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    Targa or Coupé

    Hi everyone, i am hesitating between a 9974S targa or coupé. In fact, I am worried about the noises and squeezing that the targa top might induce...has anyone driven it yet and compared to the coupé in terms of acoustic comfort ? thanks for your help.

    Re: Targa or Coupé

    Ok, I'll bite. Take a look at Silver Bullet's post in the "Noise from the Targa Roof" thread below. If I can speak for him for a moment: I think he is absolutely correct in stating that as there are alot more movable bits making up the roof system, there is a stong likelihood of developing additional noises. Various owners of T-Cars have set forth their (relatively new as we are discussing 997s here) experiences which appear (and are in my case) positive (so far). Only you can weigh whether some propect of noise is overcome by the light, airyness (ph), and openness of a Targa (I am obviously prejudiced ). As I set out in the afore-referenced thread, the mind set and expectiations going into a Targa need to be realistic - There is likely to be some noise which develops but for me that is outweighed by the utility and unquieness of the car. To each their own! What is more/most improtant to you? They are all/each great cars in their own right!

     
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