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Here is a 550-Horsepower Porsche Towing a 475-Horsepower Porsche

I was driving down the highway this weekend when I came across the sight you see above, which of course prompted me to quickly insist my passenger snap a photo. Yes, your eyes don’t deceive you: That’s a Porsche 911 GT3 on a trailer that’s being pulled by a Porsche Cayenne Turbo. This person is living the life.

I posted this photo on Twitter and people seemed very excited, so I decided to share it with my Oversteer readers, too. For those of you who don’t know exactly why this is happening, the basic situation is this person is returning from a track day in their GT3 — and going to a track day generally means switching to racing tires, which you can’t really use on the street. As a result, track day transportation generally means you have two options: You can change your tires when you arrive and before you depart, a laborious process, or you can keep the racing tires on the car and simply use a trailer.

The more serious the racer, the more likely they are to have a trailer — but most racers tow their trailers with heavy-duty pickups like the Chevy Silverado or the Ford F-Series. Not this person. This person was cruising along with a 550-horsepower Cayenne Turbo performing tow duties, which is an amazing sight to behold: One brand-new, monstrously expensive Porsche pulling another brand-new, monstrously expensive Porsche. I loved it.

Unfortunately, this isn’t in the budget for most of us — a GT3 to have for dedicated race car duty or a Cayenne Turbo, let alone both. But it’s cool to see someone else living the ultra-Porsche dream.

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  1. I do the poorman version of this. I tow my 1999 911 with my 2004 Cayenne S. So 340 HP towing 296 HP. Between them, they have 253,000 miles.

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Doug DeMuro writes articles and makes videos, mainly about cars. Doug was born in Denver, Colorado, and received an economics degree from Emory University in Atlanta. After graduation, Doug spent three years working for Porsche Cars North America. Eventually, he quit his job to become a writer, largely because it meant that he no longer had to wear pants. Doug’s work has been featured in a... Read More about Doug Demuro

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