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    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017)

    Whoopsy:

    The water is only in use if the ECU detects the intake temperature to be above a certain temperature. So it's actually not an "overboost". 

    I had asked AP specifically about how long the water tank will last. His answer was that on a hot day at the Ring it will last 3 laps. So if someone is running the car at a cooler place where the intake temperature doesn't get above the threshold, the water tank could last forever as it won't even be called into action.

    A hot day at the Ring is what? 25 degrees and up? 

    So theoretically, say someone at a track day in say Silverstone in the summer, with ambient at 20 degrees or so, the water tank may not even be in use, or even if it is, it will likely last longer than a typical session time of 30 mins or so. 

     

    I hardly believe anything coming from Porsche staff anymore, be it the chief engineer or their favorite test driver Smiley

    If I were to get one, I'd end up mounting two bottles under the hood of the GT2 RS (Mobil 1 + Volvic 1.5L) you never know when that annoying message will pop up on your dash and asks you to pull over or slow down Smiley

    Once again, they will be relying on lap times to overshadow the so called consistent "700hp".

    http://www.evo.co.uk/porsche/911/19298/new-porsche-911-gt2-rs-graces-the-goodwood-festival-of-speed-with-690bhp

    The numbers are pretty astonishing, with the GT2 RS producing a maximum power output of 690bhp and 553lb ft of torque from a 911 Turbo S derived 3.8-litre biturbo flat-six engine.

     R&D team keeps on getting lazier and lazier, in the old days, it was the exterior design when someone wouldn't be able to tell the difference between a Carrera S vs Carrera 4S, but nowadays it's the whole package inside and out  Smiley


    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017)

    Herbaliser:

    Less than 1000 cars will be made. Dealers are already getting calls from"clients" willing to pay EUR 100K above list price. So unless you are a 918 owner, forget about the GT2.  All that talk about 5k units is complete bullshit. 

    This is incorrect based on Christian's and my own information.


    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017)

    TB993tt:
    RC:
     

    I also wonder how much a magnesium rim costs to replace, especially in a couple of years. Smiley

    Smiley

    https://www.suncoastparts.com/product/SKU918MAG.html

    Yeah, but that's for 4. Smiley


    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017)

    RC:
    Whoopsy:
    RC:
    pmarkow:
    RC:
    BjoernB:

    but in resale it does - see 918

    This is why I wrote "from a collector...point of view". Smiley

    I saw a couple of 918 with Weissach package recently and the more I looked at them, the less I liked them ("too much"). Despite the fact that they are apparently not available with the lift.  

    according to the swiss configurator you can do weissach and lift

    On the GT2 RS... Smiley

    I also wonder how much a magnesium rim costs to replace, especially in a couple of years. Smiley


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991 Carrera 4 GTS Cabriolet (2015), Porsche Cayenne S Diesel (2017), Audi R8 V10 Plus (2016), Mini JCW (2015)

     

     

    I already spec mine with Weissach and lift. Now waiting for Exclusive to get back on me on a few items.

    GT2 RS? Of course, no problem.

     

    You talking about the 918? Mine is Weissach an also has the lift.


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017)

    MKSGR:
    Herbaliser:

    Less than 1000 cars will be made. Dealers are already getting calls from"clients" willing to pay EUR 100K above list price. So unless you are a 918 owner, forget about the GT2.  All that talk about 5k units is complete bullshit. 

    This is incorrect based on Christian's and my own information.

    Well, for the last 3 years my source has been 100% correct vs. Christian's speculations but I hope that  this time my information is wrong. 


    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017)

    Whoopsy:
    RC:
    pmarkow:
    RC:
    BjoernB:

    but in resale it does - see 918

    This is why I wrote "from a collector...point of view". Smiley

    I saw a couple of 918 with Weissach package recently and the more I looked at them, the less I liked them ("too much"). Despite the fact that they are apparently not available with the lift.  

    according to the swiss configurator you can do weissach and lift

    On the GT2 RS... Smiley

    I also wonder how much a magnesium rim costs to replace, especially in a couple of years. Smiley


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991 Carrera 4 GTS Cabriolet (2015), Porsche Cayenne S Diesel (2017), Audi R8 V10 Plus (2016), Mini JCW (2015)

     

     

    I already spec mine with Weissach and lift. Now waiting for Exclusive to get back on me on a few items.

    What is wrong with Sweden? You have already spec'ed yours and I'm still waiting for the configurator to pop up on the Swedish Porsche homepage.....Smiley 

    I do need to move out of this dark place! Never thought it was the Porsche configurator that would push me over the edge, but rather the taxes....Smiley


    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017)

    Whoopsy:
    RC:
    Whoopsy:
    RC:
    pmarkow:
    RC:
    BjoernB:

    but in resale it does - see 918

    This is why I wrote "from a collector...point of view". Smiley

    I saw a couple of 918 with Weissach package recently and the more I looked at them, the less I liked them ("too much"). Despite the fact that they are apparently not available with the lift.  

    according to the swiss configurator you can do weissach and lift

    On the GT2 RS... Smiley

    I also wonder how much a magnesium rim costs to replace, especially in a couple of years. Smiley


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991 Carrera 4 GTS Cabriolet (2015), Porsche Cayenne S Diesel (2017), Audi R8 V10 Plus (2016), Mini JCW (2015)

     

     

    I already spec mine with Weissach and lift. Now waiting for Exclusive to get back on me on a few items.

