Porsche 911 T: T for top-notch

The Porsche 911 T has a century sprint of 4.2 seconds, which is quicker than a similarly equipped 911 Carrera or a manual T.
The Porsche 911 T has a century sprint of 4.2 seconds, which is quicker than a similarly equipped 911 Carrera or a manual T.ST PHOTO: BENJAMIN SEETOR
The Porsche 911 T has a century sprint of 4.2 seconds, which is quicker than a similarly equipped 911 Carrera or a manual T.
The Porsche 911 T has a century sprint of 4.2 seconds, which is quicker than a similarly equipped 911 Carrera or a manual T.ST PHOTO: BENJAMIN SEETOR

Porsche's 911 T is lighter, sharper and louder than the Carrera, but it is much costlier

Hopping into a Porsche 911 after just about any car is like replacing a butter knife with a steak knife halfway through a slab of fillet mignon.

Life suddenly becomes a lot easier and your senses become keener. Colours are brighter, the air is crisper and you can chew the fat without working up a sweat.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 09, 2018, with the headline 'T for top-notch'. Print Edition | Subscribe