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I wanted to get everyone's opinion on whether or not they would buy a 2015 V10 Plus or a new 2021 718 GT4, and if any owners of both cars can share their experiences between the two.

I know this is very subjective question, but my wife and I are debating on which cars to get and the R8 we're looking at is almost the same price as the GT4 fully optioned.

We've had a 2015 V10 Plus in the past that we tracked frequently, but sold it since we weren't going to be using it much. We both miss the responsiveness and sound of the NA V10, and the looks of the gen 1 r8's, and aren't a fan of the gen 2. Both of us never driven a porsche before, but have seen a lot on the track and are impressed at how quick they are. In our opinion the new GT4 looks really good also.

The dilemma we're facing is that we both really enjoyed the Gen 1 R8 and saw one selling for ~130k in pristine condition with the exact options we had on our car just different exterior color. We both like the new GT4 and a fully optioned one is around ~140k.

Thanks in advance!
 

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Thanks everyone for sharing your experiences and opinions!

I'm surprised that the 991.2 GT3 RS felt underpowered compared to the R8. We do plain on mainly tracking our car, but would like to drive it on the street whenever. We're not too worried about comfort since we don't go on many road trips. The big thing holding us back from the R8 is putting down that much for a 2015 car when we could get a 2021 car. But on the other end I don't believe there will be a car like the r8 with a NA V10 that can be daily driven and still be great on the track.. Hopefully I'm wrong.

Appreciate the insights!
 

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Appreciate the insights!
I think in terms of value a used Gen 2 would be the way to go at the moment, but we still can't get ourselves to like some of the elements of the interior (large shifter and paddles) and the partial non-functional exterior.

I also should've clarified that if we were to go with the GT4 it would be with a PDK.
 
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