    GT2 RS? Of course, no problem.

     

    You talking about the 918? Mine is Weissach an also has the lift.

    This is interesting. I met a 918 owner recently who said he didn't get the Weissach package because he wanted the lift. Weird. 


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991 Carrera 4 GTS Cabriolet (2015), Porsche Cayenne S Diesel (2017), Audi R8 V10 Plus (2016), Mini JCW (2015)


    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017)

    Herbaliser:
    MKSGR:
    Herbaliser:

    Less than 1000 cars will be made. Dealers are already getting calls from"clients" willing to pay EUR 100K above list price. So unless you are a 918 owner, forget about the GT2.  All that talk about 5k units is complete bullshit. 

    This is incorrect based on Christian's and my own information.

    Well, for the last 3 years my source has been 100% correct vs. Christian's speculations but I hope that  this time my information is wrong. 

    Well... Smiley


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991 Carrera 4 GTS Cabriolet (2015), Porsche Cayenne S Diesel (2017), Audi R8 V10 Plus (2016), Mini JCW (2015)


    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017)


    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017)

    100K over list? Sounds like people are going full-retard.


    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017)

    Herbaliser:
    MKSGR:
    Herbaliser:

    Less than 1000 cars will be made. Dealers are already getting calls from"clients" willing to pay EUR 100K above list price. So unless you are a 918 owner, forget about the GT2.  All that talk about 5k units is complete bullshit. 

    This is incorrect based on Christian's and my own information.

    Well, for the last 3 years my source has been 100% correct vs. Christian's speculations but I hope that  this time my information is wrong. 

    Your source also contradicts the information widely published in the press and by Porsche themselves...


    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017)

    $100k over list? People are insane or stupid. Bring back Obama and make all these rich folks pay healthcare for everyone.


    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017)

    RC:
    Whoopsy:
    RC:
    Whoopsy:
    RC:
    pmarkow:
    RC:
    BjoernB:

    but in resale it does - see 918

    This is why I wrote "from a collector...point of view". Smiley

    I saw a couple of 918 with Weissach package recently and the more I looked at them, the less I liked them ("too much"). Despite the fact that they are apparently not available with the lift.  

    according to the swiss configurator you can do weissach and lift

    On the GT2 RS... Smiley

    I also wonder how much a magnesium rim costs to replace, especially in a couple of years. Smiley


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991 Carrera 4 GTS Cabriolet (2015), Porsche Cayenne S Diesel (2017), Audi R8 V10 Plus (2016), Mini JCW (2015)

     

     

    I already spec mine with Weissach and lift. Now waiting for Exclusive to get back on me on a few items.

    GT2 RS? Of course, no problem.

     

    You talking about the 918? Mine is Weissach an also has the lift.

    This is interesting. I met a 918 owner recently who said he didn't get the Weissach package because he wanted the lift. Weird. 

     

    He needs to kill his ill-informed salesman. Most of the 918 Weissach cars have ordered the lift. But then again I have met someone who didn't ordered it because he couldn't justify paying 10k for the lift when he only paid like 4k on a GT3. 


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017)

    TB993tt:
    RC:
     

    I also wonder how much a magnesium rim costs to replace, especially in a couple of years. Smiley

    Smiley

    https://www.suncoastparts.com/product/SKU918MAG.html

    I think you can buy Mg rims directly from BBS (who I suppose is the maker of the Porsche rims) for a fraction of this amount.


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    73 Carrera RS 2.7 Carbon Fiber replica (1,890 lbs), 06 EVO9 with track mods. Former: 16 Cayman GT4, 73 911S, Two 951S's, 996 C2, 993 C2, 98 Ferrari 550, 79 635CSi


    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017)

    Lava Orange:

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    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017)

    Boyko23:

    Lava Orange:

    Not great.Flat black is probably is the way to go with this car. Oh and just add yellow stitching and yellow seat belts SmileySmileySmiley.


    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017)

    crayphile:
    Boyko23:

    Lava Orange:

    Not great.Flat black is probably is the way to go with this car. Oh and just add yellow stitching and yellow seat belts SmileySmileySmiley.

     

    Lol, someone read my mindSmiley


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017)

    BiTurbo:
     

    If I were to get one, I'd end up mounting two bottles under the hood of the GT2 RS (Mobil 1 + Volvic 1.5L) you never know when that annoying message will pop up on your dash and asks you to pull over or slow down Smiley

    i ended up with 5 liters of GT3RS oil in the trunk for my 3K km trip this summer:::::)))) you never know. 

