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2018 Porsche 911 Turbo S is a superhero

580 horsepower might not sound like that much, but it's less about the boat and more about the motion of that ocean.

Andrew Krok
Cars are Andrew's jam, as is strawberry. After spending years as a regular ol' car fanatic, he started working his way through the echelons of the automotive industry, starting out as social-media director of a small European-focused garage outside of Chicago. From there, he moved to the editorial side, penning several written features in Total 911 Magazine before becoming a full-time auto writer, first for a local Chicago outlet and then for CNET Cars.
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In the Japanese comic "One-Punch Man," the hero Saitama can destroy just about every baddie in the universe with a single punch.

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That's the 2018 Porsche 911 Turbo S in a nutshell.

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Porsche's hottest version of its decades-old nameplate is eminently capable, rattling off confounding performance figures without even breaking a sweat.

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It'll take everything thrown in its direction and cry out for more, like I'm insulting it by even choosing to hop in the driver's seat and drive it below ten-tenths. 

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The car looks relatively sedate given its $190,000 base price.

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But not everybody wants rubbernecking drivers snapping Instagram pictures at every stoplight. 

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I consider this one of the subtlest ways to have my eyeballs pressed into my skull.

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The 911 Turbo S' figures aren't world-shattering on paper -- its 3.8-liter, twin-turbocharged flat-six puts out 580 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque.

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But it's less about the boat and more the motion of the ocean, and dear heavens, the Turbo S drops the damn sea on my head.

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Keep on scrolling to check out even more shots of the Turbo S, and don't forget to read the full review!

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