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    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    I love that they are using individual throttle bodies - must sound epic!


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    The gentleman driver car is something else...but this is very interesting. too bad you need a kidney on rental to enjoy it.


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    For those who like to drive on track, check out this video of Laurens Vanthoor’s pole position qualifying lap from last weekend’s Nurburgring 24 hour race in the Porsche 911 GT3 R with that motorsport 4.0 litre flat-six engine...

    "Piloting the number 911 Porsche 911 GT3 R, Manthey Racing driver Laurens Vanthoor set a new pole-winning lap record for the Nürburgring 24 Hours with a time of 8:09.105 – the first time it’s dipped under 8:10 during quali. And that’s not on the 12.9-mile circuit. For the endurance race, both the GP circuit and Nordschleife are stitched together to make a 15.99-mile mega circuit..."

    Article Link: https://www.topgear.com/car-news/motorsport/video-ride-onboard-incredible-nurburgring-lap

    Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4RwbRTXN45E


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

     

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ySk3mA8Cigs

    I haved the fucking chance to jump with my friend Kevin in the brand new 991 GT3 RS (the car used for the lap record, not the green one, the one who made 6.58min full lap) for a taxi lap on an empty track just absolutely crazy amazing He needed to remove the throttle on two parts of the track because too loud oem exhaust !!!! This lap with out the traffic, not the small rain at brunchen and with out the lifting throttle because db restriction is close to a 6.50min btg lap with a heavy passenger and a 100% street legal car include air condition system and GPS :-))) Tire michelin sport cup2 N2 new

    6:50 BTG...so around 7:15 full lap. Not bad kiss


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    It looks like he was in manual for the entire lap.


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    Interesting that on the R, the tire size stagger from front to rear is less than half an inch (10mm).  I imagine there is no understeer there...


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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


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

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    note 2


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    I don’t understand this post. Note 2?Smiley


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    It's say the GT3 RS is no longer configurable as a new car.


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    noone1:

    It's say the GT3 RS is no longer configurable as a new car.

    Not no longer, ... no more


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    On the Swedish configurator it is still available.


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    Kobalt:

    On the Swedish configurator it is still available.

    But will be delivered in a flatpack with an Allen key Smiley


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    bluelines:
    But will be delivered in a flatpack with an Allen key Smiley

    :-)

     

    And in Denmark: In a small box marked Lego?


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    Not avaiable in Spain neither.

    Neither the GT3


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    I think one country's mentioned it was due to specification change (i.e. probably particulate filter stuff).  Maybe even a nice opportunity to jack up the price..


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    Kobalt:

    On the Swedish configurator it is still available.

    On the Swiss one it has been about a month since there is a notice that says you can configure it but you can not order it .

    It will come again . Just like the Cayenne . Was at my dealer yesterday and he said no more order possible before February next year ( except for a few pre ordered cars with no configuration option possible ) due to factory close down for 5 month 


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    Kobalt:
    bluelines:
    But will be delivered in a flatpack with an Allen key Smiley

    :-)

     

    And in Denmark: In a small box marked Lego?

    One Swedish guy at my dealer just received his very special GT2 .  Blue outside , yellow roll cage , yellow side decals on one side, blue on the other side , and more other yellow and blue parts inside . 


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    Gnil:
    Kobalt:
    bluelines:
    But will be delivered in a flatpack with an Allen key Smiley

    :-)

     

    And in Denmark: In a small box marked Lego?

    One Swedish guy at my dealer just received his very special GT2 .  Blue outside , yellow roll cage , yellow side decals on one side, blue on the other side , and more other yellow and blue parts inside . 

    similar to mine, it is called special project. I heard that they want to increase their capacity with these super profitable car to about 100 a year. up to end of 2017, it was a 40 car year max...


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    GT Lover, Porsche fan

    991.2 GT3 manual, 991 GT3 2014(sold)

    Cayenne GTS 2014


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    the-missile:
    Gnil:
    Kobalt:
    bluelines:
    But will be delivered in a flatpack with an Allen key Smiley

    :-)

     

    And in Denmark: In a small box marked Lego?

    One Swedish guy at my dealer just received his very special GT2 .  Blue outside , yellow roll cage , yellow side decals on one side, blue on the other side , and more other yellow and blue parts inside . 

    similar to mine, it is called special project. I heard that they want to increase their capacity with these super profitable car to about 100 a year. up to end of 2017, it was a 40 car year max...

    Never heard of it . So it is not just an exclusive optioned car , it is called '' special project '' ?   What is the real difference , what does it allow you to do which you can't with others ?   

    Last year one customer here also got his R with on one side the rims are one color and on the other side another color . Would that be '' special project '' ? 


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    Gnil:
    the-missile

    Never heard of it . So it is not just an exclusive optioned car , it is called '' special project '' ?   What is the real difference , what does it allow you to do which you can't with others ?   

