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    Re: 992 GT3

    wantone:
    Mithras:

    Actually it's about 4-5 degrees colder on average through the winter and 4-5 degrees warmer in the summer in Toronto vs Zurich and -5/6 colder and 6/7 warmer than Geneva. The shoulder seasons of April & October /November are identical. Geneva and especially Zurich get significantly more precipitation throughout the year.

    We don't make igloos in Toronto, it's the same latitude as Nice.

    Most people don't have winter beaters, there are years I actually didn't bother putting on my snow tires.

    Toronto is one of the most expensive real estate markets in the world, not London expensive but not cheap. Old, low clear height, small bay industrial buildings transact at about $2,000 per square meter. And parking spaces under my office building go for $700/month.

    We don't make igloos in Toronto, it's the same latitude as Nice?

    You must be kidding, right? Toronto is one of the colder winters in the western world (comparing major cities). Winter of 2003 we were inside for 3 months straight (every day from -14 to -25) and negative temps every year until end of March,  in 2018 there was an ice storm in mid April.

    Real estate used to be cheap but they pumped the values through tricks. Anyway, if you need to store a car it is not difficult in Toronto, there are many commercial units that you can use (just outside of the 416 area).

    and probably you never visited Nice...

    That's why you are not Canadian. 

    In those temperatures, people in Edmonton etc are just in t-shirts. Smiley


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    Re: 992 GT3

    All those facts I listed are real. Toronto is at the same latitude as Nice. I've been to Nice, I never said that they had the same climate just that they were at the same latitude.

    Look I hate winter too and I love to complain about it but objectively those are the average temps. Yes we had a bad  ice storm one year. Look at Texas this year! Fact of the matter is that Toronto averages -4.5c in January and February, 0c in December and March, +5-6c in November and April. AVERAGES. Yes it gets to -25 a couple of days a year we've also had multiple days to +10c in mid-winter.

    And I do store a car outside of the 416 (416 area code or the center core region of Toronto to Europeans). With normal traffic it takes me almost 30 minutes to go from my house in central Toronto to get it. 15km, 30 minutes. In traffic that's sometimes an hour.

    Getting back to the original argument, it's just a car and I'll park it on the street while I drive it, probably between late March to mid December. 


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    Re: 992 GT3

    Whoopsy:
    wantone:
    Mithras:

    Actually it's about 4-5 degrees colder on average through the winter and 4-5 degrees warmer in the summer in Toronto vs Zurich and -5/6 colder and 6/7 warmer than Geneva. The shoulder seasons of April & October /November are identical. Geneva and especially Zurich get significantly more precipitation throughout the year.

    We don't make igloos in Toronto, it's the same latitude as Nice.

    Most people don't have winter beaters, there are years I actually didn't bother putting on my snow tires.

    Toronto is one of the most expensive real estate markets in the world, not London expensive but not cheap. Old, low clear height, small bay industrial buildings transact at about $2,000 per square meter. And parking spaces under my office building go for $700/month.

    We don't make igloos in Toronto, it's the same latitude as Nice?

    You must be kidding, right? Toronto is one of the colder winters in the western world (comparing major cities). Winter of 2003 we were inside for 3 months straight (every day from -14 to -25) and negative temps every year until end of March,  in 2018 there was an ice storm in mid April.

    Real estate used to be cheap but they pumped the values through tricks. Anyway, if you need to store a car it is not difficult in Toronto, there are many commercial units that you can use (just outside of the 416 area).

    and probably you never visited Nice...

    That's why you are not Canadian. 

    In those temperatures, people in Edmonton etc are just in t-shirts. Smiley

    Like 90% of other Canadians I would never live very far from the border.


    Re: 992 GT3

    Hopefully in May...


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    Re: 992 GT3

    Whoopsy:
    wantone:
    Mithras:

    Actually it's about 4-5 degrees colder on average through the winter and 4-5 degrees warmer in the summer in Toronto vs Zurich and -5/6 colder and 6/7 warmer than Geneva. The shoulder seasons of April & October /November are identical. Geneva and especially Zurich get significantly more precipitation throughout the year.

    We don't make igloos in Toronto, it's the same latitude as Nice.

    Most people don't have winter beaters, there are years I actually didn't bother putting on my snow tires.

    Toronto is one of the most expensive real estate markets in the world, not London expensive but not cheap. Old, low clear height, small bay industrial buildings transact at about $2,000 per square meter. And parking spaces under my office building go for $700/month.

    We don't make igloos in Toronto, it's the same latitude as Nice?

    You must be kidding, right? Toronto is one of the colder winters in the western world (comparing major cities). Winter of 2003 we were inside for 3 months straight (every day from -14 to -25) and negative temps every year until end of March,  in 2018 there was an ice storm in mid April.

    Real estate used to be cheap but they pumped the values through tricks. Anyway, if you need to store a car it is not difficult in Toronto, there are many commercial units that you can use (just outside of the 416 area).

    and probably you never visited Nice...

