The Toyota GR Supra and Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 are two compact sportscars that use rather different configurations. The Toyota makes use of the conventional front-engine, rear-wheel drive layout with a turbocharged powerplant and automatic transmission while the Porsche keeps things more focused with its mid-engine, rear-wheel drive system using a naturally aspirated unit and six-speed manual gearbox. It's time to see which one puts its power down better with a good old fashioned drag race...

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