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    Re: 991 GT3 RS

    I predict the next GT3RS will indeed be NA. 

    I predict the next 911 based GT and GTRS will not be NA.

    I see:

    A new RS America with the 991 Carrera S engine (maybe very moderately tuned) with most of the GT suspension and brakes but more interior creature comforts.

    A Turbo based GT2 and a GT2RS taking the place of the current GT3 and GT3RS.


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    Re: 991 GT3 RS

    Mithras:

    I predict the next GT3RS will indeed be NA. 

    I predict the next 911 based GT and GTRS will not be NA.

    I see:

    A new RS America with the 991 Carrera S engine (maybe very moderately tuned) with most of the GT suspension and brakes but more interior creature comforts.

    A Turbo based GT2 and a GT2RS taking the place of the current GT3 and GT3RS.

    Are these predictions based on any info/rumors or just your own prognostications?  Interesting in either case...


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    16 Cayman GT4, 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, 79 635CSi

     


    Re: 991 GT3 RS

    My dealer (Belgium) still has one RS for sale, 80k over list price.


    Re: 991 GT3 RS

    If Porsche didn't want speculators, they should have just made as many as there were buyers. GT3 RS is way over-hyped anyway. I don't see the big deal about this car.


    Re: 991 GT3 RS

    Grant:

    Mithras:

    I predict the next GT3RS will indeed be NA. 

    I predict the next 911 based GT and GTRS will not be NA.

    I see:

    A new RS America with the 991 Carrera S engine (maybe very moderately tuned) with most of the GT suspension and brakes but more interior creature comforts.

    A Turbo based GT2 and a GT2RS taking the place of the current GT3 and GT3RS.

    Are these predictions based on any info/rumors or just your own prognostications?  Interesting in either case...
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    16 Cayman GT4, 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, 79 635CSi

     

     

    Full on Punxsutawney Phil.

    Well I have heard rumours of an RS America as described by someone what would have good knowledge of future marketing plans. But I would think that was "talking about/investigating" not "doing".


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    Re: 991 GT3 RS

    noone1:

    GT3 RS is way over-hyped anyway. I don't see the big deal about this car.

    for track use, a big Yes.

    for street use, any other 911 variants are better.

    for car and coffee use, well...Smiley


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    2010 997.2 GT3RS;  2008 Cayenne Turbo;  2006 911 Club Coupe;  2016 911 GTS Club Coupe;  2015 Macan S
     


    Re: 991 GT3 RS

    noone1:

    If Porsche didn't want speculators, they should have just made as many as there were buyers. GT3 RS is way over-hyped anyway. I don't see the big deal about this car.

    Agreed, however, there's also a limit to how many units Porsche can produce in a given time. With the numerous variants they currently have on the market I can understand that it's not an easy task to supply the demand and make everyone happy.


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    Targa Tim:
    noone1:

    GT3 RS is way over-hyped anyway. I don't see the big deal about this car.

    for track use, a big Yes.

    for street use, any other 911 variants are better.

    for car and coffee use, well...Smiley

    with cars it is not only how fast they are on road and track but also how they make you feel when you drive them. i hope this is where the RS delivers.

    peter


    Re: 991 GT3 RS

    RC:
     

    Your friend knows that a high quality wrap would have done the same job, without the cost of a complete repaint and without (some) loss in resale value because they original color is lost? Just saying... Smiley There are metallic wraps now which look pretty impressive.

     

    But it will never look this good:

    12417918_1669132906691004_8797706648065875161_n.jpg

    And he refinishes the rims to a diamond cut black painted

    12548923_1669133446690950_2953188776637757233_n.jpg


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    Re: 991 GT3 RS

    Whoopsy:
    RC:
     

    Your friend knows that a high quality wrap would have done the same job, without the cost of a complete repaint and without (some) loss in resale value because they original color is lost? Just saying... Smiley There are metallic wraps now which look pretty impressive.