    That's why you are not Canadian. 

    In those temperatures, people in Edmonton etc are just in t-shirts. Smiley

    Those warm temps always cause the hot Canadians to also have a place ‘up north’ for fun. 
    Toronto - a city where you can find a major traffic jam at 4am, on a highway outside of town. 


    Re: 992 GT3

    Gardiner, home of the 24/7 traffic jam. And people think LA traffic is bad.........


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    Whoopsy:

    Gardiner, home of the 24/7 traffic jam. And people think LA traffic is bad.........

    or the Don Valley Parkway, which I used to call Don Valley Parkade...  Smiley


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    Re: 992 GT3

    Targa Tim:
    Whoopsy:

    Gardiner, home of the 24/7 traffic jam. And people think LA traffic is bad.........

    or the Don Valley Parkway, which I used to call Don Valley Parkade...  Smiley

     

    Since they are connected, it might as well just be one single jam Smiley


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    Re: 992 GT3

    Guys, any idea when the touring details will be released of the current 992 GT3? I've just received confirmation of a december 2021 production date for my GT3, thats sooooooo far away.....but at least its a confirmed slot...now I have months to decide final colors and options, just waiting on the touring package release...

     

    Moser


    Re: 992 GT3

    Moser:

    Guys, any idea when the touring details will be released of the current 992 GT3? I've just received confirmation of a december 2021 production date for my GT3, thats sooooooo far away.....but at least its a confirmed slot...now I have months to decide final colors and options, just waiting on the touring package release...

     

    Moser

    What details? No rear wing, everything else should be similar to GT3, including power.


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    Re: 992 GT3

    Moser:

    Guys, any idea when the touring details will be released of the current 992 GT3? I've just received confirmation of a december 2021 production date for my GT3, thats sooooooo far away.....but at least its a confirmed slot...now I have months to decide final colors and options, just waiting on the touring package release...

     

    Moser

    I think May for Touring


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    Re: 992 GT3

    I mean is it being offered with PDK as well this time? or was that always the case, I thought the touring was only a manual.... also any chance we get a surprise rear seats option or is that for sure a no? 


    Re: 992 GT3

    Moser:

    I mean is it being offered with PDK as well this time? or was that always the case, I thought the touring was only a manual.... also any chance we get a surprise rear seats option or is that for sure a no? 

    I think Touring gets PDK but rear seats? I don't know but yes, there were rumors. I don't have details yet, sorry.


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    Re: 992 GT3

    Thanks guys, so by May we should know for sure what the final options will be..... hopefully rear seat rumors will be reality... 


    Re: 992 GT3

    AP seemed to say yes to rear seats on Instagram


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    Re: 992 GT3

    Grant:

    AP seemed to say yes to rear seats on Instagram

    Yes, I remember that he said they listened to customers but let's see how this pans out. Smiley


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    Re: 992 GT3

    He said he "heard the fans"... However, there's a difference between "hearing" and "listening". smiley Fingers crossed though. 


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    2018 White 911 GT3


    Re: 992 GT3

    Gauss:

    He said he "heard the fans"... However, there's a difference between "hearing" and "listening". smiley Fingers crossed though. 

    Wouldn't make any sense to say you "heard the fans", but decided to tell them to just "f*ck off" Smiley


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    Re: 992 GT3

    Grant:
    Gauss:

    He said he "heard the fans"... However, there's a difference between "hearing" and "listening". smiley Fingers crossed though. 

    Wouldn't make any sense to say you "heard the fans", but decided to tell them to just "f*ck off" Smiley

    This is funny! 


    Re: 992 GT3

    Grant:
    Gauss:

    He said he "heard the fans"... However, there's a difference between "hearing" and "listening". smiley Fingers crossed though. 

    Wouldn't make any sense to say you "heard the fans", but decided to tell them to just "f*ck off" Smiley

    No, but they could easily say, we heard you:  the new option PBAK-NOTAGT3.... will cost EUR 42,000...Smiley


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    Re: 992 GT3

    Rear seats or PDK, which fans is he hearing???


    Re: 992 GT3

    rhino:

    Rear seats or PDK, which fans is he hearing???

    PDK is already confirmed and back seats are heavily implied to be available (and I bet there is a good amount of overlap in those Venn diagrams Smiley)


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    Re: 992 GT3

    indecision



    Re: 992 GT3

    excellent walkthrough ! Thanks for sharing



    Re: 992 GT3

    https://www.instagram.com/p/CMNtlG4HrYJ/

    PTS Azzurro Thetys Metallic. The silver blue in many of the posts we've seen is not a standard porsche colour. 


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    Re: 992 GT3

    The GT3 always look good, when the plastic front bumper part is underexposed in a photo..


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    Re: 992 GT3

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    ...thanks to Andreas Preuninger! Smiley


    Re: 992 GT3

    I have to get used to this new trend with black plastic heart


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