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    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    Gnil:
    Porker:
    I know, I'm just kidding. I didn't see which way the purple one went. 

    We'll do a rematch between us asap! Smiley

    indeed it is a real fear modern Porsches will feel far too distant and Polished compared to 997 and 996 GT's.

     Pétrole head talks, love it Smiley Smiley

    Great for the rematch , but we should swap cars, I ma dying at the moment to drive a pure car  Smiley

    BTW : Not sure yet, but I might go to Dijon on the 17th of May .

    I can imagine it will feel similar to my RS . You gain a layer of speed and efficiency , but loose a layer of rawness and purity , even with stick .  Not sure stick compensates that on it own ....


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     964 Carrera 4 --  997.2 C2S , -20mm --  991 GT3 RS 

    By May the RS will be sold unfortunately, I'm bringing it to PZ Zug by end of April. Wouldn't it be something for you on the side? I'm sure you would really enjoy it!

    Indeed I doubt the stick would compensate enough, I think maybe a 911R would be a worthy successor as it is perhaps a bit more raw than 991 RS's and GT3, but these prices are obviously ridiculous. 


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    1992 Mercedes-Benz W124 500E / 2003 BMW M3 CSL (sold) / 2008 Porsche 911 GT3 RS / 2014 BMW-Alpina D3 biturbo Touring / 2014 BMW-Alpina B3 biturbo Touring Allrad


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    Porker:
    Gnil:
    Porker:
    I know, I'm just kidding. I didn't see which way the purple one went. 

    We'll do a rematch between us asap! Smiley

    indeed it is a real fear modern Porsches will feel far too distant and Polished compared to 997 and 996 GT's.

     Pétrole head talks, love it Smiley Smiley

    Great for the rematch , but we should swap cars, I ma dying at the moment to drive a pure car  Smiley

    BTW : Not sure yet, but I might go to Dijon on the 17th of May .

    I can imagine it will feel similar to my RS . You gain a layer of speed and efficiency , but loose a layer of rawness and purity , even with stick .  Not sure stick compensates that on it own ....


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     964 Carrera 4 --  997.2 C2S , -20mm --  991 GT3 RS 

    By May the RS will be sold unfortunately, I'm bringing it to PZ Zug by end of April. Wouldn't it be something for you on the side? I'm sure you would really enjoy it!

    Indeed I doubt the stick would compensate enough, I think maybe a 911R would be a worthy successor as it is perhaps a bit more raw than 991 RS's and GT3, but these prices are obviously ridiculous. 

    Smiley Smiley Family? You need to have a toy, no matter how much you want to be a family man. If you have to sell it, get at least another (less expensive) toy. Otherwise, you will regret it all the time.


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991 Carrera 4 GTS Cabriolet (2015), Porsche Cayenne S Diesel (2017), Audi R8 V10 Plus (2016), Mini JCW (2015)


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    No not at all, don't worry. wink It's been with me for 3 years, it's time for something different I guess? Can't keep the same car forever. 

    As said, I'm on the list for the 991.2 GT3 manual, but that's an April build and I do fear its lack of purity a bit...yes


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    1992 Mercedes-Benz W124 500E / 2003 BMW M3 CSL (sold) / 2008 Porsche 911 GT3 RS / 2014 BMW-Alpina D3 biturbo Touring / 2014 BMW-Alpina B3 biturbo Touring Allrad


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    What about a 997.2 GT3 RS? For me this is the ultimate GT3... raw, mechanical, motorsport derived, and looks great.

    I guess the GT4 will be a bit too much for you, so won't mention it... indecision


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    2015 981 Cayman GT4 | Powerkit White - The fastest car on Rennteam
    2013 Audi S3 | Glacier White


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    Porker:

    No not at all, don't worry. wink It's been with me for 3 years, it's time for something different I guess? Can't keep the same car forever. 

