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    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 R (2016)

    Just look at the tiny wheels of the 964... I remember having 225/50 R16 on my 944...

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    otisdog:

    Dude sure drives a lot with no hands on the wheel...

    Tesla owner?


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    m4ever:
    otisdog:

    Dude sure drives a lot with no hands on the wheel...

    Tesla owner?

    Smiley


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    m4ever:
    otisdog:

    Dude sure drives a lot with no hands on the wheel...

    Tesla owner?

    It's funny you said this. Tesla owner across the street has hit his house and his wall trying to get the car out of the driveway. His yard now looks like a boat dock because he's added all these (red) padded bumpers.


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    otisdog:
    m4ever:
    otisdog:

    Dude sure drives a lot with no hands on the wheel...

    Tesla owner?

    It's funny you said this. Tesla owner across the street has hit his house and his wall trying to get the car out of the driveway. His yard now looks like a boat dock because he's added all these (red) padded bumpers.

     

    Pictures please!


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    otisdog:
    m4ever:
    otisdog:

    Dude sure drives a lot with no hands on the wheel...

    Tesla owner?

    It's funny you said this. Tesla owner across the street has hit his house and his wall trying to get the car out of the driveway. His yard now looks like a boat dock because he's added all these (red) padded bumpers.

    Was that with or without the aid of Autopilot?  Smiley


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    And we are meant to feel relaxed as a Tesla autopilots us down a road at 100km/h...?


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    otoh , doctors say this healthy 37 y/o may have survived a potentially fatal pulmonary embolism because his Tesla drove him to the nearest hospital quicker than if he were to pull over and wait during rush hour for an ambulance .. I suspect withn the next decade most if not all here will want for themselves or their lived ones, while all of us universally wearing some type of health status montor 24/7 autosummon an ambulance to their location if in a building or autodrive their  vehicle  to nearest appropriate care level health facility if swifter than flagging a passerby if even concious ( ie hasnt crashed into a tree after a sudden stroke behind the wheel ) when suffering incipient heart attack, stroking out , unconscious bleeding into brain after falling down stairs alone in home etc etc ( or even attacked )!

    http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/future_tense/2016/08/tesla_says_autopilot_is_saving_lives_should_we_believe_it.html

     

    not debating current primtive state if the art , I'm talking me about where this autopilot technology could  be a decade or more from now 

    on the same topic, analysis reveals no reduction in drunk driving accidents ( second to excessive speed as cause of auto fatalities ) because those using Uber etc are  the same who would have used a taxi in the past  ...the 24/7  drunkard still weaves his way home -fingers crossed - as usual , behind the wheel .....autopilot will benefit society 20 yrs from now 


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    The time will come where the technology is mature.

    Just not sure that this is one of those moments where being an "early adopter" is a good thing.

    As I am driving the kids to school, I do not want some algorithm struggling to make a choice between the oncoming truck, the adjacent river and the footpath.


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    Kobalt:
    otisdog:
    m4ever:
    otisdog:

    Dude sure drives a lot with no hands on the wheel...

    Tesla owner?

    It's funny you said this. Tesla owner across the street has hit his house and his wall trying to get the car out of the driveway. His yard now looks like a boat dock because he's added all these (red) padded bumpers.

     

    Pictures please!

    Sorry, not going to take pictures...i would definitely show up on his security system, and I don't want to explain what I am doing. I plan on dying in this house...


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    MKW:

    otoh , doctors say this healthy 37 y/o may have survived a potentially fatal pulmonary embolism because his Tesla drove him to the nearest hospital quicker than if he were to pull over and wait during rush hour for an ambulance .. I suspect withn the next decade most if not all here will want for themselves or their lived ones, while all of us universally wearing some type of health status montor 24/7 autosummon an ambulance to their location if in a building or autodrive their  vehicle  to nearest appropriate care level health facility if swifter than flagging a passerby if even concious ( ie hasnt crashed into a tree after a sudden stroke behind the wheel ) when suffering incipient heart attack, stroking out , unconscious bleeding into brain after falling down stairs alone in home etc etc ( or even attacked )!

    http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/future_tense/2016/08/tesla_says_autopilot_is_saving_lives_should_we_believe_it.html

     

    not debating current primtive state if the art , I'm talking me about where this autopilot technology could  be a decade or more from now 

    on the same topic, analysis reveals no reduction in drunk driving accidents ( second to excessive speed as cause of auto fatalities ) because those using Uber etc are  the same who would have used a taxi in the past  ...the 24/7  drunkard still weaves his way home -fingers crossed - as usual , behind the wheel .....autopilot will benefit society 20 yrs from now 


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    b) Carrera 4 Cabriolet :  triple blue 

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    Couldn't have been that healthy.


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    Auto pilot is ready for mass market is 2-3 years tops, it'll go really really fast now. 


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    Since when is this a Tesla thread?


