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    Re: 991 GTS

    Lars997:

    Good to hear the car runs smooth again.

    Thanks. I'm in love again. Smiley

    I would have expected that the Audi is even faster than the GTS. It has higher capacity, higher torque, more HP. 

    If you look at it this way... Smiley

    Regarding top-speed. sure - this is where the Turbo has its extreme power. But hey.... 280 is great! I guess you have to swallow this bad cherry - other than that it seems you have insane fun with this baby :)

     

    I do not care about the top speed of the GTS since I barely drive on the Autobahn. Last weekend was an exception because I had to pick up my wife from a medical education training and she wanted to drive to Lake Starnberg with the roof open. So I drove to pick her up with the top closed and with an open top after I picked her up. Usually, I use the Shelby or a family car for Autobahn driving.


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991 Carrera 4 GTS Cabriolet, Porsche Macan Turbo, Ford Mustang GT500 Shelby SVT (2014), Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT (2014)


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    Hehe... it is very funny to read how much you changed your garage set up.

    I always liked the 911 convertible out of that reason. And I never been a fan of the Turbos.... yes, lookwise I am but the power is just to brutal and I guess less in harmony with a convertible than the NA cars. Also.... the NA has more sports car feel - turns higher, sounds different. 

    I'm happy to read that you love that car. It is really an amazing peace of craftsmanship.... guess sooner or later I have to get one again, too. smiley

    Enjoy Summer!!!!


    Re: 991 GTS

    Lars997:

    Hehe... it is very funny to read how much you changed your garage set up.

    I always liked the 911 convertible out of that reason. And I never been a fan of the Turbos.... yes, lookwise I am but the power is just to brutal and I guess less in harmony with a convertible than the NA cars. Also.... the NA has more sports car feel - turns higher, sounds different. 

    I'm happy to read that you love that car. It is really an amazing peace of craftsmanship.... guess sooner or later I have to get one again, too. smiley

    Enjoy Summer!!!!

    Smiley I love the C4 GTS Cab but this is no Autobahn car (for Germany, with no speed limit). I would also recommend to ANY 991 Carrera driver to order PDCC because it makes the car feel like a go-kart but I know that many are afraid of some sort of synthetic drive feel, which just isn't there (it may have been there when PDCC was introduced).

    So PDCC is a must for those who love curvy roads but to each his own I guess.


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991 Carrera 4 GTS Cabriolet, Porsche Macan Turbo, Ford Mustang GT500 Shelby SVT (2014), Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT (2014)


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    regarding PDCC... All my three 7 BMW, and our Range Rover had the chassis control. I know it is a bit different towards the Porsche - but the effect was amazing. The cars felt like 500kg lighter and least one meter shorter. Especially in the 7 where it also had the integral - 4 wheel steering. My 991 didn't have it but if I would buy one again this would be a must have option. 


    Re: 991 GTS

    Lars997:

    regarding PDCC... All my three 7 BMW, and our Range Rover had the chassis control. I know it is a bit different towards the Porsche - but the effect was amazing. The cars felt like 500kg lighter and least one meter shorter. Especially in the 7 where it also had the integral - 4 wheel steering. My 991 didn't have it but if I would buy one again this would be a must have option. 

    Smiley I was very skeptical but my previous 991 Turbo S actually convinced me. There is no synthetic feel and the car feels like a go-kart, while maintaining quite an impressive comfort level on very bad roads. I know that people are opposed to these kinds of electronic helpers but trust me, PDCC is worth every cent in the 991.


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991 Carrera 4 GTS Cabriolet, Porsche Macan Turbo, Ford Mustang GT500 Shelby SVT (2014), Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT (2014)


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    That C4 GTS has 90 hp (26%) more than the Cayman GTS, so the 1.3% laptime advantage is not that impressive.


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

     


    Re: 991 GTS

    It would be more fair to compare pondering with hp/weight ratios...


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    jesussss... the sound it makes no

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    Re: 991 GTS

    Carlos from Spain:

    jesussss... the sound it makes no

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     Sweet!  Is that yours?  Are you loving the Carmine? Smiley


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


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    Grant:
    Carlos from Spain:

    jesussss... the sound it makes no

    1436553233643rear.jpg

     Sweet!  Is that yours?  Are you loving the Carmine? Smiley

    Yes! but can't pick it up yet, will have to wait till sometime next week.

    Carmine looks better than what I even expected! even my wife who is not fond is such colors loved it.


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    SciFrog:

    It would be more fair to compare pondering with hp/weight ratios...

