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    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    the-missile:

    yes, this is how they called them: rose-joints.

    the GT3.2 is equipped with it for the front axle but Porsche never advertised it.

    Nick posted some picture of this also.

    interested to see if they go further for the RS and installed them as well on the rear axle...

     

     

    The picture I posted of the GT3 was of the rear suspension.

    Last generation of the GT3RS didn't have those. .2GT3 is the first to receive them and now they use it on the .2GT3RS.

    But if I read the press release correctly, Porsche means they are now using those on the FRONT suspension too. Which wasn't the case in the .2 GT3.


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    BTW, all magazines received 991.2 GT3 RS press material. Intro was planned for today.

    IF Porsche really postponed intro for 22nd then they are well... Dumb. Do they really believe that car media will withhold info for 16 days? In EU even price list was in press package...


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    there is a hold on price list as well...till the 21st.

    there is some unforeseen event going on to change such  refined plan


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    991.2 GT3 arriving, 991 GT3 2014(sold)

    Cayenne GTS 2014


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    Whoopsy:
    the-missile:

    yes, this is how they called them: rose-joints.

    the GT3.2 is equipped with it for the front axle but Porsche never advertised it.

    Nick posted some picture of this also.

    interested to see if they go further for the RS and installed them as well on the rear axle...

     

     

    The picture I posted of the GT3 was of the rear suspension.

    Last generation of the GT3RS didn't have those. .2GT3 is the first to receive them and now they use it on the .2GT3RS.

    But if I read the press release correctly, Porsche means they are now using those on the FRONT suspension too. Which wasn't the case in the .2 GT3.

    I completely inverted it...Smiley thanks for the correction Smiley


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    GT Lover, Porsche fan

    991.2 GT3 arriving, 991 GT3 2014(sold)

    Cayenne GTS 2014


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    I am struggling to see if I want one.

    I do want it, but not badly. 

    From the outside, it looks 95% like a GT2RS, all the aero bits are the same except the front bumper. 

    The inside, not counting the Turbo S Exclusive, it will be the same as my 911R, the GT3, the GT2RS and my old GT3RS. And the up coming Speedster, if/when they release it. Porsche hasn't really touch the interior at all except the PCM unit. 

     


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    the-missile:

    there is a hold on price list as well...till the 21st.

    there is some unforeseen event going on to change such  refined plan

    Does this unforseen event involve fitting a particle filter? indecision


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    the-missile:
    Whoopsy:
    the-missile:

    yes, this is how they called them: rose-joints.

    the GT3.2 is equipped with it for the front axle but Porsche never advertised it.

    Nick posted some picture of this also.

    interested to see if they go further for the RS and installed them as well on the rear axle...

     

     

    The picture I posted of the GT3 was of the rear suspension.

    Last generation of the GT3RS didn't have those. .2GT3 is the first to receive them and now they use it on the .2GT3RS.

    But if I read the press release correctly, Porsche means they are now using those on the FRONT suspension too. Which wasn't the case in the .2 GT3.

    I completely inverted it...Smiley thanks for the correction Smiley

     

    I re-read it again and I was partially wrong too. Unless the English translation of the German press release is wrongly worded.

    The solid suspension joints on the .2 GT3 is definitely new, which I imagine will be on the GT3RS. But the press release specifically says the rear steering system, so I think they are talking about the connections for the steering system, the arms that move the hub are rose joints, which according to the press release the .1 already had them and they are using the same setup for the .2 GT3RS. Which doesn't make sense as why would they highlight something that's not new? 


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    .1 is not using any rose joints as far as I remember


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    GT Lover, Porsche fan

    991.2 GT3 arriving, 991 GT3 2014(sold)

    Cayenne GTS 2014


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    the-missile:

    .1 is not using any rose joints as far as I remember

     

    Not on the suspension bits, those have bushings. But the steering arm? I don't remember and I don't have a car to crawl under to look anymore.

    I think they were already like this back then

    dscf3848.jpg

    Can someone with a .1 GT3RS crawl under your car and check the rear steering components? Smiley

     


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    Kobalt:
    throt:

    I love it. Thats the colour too, beautiful..kiss..

     

    Smiley

    Screen Shot 2018-02-06 at 15.07.44.png

     

    Of course the hot pants, bud Smiley Smiley..


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    throt

    "I Have Done It!".

    991 GT3 pick up in October 2014.

    Rennteam Hairy Chest Advisor.


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    It seems that the 991.2 GT3 RS gets a particulate filter, probably why they increased capacity but barely increased power. Very strong rumor that production (in high numbers) will continue past September 2018.

    Good news...I guess...if true.


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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: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    Whoopsy:
    The farmer:

    Yes, mabye your right RC. But why take a small when I already have the big....heart Was really hoping for a 550 -ish monster NA that would have been great to have beside the turbo beast GT2, but this...... Naaas, think I’ll pass

    But pretty cool color, much better than the “salmon”smiley

     

    Oh right you do have the 700HP big brother.

    Smiley

    gonna change your colour to Lizard Green?

