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    Re: Cayman GT4

    SciFrog:

    Didn't they just say there will be another R? Porsche will milk this all the way. Marketing at its best.

    ...and each one will be APs favorite Porsche of all time Smiley


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    2015 981 Cayman GT4 | White | Full Bucket Seats | Sport Chrono
    2014 991 Carrera 4S | Dark Blue Metallic | PDK | Sport Chrono | SPASM


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    And all will be the last


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    SciFrog:

    Didn't they just say there will be another R?

    I think AP said another similar car.  Would be weird to build another R, which was built to commemorate the original of 1967.


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    SciFrog:

    And so much for all the "limited" production talks... Another R coming, another GT4 coming...

    No other R coming, GT4 is a different story. Smiley


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991 Carrera 4 GTS Cabriolet, Porsche Macan Turbo, Ford Mustang GT500 Shelby SVT (2014), Mini JCW (2015), Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT (2014)


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    Grant:
    SciFrog:

    Didn't they just say there will be another R?

    I think AP said another similar car.  Would be weird to build another R, which was built to commemorate the original of 1967.

    He may have referred to the 991.2 GT3 which is rumored to offer a rear wing delete.

    There are various other possibilities of course as well, why not milk the cow as long as it produces tasty milk? Smiley Smiley


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    It won't be labeled "R" but it will be the same idea...


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    My dealer has put the finishing touch to my car - red door pulls to match the seat belts. I went with platinum stitching so the car arrived with the standard black door pulls. The red ones are a small but effective detail. Apparently the guy who takes the car to the local petrol station to fuel it up said he has never had so much interest in a car before. When he came back from paying for the fuel there was a small crowd gathered around the car taking photo's of it. They all loved the colour. It's being delivered to me tomorrow but the weather forecast isn't good unfortunately.

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    Nice car!

    Strange: I did the same "door strap upgrade" but my original door strap was silver.

     


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    Lovely car ISUK!


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    2015 981 Cayman GT4 | White | Full Bucket Seats | Sport Chrono
    2014 991 Carrera 4S | Dark Blue Metallic | PDK | Sport Chrono | SPASM


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    RC:
    SciFrog:

    And so much for all the "limited" production talks... Another R coming, another GT4 coming...

    No other R coming, GT4 is a different story. Smiley

    surely no other R, just another manual 911, possibly with funny harris tweed seat inlays, highlighting 'driving pleasure'. just as the R::::))))


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    pmarkow:
    RC:
    SciFrog:

    And so much for all the "limited" production talks... Another R coming, another GT4 coming...

    No other R coming, GT4 is a different story. Smiley

    surely no other R, just another manual 911, possibly with funny harris tweed seat inlays, highlighting 'driving pleasure'. just as the R::::))))

         Porsche is in the business of selling cars and if the demand for those limited editions is there why not satisfy it ? Even if Porsche will build a follow up to the Cayman GT4 calling it R or RS or whatever , the original GT4 will still be a great car. 

    The "harris tweed seat inlays" are a matter of personal taste; the reason they are there is that Porsche used them for the seats inlays at the end of the sixties and beginning of seventies on the 911s (both street and racing). The tradition then continued many years later with the 991 50Y anniversary edition which also had those Pepita inlays . I have them  on my 1969 911 S and I appreciate them on the new R.


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    Sorry to keep dragging this thread back on track smiley  I was ahead of the game in 2006 with solid white on my Gallardo. 2 years later Lamborghini used it as the launch colour for the LP560-4. I spec'ed Racing Yellow on my 991 C2S and two years later Porsche used it as the launch colour for the GT4. I spec'ed dark orange on my 458 spider in 2013 and 2 years later Porsche use it as the launch colour for the GT3 RS along with a myriad of other car makers including Lotus for their latest Elise. I therefore expect to see lime green on all sorts of cars at Geneva in 2018 indecision

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    ^ LOL

    You sure will find your car at the supermarket parking 

    (I really do like it.)

     

     


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    Kobalt:

    ^ LOL

    You sure will find your car at the supermarket parking 

    (I really do like it.)

     

     

    Or from the ISS... Smiley Smiley


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    RC:

    Or from the ISS... Smiley Smiley

    Already had reports of a sighting from there. It'll be on Autogespot later Smiley


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    Well I've only had it for 90 minutes and have thus far spent 50 of those talking to a random guy who was passing as it was unloaded and had to stop to take a photo and ask about it followed by my neighbour who came round as soon as he saw it and then a parcel delivery driver who was smitten by it. Everyone has loved the colour. At this rate I won't be able to actually drive it if people don't leave me alone smiley

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    Very nic car!

    i am also interested in changing the black door pulls for the red ones. Do you have the part number? Appreciate it!


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    blends in well with the lawn !


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    sfo:

    blends in well with the lawn !

     Lichtgrun - otherwise known as "garden camouflage scheme" Smiley

     

     


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    Mikla:

    Very nic car!

    i am also interested in changing the black door pulls for the red ones. Do you have the part number? Appreciate it!

    The part numbers for the red door pulls are 991 555 522 06 N13 and 991 555 521 06 N13.

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    how much did they charge for the red door pulls?


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    Many thanks ISUK!!!!


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    1992 964 Carrera 2 - 2014 Mercedes A45 AMG - 2013 Mini Cooper S - Cayman GT4 (soon)


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    They did a supplementary invoice for those but gave me the labour FOC as a reward for being a loyal customer.


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    Without friends of mine ordering one (due soon too) I'd have ordered the same colour. Went with a dark green uni hue instead. Really like '253'!


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    Just spoke to my local dealer about GT4 purchase and....I would have to pay approx. 230K for one...ouchhno. That much for a Cayman...even if it's GT4 it's way too much imho. So looks like I'll wait for more attractive offer surprise 


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    SportCarGroup:

    Just spoke to my local dealer about GT4 purchase and....I would have to pay approx. 230K for one...ouchhno. That much for a Cayman...even if it's GT4 it's way too much imho. So looks like I'll wait for more attractive offer surprise 

    Smiley

     

    230K € or what?


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    ISUK:

    I won't be able to actually drive it if people don't leave me alone smiley

    My wife drives a Speed Yellow Cayman: The downside of that color is that everybody in our little town always knows where she's been. Sometimes she wished it was black instead.


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    Kobalt:
    SportCarGroup:

    Just spoke to my local dealer about GT4 purchase and....I would have to pay approx. 230K for one...ouchhno. That much for a Cayman...even if it's GT4 it's way too much imho. So looks like I'll wait for more attractive offer surprise 




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    230K € or what?




    230,000$
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    Finally got my car home. Can't wait till the beak in miles are completed.

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    Beautiful! kiss


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    2015 981 Cayman GT4 | White | Full Bucket Seats | Sport Chrono
    2014 991 Carrera 4S | Dark Blue Metallic | PDK | Sport Chrono | SPASM


     
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