2021 Porsche 911 vs. Its Competition

2021 Porsche 911 Turbo S
Martin Padgett Martin Padgett Editorial Director

The Porsche 911 combines amazing performance with everyday drivability, which makes it more of a complete package than most of its competitors.

The new BMW 8-Series aims more at comfort but provides plenty of performance, especially in its big-output spec.

Chevrolet’s Corvette isn’t as refined as the Porsche and it carries itself with more bravado, but it offers track-ready handling and a decent ride on the street for less money.

The Mercedes-Benz AMG GT lacks the tiny rear seat and has a front-engine layout, but it’s a thrilling car to drive and a worthy competitor.

The Audi R8 sings a sonorous V-10 tune, but it isn’t the performance bargain that the 911 is.

Finally, the Jaguar F-Type is absolutely beautiful, but it doesn’t have the performance pedigree of its rivals.

2021 Porsche 911 Turbo S2021 Porsche 911
2021 Audi R8 V10 RWD Spyder2021 Audi R8
2021 BMW 8-Series2021 BMW 8-Series
2021 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray2021 Chevrolet Corvette
2021 Jaguar F-Type R first drive2021 Jaguar F-Type
2021 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT 43 4-Door Coupe2021 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT
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Quick Specs
The 2021 Porsche 911 bristles with pavement-conquering confidence, and brims with tech and luxe touches.
The 2021 Audi R8 is an approachable supercar with a dash of elegance to go with its sonorous V-10 engine.
The 2021 BMW 8-Series is a gorgeous statement piece that strikes an enviable balance between performance and usability.
Dollar for dollar, the $59,995 2021 Chevrolet Corvette is the best performance value around.
The 2021 Jaguar F-Type coupe or convertible looks like nothing else on the road, if that helps justify the price.
The 2021 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT 4-Door Coupe is a worthy rival for the best performance sedans on the market.
MSRP From     
Gas Mileage     
15 MPG City / 24 MPG Hwy13 MPG City / 23 MPG Hwy15 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy15 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy16 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy14 MPG City / 25 MPG Hwy
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded H-6Premium Unleaded V-10Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6Gas V8Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-6
EPA Class     
Minicompact CarsTwo SeatersMidsize CarsTwo SeaterTwo SeatersCompact Cars
Style Name     
Carrera CoupeV10 RWD840i Gran Coupe2-Door Stingray Coupe w/1LTCoupe Automatic P300AMG GT 43 4-Door Coupe
Rear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveAll Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity     
Passenger Doors     
Body Style     
Auto-Shift Manual w/ODAuto-Shift Manual w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomaticAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
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