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    Re: 997 turbo cabrio

    How can you all tell its Atlas?

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    STRADALE said:
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    KresoF1 said:
    Actually, it is Atlas Grey...



    Damn! Atlas Grey looks good when it looks exactly like Black! Arggghhh!!




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    some new pictures of the cabrio.... hope it is not a repost

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    4 I know this is two times but just in case someone it is not checking the 997 board....

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    That's definitely a good way to avoid using those black masking tape, just let it get dirty!

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    silverrules said:
    How can you all tell its Atlas?



    Guess he must have some info. cause I can't tell from the pic.s

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    atomic80 said:
    That's definitely a good way to avoid using those black masking tape, just let it get dirty!



    I thought this might be a new Exclusive paint option...

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    Talked with the Generel manager toaday and he assured me the 3rd spot for the TT cab from his allocation. The 1st one goes to the owner, 2nd is for him and 3rd will be mine. He said to expect the allocation to be available around sept and delivery before the year end. Wonder if there will be a PDK??? This year Will be one long year. This car is definitely a keepr

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    silverrules said:
    Talked with the Generel manager toaday and he assured me the 3rd spot for the TT cab from his allocation. The 1st one goes to the owner, 2nd is for him and 3rd will be mine. He said to expect the allocation to be available around sept and delivery before the year end. Wonder if there will be a PDK??? This year Will be one long year. This car is definitely a keepr



    Great news but it's a pity they start delivery for a new cab in December.

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    Rossi, I keep asking the same question !!! Why the hell release a cab in the middle of winter? TT coupe sale is good and they dont want to disrupt the line right now. Sell all the coups between now and August shut down and release the cab after they get back from their LONG summer vacation.

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    silverrules said:
    Talked with the Generel manager toaday and he assured me the 3rd spot for the TT cab from his allocation. The 1st one goes to the owner, 2nd is for him and 3rd will be mine. He said to expect the allocation to be available around sept and delivery before the year end. Wonder if there will be a PDK??? This year Will be one long year. This car is definitely a keepr




    You must be a very important customer of theirs. I imagine they had to have at least one customer's deposit for the turbo cab already. Especially in California. Hell, I put down my turbo cab deposit 2 years ago. Excellent news silver, you're getting black right? Triple black/ PCCB? I'm debating now whether to go w/ Basalt instead of Artic like I have now. I've been wondering the same thing about PDK and feel exactly the same, for me this car is going to be a keeper. I'm going to option it accordingly. The thing that I'm un-sure about is what to do if PDK is around the corner from the turbo cab's launch, do I give up my #1 spot and wait a bit for PDK? I'm leaning towards waiting a little longer if necessary, which hopefully it wont be. Perhaps they'll get the heat issues solved & PDK will be available by the turbo cab's launch. It's going to be one sick ride that's for sure, can't wait.

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    silverrules said:
    Rossi, I keep asking the same question !!! Why the hell release a cab in the middle of winter? TT coupe sale is good and they dont want to disrupt the line right now. Sell all the coups between now and August shut down and release the cab after they get back from their LONG summer vacation.



    I guess there must be reasons for the later launch. I'm sure if they were able to launch the car in the summer they would. Must be a good reason/reasons for not being able to. It's also a negative regarding trade in value, the market isn't as strong for trades especially cab trades in December/January.

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    STRADALE said:
    Quote:
    silverrules said:
    How can you all tell its Atlas?



    Guess he must have some info. cause I can't tell from the pic.s



    You guys need to buy some new monitors, or turn the contrast higher

    Look at the difference in (black) color between the softtop and the body on the rear view picture I posted. You can see that the body is a bit too grey to be black. But it's very close....

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    I have the number one spot at my dealer. I'm told that the launch cars are June production with delivery in Aug.

    I'm going GT silver, natural grey, painted seat backs and center console, PCCB. Should be a nice car.

    I also think that's black in the photos.

    Re: new pictures

    new pictures..hope is not a repost

    thanks to auto-news.de and autozeitung









    ciaoo

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    i like how they try to cover up the turbo badge. Reminds of something a child would do, like cover their wall scribblings with a painting.

    Re: 997 turbo cabrio

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    temm said:
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    STRADALE said:
    Quote:
    silverrules said:
    How can you all tell its Atlas?



    Guess he must have some info. cause I can't tell from the pic.s



    You guys need to buy some new monitors, or turn the contrast higher

    Look at the difference in (black) color between the softtop and the body on the rear view picture I posted. You can see that the body is a bit too grey to be black. But it's very close....



    Dun no temm, my monitors are pretty good & still think it looks like basalt black but someone said it's Atlas so...

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    Bluehinder said:
    I have the number one spot at my dealer. I'm told that the launch cars are June production with delivery in Aug.

    I'm going GT silver, natural grey, painted seat backs and center console, PCCB. Should be a nice car.

    I also think that's black in the photos.




    Congrats. turbo w/ PCCB's is the way to go imho.

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    Awesome pics Darius, new to me. thanks for them. Car looks crazy good....from all angles. For me, besides the CGT this is THE Porsche to have.

