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    Re: 718 Spyder

    Thats actually seems to be the same convoy which overtook me two days ago. Two 992 and one Spyder!


    Re: 718 Spyder

    and your impression of the Spyder engine sound?

    4 or 6 cylinder?


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    Re: 718 Spyder

    Gnil:
    RC:

    It is my understanding, I may be wrong though (I'm no engineer), that especially the lower capacity turbo charged direct injection petrol engines need particulate filters, not necessarily the higher capacity n/a engines. Again, I am no engineer, so I may have understood this the wrong way.

    That would mean that they do not have to stop production of the RS in fall ? Will we see again new batch of cars coming every few month ? Ending with a production of 5000 cars ? 

    Well, to be honest...I haven't even thought about that...interesting. Smiley

    All signs however seem to indicate the "end" of the n/a GT 991 models this summer, so... Smiley


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    Re: 718 Spyder

    RC:
    Gnil:
    RC:

    It is my understanding, I may be wrong though (I'm no engineer), that especially the lower capacity turbo charged direct injection petrol engines need particulate filters, not necessarily the higher capacity n/a engines. Again, I am no engineer, so I may have understood this the wrong way.

    That would mean that they do not have to stop production of the RS in fall ? Will we see again new batch of cars coming every few month ? Ending with a production of 5000 cars ? 

    Well, to be honest...I haven't even thought about that...interesting. Smiley

    All signs however seem to indicate the "end" of the n/a GT 991 models this summer, so... Smiley

    In past generations, it's worth keeping in mind that the late cycle GT models have continued production in parallel with the new generation 911 launch models.


    Re: 718 Spyder

    Boxster Coupe GTS:
    RC:
    Gnil:
    RC:

    It is my understanding, I may be wrong though (I'm no engineer), that especially the lower capacity turbo charged direct injection petrol engines need particulate filters, not necessarily the higher capacity n/a engines. Again, I am no engineer, so I may have understood this the wrong way.

    That would mean that they do not have to stop production of the RS in fall ? Will we see again new batch of cars coming every few month ? Ending with a production of 5000 cars ? 

    Well, to be honest...I haven't even thought about that...interesting. Smiley

    All signs however seem to indicate the "end" of the n/a GT 991 models this summer, so... Smiley

    In past generations, it's worth keeping in mind that the late cycle GT models have continued production in parallel with the new generation 911 launch models.

    The issue here is that stupid new Euro 6c emissions stuff...so unless Porsche plans to introduce a particulate filter by end of August, it will be quite unlikely that we are going to see more n/a 991 GT models after that.


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    Re: 718 Spyder

    6C or 6D?


    Re: 718 Spyder

    Actually 6c and 6d-TEMP.

    6d is due after 1st of January 2020.


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    Re: 718 Spyder

    Enzo II:

    6C or 6D?

    Actually it is 6C, 6D and 6D TEMP. Smiley

    Emissions actually aren't more restricted than before but they changed the "measuring" method. 


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    Re: 718 Spyder

    Gauss:

    Actually 6c and 6d-TEMP.

    6d is due after 1st of January 2020.

    Oops, you beat me to it...didn't see your post. Smiley


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    Re: 718 Spyder

    13CAB75B-45B6-482A-9E91-DB0B7019E1DA.jpegIs this the 718 Spyder?

     


    Re: 718 Spyder

    WAY:

    Is this the 718 Spyder

    No. That is Henry Catchpole driving the 981 Spyder in an episode of evo diaries from 2015.

    https://youtu.be/R_Bmi-2Yk20


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    Re: 718 Spyder

    No - car has 981 style vents and sport chrono. These changed for 718, neither are now flush.


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    Re: 718 Spyder

    No, this is a 981 Spyder... look at the interior.


    Re: 718 Spyder

    So is it a no now? yesindecision


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    Re: 718 Spyder

    bluelines:

    So is it a no now? yesindecision

    Not sure... but it looks like a 981... Smiley


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    Re: 718 Spyder

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    Re: 718 Spyder

    Sorry if repost, I haven't seen a Spyder mule with PCCB


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    Re: 718 Spyder

    looks like there is no camouflage on the front bumper/spoiler. looks good.

     

     


    Re: 718 Spyder

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    Re: 718 Spyder

    I guess we’re looking at a non-9k rpm tacho in the last pic?


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    Re: 718 Spyder

    Also looks like a switchable exhaust button switched on.. thought they were no longer legal in EU?


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    Re: 718 Spyder

    Well spotted. Looks like the 2017 Boxster 718 tacho, so Turbo it is.


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    Re: 718 Spyder

    Gauss:

    Well spotted. Looks like the 2017 Boxster 718 tacho, so Turbo it is.

    Can’t be. Boxster GTS Coupe has posted repeatedly and convincingly that this car has the 4.0l engine...

    Smiley


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    Re: 718 Spyder

    Or it is a low rev version of the 4.0 GT engine cheeky 


    Re: 718 Spyder

    Hey, twin daddy, you are such a little devil ! Smiley... whatever they put into the spyder, as long as it has more than 4 cyl. it would be a vast improvement...emotionally...


    Re: 718 Spyder

    bluelines:
    Gauss:

    Well spotted. Looks like the 2017 Boxster 718 tacho, so Turbo it is.

    Can’t be. Boxster GTS Coupe has posted repeatedly and convincingly that this car has the 4.0l engine...

    Smiley

    Another article you might like to read...

    "Porsche Boxster GTS 2018 UK review" (Autocar)

    (15 March 2018)

    All of which means we should greet with arms wide open this new GTS variant. It’s an optimised mechanical and styling package that will head up the range until a Boxster Spyder arrives later this year with a version of the 4.0-litre firecracker from the 911 GT3. Yep – all six cylinders.

    ...

    Link: https://www.autocar.co.uk/car-review/porsche/718-boxster/first-drives/porsche-boxster-gts-2018-uk-review

    ...how do you like them apples? Smiley


    Re: 718 Spyder

    Lies, evil lies! Lol untill AP say's it my money is on a 3.0 turbo lump. 

     

     


    Re: 718 Spyder

    I sold yesterday my beloved 981 Spyder and will get a Stripper-Carrera T in April.

    Last Info is that 718 Spyder will arrive in 2020 - so T for me in this and next season.

    In 2020 I will decide betweeb 718 Spyder or used GT3 Touring - depends on the 718 engine and my driving experience with the 991-Platform-T.

    Blueflame


    Re: 718 Spyder

    DaveGordon:

    Also looks like a switchable exhaust button switched on.. thought they were no longer legal in EU?

     I hope not but maybe it just increases the sound inside but not outside angry


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    Re: 718 Spyder

    blueflame:

    I sold yesterday my beloved 981 Spyder and will get a Stripper-Carrera T in April.

    Last Info is that 718 Spyder will arrive in 2020 - so T for me in this and next season.

    In 2020 I will decide betweeb 718 Spyder or used GT3 Touring - depends on the 718 engine and my driving experience with the 991-Platform-T.

    Blueflame

    Congrats blueflame. Good choice. Smiley

     

     


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