     

    But it will never look this good:

    12417918_1669132906691004_8797706648065875161_n.jpg

    And he refinishes the rims to a diamond cut black painted

    12548923_1669133446690950_2953188776637757233_n.jpg

    Smiley err, point well made!

    WOW! Smiley


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    Re: 991 GT3 RS

    That looks superb! Kudos to your friend for doing something original and unique kiss

    I very much doubt he could give a toss about resale value..


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    Re: 991 GT3 RS

    Couple more shots

    946144_1669133053357656_7851440093111333687_n.jpg

    12512579_1669132946691000_1949462658642493157_n.jpg

    And it was really a bare body respray, everything off, so not a trace of factory white paint left

    12509817_1666921006912194_2952220569009712166_n.jpg


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    Re: 991 GT3 RS

    He could have try to do a PTS with Porsche, but it could very well be a losing battle and months of talk could turn up as a no from Porsche. 

    With such a complete and custom job, one could argue this 'one of one' GT3RS might worth more than any other run-of-the-mill PTS GT3RS from Porsche.


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    Re: 991 GT3 RS

    Nice paint job, horrible color.


    Re: 991 GT3 RS

    Did they convert the steering wheel too frown

    Looks like some part of EU with RHD cars


    Re: 991 GT3 RS

    Not my cup of tea....


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    Re: 991 GT3 RS

    Whoopsy:

    Couple more shots

    946144_1669133053357656_7851440093111333687_n.jpg

    12512579_1669132946691000_1949462658642493157_n.jpg

    And it was really a bare body respray, everything off, so not a trace of factory white paint left

    12509817_1666921006912194_2952220569009712166_n.jpg

    Good, any trace of white left would of slowed the car down Smiley

    That is a fantastic job ! Well done . I would love to see pics once the car is finished out under the sun . 


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    Re: 991 GT3 RS

    Gnil:
    any trace of white left would of slowed the car down Smiley

     

    I was just waiting for this^   Smiley

    Anyway: Impressive work. 


    Re: 991 GT3 RS

    lovely colour ruined by center stripe and side decals


    Re: 991 GT3 RS

    sfo:

    lovely colour ruined by center stripe and side decals

    you have to see the finished product. I think the center stripe will work nicely with the repainted silver wheels.


    Re: 991 GT3 RS

    Mmmh...i don't know.

    prefer the Salmonsmiley


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    Re: 991 GT3 RS

    sfo:

    lovely colour ruined by center stripe and side decals

    Agree 100%


    Re: 991 GT3 RS

    i like the decals but find the color horrible. worse than LO and UV even.

    p


    Re: 991 GT3 RS

    all this work for that!!! sorry but not for me... and the decals on the car and the wing plate "horrible" i prefer the salmon or purple ;)


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    Re: 991 GT3 RS

     

    Well I like it, but I have to say the UV in the flesh was just stunning, far better than I had expected from all the various pictures I had seen before.


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    Cayman GT4, Racing Yellow, PCCB, 918 Style Full Buckets


    Re: 991 GT3 RS

    Wow, money for certain don't buy you taste angry. Both color and decals looks horrible in my view. But if the owner is happy that's all that counts.


    Re: 991 GT3 RS

    I don´t see the point in choosing those decals and color either. Sorry, I initially thought the owner wants to match the color of his McLaren P1. Those decals, for me, are just wrong. If one wants to choose an original color, why not a proper Porsche color that would be difficult or impossible to order straight from the factory. 

    I find the diamond-cut finish on the rims very interesting but rather elegant and suitable for the less sporty models in the lineup.

    Anyway, not my car, not my money, so...


    Re: 991 GT3 RS

    Love the color, hate the boy racer stripes.. 


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    Re: 991 GT3 RS

    All that matters is that the owner loves it!!

    I personally think flat colors look better on GT models.  This color looks like something you'd expect to see on a McLaren.  The car needs silver calipers now.  


    Re: 991 GT3 RS

    While I don't love the color either I still think they did a fantastic job making it their own. And I do like what was done to the wheels, she pics when it's all finished would be very appreciated. 


     
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