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    Re: 991 Speedster

    Nice...Smiley

     

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    Re: 991 Speedster

    Pretty interesting. A convertible GT3...

    It looks like it has a fake camouflage top on top of the real one.

     


    Re: 991 Speedster

    KMM:

    Pretty interesting. A convertible GT3...

    Apparently it will sell in thousands and thousands...


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    Re: 991 Speedster

    ...Limited Edition of 356? ...or 911? ...or 991? ...or how about 1948 cars for the 70-year anniversarySmiley

    That 4.0-litre Porsche Motorsport flat-six will sound epic at 9,000rpm in an open top Speedster! Smiley


    Re: 991 Speedster

    It's going to be a very good-looking car.


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    Re: 991 Speedster

    GT3 cab, eh? That could be a big seller! Sign me up.


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    Re: 991 Speedster

    I advised my dealer I wanted one though uncertain I will like it when launched. yes

     Not sure when it will be available hopefully sometime next year. Then I will have a decision to make. Keep the RS or turn it in for the Speedster. I can’t have both. I have a two car garage and I own three cars now. Also, they would be very similar in driving dynamics. 

    BTW, I hope the exhaust pipes are wrong. Otherwise this is a turbo car. I know it’s photoshopped. 


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    Re: 991 Speedster

    nberry:

    I advised my dealer I wanted one though uncertain I will like it when launched. yes

     Not sure when it will be available hopefully sometime next year. Then I will have a decision to make. Keep the RS or turn it in for the Speedster. I can’t have both. I have a two car garage and I own three cars now. Also, they would be very similar in driving dynamics. 

    BTW, I hope the exhaust pipes are wrong. Otherwise this is a turbo car. I know it’s photoshopped. 
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    It is naturally aspirated with the GT3/RS engine and the exhausts are per below...


    Re: 991 Speedster

    nberry:

    BTW, I hope the exhaust pipes are wrong. Otherwise this is a turbo car.

    Correct, it won’t be as quick as that GTS cab Smiley


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    2013 Audi S3 | Glacier White


    Re: 991 Speedster

    It's going to be hell of a 911 kiss


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    Re: 991 Speedster

    Looks like Porsche are looking for various ways to monetize the GT3 motor; this bodes well for a 6-cylinder GT4 versus the  4-cylinder rumors.

     


    Re: 991 Speedster

    As usual those of us who have driven Porsche all our lives and made hard choices to be able to afford it don’t have a chance.  Only boulevard cruisers who buy new cars every couple years need apply.  It is time those who appreciate these cars and drive them daily get a shot. 


    Re: 991 Speedster

    KMM:

    Looks like Porsche are looking for various ways to monetize the GT3 motor; this bodes well for a 6-cylinder GT4 versus the  4-cylinder rumors.

    Its the only atmospheric engine now, so kind of makes sense to put it in a few more special models, makes them even more special, among all the other models that are turbo now.


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    Re: 991 Speedster

    Carlos from Spain:
    KMM:

    Looks like Porsche are looking for various ways to monetize the GT3 motor; this bodes well for a 6-cylinder GT4 versus the  4-cylinder rumors.

    Its the only atmospheric engine now, so kind of makes sense to put it in a few more special models, makes them even more special, among all the other models that are turbo now.

    Agreed. This is why Porsche should put it in more models (incl. a cabriolet and in cars with rear seats) but unfortunately... Smiley Apparently there is no need to, production is at full capacity. 


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    Re: 991 Speedster

    Leawood911:

    As usual those of us who have driven Porsche all our lives and made hard choices to be able to afford it don’t have a chance.  Only boulevard cruisers who buy new cars every couple years need apply.  It is time those who appreciate these cars and drive them daily get a shot. 

    Life is unfair only to those that allow it to be unfair.wink


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    Re: 991 Speedster

    I think this is an interesting and desirable car, but the highly restricted numbers and available configuration (MT only) guarantees that this car will be little more than an object of curiosity and discussion for the majority and a garage queen "investment" for the few. Evidently Porsche does not require any more of its special models to ensure success.


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    Re: 991 Speedster

    DaveC:

    I think this is an interesting and desirable car, but the highly restricted numbers and available configuration (MT only) guarantees that this car will be little more than an object of curiosity and discussion for the majority and a garage queen "investment" for the few. Evidently Porsche does not require any more of its special models to ensure success.

