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    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    Josef:
    That is why one should go with Platinum, best of both worlds indecision

    Platinum is indeed beautiful on Porsche rims !


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    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    Gnil:
    The black ones do hide a bit too much the shape, specially on photos . But actually in real life I find that the different light often gives them quite some depth that is not shown on pics .  The other thing for me is that I do not wash my cars too seriously, so having a rim that hides the brake dust is welcome . 

     

    Agree totally!


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    Josef:
    Gnil:
    Porker:
     

    What's the consensus on wheel color for these bright colored GT3's? Back in 997 RS days I was convinced it should always be black, but I feel now that trend is a bit dated, and it hides the design of the wheel.

     

    I am puzzled  about it . I want to move away from black rims , but I can't really embrase the silver ones . I like them when I first see them , for a short while, and then I slowly I find them to be pretty dull and make the 911 look too ' elegant ' and it even clashes as there is often no other silver part on the car .  Gives it also some king of an older look .

    The black ones do hide a bit too much the shape, specially on photos . But actually in real life I find that the different light often gives them quite some depth that is not shown on pics .  The other thing for me is that I do not wash my cars too seriously, so having a rim that hides the brake dust is welcome

    That is why one should go with Platinum, best of both worlds indecision

    Agree with all of this, I think silver may make a come back but not yet it doesn't look right. I do still like black but agree with the points made and I too have been thinking about Platinum as being a good compromise, and those GT3 wheels do look very sexy in platinum.


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    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    It all depends on the exterior color of the car on whether black wheels are apropriate. Platinum wheels work with some colors and not with others. I had them on my .1 white and they always looked dirty.

    i have black wheels on my GR .2 with the GR strip around the wheel and I get many compliments on the color scheme.


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    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    The black ones do hide a bit too much the shape, specially on photos . But actually in real life I find that the different light often gives them quite some depth that is not shown on pics .  The other thing for me is that I do not wash my cars too seriously, so having a rim that hides the brake dust is welcome . 

    I recall you boasting at the Nordschleife how your pads didn't create any brake dust, only to return with a black finger when trying to prove it. Smiley 


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    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    Porker:
    I recall you boasting at the Nordschleife how your pads didn't create any brake dust, only to return with a black finger when trying to prove it. Smiley 

    Smiley But since I have these black rims I don't see any brake dust , must be the pads ,  promise ! Smiley


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    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    I like the Miami Blue, the Voodoo Blue is too much "here I come". Smiley


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991 Carrera 4 GTS Cabriolet (2015), Porsche Cayenne S Diesel (2017), Audi R8 V10 Plus (2016), Mini JCW (2015)


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    you just like Miami.........Smiley


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    ARMD009:

    you just like Miami.........Smiley

    Smiley Smiley

    No, seriously...Voodoo is a bit too much in my opinion, even for a special car like the GT3 RS. It would fit a Huracan or an Aventador better. Smiley


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991 Carrera 4 GTS Cabriolet (2015), Porsche Cayenne S Diesel (2017), Audi R8 V10 Plus (2016), Mini JCW (2015)

     


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    different than sapphire in person?  I have never seen........Smiley


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    Black looks surprisingly good, would've never thought...

    porsche-991-gt3-mkii-c410315102017121219_7.jpg


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    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    The black look goods on the 991 GT3/RS models broken heart


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    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    Black was a very close second in my order process. Looks superb. 


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    White 991.2 GT3, V260 March 2018


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    It is because the whole car disappears in a giant swoop of numbness... IMHO black is only an adequate color for a non descript limo sedan or SUV or if you really have to have a low profile in socialist countries Smiley


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    Porker:

    Black looks surprisingly good, would've never thought...

    porsche-991-gt3-mkii-c410315102017121219_7.jpg

    GT3 looks awesome in Black! That would be the Darth Vader stealth spec...


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    SmileySmileySmiley Yes, indeed it does.


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    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    the gt3 looks a bit out of proportion to me, the spoiler seems just an afterthought add-on to what is otherwise a fairly standard 911. 


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    RC:

    I like the Miami Blue, the Voodoo Blue is too much "here I come". Smiley

    Intruiging - I would view voodoo as the more conservative of the two; a fairly mid-tone pure blue against what is a pretty lurid near-turquoise..


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    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    SciFrog:

    It is because the whole car disappears in a giant swoop of numbness... IMHO black is only an adequate color for a non descript limo sedan or SUV or if you really have to have a low profile in socialist countries Smiley

    I could not agree more. You might as well put a paper bag over the car.


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    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    I wouldn't go plain black if I could PTS. You can get tons of colors in really dark hues that are essentially black, but still have some really nice color in the right light. Really dark reds, blues, or black with colored metallic flake etc.

     


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    noone1:

    I wouldn't go plain black if I could PTS. You can get tons of colors in really dark hues that are essentially black, but still have some really nice color in the right light. Really dark reds, blues, or black with colored metallic flake etc.

    kiss we share the same taste in colours..


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    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    Another new GT3 on tour...

    Link: https://www.autogespot.co.uk/porsche-991-gt3-mkii/2017/11/08


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    Found on Reddit: graphite blue:

    IMG_0448.JPG


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    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    Are you sure, Joost? It looks too dark, but maybe it's the lighting.


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    White 991.2 GT3, V260 March 2018

     


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    There’s a whole thread about GT3 graphite blue metallic over on RL. Seems to be gaining some popularity now.. That pic doesn’t really look like GBM though.. 

    I drove a car in this colour a while back - looks more like this in daylight IMO:


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    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    Gauss:

    Are you sure, Joost? It looks too dark, but maybe it's the lighting

     

    Agree - I would have guessed Agate Gray


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    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    Grant:
    Gauss:

    Are you sure, Joost? It looks too dark, but maybe it's the lighting

     

    Agree - I would have guessed Agate Gray


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    18 GT3 Manual, 73 Carrera RS 2.7 Carbon Fiber replica (1,890 lbs), 06 EVO9 with track mods. Former: 16 Cayman GT4, 73 911S, Two 951S's, 996 C2, 993 C2, 98 Ferrari 550, 79 635CSi

     

    Yep looks like Agate. Had it on the Macan but quickly got bored of the color.

    It's my least favorite amongst all GT3 colors. 


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    You guys have a point, though this is what the original poster wrote. Assuming he works at a porsche dealership so he knows his stuff. Everybody can make a mistake though.02DF5C0C-10ED-436E-9E97-0FEEC3B12E86.png


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    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    I think it is graphite, just in dark lighting and a bad photo... Haven't seen any PTS cars delivered yet.


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    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    Porker:

    I think it is graphite, just in dark lighting and a bad photo... Haven't seen any PTS cars delivered yet.

    Yes, the entire picture is very dark. Agate should have more metallic reflections as well.

    To be honest, I never considered that Graphite is metallic, not a flat color. To me, it has very little reflection in it. 


     
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