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    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3 (2017)

    Targa Tim:
    Enmanuel:

    Man the Touring is just the best looking 911 right now !! (subjective I know) Every time I see new pics of one i fall deeper in love . 

    best looking until the Speedster arrives Smiley

    Not so sure about that. The Speedster always looks a little awkward to my eyes. I would not say no to one though!


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3 (2017)

    It's a shame the headlights of the 991. Other than that the GT3 Touring is the perfect contemporary Porsche, gorgeous -specially in the last spec-, prestational, involving, discreet.

    It's like a modern Porsche reimagined by Singer reimagined by Porsche again.

    I'm not a big fan of the wheels either. Imho 918 WP wheels would look crisp.


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3 (2017)

    Same, I always find the Speedster really odd looking in the back... Of course the Touring is the best looking one, and that’s why it only comes in manual...


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3 (2017)

    Me too, the feature of any open top 911 is that you can drive without a roof if you want to, but not that its any nicer looking, on the contrary, unlike the Boxster, the 991 has a shape that looks weird without the roof, the back is too big and disproportioned on the lateral view even though the 991 has a smaller "hump" than previous models. Doesn't precisely make it look great compared to the Coupe or Targa but its a compromise you need to have for the advantages of driving with the top down.

    The Touring to me is the best looking 911, with the perfect balance of sportiness and elegance.


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    ⇒ Carlos - Porsche 991 Carrera GTS


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3 (2017)

    crayphile:
    Targa Tim:
    Enmanuel:

    Man the Touring is just the best looking 911 right now !! (subjective I know) Every time I see new pics of one i fall deeper in love . 

    best looking until the Speedster arrives Smiley

    Not so sure about that. The Speedster always looks a little awkward to my eyes. I would not say no to one though!

    same. I've always been more partial to coupes 


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3 (2017)

    Porsche 911 GT3 Touring in Green...


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3 (2017)

    Porsche 911 GT3 Touring...


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3 (2017)

    Sorry, it looks like a run of the mill 911. Nothing more. Aside from the front end, no one will notice other than Porsche enthusiast.yes


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    Where the willingness is great, the difficulties cannot be great.


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3 (2017)

    nberry:

    Sorry, it looks like a run of the mill 911. Nothing more. Aside from the front end, no one will notice other than Porsche enthusiast.yes

     

    Same can be said of every 911s, Turbo, GT3, GT3RS, etc.

    The extra wing will be chalked up as a ricer mod for most people.

    Beauty of a 911, it blends in and doesn't stand out.


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    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3 (2017)

    nberry:

    Sorry, it looks like a run of the mill 911. Nothing more. Aside from the front end, no one will notice other than Porsche enthusiast.yes

    I don't disagree with that statement Nick, that is precisely the point, that is a plus for a lot of people, in which I include myself. I can also understand why others may want the wing all all the exterior bell and whistles, nothing wrong with that at all, its a GT3, but to me this is the perfect 911 (save for the lack of rear seats, and ability to choose between PDK and manual).


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    ⇒ Carlos - Porsche 991 Carrera GTS


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3 (2017)

    Whoopsy:
    nberry:

    Sorry, it looks like a run of the mill 911. Nothing more. Aside from the front end, no one will notice other than Porsche enthusiast.yes

     

    Same can be said of every 911s, Turbo, GT3, GT3RS, etc.

    The extra wing will be chalked up as a ricer mod for most people.

    Beauty of a 911, it blends in and doesn't stand out.

    Porsche GT cars and turbo's have differentiating design cues from the 911 range. That's my point.

    As for blending in and not standing out, just order the GT and turbo cars in black.Smiley


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    Where the willingness is great, the difficulties cannot be great.


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3 (2017)

    My reasoning for going with the Touring, even though I still really want the rear seats, is that I want to keep it for a very long time and it's classic 911 lines will help it age gracefully.

    The wing from previous generations never did in my opinion, unlike the RS which the wing always looks good with the rest of the design. 


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3 (2017)

    nberry:
    Whoopsy:
    nberry:

    Sorry, it looks like a run of the mill 911. Nothing more. Aside from the front end, no one will notice other than Porsche enthusiast.yes

     

    Same can be said of every 911s, Turbo, GT3, GT3RS, etc.

    The extra wing will be chalked up as a ricer mod for most people.

    Beauty of a 911, it blends in and doesn't stand out.

    Porsche GT cars and turbo's have differentiating design cues from the 911 range. That's my point.

    As for blending in and not standing out, just order the GT and turbo cars in black.Smiley

     

    I have an aunt, who is 75. She knows the shape of a 911 and all she knows it's a Porsche, that's it to her knowledge.

    It doesn't matter if I show up in a C4S, 911R, Turbo, GT3RS, GT3, or even the old Turbo 3.6.

    She never quite can tell the differences other than color, but most of my cars are black so she doesn't even notice I came in a different car. She did noticed the big wing on the GT3RS, plus the orange color, her only comment was that oh you got a new 911 again, but why did I ruin it by bolting on a aftermarket wing. 

    I think her reaction can represent most of the non-car knowing public.

     


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    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3 (2017)

    nberry:
    Whoopsy:
    nberry:

    Sorry, it looks like a run of the mill 911. Nothing more. Aside from the front end, no one will notice other than Porsche enthusiast.yes

     

    Same can be said of every 911s, Turbo, GT3, GT3RS, etc.

    The extra wing will be chalked up as a ricer mod for most people.

    Beauty of a 911, it blends in and doesn't stand out.

    Porsche GT cars and turbo's have differentiating design cues from the 911 range. That's my point.