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    Basalt, natural brown. But I will wat until: PDK + bluetooth + iPod

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    STRADALE said:
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    silverrules said:
    Talked with the Generel manager toaday and he assured me the 3rd spot for the TT cab from his allocation. The 1st one goes to the owner, 2nd is for him and 3rd will be mine. He said to expect the allocation to be available around sept and delivery before the year end. Wonder if there will be a PDK??? This year Will be one long year. This car is definitely a keepr




    You must be a very important customer of theirs. I imagine they had to have at least one customer's deposit for the turbo cab already. Especially in California. Hell, I put down my turbo cab deposit 2 years ago. Excellent news silver, you're getting black right? Triple black/ PCCB? I'm debating now whether to go w/ Basalt instead of Artic like I have now. I've been wondering the same thing about PDK and feel exactly the same, for me this car is going to be a keeper. I'm going to option it accordingly. The thing that I'm un-sure about is what to do if PDK is around the corner from the turbo cab's launch, do I give up my #1 spot and wait a bit for PDK? I'm leaning towards waiting a little longer if necessary, which hopefully it wont be. Perhaps they'll get the heat issues solved & PDK will be available by the turbo cab's launch. It's going to be one sick ride that's for sure, can't wait.



    Hey Stradale, I have become sort of friend with the GM and he gave me his word after selling my white TT that I can have a Turbo anytime. Well I called him after 2 weeks of selling my TT (can't stand being without the TT) and he stuck to his word and moved me up the ladder. They always prefer local buyers over remote. He is a very, very nice guy which is hard to find these days in car biz. I am seriosly debating between Atlas grey/black int, black top or black on black or Basalt on black. Top will probably be black on all 3 options.

    What do you think of Atlas with blue int & blue top?

    Re: new pictures

    Quote:
    Super Darius said:
    new pictures..hope is not a repost

    thanks to auto-news.de and autozeitung


    ciaoo





    Thanks Darius

    Re: 997 turbo cabrio

    Quote:
    STRADALE said:
    Quote:
    silverrules said:
    Rossi, I keep asking the same question !!! Why the hell release a cab in the middle of winter? TT coupe sale is good and they dont want to disrupt the line right now. Sell all the coups between now and August shut down and release the cab after they get back from their LONG summer vacation.



    I guess there must be reasons for the later launch. I'm sure if they were able to launch the car in the summer they would. Must be a good reason/reasons for not being able to. It's also a negative regarding trade in value, the market isn't as strong for trades especially cab trades in December/January.



    Wonder if PDk is the cause of the delay? Good point on trade in Greg. Better sell my c2s cab during summer, ha?

    Re: 997 turbo cabrio

    grazie Dario

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    Quote:
    silverrules said:
    Quote:
    STRADALE said:
    Quote:
    silverrules said:
    Talked with the Generel manager toaday and he assured me the 3rd spot for the TT cab from his allocation. The 1st one goes to the owner, 2nd is for him and 3rd will be mine. He said to expect the allocation to be available around sept and delivery before the year end. Wonder if there will be a PDK??? This year Will be one long year. This car is definitely a keepr




    You must be a very important customer of theirs. I imagine they had to have at least one customer's deposit for the turbo cab already. Especially in California. Hell, I put down my turbo cab deposit 2 years ago. Excellent news silver, you're getting black right? Triple black/ PCCB? I'm debating now whether to go w/ Basalt instead of Artic like I have now. I've been wondering the same thing about PDK and feel exactly the same, for me this car is going to be a keeper. I'm going to option it accordingly. The thing that I'm un-sure about is what to do if PDK is around the corner from the turbo cab's launch, do I give up my #1 spot and wait a bit for PDK? I'm leaning towards waiting a little longer if necessary, which hopefully it wont be. Perhaps they'll get the heat issues solved & PDK will be available by the turbo cab's launch. It's going to be one sick ride that's for sure, can't wait.



    Hey Stradale, I have become sort of friend with the GM and he gave me his word after selling my white TT that I can have a Turbo anytime. Well I called him after 2 weeks of selling my TT (can't stand being without the TT) and he stuck to his word and moved me up the ladder. They always prefer local buyers over remote. He is a very, very nice guy which is hard to find these days in car biz. I am seriosly debating between Atlas grey/black int, black top or black on black or Basalt on black. Top will probably be black on all 3 options.

    What do you think of Atlas with blue int & blue top?



    Having a good contact at the dealer goes a loooooong way. I've dealt w/ all types and feel now I've finally got a guy that I'm really happy with. Porsche nut too, 997 turbo owner..........I'm not a fan of blue, the black just looks more serious, sharper to me. The triple black/ or triple black w/ basalt is the way I'd go.

    Re: 997 turbo cabrio

    Quote:
    silverrules said:
    Quote:
    STRADALE said:
    Quote:
    silverrules said:
    Rossi, I keep asking the same question !!! Why the hell release a cab in the middle of winter? TT coupe sale is good and they dont want to disrupt the line right now. Sell all the coups between now and August shut down and release the cab after they get back from their LONG summer vacation.



    I guess there must be reasons for the later launch. I'm sure if they were able to launch the car in the summer they would. Must be a good reason/reasons for not being able to. It's also a negative regarding trade in value, the market isn't as strong for trades especially cab trades in December/January.



    Wonder if PDk is the cause of the delay? Good point on trade in Greg. Better sell my c2s cab during summer, ha?




    In Cali I wouldn't worry about the cabs seasonality as much. In NY it can make a small difference. Besides I would hold onto your S cab until you take delivery of your turbo cab.

    Re: new pictures

    Quote:
    Super Darius said:
    new pictures..hope is not a repost

    thanks to auto-news.de and autozeitung

    Great pic's... Any dates of Turbo Cab comes true official?









    ciaoo


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    Hmmmmmmmmmmmmm???????

    LED or bulb?





     
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