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    Re: Cayman GT4

    Grant:
    Soon all forms of "driving" will be nostalgic (rather than "riding").  Does that mean we should only care about the "riding" experience in the future?


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    16 Cayman GT4, 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

     

     

     

    Smiley

    It sounds like it was the car of the year winner, and then Evo has another competition for performance car of the year, right?  My money is on 675LT for the latter.


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    bluelines:
    pmarkow:

    evo's car of the year is........the GT4!!!!

    beat the RS, 488GTB....

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    Is anyone surprised? SmileySmiley


    Of course not. It's the quickest. By far. Smiley


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    SciFrog:

    Two seater, not convertible, no interest...

    I guess that disqualifies pretty much all cars in the Evo test Smiley


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    2014 991 Carrera 4S | Dark Blue Metallic | PDK | Sport Chrono | SPASM


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    eCoty 2015 in the fastest color: white! Halloween_Smiley_48.gif

    Girliemen and mini drivers, please look away. These photos radiate rugged manliness and Marlboro Man moments. You have been warned.

    Happy Halloween everyone! 00003198.gif

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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


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    Is that the EVO car of the year ? angel  Great pics, nearly as nice as the one of my RS smiley


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    Nice, Bluelines!!


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    16 Cayman GT4, 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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    bluelines:

    Girliemen and mini drivers, please look away. These photos radiate rugged manliness and Marlboro Man moments. You have been warned.

    Sorry Bluelines, yes, the GT4 is pretty butch, but I didn't see any Dr. Phil sign of endorsement here yet!... Smiley


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    You guys are killing me with this fall Porsche pics !


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    Bluelines and any other GT4 owners,

    Did you go for clear film protection?  I am considering it, though generally I hate the look and feel of it.  Found an installer that wraps the edges of the panel so at least you cannot see the edges of the film.  Some people say Porsche paint is very soft and chips easily.


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    Enmanuel:

    You guys are killing me with this fall Porsche pics !

    And i wanted to take pics of our Boxster Spyder so badly on our trip to the belgian ardennes next weekend, but  still no delivery in sight altough the car should have been built 19th october Smiley


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    Congrats GT4 owners. Evo car of they ear beating out a very strong field:

    991 GT3 eCoty 2013

    981 GT4 eCoty 2015

    It makes waiting hard (unless you already have a GT3 or RS I suppose).


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    vantagesc:

    Bluelines and any other GT4 owners,

    Did you go for clear film protection?  I am considering it, though generally I hate the look and feel of it.  Found an installer that wraps the edges of the panel so at least you cannot see the edges of the film.  Some people say Porsche paint is very soft and chips easily.

    Unfortunately, modern Porsche paint is water-based and much less resilient than the stuff made with nasty solvents from years ago.  If you track or live in an area where debris on the roads is common, then it's a good idea to get Xpel or similar.  Unless you don't mind just respraying the damaged areas later (some prefer this approach).


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    16 Cayman GT4, 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: Cayman GT4

    vantagesc:

    Bluelines and any other GT4 owners,

    Did you go for clear film protection?  I am considering it, though generally I hate the look and feel of it.  Found an installer that wraps the edges of the panel so at least you cannot see the edges of the film.  Some people say Porsche paint is very soft and chips easily.

    I did not go for clear film protection, but maybe I should have. However, one added benefit, on top of being the fastest color, is that the stone chips don't stick out so much on a white car Smiley 

    I had the front of the C4S resprayed. It had countless small white stone chips. Very visible on this color. 


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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


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    Enmanuel:

    You guys are killing me with this fall Porsche pics !

    More fall pics from the past two weeks. This time without Porsches. Off topic tradition Smiley

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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


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    Gnil:

    Is that the EVO car of the year ? angel  

    Rumoured result:

    1. Porsche Cayman GT4 
    2. McLaren 675LT 
    3. Porsche GT3 RS 
    4. Ferrari 488 GTB 
    5. Lamborghini Aventador SV 
    6. Lotus Evora 400 
    7. Cherolet Camaro Z/28 
    8. Seat Leon Cupra 
    9. Mercedes-AMG GT S 
    10. Honda Civic Type R 
    11. Peugot 208 GTI

    The magazine is out November 4th and I guess we will know then Smiley


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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


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    Nice review from a real dude, Salomon Drin. If you don't know who he is, google...

