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    Re: Porsche 991 GT3 to include GT1 motorsport engine... Thread Closed

     Thanks Misha. What about the height - something seems awkward if you look ahead of the rear tyre?


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    Neuheiten: Porsche 911 und Mercedes SL

     


    Re: Porsche 991 GT3 to include GT1 motorsport engine... Thread Closed

    Thanks Thoma.  Do you have a large size of this image ?


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    Re: Porsche 991 GT3 to include GT1 motorsport engine... Thread Closed

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    2011-Porsche-991_AutoZeitung-link

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    Re: Porsche 991 GT3 to include GT1 motorsport engine... Thread Closed

     If the car will look like this you dont need to buy a new one because of the look. To much 997  The jump from 993 to 996 was more radical!


    Re: Porsche 991 GT3 to include GT1 motorsport engine... Thread Closed

    Thanks Boxster Smiley


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    Re: Porsche 991 GT3 to include GT1 motorsport engine... Thread Closed

    Lars997:

     If the car will look like this you dont need to buy a new one because of the look. To much 997  The jump from 993 to 996 was more radical!


    Conclusion: the car will not look like this. Smiley
     


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    Re: Porsche 991 GT3 to include GT1 motorsport engine... Thread Closed

    Boxster Coupe GTS:

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    I agree that the above picture is probably a guess but I find it quite an attractive guess. The curving line that marks the top of the bumper and links the two headlights seems very well composed to me and seems to mirror the angle of the lip on the rear. Then look at how it complements the angle of the LED lights above the air intakes. 

    Whoever did the Photoshop, very well done.Smiley


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    Re: Porsche 991 GT3 to include GT1 motorsport engine... Thread Closed

    All of this guessing is fun--keeps me opening Rennteam several times a day now. 

    I like this rendition--sleek and stylish but still Porsche...


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    Wonderbar:

    I like this rendition--sleek and stylish but still Porsche...

     +1  Smiley


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    Re: Porsche 991 GT3 to include GT1 motorsport engine... Thread Closed

    Some new shots

    http://carscoop.blogspot.com/2010/12/new-porsche-911-shows-its-panamera.html

    2012-Porsche-911-Carrera-7.jpg


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    Re: Porsche 991 GT3 to include GT1 motorsport engine... Thread Closed

    "And even though our man with the camera wasn't able to capture a crystal clear shot of the front end of the 2012MY 911, it's fairly obvious that the styling is heavily influenced by the Panamera." -.... But I was under the impression that the Panamera front had been heavily influenced by the 911. Oh! It's that industrious design department again!1291872647153beatdeadhorse.gif


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    Spyderidol:

    "And even though our man with the camera wasn't able to capture a crystal clear shot of the front end of the 2012MY 911, it's fairly obvious that the styling is heavily influenced by the Panamera." -.... But I was under the impression that the Panamera front had been heavily influenced by the 911. Oh! It's that industrious design department again!1291872647153beatdeadhorse.gif

     

    The similarity is due to the stretched-look (a la XK). The 964/993 were the last of one era and the 997.2 is the last of another era.


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    Re: Porsche 991 GT3 to include GT1 motorsport engine... Thread Closed

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    Re: Porsche 991 GT3 to include GT1 motorsport engine... Thread Closed

    Looks as if the car has new GT3-style rims but with five wheel bolts instead of the centre lock.


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    Re: Porsche 991 GT3 to include GT1 motorsport engine... Thread Closed

     those wheels look 20"! 


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    Re: Porsche 991 GT3 to include GT1 motorsport engine... Thread Closed

    the car looks great.

    i will certainly go for one. i am tempted for the 991 carrera cab. however, am worried that i will then be longing for the turbo


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    Re: Porsche 991 GT3 to include GT1 motorsport engine... Thread Closed

    Carlos from Spain:

     those wheels look 20"! 

     Yes, I think P is jumping into the 20'' trend Smiley


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    Gnil:
    Carlos from Spain:

     those wheels look 20"! 

     Yes, I think P is jumping into the 20'' trend Smiley


    Unnecessary if you ask me. Smiley
     


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    Re: Porsche 991 GT3 to include GT1 motorsport engine... Thread Closed

    Rossi:
    Gnil:
    Carlos from Spain:

     those wheels look 20"! 

