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The Driver's Choice

t’s become an article of faith among some enthusiasts that a real driver would always choose a stick shift over flappy paddles. OK, quick quiz. Money no object, which would you choose: Porsche’s 911 GT2 RS or the 911 GT3 Touring? Turbo and PDK with flappy paddles, or naturally aspirated with an old-school six-speed stick shift and a third pedal in the footwell? Two solutions to the same challenge,

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