    He owns a few very nice cars (918, 991 RS, Huayra) and if he had to sell them all and one keep one... yes, you guessed it 

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Swpgh1imsW8

     


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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


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    bluelines:
     

    Rumoured result:

    1. Porsche Cayman GT4 
    2. McLaren 675LT 
    3. Porsche GT3 RS 
    4. Ferrari 488 GTB 
    5. Lamborghini Aventador SV 
    6. Lotus Evora 400 
    7. Cherolet Camaro Z/28 
    8. Seat Leon Cupra 
    9. Mercedes-AMG GT S 
    10. Honda Civic Type R 
    11. Peugot 208 GTI

    The magazine is out November 4th and I guess we will know then Smiley

    List is correct.

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    bluelines:

    Nice review from a real dude, Salomon Drin. If you don't know who he is, google...

    He owns a few very nice cars (918, 991 RS, Huayra) and if he had to sell them all and one keep one... yes, you guessed it 

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Swpgh1imsW8

     

    because of the cupholders?

    I didn't find this review serious...On another topic I doubt if he can drive a yellow car that often...


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    I guess this depends on how you define serious  I, at least, found the review refreshing since he is a "normal" dude who owns sport cars and not just the average auto journalist burping up the usual numbers and figures...


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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


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    DuckieRS:
    bluelines:
     

    Rumoured result:

    1. Porsche Cayman GT4 
    2. McLaren 675LT 
    3. Porsche GT3 RS 
    4. Ferrari 488 GTB 
    5. Lamborghini Aventador SV 
    6. Lotus Evora 400 
    7. Cherolet Camaro Z/28 
    8. Seat Leon Cupra 
    9. Mercedes-AMG GT S 
    10. Honda Civic Type R 
    11. Peugot 208 GTI

    The magazine is out November 4th and I guess we will know then Smiley

    List is correct.

    ECOTY2015.JPG

     

     

    Guys come on, I still had to read the issue! mail


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    Re: Cayman GT4

    Sorry Frank (and others). Just confirming what was posted.

    Not a surprise, is it? You'll still be able to enjoy the read...


    Re: Cayman GT4

    Your photos are amazing!  Making me miss Switzerland already! Smiley


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    16 Cayman GT4, 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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    Miss Switzerland? Hmm imagine Grant in a nice bikini.


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    Very tight result, it all comes down to one of the judges positioning the LT as fourth. The rest, all had the GT4 and LT first or second. The outlier killed the LT.


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    Kobalt:

    Miss Switzerland? Hmm imagine Grant in a nice bikini.

    Smiley Smiley Smiley


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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


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    Shouldn't the GT3 RS win ecoty 2015 ? or they couldn't figure out why it only had 2 pedals instead of 3 ? smiley

    Porsche with a manual in a GTx car = WIN!


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    great result for the GT4. wink

     

    two of the judges actually placed the AMG GT-S last?  thats a surprise to me.  can't wait to read it!


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    Re: Cayman GT4

    Kobalt:

    Miss Switzerland? Hmm imagine Grant in a nice bikini.

    Nobody needs to see that! SmileySmiley

    We did have bikini weather here in Denver today (sunny and 75F/24C) - and lots of snow covered peaks visible from town.


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    16 Cayman GT4, 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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    I think we need more autumn pictures of the fastest car on RT indecision

    Slightly different angle than the one above and I could not decide which is best, color or b/w. You get 2 for 1.

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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


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    bluelines:

    I think we need more autumn pictures of the fastest car on RT indecision

    Slightly different angle than the one above and I could not decide which is best, color or b/w. You get 2 for 1.

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    Still think your car needs some paint on top of the primer.............Smiley


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