Back to blog
Friday 16 June 2017

Redline road test: Porsche Carrera GT with Mr JWW

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to drive the legendary Porsche Carrera GT, YouTube star Mr JWW will take you one step closer to experiencing the real thing.

“They say you shouldn’t meet your heroes….”

Porsche Carrera GT

Porsche produced 1270 Carrera GTs between 2003 – 2007. In an era which saw the dawn of the hypercar, Porsche too decided to develop a halo car for its VIP customers that showcased their design, innovation and technical abilities. Armed with a spare V10 powerplant developed for F1/ LMP1, they designed a car that has since become iconic for its purity of purpose.

“I’d go for one of these over an Enzo every single day.”

Mr JWW has been considering adding a Carrera GT to his collection for a while, so we invited him to come and drive our car and it is fantastic to see his enthusiasm and appreciation for one of his automotive heroes. 400 Kg lighter than the Porsche 918 that it spawned, the CGT came in manual-only guise with and for Mr JWW, that’s what really sets it apart from the hypercars of today. That and the noise of its howling V10.

Enjoy the video – for more from Mr JWW click here.

Click here to view all our used Porsche stock.

 

Back to blog

MORE FROM REDLINE

Take our 2019 website survey, win a Harrods Christmas hamper

Take part in our 2019 website survey and you could win a Harrods hamper worth £350. 

Read more

From NHS to AMG

Top sales performer at Redline in 2019 so far, Jonathon Parker – JP – has only worked in the motor industry for 12 months. We ask him how he has managed to do it. Q&A with Jonathon Parker. What was your previous job before you started at Redline? I was an Accident & Emergency charge […]

Read more

Cars for crypto: “That’ll do nicely”?

Have you ever wondered when you will be able to pay for a car with a cryptocurrency like Bitcoin? Technology and car dealers have not always been good bedfellows.  If the stereotype is to be believed, many dealers still prefer a pocket stuffed with ten-pound notes and a well-thumbed copy of Glasses Guide to the electronic alternatives […]

Read more