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    FACTORY COLLECTION... ANYONE DONE IT??

    Have ordered the option 'Factory collection' on the Cayman spec sheet, just wondering if anyone else has done this before?? Thought it would be nice to drive my new car back from Germany. Any routes anyone would reccommend??

    Re: FACTORY COLLECTION... ANYONE DONE IT??

    I did this back in 1999 and it was brilliant (my first new Porsche as well so doubly exciting). The museum and factory tour were interesting, the handover of the car just fantastic but having to run in on the Autobahn very annoying (I was told to stay under 5000rpm but that allowed nearly 130mph).

    Through France, I stuck to the Autoroute to get the running in over and done with but did stop in Reims overnight. Toured a champagne house next morning, had a leisurely French lunch and then straight home.

    It was a superb trip

    Re: FACTORY COLLECTION... ANYONE DONE IT??

    Great! Can't wait for this then!! What speed could the cayman reach whilst running in, and what is safe to do for other car components?

    Re: FACTORY COLLECTION... ANYONE DONE IT??

    They'll tell you at the factory (the hand over is germanic in its thoroughness) or if you can't wait, the Service desk at your dealer should know.

    Re: FACTORY COLLECTION... ANYONE DONE IT??

    The Cayman engine rpm @ 60 mph in top gear is 2400.

    If you use 4000 rpm as max, you can go 100 mph.

    If you use 5000 rpm as max, you can go 125 mph.

     
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