A car with the GT moniker combines the performance of a sports car and the luxury of a luxury car, and the 2022 McLaren GT is the perfect example of a GT sports car. This superlight mid-engine, rear-wheel drive two-seater sports car reimagines the GT class with its lightweight carbon fiber chassis and a powerful V8 engine. However, does McLaren’s first-ever gran tourer have what it takes to challenge veterans like the Porsche 911 GTS? In this quick comparison from McLaren Chicago in Chicago, IL, we pit the 2022 McLaren GT against the 2022 Porsche 911 GTS Coupe to find out which one comes out on top.
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2022 McLaren GT
2022 Porsche GTS
|4.0 L twin-turbocharged V8
||Engine||3.0L twin-turbocharged V6
||Max. Torque||420 lb.-ft.|
|204 mph||Top Speed||193 mph
The 2022 McLaren GT versus 2022 Porsche 911 GTS comparison is one of the most straightforward comparisons ever. Right off the bat, the 2022 McLaren GT edges past the 2022 Porsche 911 GTS with its 612-horsepower 4.0L V8. Its super lightweight bespoke Monocell-II-T carbon fiber chassis with a kerb weight of just 3,373 lbs allows it to launch from 0-60 miles per hour in a mere 3.2 seconds while reaching a top speed of 204 miles an hour. On the flip side, the Porsche 911 GTS’ smaller engine and weight make it 0.7 seconds slower, and its top speed is capped at 193 mph. Blistering performance aside, the McLaren GT reimagines the GT breed of vehicles with its pioneering design, which offers an engaging yet comfortable ride and surprisingly generous luggage space.
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