:43.

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    Yep. 1:43 is not a slouch time by any means. Having a IRS and 526 Hp at the motor certainly gives the GT350 an edge.


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