    As said, I'm on the list for the 991.2 GT3 manual, but that's an April build and I do fear its lack of purity a bit...yes

    Perfect. Smiley Lack of purity? You will love the engine and the chassis can always be tweaked. Smiley


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991 Carrera 4 GTS Cabriolet (2015), Porsche Cayenne S Diesel (2017), Audi R8 V10 Plus (2016), Mini JCW (2015)


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    bluelines:

    What about a 997.2 GT3 RS? For me this is the ultimate GT3... raw, mechanical, motorsport derived, and looks great.

    I guess the GT4 will be a bit too much for you, so won't mention it... indecision

    That's high on my list indeed, but they're a bit overvalued and I struggle with the idea of paying over list for a car that'll be 90% similar.

    But I agree, for me as well it is the ultimate GT3. Perhaps more so than a 4.0 as it is more rev hungry and durable. Smiley


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    1992 Mercedes-Benz W124 500E / 2003 BMW M3 CSL (sold) / 2008 Porsche 911 GT3 RS / 2014 BMW-Alpina D3 biturbo Touring / 2014 BMW-Alpina B3 biturbo Touring Allrad


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    LP997:

    whats the function of this "intake" hood? 


     

    Considering that the engine is in the back I would assume these are outlets rather than intakes.
    What you often see with these kind of cars is that they provide an airflow that goes into the front bumper and out over the front hood. Purpose is often dual; improved cooling of the radiators that are located in the front, improved downforce (air that goes over the car rather than sideways or even under) and drag reduction (air that flows over the radiators and then is led through an intricate funnel system through the car is drag. Quickest way out is over the top, but normal cars have a luggage compartment there, so it is a no-go. For pure track cars it is an opportunity).

    2002-Porsche-911-GT2-Coupe-Wind-Tunnel-1280x960.jpg

    windtunnel1.jpg

    187652_2016_Porsche_Cayman.jpg

    The RSR has a comparable front bonnet:

    01-03-911-RSR-Content 01.jpg


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    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    Gnil:
    KresoF1:

    ,  991.2 GT3 RS is coming. Confirmed by my P source.

     

    Confirmed normal production ? 

    No, limited production. More expensive then 991.1 GT3 RS in base price.


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    oohoho!!! GT2 RS - front canard

    https://www.autoevolution.com/news/2019-porsche-911-gt2-spied-again-has-massive-rear-wing-and-exhaust-tips-116570.html#

    spy-photos-porsche-911-gt2-rs_1.jpg


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    997 GT3 RS 3.6 - 964 RS - 993 RS -  991 GT3 RS

     


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    GT2 RS?


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    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: New 991.2 GT3

    yes


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    997 GT3 RS 3.6 - 964 RS - 993 RS -  991 GT3 RS


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    I wonder where the air in the front bonnet goes?


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    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: New 991.2 GT3

    KresoF1:
    Gnil:
    KresoF1:

    ,  991.2 GT3 RS is coming. Confirmed by my P source.

     

    Confirmed normal production ? 

    No, limited production. More expensive then 991.1 GT3 RS in base price.

    If a 991.2 GT3 RS comes, it will be priced around 200k EUR (+/- 5k).

    So far, the GT2 RS has priority though.


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991 Carrera 4 GTS Cabriolet (2015), Porsche Cayenne S Diesel (2017), Audi R8 V10 Plus (2016), Mini JCW (2015)


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    What are the confirmed details about GT2RS by far? Engine? HP? Tech?


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    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    KresoF1:
    Gnil:
    KresoF1:

    ,  991.2 GT3 RS is coming. Confirmed by my P source.

     

    Confirmed normal production ? 

    No, limited production. More expensive then 991.1 GT3 RS in base price.

    That would be interesting Smiley


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     964 Carrera 4 --  997.2 C2S , -20mm --  991 GT3 RS 


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    Does anyone think those NACA ducts on the front bonnet are for cooling some sort of hybrid system that adds electric power to the front axle?


