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    Re: 991 Turbo S - Short Driving Report (owner)

    Looks superb in white ! and your interior with the leather looks amazing. Also very nice driveway. 


    Re: 991 Turbo S - Short Driving Report (owner)

    absent:

    RC is right!

    I love this part most. Smiley

    Truly best daily driver when fun,performance and any weather capability is needed in just one complete package.

    I see no need for the F12 anymore,cancelled the order,my 458 was the last Ferrari I owned,seems likely.....Picture%20023.jpgPicture%20024.jpgPicture%20025.jpgPicture%20026.jpg

     

    I just love your car, very nice combo, I almost went for exactly the same but decided against white because I somehow thought I need a different color than my wife's car. Smiley What a mistake, white is amazing. Congratulations, you made a perfect choice! Smiley Smiley


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991 Turbo S, Cayenne GTS (958), BMW X3 35d (2013)


    Re: 991 Turbo S - Short Driving Report (owner)

    Thanks to all!

    Color choice credit goes to my wife,she forced me to go that way,I am more conservative and wanted Black/Black (like my 458).

    Very happy with alcantara wheel,feels really good in both warm and cool weather,deviated stitching was not ordered by me as it was not available at the time of ordering,I guess it is part of the Red/Black package.

    The detector is the new Escort Max with better filtration for false alarms,range and capability to participate in "Escort Live" where the detector communicates with other escort detectors on the road and notifies my iphone with alerts about police presence in the direction my GPS shows my car is going.

    It knows all locations of red light and speed cameras too,more sensitive and accurate then any detector I have ever used.

    So far it is legal in Illinois.....  

    atached are some more details:Picture%20030.jpgPicture%20031.jpgPicture%20032.jpgPicture%20033.jpgPicture%20034.jpgPicture%20035.jpgPicture%20036.jpgPicture%20037.jpgPicture%20038.jpg


    Re: 991 Turbo S - Short Driving Report (owner)

    Congrats on new beast  Its noticeable that you spent some time picking cool stuff to make interior more luxurious and sporty. IMO at least steering wheel in alcantara should be standard in Turbo S. It looks so damn special & its much more useful in high performance car. There is no need to save that feature for RS models, since Turbo S is so highly (over)priced. Shame on you Porsche smiley


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    Re: 991 Turbo S - Short Driving Report (owner)

    Indeed congratulations! My TurboS is also in white but with an espresso interior and brown convertible top. The wait is very painful!


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    Re: 991 Turbo S - Short Driving Report (owner)

    Great combo. It would be my exact choice for the TTS.


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    Re: 991 Turbo S - Short Driving Report (owner)

    congrats....car Looks magnificient. i think White is one of if not the best colours for the 911.

     


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    Re: 991 Turbo S - Short Driving Report (owner)

    Gnil:

    Great combo. It would be my exact choice for the TTS.

    +1Smiley


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    Re: 991 Turbo S - Short Driving Report (owner)

    Congrats - excellent looking car. Love the leather details!!!


    Re: 991 Turbo S - Short Driving Report (owner)

    Very nice!


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    Re: 991 Turbo S - Short Driving Report (owner)

    Lars997:

    Congrats - excellent looking car. Love the leather details!!!

    +1


    Re: 991 Turbo S - Short Driving Report (owner)

    Can you list the leather options you selected?  


    Re: 991 Turbo S - Short Driving Report (owner)

    Leveling the playing field against photo cameras?

    http://www.nophoto.com/

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    Re: 991 Turbo S - Short Driving Report (owner)

    Hank:

    Can you list the leather options you selected?  

    0Q - White
    342 - Seat heating (front)
    425 - Rear Wiper
    541 - Seat Ventilation (Front)
    581 - Luggage net in passenger footwell
    583 - Smoking package
    625 - Porsche Entry & Drive
    630 - Light Design Package
    641 - Electronic logbook
    651 - Electric sunroof
    970 - Two-tone leather interior
    BQ - Leather interior in Black / Carrera Red
    CGJ - Sport Chrono clock dial in White
    CLH - PDK gear selector in Black Alcantara®
    CPK - Vehicle key painted
    CTH - Belt outlet trim in leather
    CTK - Air vents in leather
    CUJ - Fuse box cover in leather
    CUR - PCM package in leather
    CXM - Additional interior package, door panel in leather
    CXN - Additional interior package, rear in leather
    CZW - Additional interior package - dashboard trim in leather
    EFA - Pedals and footrest in Aluminum
    P3M - Burmester® High-End Infotainment Package
    XFJ - Instrument dials in White
    XHS - Rear center tunnel in leather with decorative stitching
    XLK - SportDesign steering wheel in Alcantara®
    XNG - Instrument surround in leather
    XNS - Steering column casing in leather
    XPT - Storage compartment lid with Porsche Crest
    XSC - Porsche Crest on headrests
     


    Re: 991 Turbo S - Short Driving Report (owner)

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    Just picked up this GT Silver Metallic Gray yesterday. It is simply an impressive car: glued to the road, incredible feel and engagement and I quite enjoy the exhaust. Could be a tad bassy and a little subdued but a vast improvement over my 997.  


    Re: 991 Turbo S - Short Driving Report (owner)

    Hank:

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    Just picked up this GT Silver Metallic Gray yesterday. It is simply an impressive car: glued to the road, incredible feel and engagement and I quite enjoy the exhaust. Could be a tad bassy and a little subdued but a vast improvement over my 997.  

