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    987 Tyre Insurance

    I know that lots of people on the 997 board have been complaining about the lack of a spare wheel. The same is the case with the 987, although I think you can opt for a space saver wheel if you are in the US.

    Anyway, when I specced my 987 today, my dealer said that all UK cars would come with 1 years tyre insurance free of charge (which can then be extended for further years). In the case of a puncture, you will be able to call Porsche assistance and they'll send someone out to replace the tyre immediately (no cost). Obviously this will take longer than fitting a spare yourself, but I think it's quite a good compromise.

    Re: 987 Tyre Insurance

    The Assistance package can also be extended at your own expense after the first year, which might make sense for reasons other than just the tires anyway.

    PS: Don't know if it covers FREE tire replacement after the first year though. Never had to use it.

    Re: 987 Tyre Insurance

    There will be NO spare available in the US whatsoever

     
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