    Smiley Smiley


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991.2 Carrera GTS Cabriolet (2018), Porsche Cayenne S Diesel (2017), Audi R8 V10 Plus (2016), Mini JCW (2015)


    Re: 991 Speedster

    As a side note for the McLaren haters who criticize that they always come out with new models, explain to me how Porsche is different. R GT3 GT3 touring GT3 RS GT2 RS Spedster.... all in 3 years...


    Re: 991 Speedster

    If it’s MT I don’t want one. 


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    Re: 991 Speedster

    nberry:

    If it’s MT I don’t want one. 

    I really don't know but last rumor was manual. Not that it really matters, I can't get and don't need one anyway. Smiley


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    Re: 991 Speedster

    SciFrog:

    As a side note for the McLaren haters who criticize that they always come out with new models, explain to me how Porsche is different. R GT3 GT3 touring GT3 RS GT2 RS Spedster.... all in 3 years...

    the difference is the Porsche ones will keep better value Smiley


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    Re: 991 Speedster

    RC:
    nberry:

    If it’s MT I don’t want one. 

    I really don't know but last rumor was manual. Not that it really matters, I can't get and don't need one anyway. Smiley

    I love manual.  I don't need a Speedster but want one Smiley


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    2010 997.2 GT3RS;  2008 Cayenne Turbo;  2006 911 Club Coupe;  2016 911 GTS Club Coupe;  2015 Macan S
     


    Re: 991 Speedster

    Targa Tim:
    SciFrog:

    As a side note for the McLaren haters who criticize that they always come out with new models, explain to me how Porsche is different. R GT3 GT3 touring GT3 RS GT2 RS Spedster.... all in 3 years...

    the difference is the Porsche ones will keep better value Smiley

    The difference is that you CAN buy a McLaren but not a GT Porsche... I know I could not buy one...


    Re: 991 Speedster

    SciFrog:
    Targa Tim:
    SciFrog:

    As a side note for the McLaren haters who criticize that they always come out with new models, explain to me how Porsche is different. R GT3 GT3 touring GT3 RS GT2 RS Spedster.... all in 3 years...

    the difference is the Porsche ones will keep better value Smiley

    The difference is that you CAN buy a McLaren but not a GT Porsche... I know I could not buy one...

    Since McLaren is on a playing field inhabited by premiere sport car makers and savvy buyers, isn't that all you need to know about which car is preferable?Smiley


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    Re: 991 Speedster

    nberry:

    If it’s MT I don’t want one. 

    It will be MT only.  Any way to pass it along to me? Smiley


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    Re: 991 Speedster

    SciFrog:

    As a side note for the McLaren haters who criticize that they always come out with new models, explain to me how Porsche is different. R GT3 GT3 touring GT3 RS GT2 RS Spedster.... all in 3 years...

     

    Porsche is jut making variants, different 'models', they Neve said anything one is bette than the other.

    Mclaren keep saying the old one is out now that a new one is better.

     


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    Re: 991 Speedster

    Whoopsy:
    Porsche is jut making variants, different 'models', they Neve said anything one is bette than the other.

    Mclaren keep saying the old one is out now that a new one is better.

     

    Yes, but there has always been one rule for McLaren i.e bash them whatever they do, and another for more established brands. BTW have I told you that the 720S is the new R8 on Rennteam SmileySmiley?


    Re: 991 Speedster

    crayphile:
    Whoopsy:
    Porsche is jut making variants, different 'models', they Neve said anything one is bette than the other.

    Mclaren keep saying the old one is out now that a new one is better.

     

    Yes, but there has always been one rule for McLaren i.e bash them whatever they do, and another for more established brands. BTW have I told you that the 720S is the new R8 on Rennteam SmileySmiley?

     

    Oh god, RC is so gonna ban you for trashing his R8!!!!! Smiley

    Not me, as you know it, I bash Porsche plenty, as with Ferraris, not just McLaren. And my current favourite brand is AlfaSmiley

    But damn do I miss my 4C right now after spending 2 weeks away from home. That will be the first car I drive when I get home! Next will be my Aston. Then the Huracan. 

    Have I told you between Porsche and Manthey, they STILL haven't sort out logistics yet for my race weekend in Hockenheim coming up in less than one month? They still hasn't decide on which hotel we should be staying and didn't even have a booking yet.

     


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    Re: 991 Speedster

    Whoopsy:
    Have I told you between Porsche and Manthey, they STILL haven't sort out logistics yet for my race weekend in Hockenheim coming up in less than one month? They still hasn't decide on which hotel we should be staying and didn't even have a booking yet.

     

    That is not very characteristic. I have to tell you that my Exclusive "experience"( if you can call it that) with the GT3 Touring has been shambolic.


     
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