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    Re: 992 (Next 911 generation 2018/2019) Thread Closed

    RC:
    crayphile:
    the-missile:

    I don't pretend it is a GT3, but I know for sure the test of 992 GT3 is about to start.indecision

    With what engine? PM me if you like Smiley.

    Why do you ask himSmiley

    Spill the beans then , at least enough so we do get a proper idea ......Smiley


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    Re: 992 (Next 911 generation 2018/2019) Thread Closed

    NA...


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    GT Lover, Porsche fan

    991.2 GT3 manual, 991 GT3 2014(sold)

    Cayenne GTS 2014


    Re: 992 (Next 911 generation 2018/2019) Thread Closed

    I saw the Black Convertible mule with GT3 wheels in a town called Wildbad today, cruising at low speed. That place is not exotic, just hills west of Weissach / Zuffenhausen.


    Re: 992 (Next 911 generation 2018/2019) Thread Closed

    the-missile:

    NA...

    Thought as much Smiley.


    Re: 992 (Next 911 generation 2018/2019) Thread Closed

    the-missile:

    NA...

    That is impossible. Everyone said the 991.2 is the last NA Smiley


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    2017 991.2 Carrera 4 GTS | GT Silver Metallic - The GT3 Killah!
    2013 Audi S3 | Glacier White


    Re: 992 (Next 911 generation 2018/2019) Thread Closed

    bluelines:
    the-missile:

    NA...

    That is impossible. Everyone said the 991.2 is the last NA Smiley

    Smiley

    Blueflame


    Re: 992 (Next 911 generation 2018/2019) Thread Closed

    bluelines:
    the-missile:

    NA...

    That is impossible. Everyone said the 991.2 is the last NA Smiley

    ...until 992 . 992 is now the last Smiley


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


    Re: 992 (Next 911 generation 2018/2019) Thread Closed

    bluelines:
    the-missile:

    NA...

    That is impossible. Everyone said the 991.2 is the last NA Smiley

    actually it was the .1 because the .2 is a disguised .1 Smiley


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    GT Lover, Porsche fan

    991.2 GT3 manual, 991 GT3 2014(sold)

    Cayenne GTS 2014


    Re: 992 (Next 911 generation 2018/2019) Thread Closed

    the-missile:

    NA...

    992 GT3? Careful. They are working hard to make it happen but as far as I know, this isn't final. 

    There will be a n/a engine in GT models in 2019...991.2.


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991.2 Carrera GTS Cabriolet (2018), Audi R8 V10 Plus (2016), Mercedes E63 S AMG Edition 1 (2018), Mini JCW (2015)


    Re: 992 (Next 911 generation 2018/2019) Thread Closed

    the GT3 - 992 series is a 2020 product.

    next year, they will go with speedster and the 3RS.

     


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    GT Lover, Porsche fan

    991.2 GT3 manual, 991 GT3 2014(sold)

    Cayenne GTS 2014


    Re: 992 (Next 911 generation 2018/2019) Thread Closed

    the-missile:

    the GT3 - 992 series is a 2020 product.

    next year, they will go with speedster and the 3RS.

     

    This is why I said there will be a n/a GT engine in 2019 but I wouldn't be too sure about 2020 (992). There are challenges... Smiley


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991.2 Carrera GTS Cabriolet (2018), Audi R8 V10 Plus (2016), Mercedes E63 S AMG Edition 1 (2018), Mini JCW (2015)


    Re: 992 (Next 911 generation 2018/2019) Thread Closed

    RC:
    the-missile:

    the GT3 - 992 series is a 2020 product.

    next year, they will go with speedster and the 3RS.

     

    This is why I said there will be a n/a GT engine in 2019 but I wouldn't be too sure about 2020 (992). There are challenges... Smiley

    I talked to Walliser two months ago in Long Beach and he indicated that the 992 GT3 would be NA.

    I fly to Le Mans tonight and hope to bend his ear again this weekend about the same topic.


    Re: 992 (Next 911 generation 2018/2019) Thread Closed

    Guest:
    RC:
    the-missile:

    the GT3 - 992 series is a 2020 product.

    next year, they will go with speedster and the 3RS.

