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    Fantastic wink


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    nberry:

    Does the .2GT3 have the same front bumper? Not sure i like it. Looks like a whale shark.yes

     

    Yes the cup car has the exact bumper from the street car. Very aggressive looking in person.


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    Looks great live ! - kiss


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    Brilliant M3ike, that new Cup looks so agressive. I'd love myself a road registered one!


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    Geneva 2017 PAG Press conference live stream:

    http://www.porsche.gomexlive.com

     


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    so are we waiting for 6 march to see the GT3?  What is the latest, oh experts of rennteam???


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    Watt, strong rumors are 

    4.0L

    495hp

    MT optional

    Suspension tweaks

    More low end torque

    Cup Car styling sans the Cup enormous wing


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    495 will be disappointing .... but unfortunetaly in line with Porsche startegy of + 20 PS for MkII.

    Hope the low end torque difference is significant at the end .....


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    Torque will be significantly better than 3.8, but can't be much better than 4.0 in R and RS...


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    The car is fast enough at 475 hp but Sun hopes for lotsa additional torque as well

    and resulting improvement canyon slamming and on route 6 on the South Island - 150 miles of 1st-2nd-3rd gears up n down. It  was way fun in the 2015 Gt3 , and Sun is looking for more fun by Feb of 2018👍👍


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    watt:

    The car is fast enough at 475 hp but Sun hopes for lotsa additional torque as well

    and resulting improvement canyon slamming and on route 6 on the South Island - 150 miles of 1st-2nd-3rd gears up n down. It  was way fun in the 2015 Gt3 , and Sun is looking for more fun by Feb of 2018👍👍

    If Sun wants much more torque, then I think a model with a "2" in the name instead of a "3" will fit the bill Smiley

    Or maybe a new GTS...


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    watt:

    The car is fast enough at 475 hp but Sun hopes for lotsa additional torque as well

    and resulting improvement canyon slamming and on route 6 on the South Island - 150 miles of 1st-2nd-3rd gears up n down. It  was way fun in the 2015 Gt3 , and Sun is looking for more fun by Feb of 2018👍👍

    Get Sun the new Cayenne Turbo S (should be available 2018). He (and you) won't be disappointed. Smiley Smiley


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    RC:
    watt:

    The car is fast enough at 475 hp but Sun hopes for lotsa additional torque as well

    and resulting improvement canyon slamming and on route 6 on the South Island - 150 miles of 1st-2nd-3rd gears up n down. It  was way fun in the 2015 Gt3 , and Sun is looking for more fun by Feb of 2018👍👍

    Get Sun the new Cayenne Turbo S (should be available 2018). He (and you) won't be disappointed. Smiley Smiley

    Haha,

    you must be kidding! What task that Sun has would that accomplish -  unless he added a new one of breaking down on the station tracks?  It sure would be a f.k drag on the 6, compared to GT3.

    The GT3 with more torque will accomplish the task - will it still weigh close to 3000#???


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    And Dean,

    GT2 RS with 2wd and all that T on wet roads..... squeeeeeeeeeeeze on the throttle, did it with prior GT2's and don't fancy it againno.  The T increase to 4.0 should suffice, combined with the close box.  Running in the rain about 60% of the time in NZ, and 85% on the 6 which runs up the SI West Coast that gets 5-9 metres rain a year.....


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    watt:

    The GT3 with more torque will accomplish the task - will it still weigh close to 3000#???

    Probably at least 3,250 in real world (66 pounds less with Manual, I think)


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    Ok, question for the group / slight dilemma / advice needed. 

    A good buddy of mine can swing a press pass ticket for the 8th at Geneva to go to the GT3 launch. I have some real meetings in Frankfurt on the 8th, do I stay faithful to work/professional topics or do I reschedule to do Geneva?


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    996FourEss:

    Ok, question for the group / slight dilemma / advice needed. 

    A good buddy of mine can swing a press pass ticket for the 8th at Geneva to go to the GT3 launch. I have some real meetings in Frankfurt on the 8th, do I stay faithful to work/professional topics or do I reschedule to do Geneva?


    Ohhh - that was difficult. A fun business meeting in Frankfurt or a boring car show in Geneva on the press day?

     

     


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    Kobalt:
    996FourEss:

    Ok, question for the group / slight dilemma / advice needed. 

    A good buddy of mine can swing a press pass ticket for the 8th at Geneva to go to the GT3 launch. I have some real meetings in Frankfurt on the 8th, do I stay faithful to work/professional topics or do I reschedule to do Geneva?


    Ohhh - that was difficult. A fun business meeting in Frankfurt or a boring car show in Geneva on the press day?

     

     

    Smiley Smiley


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    I am hoping to get an allocation this summer and ordering a PTS. However, there is a rumor that PTS will not be available until the Spring of 2018. If true, I will forego the PTS. 

    Anyone have any information on this?


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    I'm hearing the same thing from dealer....No PTS till spring of 2018. Will be placing a  PTS order for my GT3.

     


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    IMG_8386.PNG Looks like the Launch car for Geneva


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    Bit disappointed not to see a new wheel design,if true...


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    Another Angle  IMG_8388.JPG


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    Has anyone actually noticed that Q7 there? indecision

    Yes, this is the final car (GT3). It is a pity we don't have a front shot but I think we already know how it is going to look from the front. 


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    Is there any camouflage on the rear? I don't recognize the black  center under the wing

    FWIW, US dealers get allocations starting September for PDK and one month later for manual.

    0-60 3.2 sec.


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    nberry:

    Is there any camouflage on the rear? I don't recognize the black  center under the wing

     

    They taped over P O R S C H E  GT3 so we that won't know what car it is... 


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    Kobalt:
    nberry:

    Is there any camouflage on the rear? I don't recognize the black  center under the wing

    They taped over P O R S C H E  GT3 so we that won't know what car it is... 

    It looks like the air vent has been incorporated into the wing. I think that is what Nick is referring to.


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    Don't think the notch in the rear lower valence looks particularly appealing, nor the black cover over the air intake.


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    Kobalt:
    nberry:

    Is there any camouflage on the rear? I don't recognize the black  center under the wing

     

    They taped over P O R S C H E  GT3 so we that won't know what car it is... 

    They did a good job covering that up, I was under the impression it was the cab!


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    Porker:
    They did a good job covering that up, I was under the impression it was the cab!

     

    Yeah, I was puzzled too, thought it was a Volvo first. 


     
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