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    Best Color For Parking Lots? Is there one?

    I thought of another angle to the decisions we enjoy before ordering.

    I have had fancy cars in the past which I had to be very careful about parking because they attracted attention of vandals/thieves.

    Trying to choose the color for my 997s and wonder if some of the less conspicuous colors offered, like olive green, teal, or grey might be a better way to avoid parking anxiety.

    I'd like to treat the new Porsche as much as possible like a normal car, an occasional accidental ding and scratch is okay, but outright vandalism or theft is too sickening.

    Do you think color an issue in this regard?


    Re: Best Color For Parking Lots? Is there one?

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    Trying to choose the color for my 997s and wonder if some of the less conspicuous colors offered, like olive green, teal, or grey might be a better way to avoid parking anxiety.



    i'd recommend exclusive's "urban camouflage" color (palette paint code XC2000)!

    but joking aside, there are so many jealous psychos out there, there's no color which will keep them from scratching your car if it's parking in the wrong place at the wrong time.

    and i'm not a psychiatrist, but i'd guess that really offensive colors (like red or speed yellow for example) are saying "hey guys i'm a sports car nut and my car is funny" AND people are barely envy of such over the top cars, so i'd recommend something very flashy and way-out

    Re: Best Color For Parking Lots? Is there one?

    I'd say non-bright colors attract less attention. At the same time if that's the case maybe they are easier for thieves to break into because noone will notice. In this world the safest thing is to drive another common car unless you are certain of the place you are parking.

    Re: Best Color For Parking Lots? Is there one?

    Seal Grey. Matches the pavement.

    Re: Best Color For Parking Lots? Is there one?

    I went for Slate Grey because it was slightly less ostentatious that some of the colours out there. I don't want to invite vandalism.

    Re: Best Color For Parking Lots? Is there one?

    Will someone explain to me again, why public executions are no longer local events? With refreshments?

    Re: Best Color For Parking Lots? Is there one?

    If you are expending lots of money in a new 991..
    ?why don't you go to get installed an efective GPS-alarm to locate the stolen car?

    Re: Best Color For Parking Lots? Is there one?

    If my 911 were stolen (or any car of mine) I would NOT want it back.

    The engine and drivetrain would have been beaten to [expletive] and would haven no value to me with all the very expensive unknowns.

    Besides it would be filled with BO, like that Seinfeld episode with the BBO "Beyond BO!"

    Re: Best Color For Parking Lots? Is there one?

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    MMD said:
    If my 911 were stolen (or any car of mine) I would NOT want it back.

    The engine and drivetrain would have been beaten to [expletive] and would haven no value to me with all the very expensive unknowns.

    Besides it would be filled with BO, like that Seinfeld episode with the BBO "Beyond BO!"



    Yeah, that's why I passed on the lojack for my 997S. Besides the outrageous cost of the lojack.

     
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