     

    This is why I said there will be a n/a GT engine in 2019 but I wouldn't be too sure about 2020 (992). There are challenges... Smiley

    I talked to Walliser two months ago in Long Beach and he indicated that the 992 GT3 would be NA.

    I fly to Le Mans tonight and hope to bend his ear again this weekend about the same topic.

    That makes sense as the RSR will remain NA and the GT3 is the homologation car.


    Re: 992 (Next 911 generation 2018/2019) Thread Closed

    Spyderidol:
    Guest:
    RC:
    the-missile:

    the GT3 - 992 series is a 2020 product.

    next year, they will go with speedster and the 3RS.

     

    This is why I said there will be a n/a GT engine in 2019 but I wouldn't be too sure about 2020 (992). There are challenges... Smiley

    I talked to Walliser two months ago in Long Beach and he indicated that the 992 GT3 would be NA.

    I fly to Le Mans tonight and hope to bend his ear again this weekend about the same topic.

    That makes sense as the RSR will remain NA and the GT3 is the homologation car.

    My thinking exactly; he is also a major proponent of NA for the race cars (Cup, GT4, GT3 R, RSR)


    Re: 992 (Next 911 generation 2018/2019) Thread Closed

    Guest:
    Spyderidol:
    Guest:
    RC:
    the-missile:

    the GT3 - 992 series is a 2020 product.

    next year, they will go with speedster and the 3RS.

     

    This is why I said there will be a n/a GT engine in 2019 but I wouldn't be too sure about 2020 (992). There are challenges... Smiley

    I talked to Walliser two months ago in Long Beach and he indicated that the 992 GT3 would be NA.

    I fly to Le Mans tonight and hope to bend his ear again this weekend about the same topic.

    That makes sense as the RSR will remain NA and the GT3 is the homologation car.

    My thinking exactly; he is also a major proponent of NA for the race cars (Cup, GT4, GT3 R, RSR)

    remember that GT2RS is there, and GT2RS clubsport is on his way soon...Smiley

    uncertainty is there but the past few weeks at factory were very disturbing and as RC mentioned, a lot can change in the next 18 months.

     


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    991.2 GT3 manual, 991 GT3 2014(sold)

    Cayenne GTS 2014


    Re: 992 (Next 911 generation 2018/2019) Thread Closed

    If the RSR wins Le Mans. That means the NA engine stays. Their strategy of going NA to make the car lighter more agile pays off. Finally. After all the BoP sandbagging by others.

    The GT2 ClubSport will be a toy, nothing more.

     


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    Re: 992 (Next 911 generation 2018/2019) Thread Closed

    Whoopsy:

    If the RSR wins Le Mans. That means the NA engine stays. Their strategy of going NA to make the car lighter more agile pays off. Finally. After all the BoP sandbagging by others.

    The GT2 ClubSport will be a toy, nothing more.


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    I know for now it is just a toy but ... a 4.0L twin-turbo is an orphelin within the 911 range and that is a bit ''strange'' Smiley

    the RSR victory will comfort or change the strategy. I am happy to stay NA for ever.Smiley

     


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    GT Lover, Porsche fan

    991.2 GT3 manual, 991 GT3 2014(sold)

    Cayenne GTS 2014


    Re: 992 (Next 911 generation 2018/2019) Thread Closed

    Guest:
    RC:
    the-missile:

    the GT3 - 992 series is a 2020 product.

    next year, they will go with speedster and the 3RS.

     

    This is why I said there will be a n/a GT engine in 2019 but I wouldn't be too sure about 2020 (992). There are challenges... Smiley

    I talked to Walliser two months ago in Long Beach and he indicated that the 992 GT3 would be NA.

    I fly to Le Mans tonight and hope to bend his ear again this weekend about the same topic.

    There is a lot going on at VW Group (incl. Porsche) right now, so whatever someone said yesterday, it could already be obsolete a day later. 

    Porsche will do whatever it takes to keep the n/a engines in the GT models alive but at a certain point, it won't be possible anymore, at least not at the power and sound levels customers expect and levels keeping the cars competitive with the competition. Hybridization will be an issue as well since it makes the cars heavier.

    Interesting times ahead... 

    Lighter materials? Dream on. EU laws demand strict crash and pedestrians protections, making the cars lighter would involve much higher cost. I doubt it is going to happen.