     Yes, I think P is jumping into the 20'' trend Smiley


    Unnecessary if you ask me. Smiley
     

    Given the larger body, optional 20" may be a necessary addition for cosmetic reasons.


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    Re: Porsche 991 GT3 to include GT1 motorsport engine... Thread Closed

    I like them!1291971481067duck.gif


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    reginos:
    Rossi:
    Gnil:
    Carlos from Spain:

     those wheels look 20"! 

     Yes, I think P is jumping into the 20'' trend Smiley


    Unnecessary if you ask me. Smiley
     

    Given the larger body, optional 20" may be a necessary addition for cosmetic reasons.

     For cosmetic reasons it looks good yes, but it is not good for handling and the car will loose some of it's ' nimbness'


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    Re: Porsche 991 GT3 to include GT1 motorsport engine... Thread Closed

    bigger wheels do not necesarily mean better, larger wheels mean more unsprung weight so you have to achieve a balance there, also stiffer ride which may compromise suspension, so there is another balance there you have to achieve that wil give you optimum results in handling. For each car the equation is different so I really hope that they are basing their desition on performance and zero on looks, which BTW maybe it takes some getting used to but 20" looks a bit too pimp to me right now. 
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    Re: Porsche 991 GT3 to include GT1 motorsport engine... Thread Closed

    20's look better than the 19's but offer a slightly harsher ride on bad roads.


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    Re: Porsche 991 GT3 to include GT1 motorsport engine... Thread Closed

    reginos:
    Rossi:
    Gnil:
    Carlos from Spain:

     those wheels look 20"! 

     Yes, I think P is jumping into the 20'' trend Smiley


    Unnecessary if you ask me. Smiley
     

    Given the larger body, optional 20" may be a necessary addition for cosmetic reasons.


    Sorry, that's nonsense. F430/Scuderia is bigger than the 991 and has 19"-rims. Do you think they're too small? Definitely no.

    458 is big as the F430, also here the 20"-wheels are absolutely unnecessary.
     


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    Re: Porsche 991 GT3 to include GT1 motorsport engine... Thread Closed

    Rossi:
    reginos:
    Rossi:
    Gnil:
    Carlos from Spain:

     those wheels look 20"! 

     Yes, I think P is jumping into the 20'' trend Smiley


    Unnecessary if you ask me. Smiley
     

    Given the larger body, optional 20" may be a necessary addition for cosmetic reasons.


    Sorry, that's nonsense. F430/Scuderia is bigger than the 991 and has 19"-rims. Do you think they're too small? Definitely no.

    458 is big as the F430, also here the 20"-wheels are absolutely unnecessary.
     

    The upcoming Porsche looks more bulbous than the 997 and more so than the  Ferrari. Especially in profile it looks rounded, so bigger wheels will help keep the proportions. The Ferrari is slimmer and lower in profile especially at the front and the 19" look just right.

    Of course if Porsche go for 20" just for the looks it will be a defeat of "form follows function" maxim Smiley

     


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    Re: Porsche 991 GT3 to include GT1 motorsport engine... Thread Closed

    The trend to ever bigger wheels has been going on for many generations but I'm sure you can order 19" on the 991. Only 18" fans should worry.

    Re: Porsche 991 GT3 to include GT1 motorsport engine... Thread Closed

    neunelf:
    The trend to ever bigger wheels has been going on for many generations but I'm sure you can order 19" on the 991.

    I can remember when 15" on BMW and 16" on Porsche were big wheels  Smiley


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    reginos:
    neunelf:
    The trend to ever bigger wheels has been going on for many generations but I'm sure you can order 19" on the 991.

    I can remember when 15" on BMW and 16" on Porsche were big wheels  Smiley


    Me too. Smiley
     


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    Re: Porsche 991 GT3 to include GT1 motorsport engine... Thread Closed

    Stefan,

    Problem is in very big wheel archers on new cars(new 6 series, 458 or new 991 for example...). 19" wheels simply look to wimp on these cars IMHO.

    Few extra infos that is also in Auto Zeiting article:

    -13s faster then 997.2 CS model-claim is 7.40min Ring time

    -3.4L base engine with 350ps and 3.8L with 400ps for CS

    -in drive dynamics at least class above 997.2 Carrera models

     

    ...according to my source new 991 Carreras are much, much better cars then 997.2 models.


     
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