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    Cars with full leather has less rattle??

    Hi Guys. I am still not sure whether I should go for full leather or not. I can't help but think the thickened panels (doors, dash..etc) will fit better together and hence reduce the risk of having rattles. Any thoughts or experience? Thanks in advance.

    Re: Cars with full leather has less rattle??

    I doubt there will be any difference since the plastics in the 997 are quite good quality. However, I had full leather in my 997S and ordered full leather in my GT3. Once you've had it, it's hard not to. Smells good too.

    Well, not as nice as Italian leather, but pretty nice.

    Re: Cars with full leather has less rattle??

    If you can afford it, I would get the full leather. It looks and feels beautiful. I wouldn't choose the interior finish of a luxury sports car based on which one might have a lower chance of rattles etc.

    My advice: don't sweat it. Get what you'll enjoy more. Buying a Porsche is one of life's delicious indulgences.

    Re: Cars with full leather has less rattle??

    IMHO Porsche should raise the base price slightly and only offer leather interior on all 911, and maybe even on all Boxsters.

    Re: Cars with full leather has less rattle??

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    SciFrog said:
    IMHO Porsche should raise the base price slightly and only offer leather interior on all 911, and maybe even on all Boxsters.



    Yeah, offer people less choice based on what you find important!

    That's a great plan as long as they are using your standard, however I don't care for your idea one bit! What the hell's wrong with having choice?

    Re: Cars with full leather has less rattle??

    Full leather looks and smells great but I seriously doubt the rattle factor is in any way diminished. I'd like to see it standard on some models such as the C4S with maybe an optional delete credit like they used to offer with the cab hardtop. I'm all for choices but Porsche should package/bundle some of the options for the 997 like they do for the Boxster.

     
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