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    Wandered to the dark side

    I’m afraid I’ve temporarily wandered to the dark side and said goodbye to GT3’s, at least for a little while.

    Replacement has come in the shape of a double espresso on wheels, I can’t describe the fury any better. I’ll update you along the way about what it’s like to live with in comparison to Porsche’s finest offering. 🥰

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    1969 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 6.3  / 2020 Mercedes-AMG C63 / 2018 Porsche 911 GT3 Clubsport

     


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    Félicitations !!! Elle est magnifique. Tu es un grand fan des voitures de couleur verte. Cela doit au moins être ta troisième. Je n’en avais jamais vu de cette couleur. Comment s’appelle ce vert forêt chez Ferrari ?

     

    congrats Again. Absolute great choice and upgrade from the gt3.

    Avec le confinement, les routes belges vont être vides 😃


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    Gorgeous, congrats Frank! wink


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    ⇒ Carlos - Porsche 991 Carrera GTS


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    That is the nuts, Frank

    Love that colour, really is a mans man car 💪.

    Looking forward to see if you go back to Porsche because many are having a change. 
     

    Enjoy in good health. kiss


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    throt

    "I Have Done It!".

    991 GT3 pick up in October 2014.

    991 GT3.2 pick up April/May 2018. ( Hairy Chest Spec ).

    Vauxhall Zafira 1.6 Exclusive pick up June 2013. ( Shit Box )

    Rennteam Hairy Chest Advisor.


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    Many congrats Frank.


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    2018 White 911 GT3


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    Welcome to V12 Nirvana my son  kiss. Even you will need to be careful in the wet. Let's see a photo of the spec plate please.


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    Congratulations Frank! We're all looking forward to your impressions and comparison to your former GT's. All the best and a double expresso salutewink


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    We all saw it coming indecision 

    Congrats Frank! Enjoy it and behave well kiss


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    the V12 appeal is strong, very strong! I am still resisting...heart


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    GT Lover, Porsche fan

    991.2 GT3 manual

    Cayenne GTS 2014


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    I love the color combination! Please post more pictures!


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    crayphile:

    Welcome to V12 Nirvana my son  kiss. Even you will need to be careful in the wet. Let's see a photo of the spec plate please.

    There you go! Would’ve perhaps specced it with Cuoio and silver wheels myself, bit more menacing like this.

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    1969 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 6.3  / 2020 Mercedes-AMG C63 / 2018 Porsche 911 GT3 Clubsport


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    @Porker

    THAT‘s a FANTASTIC CAR!!! Major thumbs up for this move, looking great especially with Porker Jr. on the drivers seat 👍🏻


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    Porker-Jr:  "I've always been around fast cars.... my earliest memories are sneaking the odd drive in Dad's Ferrari, just me and my Tiger...." 

    kisskisskiss


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    2017 Range Rover Sport S/C,  2019 Porsche 911 Turbo


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    Great choice of a wonderful car! 


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    Past-President, Porsche Club of America - Upper Canada Region


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    congrats


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    Speed has never killed anyone, suddenly becoming stationary... That's what gets you.

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    Porker:
    crayphile:

    Welcome to V12 Nirvana my son  kiss. Even you will need to be careful in the wet. Let's see a photo of the spec plate please.

    There you go! Would’ve perhaps specced it with Cuoio and silver wheels myself, bit more menacing like this.

     

    Silver wheels for sure - great spec nonetheless, and I am sure you paid a lot less than list. Very smart move. Since the original lockdown ended this is the one car that has stayed at home with me and not rotated to storage - just such a joy despite not being the best looking Ferrari by a long way.


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    Epic color ! Congrats ! 


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    crayphile:
    Porker:
    crayphile:

    Welcome to V12 Nirvana my son  kiss. Even you will need to be careful in the wet. Let's see a photo of the spec plate please.

    There you go! Would’ve perhaps specced it with Cuoio and silver wheels myself, bit more menacing like this.

     

    Silver wheels for sure - great spec nonetheless, and I am sure you paid a lot less than list. Very smart move. Since the original lockdown ended this is the one car that has stayed at home with me and not rotated to storage - just such a joy despite not being the best looking Ferrari by a long way.

    It actually moved from my colleague to me, as he contemplates going back to GT3's. How men can keep themselves busy... Smiley 

    Thanks all for the kind words. A dream come true for sure. 
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    1969 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 6.3  / 2020 Mercedes-AMG C63 / 2018 Porsche 911 GT3 Clubsport

     


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    Awesome kiss was going to say - seen that car before!

    Congrats - greatly look forward to seeing it. Is it likely so see any track miles?