    What do you mean ”change” ....?Smiley


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    RC:

    It seems that the 991.2 GT3 RS gets a particulate filter, probably why they increased capacity but barely increased power. Very strong rumor that production (in high numbers) will continue past September 2018.

    Good news...I guess...if true.

    If true, it will be interesting to see, how the sound changes from the regular GT3.


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    White 991.2 GT3, production week 10


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    Well, if you want a track day car I’ll say you would get more for you money if you bought a used .1 GT3 RS and let Manthey do there magic rather then buying this new 20hp facelift....


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

     

    I really like what Porsche did with this new 991.2 GT3 RS. I'm sure it will find many happy owners in Switzerland  and around the world! kiss I thought all morning what the green color reminded me of and I finally realized it's this ^ 997 car.

    Joost I'm with you on the seat inserts, maybe they're a little bit too much?


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    RC:

    It seems that the 991.2 GT3 RS gets a particulate filter, probably why they increased capacity but barely increased power. Very strong rumor that production (in high numbers) will continue past September 2018.

    Good news...I guess...if true.

    I heard production to November /december maximum


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    997 GT3 RS 3.6 - 964 RS - 993 RS -  991 GT3 RS


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    Shame, I wanted a loud one..


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    2015 911 GT3, 1964 Type 1


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    RC:
    bluelines:

    That must be one of the most lame model upgrades Porsche have ever done. Same, same. Thumbs up for the color. kiss

    The car is amazing, much faster than 991.1 GT3 RS on the track.

    Also, it looks like a small GT2 RS...I love it. 

    Big difference. It s lizard green Smiley


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


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    RC:

    It seems that the 991.2 GT3 RS gets a particulate filter, probably why they increased capacity but barely increased power. Very strong rumor that production (in high numbers) will continue past September 2018.

    Good news...I guess...if true.

    Still the same capacity , 4 l.  Unless everything we read today was wrong. 

    Delivering the RS with a particule filter makes sense business wise . But personally I am not happy for the moment. 

    Always the same rumors , always the same delivery. We should know better 


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


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    Congrats on your allocation, Gnil.

    Our Bluelines stocks the ""RS action pants"", get in there quick, buddy. They will fly off the shelf..Ready for summer meetings at the ring, bud..indecision..blush..


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    throt

    "I Have Done It!".

    991 GT3 pick up in October 2014.

    Rennteam Hairy Chest Advisor.


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    Pilot:

     

    Joost I'm with you on the seat inserts, maybe they're a little bit too much?

    Hmmm... not really feeling the colors on this 997.

    I did a crude photoshop of the 991.2 RS interior though, to get a feel of what it ooks like with normal black inserts... (@PauloRangelMelo, take your revenge!!!)

    1517911288859Porsche911GT3RSinteriorJK.jpg


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    Joost:
    Pilot:

     

    Joost I'm with you on the seat inserts, maybe they're a little bit too much?

    Hmmm... not really feeling the colors on this 997.

    I did a crude photoshop of the 991.2 RS interior though, to get a feel of what it ooks like with normal black inserts... (@PauloRangelMelo, take your revenge!!!)

    1517911288859Porsche911GT3RSinteriorJK.jpg

    looks better, but all the green from the interior should be removed. i am a total sucker for the newest and greatest, but this .2RS leaves me very cold and makes me like my .1RS all the better even:::)))) if i was in for a porsche replacement of the 1.RS i would have saved a lot of money now:::)))


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    I’m amazed how many people don’t like this or are disappointed with the spec. Looks fantastic to me, and will no doubt be more than the sum of its parts.


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    I had an interest in the RS.2 but given the specifications, it appears Porsche designed this car almost exclusively for the track. I don't track cars or if I do it will be infrequent. I don't see how this car can attract those who already own a GT3.2 and don't track often.yes


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    nberry:

    I had an interest in the RS.2 but given the specifications, it appears Porsche designed this car almost exclusively for the track. I don't track cars or if I do it will be infrequent. I don't see how this car can attract those who already own a GT3.2 and don't track often.yes

    It provides a nice contrast to a manual touring spec .2GT3, but I agree not to a PDK for someone  who does not track the car.


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    What makes sense is a GT3 touring with PDK... oh wait angry


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    Well, no matter what anyone says here, this one is still the most outrageous N/A 911 ever.


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    I like it but do I need to upgrade compare to my not yet delivered GT3.2 manual ?

    tough decision but as of now, not yet convinced. yes

    forget the production number or whatever attached to value...it is not the purpose of the car.angry

    driving experience will sure be a step-up compare to anything produced before.

    most powerful 911 NA ever


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    GT Lover, Porsche fan

    991.2 GT3 arriving, 991 GT3 2014(sold)

    Cayenne GTS 2014


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    DaveGordon:

    I’m amazed how many people don’t like this or are disappointed with the spec. Looks fantastic to me, and will no doubt be more than the sum of its parts.

    Agree totally. I love the car.


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    Kobalt:
    DaveGordon:

    I’m amazed how many people don’t like this or are disappointed with the spec. Looks fantastic to me, and will no doubt be more than the sum of its parts.

    Agree totally. I love the car.

    Count me in as well.


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    ⇒ Carlos - Porsche 991 Carrera GTS


     
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