     16% better power/weight for C4 GTS.


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

     


    Re: 991 GTS

    Carlos from Spain:
    Grant:
    Carlos from Spain:

    jesussss... the sound it makes no

    1436553233643rear.jpg

     Sweet!  Is that yours?  Are you loving the Carmine? Smiley

    Yes! but can't pick it up yet, will have to wait till sometime next week.

    Carmine looks better than what I even expected! even my wife who is not fond is such colors loved it.

     Great!  I was happily surprised to see it in person too - hard to capture in photos  Smiley


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


    Re: 991 GTS

    Grant:
    Carlos from Spain:
    Grant:
    Carlos from Spain:

    jesussss... the sound it makes no

    1436553233643rear.jpg

     Sweet!  Is that yours?  Are you loving the Carmine? Smiley

    Yes! but can't pick it up yet, will have to wait till sometime next week.

    Carmine looks better than what I even expected! even my wife who is not fond is such colors loved it.

     Great!  I was happily surprised to see it in person too - hard to capture in photos  Smiley

    Didn't know a red could look that good, also all the black elements and lack of shiny metallic color bits the GTS has makes it look even better, I'm so relieved about the color choice since going red for me was a leap of faith! Smiley


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    wonderful. congrats Carlos. the long wait is finally over, well, almost. Looking forward to your scenic photos kiss


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    Porsche 911 GT3 - Guards Red 997 MKII Clubsport


    Re: 991 GTS

    very good-looking car, congrats and enjoy!!!!!

    peter


    Re: 991 GTS

    Congrats Carlos!!great July!kiss


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    997TT RS Tuning stage II(sold),2011 Cayenne Turbo(sold),waiting 991 GT3 RS

     


    Re: 991 GTS

    Carlos from Spain:

    jesussss... the sound it makes no

    Beautiful GTS. My dealer has a carmine red on the lot which is very tempting. EnjoySmileySmiley


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    2014 Porsche 991 C4S Black with Sports Design Package,  2013 Porsche Cayenne Dark Blue Metallic, New York


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    Stunning! Perfect choice, congratulations kiss


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    Even the black wheels look nice. indecision

    Congratulations! kiss


    Re: 991 GTS

    Congrats!!! wink Great looking car! kiss


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    2015 981 Cayman GT4 | White | Full Bucket Seats | Sport Chrono
    2014 991 Carrera 4S | Dark Blue Metallic | PDK | Sport Chrono | SPASM


    Re: 991 GTS

    Congrats !! It's a bit rare these days seeing red porsches but yours looks great. Yes even the black wheels look better indecision

    BTW been seeing a white GTS around town lately, wow the wide body looks great from the rear and the sound, so good. 


    Re: 991 GTS

    If the Cayenne GTS laps at 2:37, interesting to contemplate what Cayenne Turbo (with PDCC) would do...


    Re: 991 GTS

    Thank you very much guys winkwink

    I will take photos of the drives I will during the next weekend and I will share them on a thread. When I have a few Km done I will write up a review too  amiguitos.gif


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    Re: 991 GTS

    Carlos, wow, congrats! The car looks fantastic, I really mean it, what a car! The GTS is definitely the model in the 911 line-up I am the most fond of, be it the 997 or 991.  kisskisskiss


    Re: 991 GTS

    Carmine red is just gorgeous, I saw a Boxster GTS in that color at the dealer and was amazed.  You just have to be comfortable with not blending in as much as the typical neutral colors.  That said, it's still very classy.


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    Carlos, congratulations. It is a beautiful car. I look forward to your review. Would be interesting as what you see as the pluses (and if there are any minuses) vs your 997. Please post more pictures! The GTS could very well become a classic.  Enjoy it!!!

     

     

     


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    Congratulations Carlos! Fantastic!!


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    Congrats Carlos! Smiley


    Re: 991 GTS

    I am very happy for you Carlos . Congratulations ! Your car is THE Carrera to have in the 991 series, color included .

    My mind is playing with all sorts of possible combinations to try to replace my Carrera with the GTS that sits at my dealer , as I think I could have a good price . Still ...... there is already the RS coming so that would be a bit much . And the GTS at my dealer is a 4 ( I could live with that on the 991 model as you can not feel the weight of the  AWD anymore  ) , but the car has also PDK ...... and I want now manual again , which could on the other hand make it unsellable they day I want to get rid f it .


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     997.2 C2 ,  -20mm  I 964 Carrera 4 I 991 GT3 RS on order delivery early Sept .


     
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