     


    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017)

    pmarkow:
    BiTurbo:
     

    If I were to get one, I'd end up mounting two bottles under the hood of the GT2 RS (Mobil 1 + Volvic 1.5L) you never know when that annoying message will pop up on your dash and asks you to pull over or slow down Smiley

    i ended up with 5 liters of GT3RS oil in the trunk for my 3K km trip this summer:::::)))) you never know. 

     

    Your baby was a Mobiholic though, bud....Smiley..


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    throt

    "I Have Done It!".

    991 GT3 pick up in October 2014.

    Rennteam Hairy Chest Advisor.


    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017)

    Boyko23:

    Lava Orange:

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    I'd probably keep the white stripe.


    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017)

    I think Black or Chalk are the only two ways to go on this one. 

    And the magnesium Weissach wheels are $19975 a set ($4,850Fr, $5,137.50Rr) from BBS. Unless they are TWS ones (can't tell) in which case it's more like $12-15K a set...


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017)

    throt:
    pmarkow:
    BiTurbo:
     

    If I were to get one, I'd end up mounting two bottles under the hood of the GT2 RS (Mobil 1 + Volvic 1.5L) you never know when that annoying message will pop up on your dash and asks you to pull over or slow down Smiley

    i ended up with 5 liters of GT3RS oil in the trunk for my 3K km trip this summer:::::)))) you never know. 

     

    Your baby was a Mobiholic though, bud....Smiley..

    yes, it needs its regular fix to avoid seizures:::)))


    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017)

    So far US dealers (at least here in commie Chicago)have no idea how many allocations they will get, talking about Spring delivery though.


    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017)

    Grant:
    TB993tt:
    RC:
     

    I also wonder how much a magnesium rim costs to replace, especially in a couple of years. Smiley

    Smiley

    https://www.suncoastparts.com/product/SKU918MAG.html

    I think you can buy Mg rims directly from BBS (who I suppose is the maker of the Porsche rims) for a fraction of this amount.

    if you buy them from Manthey ...... but they will not be in ' gold' 

             
             
     

    MR magnesium wheel set (silver / black / titanium) 9,5x20 offset 50 + 12,5x21 offset 58

     

    15.117,64 €

     
           

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    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017)

    Boyko23:

    Lava Orange:

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    I  like it a lot Smiley Very sporty and well adapted for track use .  I like this half black back . Make the rear more interesting and takes away from the too rounded and simple normal back 

    If the car would not be tracked , then I'll opt for black . 


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


    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017)

    Gnil:
    Boyko23:

    Lava Orange:

    FB_IMG_1499196047787.jpg

    I  like it a lot Smiley Very sporty and well adapted for track use .  I like this half black back . Make the rear more interesting and takes away from the too rounded and simple normal back 

    If the car would not be tracked , then I'll opt for black . 

    I love it. GT silver would look awesome... Smiley....


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    throt

    "I Have Done It!".

    991 GT3 pick up in October 2014.

    Rennteam Hairy Chest Advisor.


    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017)

    throt:
    Gnil:
    Boyko23:

    Lava Orange:

    FB_IMG_1499196047787.jpg

    I  like it a lot Smiley Very sporty and well adapted for track use .  I like this half black back . Make the rear more interesting and takes away from the too rounded and simple normal back 

    If the car would not be tracked , then I'll opt for black . 

    I love it. GT silver would look awesome... Smiley....

     

    Then go look at the launch car Smiley


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017)

    Whoopsy:
    throt:
    Gnil:
    Boyko23:

    Lava Orange:

    FB_IMG_1499196047787.jpg

    I  like it a lot Smiley Very sporty and well adapted for track use .  I like this half black back . Make the rear more interesting and takes away from the too rounded and simple normal back 

    If the car would not be tracked , then I'll opt for black . 

    I love it. GT silver would look awesome... Smiley....

     

    Then go look at the launch car Smiley

    Smiley, I would love too, bud. But in my life, as of now, I have responsibility which takes up all my time Smiley...

    One day,,,, maybe..Smiley...


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    throt

    "I Have Done It!".

    991 GT3 pick up in October 2014.

    Rennteam Hairy Chest Advisor.


    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017)

    absent:

    So far US dealers (at least here in commie Chicago)have no idea how many allocations they will get, talking about Spring delivery though.

    There's a dealer in Toronto that has seven pre-owned 2016 GT3RS cars in stock, most with around 1000 miles on them, and minimum price of $300K. Something tells me that most of these "exclusive" cars go to speculators anyway, and not people who truly appreciate the car. One dealer actually told me that a customer bought one with the understanding that he would sell it back to the dealership after a couple of months. Makes me appreciate the way Ford allocated their GTs.


    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017)

    Miami blue ;)

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