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    Gilles:

    Manu Thanks ! This could Also be great with a light blue body !

    Maybe, but how many Smurfs buy Porsches?  Smiley


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    fritz


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    hello !

    maybe because, there are not yet any 991 in light blue ! and maybe one will find a spyshot of this color with a new model on the way... carrera 4 or Targa ??


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    997 C2 Macadamia PSE 1st gen

    997 Targa 4 Macadamia  PSE sport+ pdk 2nd gen


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    Spyshots: Porsche 991 GT3
     
    Porsche-991-GT3_SpyPhoto-01.jpg
     
    (22 August 2012)
     
    Everyone already knows that Porsche will come up with a number of special models. Next to all the special editions which are actually not more than a Carrera S, we can also expect all the standard models. Think of the Turbo and the GT versions. To start, Porsche will come up with the GT3 and this car was recently spotted while testing on the Nürburgring!
     
    To start, the Porsche GT3 must be a pure car. That means that we can expect a hard and sporty undercarriage and a power upgrade. The power will all be directed to the rear wheels of the car. But that’s not new. When we listen to the shifting it sounds just like an automatic gearbox. The PDK system of Porsche is developed to shift perfectly but the real purists prefer a manual gearbox. So we think it’s obvious that both gearboxes will be available for this car! 
     

    When we look at the exterior of the car there is not much that surprises us. More and bigger spoilers make the car generate more downforce. We don’t see the air intakes before the rear wheels, we expect to see that on the Porsche 991 GT2 (RS). We don’t know for sure how many models Porsche will come up with but we will know this all in the next two to four years. We can expect the Porsche 991 GT3 in 2013.

    The only question left: where is the Porsche 991 Carrera 4S?

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    Spy Video: Porsche 991 GT3 2013

    Spyshots: Porsche 991 GT3 -- Video Link

    Spyshots: Porsche 991 GT3 -- Autogespot Link

    Smiley SmileySmiley


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    Interesting, I'm starting to like the Wing :P It is really starting to grow on me !


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    OMG! I don't know what to do... Carrera S vs GT3???


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    2011 Porsche Carrera 4S Platinum Silver
    2013 Porsche Panamera GTS Basalt Black

    “The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively” 
    ― Bob Marley


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    The wing still looks awful.....


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    Where is 4S? where is Turbo? all we see is GT3


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    2012 Cayenne TT (on order for june 2012), 997.1 Targa 4s, 2009 Q5 3.2

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    @BlackSparrow

    Press release of 4/4S models is in the next days ( 1-4 ) because release of Christophorus 357 is next week showing 4/4S models as main theme.

     

    Best

    Gregor


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    BMW X6 4.0d * Mini Cooper S Cabrio * 991 (02/2013)


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    ......about Turbo??


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    Turbo unveil this fall.


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    And targa ?


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    997 C2 Macadamia PSE 1st gen

    997 Targa 4 Macadamia  PSE sport+ pdk 2nd gen


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    Porsche 991 Carrera 4S...

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    Porsche 991 Carrera 4S Cabriolet...

    Porsche-991-Carrera-4S_04.jpg

    Porsche-991-Carrera-4S-Cabriolet_01.jpg

    ...how do you like them apples? Smiley

    Smiley SmileySmiley


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    2012 Porsche 991 Carrera 4S...

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    2012 Porsche 991 Carrera 4 Cabriolet...

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    2012-Porsche-991-Carrera-4-range_05.jpg

    ...click on image for glorious High Definition! Smiley

    Smiley SmileySmiley


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    Thanks Boxster Coupe GTS....I am looking forward to seeing the new Targa...


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    2006 997 C2S Cab, Triple Black,  2006 Cayenne Titanium Iceland Silver Metalic New York


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    bobr:

    Thanks Boxster Coupe GTS....I am looking forward to seeing the new Targa...

    A few more pics of the Porsche 991 Targa on track at the Nurburgring...

    Porsche-991-Targa_Autozeitung-article-link

    Smiley SmileySmiley


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    Gilles:

    And targa ?

     I suspect early spring next year. And it looks like the design will return to the original Targa idea...

    Smiley


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    The New Targa will be a folding hard top, I suspect. 


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    "Form follows function"


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    Thanks for the pics :) 4s is glorious. It looks like 991 had a facelift.

    The most noticable facelift change from 997 to 997.2 was the red stripe between rear lights. Like usual all the current owners that just got their shiny vehicles are feeling that they own a "previous generation".


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    2012 Cayenne TT (on order for june 2012), 997.1 Targa 4s, 2009 Q5 3.2

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    The new C4 is UGLY. I'll take the 997.


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    Porsche 991 GT3 spotted on the Nurburgring video...

    Porsche 991 GT3 spotted on the Nurburgring -- Video Link

    Smiley SmileySmiley


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    2013 Porsche 991 GT3 spotted on road video...

    2013 Porsche 991 GT3 spotted on road -- Video Link

    Smiley SmileySmiley


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    Smiley Smiley


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    Happy Driving

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    Tnx Again


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    2006 997 C2S Cab, Triple Black,  2006 Cayenne Titanium Iceland Silver Metalic New York


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    Sounds like Heel-Toe downshifts are a thing of past with new C4S (I bet Manual GT3 will have this too):

    http://www.autoblog.com/2012/08/27/2013-porsche-911-carrera+4-4s-cabriolet-reveal/

    "In Sport Plus mode, the system automatically double-declutches during downshifts."


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    73 Carrera RS 2.7 Carbon Fiber replica (1,890 lbs).  Former: 73 911S, Two 951S's, 996 C2, 993 C2, 98 Ferrari 550 Maranello


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    I curious to what they are refering to as automatically double-declutching and how that affects the manual downshift procedure by the driver... wasn't that a technique needed back in the old days when gearboxes didn't have syncros? 


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    You match engine revs with road speed, especially in low gear downchanges (third to second).

    Don't you use it on your motorcycle?


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    Carlos from Spain:

    I curious to what they are refering to as automatically double-declutching and how that affects the manual downshift procedure by the driver... wasn't that a technique needed back in the old days when gearboxes didn't have syncros? 

    Correct. I wonder too what it's all about.

    Probably rev--matching (which I try to do with any manual gearbox I operate)...


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    Carlos from Spain:

    I curious to what they are refering to as automatically double-declutching and how that affects the manual downshift procedure by the driver... wasn't that a technique needed back in the old days when gearboxes didn't have syncros? 

    My guess is that it's similar to the system used by Nissan with the 370Z (moving the gear lever creates an automatic rev-match by the computer).


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    73 Carrera RS 2.7 Carbon Fiber replica (1,890 lbs).  Former: 73 911S, Two 951S's, 996 C2, 993 C2, 98 Ferrari 550 Maranello


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    The 991 C4 looks good, but it really is a shame the direction Porsche is taking. On the web special, all they do is brag about the luxury, and stupid acronyms like PTV, PDK, PDCC, that all mean nothing, and there are absolutely no technical diagrams at all, like there used to be on all of their old web specials. And on old web specials they would brag how you can still get it with a pure, natural manual, now it's almost like they assume everyone will buy a PDK. And the auto throttle blip is BS.


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    reginos:

    You match engine revs with road speed, especially in low gear downchanges (third to second).

    Don't you use it on your motorcycle?

    Yes but that is called match-reving, "double-declutching" is  different technique  Smiley


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