The fuel economy is considerably to Nissan GT-R Coupe's advantage. This vehicle consumes 3.6 l less petrol in the mixed cycle in relation to the Porsche 911 997 Coupe. Bear in mind that average fuel consumption in the mixed cycle for the sports cars class, in which the Nissan GT-R is classified, is 9.7 l while the Nissan GT-R Coupe 3.8 285HP automatic 4x4 uses by 7 % more amount of fuel than the average.
The Nissan GT-R Coupe has 28 percent more torque when compared to the Porsche 911 997 Coupe. The difference at this level is quite big, what means
that the Nissan GT-R Coupe will accelerate significantly faster.
The fuel economy in city traffic is considerably to the Nissan GT-R's advantage. This vehicle uses 5.1 l fewer gasoline in city traffic when compared to the Porsche. Better fuel consumption means less fuel cost passed on you.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
The Nissan GT-R Coupe can reach the speed of 100Km/h in 3.5 s, which is 10 % in comparison to the Porsche 911 997 Coupe 4.0 GT3 500HP manual. However the difference is not as much big to be taken into consideration when buying a ride.
Maximal torque RPM
A greater range and a lower number of revolutions at which the highest torque is delivered affects an engine’s dynamism and flexibility. Still, to eliminate engines drawbacks like e.g. turbo lug, it is always good to check a torque graph.
The width of the vehicle influences directly on passanger's inner room and driving stability. The Nissan GT-R Coupe is 87 millimeters wider than the Porsche. It is clearly perceptible by those sitting in front, who have more room for their elbows.
In the aspect of fuel tank size it is the Nissan GT-R Coupe 3.8 285HP automatic 4x4 which can hold 12 % more fuel in relation to the Porsche. The medium fuel tank capacity in the sports cars class, which is represented by the Nissan GT-R, amounts to 68 liters, whereas in S class (represented by the Porsche 911 997 Coupe) it amounts to 68 liters.
The wheelbase of a car means the length between its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase notably affects the driving due to more appropriate vehicle's weight distribution. Nissan GT-R Coupe has 18 percent longer wheelbase distance in relation to Porsche 911 997 Coupe 4.0 GT3 500HP manual. Wheelbase dimensions are important to the balance and steering. Hence, the mass of Nissan GT-R Coupe 3.8 285HP automatic 4x4 should be better distributed and driving should be easier and safer.
The Nissan GT-R is 236 mm longer when compared to the Porsche 911 997 Coupe 4.0 GT3 500HP manual. Long cars are more spacious and in most cases provide more storage space. Although the Nissan GT-R Coupe seems to be better for families or persons who love the idea of convenient rides that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Porsche 911 997 Coupe may be more appropriate to women as it will not cause problems with parking and will be easier for turning in narrow streets.
Number of doors
In this case a user of the Nissan GT-R Coupe gets an extra door as a tailgate. It will allow him to place baggage into a trunk in easier way, especialy when it comes to things of large size. Passages of both cars who are to seat in the back have to get in a car through a front door which requires folding a front seat.
Model release date
Given that the Porsche 911 997 Coupe 4.0 GT3 500HP manual was introduced only 2 years prior to the Nissan GT-R Coupe 3.8 285HP automatic 4x4, the distance in technology used in both cars is not really huge, however, the Nissan may have a bit more advanced solutions used in it.
If you are a tall man or you tend to carry in the trunk stuffs of big dimensions, the Nissan GT-R Coupe 3.8 285HP automatic 4x4, which is by 5 percent higher than the Porsche 911 997, is better pick for you. However, these two cars do not vary much in its height and it should not be much observable.
Automatic gearbox in the Nissan GT-R Coupe despite having a few minuses offers much more better comfort of driving. After a long time spent at the steering wheel the driver is less exhausted. Moreover automatic puts less strain on the engine thanks to the factory settings of shifts in specific revs range.