    Last year one customer here also got his R with on one side the rims are one color and on the other side another color . Would that be '' special project '' ? 

    Special Project is basically the opened door for never seen options before. Example, yellow roll cage...

    it is based on multiple conditions to get access to it. High level of options plus never seen options is a key factor. 

    2 sides painted is not necessary one. 


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    Cayenne GTS 2014


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    Gnil:
    Kobalt:

    On the Swedish configurator it is still available.

    On the Swiss one it has been about a month since there is a notice that says you can configure it but you can not order it .

     

    My Italian is a bit rusty but I understand from the pic uploaded by dinogb that the Italian configurator says that the model cannot be ordered anymore. However interestingly in Germany the language used in the configurator differentiates between models which cannot be ordered anymore and models which cannot be ordered "temporarily". The latter applies to GT3RS and 4GTS cars of the 911 line-up only (also to the 718 models). Factory closed for 5 months will cause a hick up in the P&L. Guess they have been caught by the new EU emission rules (note: originally these rules have been scheduled to come into effect from September 2019 only, but then - possibly in the context of the defeat device scandal - in October 2017 lawmakers decided to put them into effect from September 2018 already).


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    Trump is considering imposing a 25% tariff on automobiles coming from the EU. Sport cars are not on the list but it wouldn’t be long before they are. I will cancel my RS order if the 25% tariff applies to it. Apparently all his negotiating tactics haven’t yielded any concessions from China, EU, Mexico, Canada and South America. 

    This could get ugly for the world economy. 


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    The funny thing is that it really does nothing to help America. Consumers are just going to pay the for the difference and they're still going to want the same stuff.

    Slapping tariffs on stuff isn't terribly effective if production can't be moved as well. The crazy thing is that it's aimed at places like the EU and Canada etc, as if those places heavily subsidize steel production or something.

     


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    Porsche-Jeck:
    Gnil:
    Kobalt:

    On the Swedish configurator it is still available.

    On the Swiss one it has been about a month since there is a notice that says you can configure it but you can not order it .

     

    My Italian is a bit rusty but I understand from the pic uploaded by dinogb that the Italian configurator says that the model cannot be ordered anymore. However interestingly in Germany the language used in the configurator differentiates between models which cannot be ordered anymore and models which cannot be ordered "temporarily". The latter applies to GT3RS and 4GTS cars of the 911 line-up only (also to the 718 models). Factory closed for 5 months will cause a hick up in the P&L. Guess they have been caught by the new EU emission rules (note: originally these rules have been scheduled to come into effect from September 2019 only, but then - possibly in the context of the defeat device scandal - in October 2017 lawmakers decided to put them into effect from September 2018 already).

    yes, you're right !

    when you open the car configurator for Italy you find : 

    The selected model is not available to be configured as a new car. However it is still visible in the Car Configurator. If you are interested in cars that are ready for delivery or in a recent used vehicle, please contact your nearest Porsche Center.

    if you open the car configurator for Germany appears :


    Due to an upcoming model revision, the selected model is not available for a short time as a freely configurable new car. Nevertheless, we would like to give you the opportunity to continue to look at the model in the Car Configurator. If you are interested in configurable new cars, available existing vehicles and young used vehicles please contact your Porsche


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    dinogb:

    Due to an upcoming model revision, the selected model is not available for a short time as a freely configurable new car. Nevertheless, we would like to give you the opportunity to continue to look at the model in the Car Configurator. If you are interested in configurable new cars, available existing vehicles and young used vehicles please contact your Porsche

    Sounds to me like the period between RS without Particle Filter and before new version with Particle Filter...


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    Grant:
    dinogb:

    Due to an upcoming model revision, the selected model is not available for a short time as a freely configurable new car. Nevertheless, we would like to give you the opportunity to continue to look at the model in the Car Configurator. If you are interested in configurable new cars, available existing vehicles and young used vehicles please contact your Porsche

    Sounds to me like the period between RS without Particle Filter and before new version with Particle Filter...

    Makes sense plus it gives Porsche on the GT side of the business, experience with particulate filter technology before they develop the 992 based GT cars. 


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    Grant:

    Sounds to me like the period between RS without Particle Filter and before new version with Particle Filter...

    I think so


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    While in Vermont I came across a wiessach package costing a hell of a lot less than $18,000.

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    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    https://www.focus.de/finanzen/news/unternehmen/ab-sofort-porsche-stellt-verkauf-von-neuwagen-in-europa-ein_id_9022951.html (sorry, German only).

    It basically says that Porsche has stopped selling new cars in Europe (already produced cars can be still bought though).


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    https://youtu.be/N24tEz68-ks

    I'm not sure if this has been posted before, not the most scientific review !!

    Porsche launches like a drag car !! Demolished the Merc on track as well  guess no surprises 😎


     
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