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    Coupe or Cab?

    I have a 997s on order, March production. I am now debating about possibly getting the cab. Sounds like it will be in production in early 2005, and if I'm lucky I may not have to wait much longer than my current order. Anyway, I'm hoping some of you have gone through this similar dilemna in the past (I have never owned a Porsche, but can't wait). I like convertibles and driving with the top down. I live where there are four seasons, so it's not top-down weather all year round. However, to me, there is a noticable difference in the cab and coupe, and I think the coupe looks perfect, but the cab loses the smooth lines of the coupe. While looks aren't everything (power, performance, handling), it is one of the great things about the 911. Anyway, do I compromise the looks for the cab, or stick with the perfect looking (in my mind) coupe? Thanks much.

    Re: Coupe or Cab?

    Stick with the coupe.perfect lines.solid feel.

    THE TRUE SPORTS CAR...

    Re: Coupe or Cab?

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    avedon said:
    Stick with the coupe.perfect lines.solid feel.

    THE TRUE SPORTS CAR...



    I agree. My neighbor down the street has a 996 Cab. He has started to dislike the humpy back of the car with the top down and wished the car would look more like the sleek coupay.

    Seems after the thrill of going topless wears off, the eye starts to wonder if the compromised aesthetics are worth it.

    If you live in hot climates(AZ NM), cabs are seldom used when sunny, if you live in NE you don't use them that much either.

    Perfect for LA though.


    that's my $.02

    Re: Coupe or Cab?

    you sound like a candidate for the 997 targa

     
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