    As for blending in and not standing out, just order the GT and turbo cars in black.Smiley

    Wait, the Touring has no rear seats??


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3 (2017)

    Upsa:
     

    Wait, the Touring has no rear seats??

    Are you @Scifrog in disguise?Smiley


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3 (2017)

    Nick the none Porsche public does know that the GT and Turbo's are different from the 911 line and considers them "special". FWIW, I happen to think the Targa is one of the most beautiful Porsche's and yet my GT cars received way more appreciative nods and compliments.Smiley


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    Where the willingness is great, the difficulties cannot be great.


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3 (2017)

    Whoopsy:
    nberry:
    Whoopsy:
    nberry:

    Sorry, it looks like a run of the mill 911. Nothing more. Aside from the front end, no one will notice other than Porsche enthusiast.yes

     

    Same can be said of every 911s, Turbo, GT3, GT3RS, etc.

    The extra wing will be chalked up as a ricer mod for most people.

    Beauty of a 911, it blends in and doesn't stand out.

    Porsche GT cars and turbo's have differentiating design cues from the 911 range. That's my point.

    As for blending in and not standing out, just order the GT and turbo cars in black.Smiley

     

    I have an aunt, who is 75. She knows the shape of a 911 and all she knows it's a Porsche, that's it to her knowledge.

    It doesn't matter if I show up in a C4S, 911R, Turbo, GT3RS, GT3, or even the old Turbo 3.6.

    She never quite can tell the differences other than color, but most of my cars are black so she doesn't even notice I came in a different car. She did noticed the big wing on the GT3RS, plus the orange color, her only comment was that oh you got a new 911 again, but why did I ruin it by bolting on a aftermarket wing. 

    I think her reaction can represent most of the non-car knowing public.

    +1


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    2017 991.2 Carrera 4 GTS | GT Silver Metallic - The GT3 Killah!
    2013 Audi S3 | Glacier White


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3 (2017)

    crayphile:
    Upsa:
     

    Wait, the Touring has no rear seats??

    Are you @Scifrog in disguise?Smiley

    SmileySmileySmiley


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    2017 991.2 Carrera 4 GTS | GT Silver Metallic - The GT3 Killah!
    2013 Audi S3 | Glacier White


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3 (2017)

    Carlos from Spain:
    nberry:

    Sorry, it looks like a run of the mill 911. Nothing more. Aside from the front end, no one will notice other than Porsche enthusiast.yes

    I don't disagree with that statement Nick, that is precisely the point, that is a plus for a lot of people, in which I include myself. I can also understand why others may want the wing all all the exterior bell and whistles, nothing wrong with that at all, its a GT3, but to me this is the perfect 911 (save for the lack of rear seats, and ability to choose between PDK and manual).

    Smiley With PDK and rear seats, I am pretty sure I would have one (would have bought it).


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991.2 Carrera GTS Cabriolet (2018), Porsche Cayenne S Diesel (2017), Audi R8 V10 Plus (2016), Mini JCW (2015)


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3 (2017)

    That red touring is missing some subtle stripes...


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3 (2017)

    SciFrog:

    That red touring is missing some subtle stripes...

    Funny that you mention it, I was thinking the same (and I usually don't like stripes). Smiley


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991.2 Carrera GTS Cabriolet (2018), Porsche Cayenne S Diesel (2017), Audi R8 V10 Plus (2016), Mini JCW (2015)


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3 (2017)

    Grant:

    Oh no!  Hope that repair is not too difficult...

    Update on the Engine-oil-loss of my friends .2 GT3

    They could fix the problem without removing the engine from the car. After removing the rear bumper and the exhaust system the reached the two screws of the crankshaft-housing and replaced the O-rings under them.

    The car was ready on friday afternoon and back on the street. Smiley

    Next saturday we will be on the track an test it hard...Smiley

    Blueflame


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3 (2017)

    Hi guys,

     

    I'm in Denver with a really great host: Grant   :-)

    Yesterday we spent the day at High Plains Raceway together with Signes@rennlist and Grants good friend Tim.

    A great day and a great track!

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    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3 (2017)

    Glad to hear that, more pics please. Smiley


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991.2 Carrera GTS Cabriolet (2018), Porsche Cayenne S Diesel (2017), Audi R8 V10 Plus (2016), Mini JCW (2015)


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3 (2017)

    Cool.. Have a beer for me! wink


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    2015 911 GT3, 1964 Type 1


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3 (2017)

    As requested (I'm a lazy photographer so really not much pictures...)

    It was a real mixture of cars on track, GT4, GT4 Clubsport, GT3, GT3RS, 911 RSR , Formula Mazda, Some classic muscle cars, Nissan GT-R etc.

    Fun to watch. 

    Here som short videos

    Grant

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2IPXXQIeDCw

    Signes

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wgs4DY4ExTs

     

    Signes, Grant, Tim
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    No the most common track car:

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    I found this really cool mobile coffee shop this morning, parked close to Union Station   :-)   

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    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3 (2017)

    Great photos Dan , thanks . Say hello to Grant !


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     964 Carrera 4 --  997.2 C2S , -20mm --  991 GT3 RS 


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3 (2017)

    Gnil:

    Great photos Dan , thanks . Say hello to Grant !

    I think you just did Smiley


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3 (2017)

    kisskiss


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3 (2017)

    Kobalt:
    Gnil:

    Great photos Dan , thanks . Say hello to Grant !

    I think you just did Smiley

    Smiley


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     964 Carrera 4 --  997.2 C2S , -20mm --  991 GT3 RS 


     
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