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    2019 911 GT3 RS,1964 Type 1


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    DaveGordon:

    Awesome kiss was going to say - seen that car before!

    Congrats - greatly look forward to seeing it. Is it likely so see any track miles?

    I doubt it, that's not where the fun is to be had with a car like that imo. More thinking of trips to Italy, Scotland, etc... If and when the world is back to 'normal' again.

    That said, it is booked in for geometry/cornerweighting and Michelins at Manthey-Racing. Old habits I guess. SmileySmiley


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    1969 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 6.3  / 2020 Mercedes-AMG C63 / 2018 Porsche 911 GT3 Clubsport


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    Porker:
    DaveGordon:

    Awesome kiss was going to say - seen that car before!

    Congrats - greatly look forward to seeing it. Is it likely so see any track miles?

    I doubt it, that's not where the fun is to be had with a car like that imo. More thinking of trips to Italy, Scotland, etc... If and when the world is back to 'normal' again.

    That said, it is booked in for geometry/cornerweighting and Michelins at Manthey-Racing. Old habits I guess. SmileySmiley

    What’s your initial thoughts, Frank?

    I believe we sort of know straight away if we like a car?


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    throt

    "I Have Done It!".

    991 GT3 pick up in October 2014.

    991 GT3.2 pick up April/May 2018. ( Hairy Chest Spec ).

    Vauxhall Zafira 1.6 Exclusive pick up June 2013. ( Shit Box )

    Rennteam Hairy Chest Advisor.


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    LOL & Congratulations!

    I wouldn't call it wandering to the dark side, but the bright side of a serious machine with serious response kiss

    This is the dark side smiley


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    It's not the first time I've driven this car, so I'm over that initial SHOCK that it delivers the first time. It felt at that time like sitting on top of an (only slightly controlled) rocket. I'm past that sensation now, but it's still ridiculous to experience on full throttle, it really is THAT quick. And especially, it's not sanitized as many cars tend to be in 2020, you really have to think twice about full throttle and I absolutely love that about it.

    That said, dynamically, it is sharp but it's not tactile like a GT3. I assume I will not be looking into trail braking to make the balance work etc, and I guess that's something you might miss after a while. I've said it before, this combined with an older GT3 RS would be the best of both worlds. But for now, this will do. indecision


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    1969 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 6.3  / 2020 Mercedes-AMG C63 / 2018 Porsche 911 GT3 Clubsport


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    Porker:

    It's not the first time I've driven this car, so I'm over that initial SHOCK that it delivers the first time. It felt at that time like sitting on top of an (only slightly controlled) rocket. I'm past that sensation now, but it's still ridiculous to experience on full throttle, it really is THAT quick. And especially, it's not sanitized as many cars tend to be in 2020, you really have to think twice about full throttle and I absolutely love that about it.

    That said, dynamically, it is sharp but it's not tactile like a GT3. I assume I will not be looking into trail braking to make the balance work etc, and I guess that's something you might miss after a while. I've said it before, this combined with an older GT3 RS would be the best of both worlds. But for now, this will do. indecision

    Totally get that

    i love the look of it and the colour really suits it Smiley


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    throt

    "I Have Done It!".

    991 GT3 pick up in October 2014.

    991 GT3.2 pick up April/May 2018. ( Hairy Chest Spec ).

    Vauxhall Zafira 1.6 Exclusive pick up June 2013. ( Shit Box )

    Rennteam Hairy Chest Advisor.


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    throt:
    i love the look of it and the colour really suits it Smiley

    This must be the most undercover Ferrari around.... I can see people seeing it thinking they've seen some weird Aston Martin....it was green, so it must be English...  Smiley


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    2017 Range Rover Sport S/C,  2019 Porsche 911 Turbo


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    v12  is the twice the fun, congrats


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    hahaha Frank,

    note I kept the secret....  but aren't they fun on occasion?  Mr Green.  We have ahd a series of green Porsches and MB, takes individualitykiss


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    Absolutely love the color combo on this car. Could not be better as to suits it perfectly  , Congrats kiss 


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     964 Carrera 4 --  997.2 C2S , -20mm -- 991.2 GT3 RS 

     


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    Congratulations! An amazing supercar kiss

    The colour is very appealing and unusual to Ferrari. However, the dark wheels somewhat dull the look of the car, if there is such a thing as a dull 812. A set of silver or at least a set twin silver/grey wheels would further lift the presence of an already very impressive automobile.

    Enjoy in good heath!

     


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    "Porsche....and Nothing else matters"

     


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    Congratulations! Truly magnificent! Black of course is now the proper sports car colour! Smiley  Smiley Smiley


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