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    otisdog:
    Sorry, not going to take pictures...i would definitely show up on his security system, and I don't want to explain what I am doing. I plan on dying in this house...

     

    LOL  Smiley


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    Kobalt:
    otisdog:
    Sorry, not going to take pictures...i would definitely show up on his security system, and I don't want to explain what I am doing. I plan on dying in this house...

     

    LOL  Smiley

    Smiley


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    Atzporsche:

    Auto pilot is ready for mass market is 2-3 years tops, it'll go really really fast now. 

    I think it will take much longer for mass market... 5-8 years...


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    DJM48:

     

    As I am driving the kids to school, I do not want some algorithm struggling to make a choice between the oncoming truck, the adjacent river and the footpath.

     

    as you may know , most of these autonomy companies are employing religious authrities, philosophers , bioethicists etc to help them decide " relative value "  in autopilot algorithms who to sacrifice ...the 12 children cycling on the right , you and your two children in the backseat or the solo driver to your left who is the only surgeon in the world pioneering and beginninhead transplants !


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         ( orig owner ; PCA 60th Anniv Club Coupe Registry ;  1 of 60 ) 

    b) Carrera 4 Cabriolet :  triple blue 

       (  surf to snow road warrior ) 

        


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    Back on 911R topic which I'm pretty sure needs a driver to be driven... Nice video & review

    http://www.drive.com.au/what-car-should-i-buy/performance/porsche-911-r-new-car-review-20160729-gqh5jj.html


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    Cazooch:

    Back on 911R topic which I'm pretty sure needs a driver to be driven... Nice video & review

    http://www.drive.com.au/what-car-should-i-buy/performance/porsche-911-r-new-car-review-20160729-gqh5jj.html

    Great review index, thans for sharing!


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    Epic!

    November cannot come soon enough!  indecision indecision indecision


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    R n.135  now also on Bonhams auction on Oct 7th. Estimate 250 - 350 K

    http://www.bonhams.com/auctions/23596/preview_lot/4988576/?category=list&length=10&page=1


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    The situation with that car just became stupid, I'm waiting for new GT3 with same transmission and many other improvements.I bet you would be able to order these seats also.

    Will be better off anyway, since I will have a car I can actually drive on a regular basis without fear of losing $1/2mln just for putting a few k miles on it.


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    +1


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    absent:

    I bet you would be able to order these seats also.

    Not from Porsche (I would guess), but some current GT3 owners have already had their own Pepita cushions made (not too expensive)


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    actually yes those cushions can be ordered now officially through Porsche


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    911R Black with Red Stripes for Sale Miami 

    http://www.porschewestbroward.com/detail-2016-porsche-911-2dr_coupe_911_r-used-15394057.html


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    Cazooch:

    911R Black with Red Stripes for Sale Miami 

    http://www.porschewestbroward.com/detail-2016-porsche-911-2dr_coupe_911_r-used-15394057.html

    a. I hate when they display 911 models that don't have a fixed rear wing with the tiny spoiler up. not having a spoiler and keeping the classic 911 shape was the point, way to totally miss it. 

    b. Damn, that looks more like a listing for the showroom with all those interior and building pictures, they really want to sell you on their service and capabilities as a dealership. 


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    Enmanuel:
    Cazooch:

    911R Black with Red Stripes for Sale Miami 

    http://www.porschewestbroward.com/detail-2016-porsche-911-2dr_coupe_911_r-used-15394057.html

    a. I hate when they display 911 models that don't have a fixed rear wing with the tiny spoiler up. not having a spoiler and keeping the classic 911 shape was the point, way to totally miss it. 

    b. Damn, that looks more like a listing for the showroom with all those interior and building pictures, they really want to sell you on their service and capabilities as a dealership. 

    Hahaha exactly my observations when I saw the pics... looks like a confused bunch of people Smiley


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    Joost:
    Enmanuel:
    Cazooch:

    911R Black with Red Stripes for Sale Miami 

    http://www.porschewestbroward.com/detail-2016-porsche-911-2dr_coupe_911_r-used-15394057.html

    a. I hate when they display 911 models that don't have a fixed rear wing with the tiny spoiler up. not having a spoiler and keeping the classic 911 shape was the point, way to totally miss it. 

    b. Damn, that looks more like a listing for the showroom with all those interior and building pictures, they really want to sell you on their service and capabilities as a dealership. 

    Hahaha exactly my observations when I saw the pics... looks like a confused bunch of people Smiley

    After spending millions building and equipping the place they could be excused for wanting to show it off.  Smiley
    It does look pretty impressive. 


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    m4ever:

    R n.135  now also on Bonhams auction on Oct 7th. Estimate 250 - 350 K

    http://www.bonhams.com/auctions/23596/preview_lot/4988576/?category=list&length=10&page=1

    Guess we'll see what the real value is then. 300K is my guess.


     
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