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    Dark Blue Metallic Carrera 4S

    After two months of waiting and still no news on the build date for my 'Riviera Blue' 981 Boxster I decided to look for alternatives. Surprisingly this did not take a long time to resolve Smiley

    I am now the proud owner of a 'Dark Blue Metallic' 991 Carrera 4S with PDK, -20mm Sport PASM, PSE, PTV Plus, dynamic engine mounts, SportDesign GT3'esque front spoiler, satin platinum wheels, etc, etc, etc. Fully loaded interior with all the brushed aluminium and painted options that I would never spec on a new car myself, because I find them a waste of money. Now I got them for free, so to speak.

    Dark blue metallic with satin platinum wheels is a great combination. The SportDesign front makes the car look like a GT3 without the rear wing. Low and sleek with a wide a** and aggressive face. Smiley

    Here are a few crappy iPhone pics. 

    IMG_2542.jpgIMG_2547.jpgIMG_2540.jpgIMG_2550.jpgIMG_2549.jpg


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    2014 981 Boxster S | Riviera Blue | PDK | Sport Suspension (-20mm) | PCCB | PTV | PSE
    2010 997.2 C2S | Carrara White | Manual | S-PASM (-20mm) | PSE | OZ Superforgiata
    2010 Audi S5 cabrio | Ibis White

    Previous
    2008 997.1 C4S | Guards Red | Manual | PSE | Bilstein PSS10 | H&R Roll Bars | Dension 500
    2007 997.1 Turbo | Meteor Gray | Manual | Bilstein PSS10 | Cargraphic Stage 2 | Dension 500
    2005 987.1 Boxster S | Arctic Silver | Manual | OZ Ultraleggera | H&R Cup Suspension | H&R Roll Bars | Sachs Racing Clutch | Recaro Shells
    2005 997.1 C2S | Atlas Gray | Manual | PSE | Sport Suspension (-20mm)


    Re: Dark Blue Metallic Carrera 4S

    V nice! V stealth!


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    Re: Dark Blue Metallic Carrera 4S

    Congrats!


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    73 Carrera RS 2.7 Carbon Fiber replica (1,890 lbs), 06 EVO9 with track mods. Former: 73 911S, Two 951S's, 996 C2, 993 C2, 98 Ferrari 550


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    Wow!! Bluelines! Realy, realy nice car! kiss

    I've seen the car in the showroom. (It even got into my mind for a moment...now I'm definitely too late).

    Looks absolutely beautiful. Congrats and enjoy!!! 


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    Suzy

    2013 Porsche Boxster S (MT) | Basalt black metallic
    2014 Audi A6 Avant 3.0 BiTDI Quattro | Moonshine blue metallic
     


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    Very nice, congrats !!!!


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    That is without a doubt one of the nicest 911 I've seen. The wheels are a bit dark in combo with the dark blue paint but in the sunlight I bet it's going to look very very impressive. 


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    Congratulations! Nice color. I would love to see some interior pictures (with the alu bits you mention).

     


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    Congratulations.  I was in the same situation as yourself. I had waited since 6/13 for blutorange/tangerine to be approved and it was turned down.  Fortunately for us we could satisfy our Porsche urge in the local showroom!!  I really like the look of the 991 C4S.  Beautiful car!  


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    You spend way to much time at dealers, internet forums and / or reading car mags !!...

    CONGRATULATIONS !!! kiss

    (Though, this decision may serve as an interesting new thread "Why I decided to go for a AWD instead of a RWD 991" - since I swapped from AWD to RWD before....)


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    bluelines:

     

    I am now the proud owner of a 'Dark Blue Metallic' 991 Carrera 4S with PDK

    Congratulations! Our 987 is in Dark Blue Metallic. Very beautiful and warm colour when taken care of and when clean.

    Not the most practical colour, however. But who cares, your car looks fantastic and with the right spec.