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    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: New 991.2 GT3

    LP997:

    oohoho!!! GT2 RS - front canard

    https://www.autoevolution.com/news/2019-porsche-911-gt2-spied-again-has-massive-rear-wing-and-exhaust-tips-116570.html#

    spy-photos-porsche-911-gt2-rs_1.jpg


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    997 GT3 RS 3.6 - 964 RS - 993 RS -  991 GT3 RS

     

    This front bonet is the same one as the one we see on the last spy pics supposedly being the next Gt3.2 RS

     


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     964 Carrera 4 --  997.2 C2S , -20mm --  991 GT3 RS 


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    So what is your guess at what is connected to those NACA ducts, Eric?


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    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: New 991.2 GT3

    SportCarGroup:

    What are the confirmed details about GT2RS by far? Engine? HP? Tech?

    At least 650 hp...twin turbo boxer engine...PDK only.


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991 Carrera 4 GTS Cabriolet (2015), Porsche Cayenne S Diesel (2017), Audi R8 V10 Plus (2016), Mini JCW (2015)


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    Porker:
     

    By May the RS will be sold unfortunately, I'm bringing it to PZ Zug by end of April. Wouldn't it be something for you on the side? I'm sure you would really enjoy it!

     

    I am sure I would enjoy it . Ideally without the back wing, a tiny bit more road clearance .... so it could be my DD Smiley

    But more seriously, I find the prices at the moment too high . I am betting that as soon as some of the 991.2 GT3 manual hit the roads, prices on 997.1 and .2 will have dropped a bit .   I will consider one at that moment . 

    But send me the link anyway once it is up for sale Smiley


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     964 Carrera 4 --  997.2 C2S , -20mm --  991 GT3 RS 

     


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    Grant:

    So what is your guess at what is connected to those NACA ducts, Eric?

    Smiley  Aero , cooling or induction ? 


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     964 Carrera 4 --  997.2 C2S , -20mm --  991 GT3 RS 


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    Grant:

    I wonder where the air in the front bonnet goes?

    I don't know! Like I wrote before, I assumed they would be outlets... Looking from these images they are inlets after all!


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    Porsche, separates Le Mans from Le Boys


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    The cost/value equation for this car will be very interesting


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    997.2 Porsche Turbo S      '16   MB  AMG E6ES Estate       '17 VW Golf R


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

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    997 GT3 RS 3.6 - 964 RS - 993 RS -  991 GT3 RS


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    Porker:

     Can't keep the same car forever. 

     Why not?  You apply this rule to your woman too?Smiley Smiley


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    Tim

    2010 997.2 GT3RS;  2008 Cayenne Turbo;  2006 911 Club Coupe;  2016 911 GTS Club Coupe;  2015 Macan S
     


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    Hello all!

    I'm new, currently based in Singapore. I have been lurking in this forum since last Oct, after placing a deposit on the 991.2 GT3.

    Just wanted to say I have thoroughly enjoyed the banter around here!

    Could anyone assure me this is Carmine Red, and not Guards Red?
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A4PB-BDOTe0

    Thanks in advance!

    Ken


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    Welcome, Ken!  It's hard to tell if it's Carmine for sure, but that's my guess.  It's difficult to know for sure with these photos and films that can be digitally manipulated.

    Here's a photo I took at the dealer of Carmine and Guards samples if it helps...IMG_0174.JPG


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    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: New 991.2 GT3

    Thanks Grant! This is much appreciated, the colour templates really show a marked difference between the 2 shades.....


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    On the video i believe it is guard red but looks like carmin red . 

    The same happened with the car at the geneva show . On the photos it looked like carmin red, but once you saw it in reality it was guard red . 

    Grant's post shows well the difference . 


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     964 Carrera 4 --  997.2 C2S , -20mm --  991 GT3 RS 


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    Targa Tim:
    Porker:

     Can't keep the same car forever. 

     Why not?  You apply this rule to your woman too?Smiley Smiley

    The question is, what ages better, 997's or women? SmileySmiley


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    1992 Mercedes-Benz W124 500E / 2003 BMW M3 CSL (sold) / 2008 Porsche 911 GT3 RS / 2014 BMW-Alpina D3 biturbo Touring / 2014 BMW-Alpina B3 biturbo Touring Allrad


     
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