    I say Smiley and my compliments for your good taste in choosing GT silver.

    Just order clear side indicators asap.


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    Re: 991 Turbo S - Short Driving Report (owner)

     Indicators are being installed on Monday :-)


    Re: 991 Turbo S - Short Driving Report (owner)

    Hank:

     Indicators are being installed on Monday :-)

    Smiley Last touch for perfection.


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    Re: 991 Turbo S - Short Driving Report (owner)

    Some photos from my winter fun driving... (Bavaria/Germany & Austria).

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    The big mountain in the background is the highest German mountain, the "Zugspitze".

     

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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991 Turbo S, Cayenne GTS (958), BMW X3 35d (2013)


    Re: 991 Turbo S - Short Driving Report (owner)

    Amazing pic and amazing car! Can imagine that the drive is even better :)

    But RC, you MUST lower the PORSCHE lettering, does not look good as is and looks kinda aftermarket.


    Re: 991 Turbo S - Short Driving Report (owner)

    Looks great in the snowy setting wink


    Re: 991 Turbo S - Short Driving Report (owner)

    Lukas:

    Amazing pic and amazing car! Can imagine that the drive is even better :)

    But RC, you MUST lower the PORSCHE lettering, does not look good as is and looks kinda aftermarket.

    AND remove the 911 turbo s. Original or not it looks tacky in my view


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    Re: 991 Turbo S - Short Driving Report (owner)

    TEE:
    Lukas:

    Amazing pic and amazing car! Can imagine that the drive is even better :)

    But RC, you MUST lower the PORSCHE lettering, does not look good as is and looks kinda aftermarket.

    AND remove the 911 turbo s. Original or not it looks tacky in my view

    The rear is too wide and looks too empty without it. The "911" badge alone doesn't look good (I've seen another Turbo S with it). You need to see it on the car live to appreciate it.


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991 Turbo S, Cayenne GTS (958), BMW X3 35d (2013)


    Re: 991 Turbo S - Short Driving Report (owner)

    Love the way you are using your car...

    I had my Cayenne TTS lettering removed at factory, and wish I hadn't.  Agree with RC that on particular cars the rear can look too blank with no lettering.  

    Just like tattoos on a girls a..  On a perfect one, yum, yum.  On a broad one, yuck...Smiley


    Re: 991 Turbo S - Short Driving Report (owner)

    Wonderbar:

    Love the way you are using your car...

    I had my Cayenne TTS lettering removed at factory, and wish I hadn't.  Agree with RC that on particular cars the rear can look too blank with no lettering.  

    Just like tattoos on a girls a..  On a perfect one, yum, yum.  On a broad one, yuck...Smiley

    Smiley

    Of course I am using my car. I actually met with my wife and one of her girlfriends in Austria (first day of the skiing season start on the Zugspitze). My son wanted to have some driving fun in the Turbo S and I wanted to have some snow experience (did lots of donuts and other crap in the snow but my son hates holding the camera, so... Smiley) with the car. We had lunch in Austria and my wife's friend asked how much my car costs (oh well...don't I always expect this question at some point Smiley). After I told her, she looked at me pretty surprised and the second thing she asked was if I'm not afraid to drive my car in the snow. Smiley Where can I drive it in winter time? In the garage? Smiley She didn't get it and I start to think that my wife should choose her friends more wisely. Smiley


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991 Turbo S, Cayenne GTS (958), BMW X3 35d (2013)


    Re: 991 Turbo S - Short Driving Report (owner)

    Love the pictures of my Austrian Alps!  Makes me so homesick!  I feel like Heidi missing the mountains here in Kansas!

    It does remind me of the last time I took my 996 skiiing in Colorado.  I used summer tires, lol, and the day after I left the area I was in got 10 FEET of snow.   My friends house where I stayed had snow up to the second story windows which he used to get outside. The little town was buried for more than a week - NO TRAFFIC was able to pass, not even the snow plows, which is very unusual for Colorado because they are very good at clearing snow generally.  Just never know about the weather in the mountains.


    Re: 991 Turbo S - Short Driving Report (owner)

    RC:
     

    We had lunch in Austria and my wife's friend asked how much my car costs (oh well...don't I always expect this question at some point Smiley). After I told her, she looked at me pretty surprised and the second thing she asked was if I'm not afraid to drive my car in the snow. Smiley Where can I drive it in winter time? In the garage? Smiley She didn't get it and I start to think that my wife should choose her friends more wisely. Smiley


    Well,

    do you seriously expect the majority of women to understand your excitement for sportscars? I guess Suzy on this forum and a few others are the lucky exceptions... Smiley


    Re: 991 Turbo S - Short Driving Report (owner)

    My wife actually understands (at least she says so) but I get the feeling that she does nothing to explain my passion for sports cars to her friends. yes Yes, I know they discuss my cars (her friends usually know details...) but it seems that don't really care (or believe her).


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991 Turbo S, Cayenne GTS (958), BMW X3 35d (2013)


    Re: 991 Turbo S - Short Driving Report (owner)

    RC, what winter tires are you using?


    Re: 991 Turbo S - Short Driving Report (owner)

    I've got to tell you the worst advice I received was to NOT option the Bermester sound system. All reading this add this option to your configurations. 


     
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