    Enjoy at your nearest Alpine Pass, very soon Smiley


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    Congrats ! looks like a lot of rennteamers are strolling around the same places kiss


    Re: Dark Blue Metallic Carrera 4S

    bluelines:

    After two months of waiting and still no news on the build date for my 'Riviera Blue' 981 Boxster I decided to look for alternatives. Surprisingly this did not take a long time to resolve Smiley

    I am now the proud owner of a 'Dark Blue Metallic' 991 Carrera 4S with PDK, -20mm Sport PASM, PSE, PTV Plus, dynamic engine mounts, SportDesign GT3'esque front spoiler, satin platinum wheels, etc, etc, etc. Fully loaded interior with all the brushed aluminium and painted options that I would never spec on a new car myself, because I find them a waste of money. Now I got them for free, so to speak.

    Dark blue metallic with satin platinum wheels is a great combination. The SportDesign front makes the car look like a GT3 without the rear wing. Low and sleek with a wide a** and aggressive face. Smiley

    Here are a few crappy iPhone pics. 

    IMG_2542.jpgIMG_2547.jpgIMG_2540.jpgIMG_2550.jpgIMG_2549.jpg

    Congratulations, this is a very good looking car and I'm usually not into blue tones. Smiley
    Enjoy and drive safely. 


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991 Turbo S, Porsche Boxster S (981), BMW X3 35d (2013)


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    Great alternative! Looks stunning


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    Gorgeous bluelines! I definately like that better than a Boxster! angel

    May I suggest the fitment of a subtle spacer, the broad hips can use them! smiley

    Congratulations!


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    that looks very classy .. just lovely.

    post some interior pics too .. always good to see some aluminium trim 


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    Thank you all for the kind words! wink

    @SuzyF I actually thought you might like it and hence I acted swiftly! angryindecision

    @Enmanuel It does look a darker on the iphone photos than real life in the show room. As you say, in sunlight it should look very nice... I assume. indecision

    @DaveC Yes, the 991 4S shape is beautiful. Especially with the SportDesign front that you have too. kiss

    @BjoernB Haha, yes. We all seem to sneak around at the same dealer. We could have a RT Swiss Faction meet there

    @Porker Since I am suffering from SOCD (Spacer Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) these are already on order smiley H&R 7mm in the front and 15mm in the rear with black bolts. Motto: You can never be to wide.


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    2014 981 Boxster S | Riviera Blue | PDK | Sport Suspension (-20mm) | PCCB | PTV | PSE
    2010 997.2 C2S | Carrara White | Manual | S-PASM (-20mm) | PSE | OZ Superforgiata
    2010 Audi S5 cabrio | Ibis White

    Previous
    2008 997.1 C4S | Guards Red | Manual | PSE | Bilstein PSS10 | H&R Roll Bars | Dension 500
    2007 997.1 Turbo | Meteor Gray | Manual | Bilstein PSS10 | Cargraphic Stage 2 | Dension 500
    2005 987.1 Boxster S | Arctic Silver | Manual | OZ Ultraleggera | H&R Cup Suspension | H&R Roll Bars | Sachs Racing Clutch | Recaro Shells
    2005 997.1 C2S | Atlas Gray | Manual | PSE | Sport Suspension (-20mm)


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    bluelines:

    Thank you all for the kind words! wink

    @SuzyF I actually thought you might like it and hence I acted swiftly! angryindecision

    LOL! They had a couple of nice vehicles there.... Yours (which I really liked), the white C4S with the blacked out headlights (didn't have all the options I like), the new black C4S with ducktail (looked very nuce, but I don't want black) and a very beautiful white Continental GTC (yes I know... It's not a Porsche but I adore that car!). This all distracted me so much, that i actully forgot that I was there to pick up some accessoiries for my Audi, next door Smiley Smiley


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    Suzy

    2013 Porsche Boxster S (MT) | Basalt black metallic
    2014 Audi A6 Avant 3.0 BiTDI Quattro | Moonshine blue metallic
     


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    Congratulations Bluelines . I am sure this car will satisfy you more then a Boxster . I have now seem a few times the blue metallic and I think it looks very good . Elegant and sporty at the same time , combined with all the sporty features your s has, it is a perfect package . 

    Looking forward to see it in real life 


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    that's exactly how I would describe it too, elegant and sporty, congrats! 