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991.2 Carrera GTS Cabriolet (2018), Audi R8 V10 Plus (2016), Mercedes E63 S AMG Edition 1 (2018), Mini JCW (2015)

     


    Re: 992 (Next 911 generation 2018/2019) Thread Closed

    RC, any news on when the oficial photos will pop up?

    Also, any new news on the car?

    By the way, you said some time ago that they might change the auto gear lever for a new design? Any news on that?

    Rehards.


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    Re: 992 (Next 911 generation 2018/2019) Thread Closed

    Paulo_Rangel_Melo:

    RC, any news on when the oficial photos will pop up?

    Also, any new news on the car?

    By the way, you said some time ago that they might change the auto gear lever for a new design? Any news on that?

    Rehards.

    Official photos should pop up in autumn this year...

    Unfortunately there may be a delay as to when the cars will be available at dealerships. Heard of early 2019 instead of end of 2018. A couple of months ago, the rumored release date was late autumn. Smiley

    Yes, the auto gear lever will change it's design.


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991.2 Carrera GTS Cabriolet (2018), Audi R8 V10 Plus (2016), Mercedes E63 S AMG Edition 1 (2018), Mini JCW (2015)

     


    Re: 992 (Next 911 generation 2018/2019) Thread Closed

    I'm hearing late spring/early summer in the US for 992. Perhaps only one model to start. 2020 looks to be the year we will see most of the 992 models in the US.


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    2016 Porsche 991 Carrera GTS  Black with AeroKit Cup Package,  2017 Porsche Cayenne Platinum  Purpurite Metallic, New York


    Re: 992 (Next 911 generation 2018/2019) Thread Closed

    Only S and 4s in the first third of 2019

    S cabrio and 4 S cabrio half 2019 

    992 base end 2019 

    992 targa half 2020


    Re: 992 (Next 911 generation 2018/2019) Thread Closed

    Pietrostone:

    Only S and 4s in the first third of 2019

    S cabrio and 4 S cabrio half 2019 

    992 base end 2019 

    992 targa half 2020

    I’m referring to European Deliveries 


    Re: 992 (Next 911 generation 2018/2019) Thread Closed

    bobr:

    I'm hearing late spring/early summer in the US for 992. Perhaps only one model to start. 2020 looks to be the year we will see most of the 992 models in the US.

    2019Smiley


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991.2 Carrera GTS Cabriolet (2018), Audi R8 V10 Plus (2016), Mercedes E63 S AMG Edition 1 (2018), Mini JCW (2015)


    Re: 992 (Next 911 generation 2018/2019) Thread Closed

    Pietrostone:
    Pietrostone:

    Only S and 4s in the first third of 2019

    S cabrio and 4 S cabrio half 2019 

    992 base end 2019 

    992 targa half 2020

    I’m referring to European Deliveries 

    Sounds about right... Smiley


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991.2 Carrera GTS Cabriolet (2018), Audi R8 V10 Plus (2016), Mercedes E63 S AMG Edition 1 (2018), Mini JCW (2015)


    Re: 992 (Next 911 generation 2018/2019) Thread Closed

    and the Turbo?


    Re: 992 (Next 911 generation 2018/2019) Thread Closed

    Some new spy shots at the ring!

    next-gen-porsche-911-nurburgring.jpgnext-gen-porsche-911-nurburgring (1).jpg
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    next-gen-porsche-911-nurburgring (2).jpgnext-gen-porsche-911-nurburgring (7).jpg
    next-gen-porsche-911-nurburgring (6).jpg
    next-gen-porsche-911-nurburgring (8).jpg
    next-gen-porsche-911-nurburgring (4).jpg
    next-gen-porsche-911-nurburgring (3).jpg


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    Re: 992 (Next 911 generation 2018/2019) Thread Closed

    ac34:

    and the Turbo?

    Spring/summer 2020 Smiley


    Re: 992 (Next 911 generation 2018/2019) Thread Closed

    I’m sure I must’ve missed earlier pics, but is that a vent opening (under a camo plate) on the rear of the back wheel arch?


    Re: 992 (Next 911 generation 2018/2019) Thread Closed

    Paulo_Rangel_Melo:

    Some new spy shots at the ring!
     

    Do you love it? Smiley


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    2013 Audi S3 | Glacier White


     
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