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Hot Rod Porsche 911s Go Head 2 Head in New Episode

Gunther Werks 400R vs. SharkWerks GT3 4.1

Motor Trend Staff
Apr 12, 2018

On this episode of Head 2 Head presented by Tire Rack, Automobile's Jethro Bovingdon and Motor Trend's Jonny Lieberman take a look at two California-built custom Porsche 911s: the Gunther Werks 400R and the Shark Werks GT3 4.1.

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The Gunther is the dancer of the two, a prima ballerina that teaches a master's course on the very notion of steering feel. Sharkie, on the other hand, is a sledgehammer, taking a naturally aspirated Porsche to a level of violence and fury never seen before.

The two takes on the classic Porsche formula are night and day, and show the amazing bandwidth inherent to the 911 platform.

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To dive deeper into just what makes the 911 the ultimate hot rod starting point, the hosts start the video in "The Daddy," a brilliant, million-dollar Mexico Blue example built by Workshop 5001.

Can either modern 911 hold a candle to the Workshop 5001 car? And which one is the better custom 911? Watch and find out on Motor Trend OnDemand!

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