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    Outstanding wink


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    kiss

    The new satin platinum colour for Porsche wheels really looks good in combo with dark colour cars.

     


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    Dark blue metallic fits the 991 perfectly IMO (and your new ride fits your nick perfectly BTW). kiss

    Congrats bluelines, really beautiful car, satin platinum wheels look gorgeous and just the right amount of lettering at the rear.


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    radically nice, of course i'm biased with a triple blue, actually quadriple blue if you count the window tint.  the dark blue is my fav.  great car you have!!!

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    Thanks again everyone! wink

    @d997h Yes, the RWD to AWD deserves an explanation. In short, the 991 AWD felt like a huge improvement over the 997.1 AWD. Plus I like the wider a** and red stripe on the 4S indecision Evo's Henry Catchpole preferred the 991 4S steering feel over the S and that made me curious to try AWD.

    @Rossi Good spot on the nick indecision Did not think about that. It is taken from the Massive Attack debut album.

    @KMM and @sfo I only have two low quality pics of the interior and you can hardly see the brushed aluminium and painted parts in these. I will take better pics once the car is delivered.

    IMG_2546.jpgIMG_2545.jpg

     

     


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    2014 991 Carrera 4S | Dark Blue Metallic | PDK | S-PASM (-20mm) | PSE
    2010 Audi S5 cabrio | Ibis White

    Previous
    2010 997.2 C2S | Carrara White | Manual | S-PASM (-20mm) | PSE | OZ Superforgiata
    2008 997.1 C4S | Guards Red | Manual | PSE | Bilstein PSS10 | H&R Roll Bars | Dension 500
    2007 997.1 Turbo | Meteor Gray | Manual | Bilstein PSS10 | Cargraphic Stage 2 | Dension 500
    2005 987.1 Boxster S | Arctic Silver | Manual | OZ Ultraleggera | H&R Cup Suspension | H&R Roll Bars | Sachs Racing Clutch | Recaro Shells
    2005 997.1 C2S | Atlas Gray | Manual | PSE | Sport Suspension (-20mm)


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    Man, how would some orange stripes enhance the width of your car? Ok, poor attempt of a joke...so let's wait for some real action in the summer (...hopefully...).... !! Now, enjoy the bad driving conditions with your all-day-weapon ! Smiley


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    d997h:

    Man, how would some orange stripes enhance the width of your car? Ok, poor attempt of a joke...so let's wait for some real action in the summer (...hopefully...).... !! Now, enjoy the bad driving conditions with your all-day-weapon ! Smiley

    LOL! You and your orange stripes SmileySmiley

    Yes, I will try to participate in a PSDS event at Spa or N-ring as soon as possible. Hope to see you there too for some real action Smiley


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    2014 991 Carrera 4S | Dark Blue Metallic | PDK | S-PASM (-20mm) | PSE
    2010 Audi S5 cabrio | Ibis White

    Previous
    2010 997.2 C2S | Carrara White | Manual | S-PASM (-20mm) | PSE | OZ Superforgiata
    2008 997.1 C4S | Guards Red | Manual | PSE | Bilstein PSS10 | H&R Roll Bars | Dension 500
    2007 997.1 Turbo | Meteor Gray | Manual | Bilstein PSS10 | Cargraphic Stage 2 | Dension 500
    2005 987.1 Boxster S | Arctic Silver | Manual | OZ Ultraleggera | H&R Cup Suspension | H&R Roll Bars | Sachs Racing Clutch | Recaro Shells
    2005 997.1 C2S | Atlas Gray | Manual | PSE | Sport Suspension (-20mm)


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    Congrats Bluelines wink

    Excellent choice kiss


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    Congratulations Bluelines, beautiful and classy 911 !


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    Thank you! wink Tomorrow is the day indecision


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    2014 991 Carrera 4S | Dark Blue Metallic | PDK | S-PASM (-20mm) | PSE
    2010 Audi S5 cabrio | Ibis White


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    Many congrats! I love the colour combo. Wishing you a deep, restful sleep tonight indecision

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