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LaSource
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 19, 2017 11:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Cheib wrote:
Disco wrote:
Cheib wrote:
If the deposit I was invited to place last week does turn into an allocation I'll be going "R Spec" though am tempted to go with the Cage because on 991.1 and 997.2 it makes such a huge difference to prices.


Objectively, if you have bucket seats then you have to be pretty insane not to specify Clubsport in my opinion. The reason is of course because it is one of very few things that Porsche do not charge you extra for and because the cage bolts in. If you don't want a cage : spec it, tell them to unbolt it before handover then store it along with the harness and extinguisher (which arrive at the OPC in boxes anyway). Should you resell : you have a Clubsport (which is important as a non-CS doesn't have the mounting plates for the cage) for the premium residual and it has cost you nothing more than a corner of your garage. Or you can sell the cage, harness and extinguisher on eBay for free money and your car still has the option code and cage mounting points if you subsequently sell.


That's a good point and certainly worth considering if my deposit turns into an firm allocation.

Main decision will be

Cage/No Cage
Folding/Full Buckets
Colour

First world problems!

Interesting my OPC sales chap said everyone who either has an allocation or is in with a shout wants a manual car.


Lol - if that is strictly true then perhaps the rare PDK version will be worth more on the used market Smile

...I agree overall though. Every forum I look at seems to be leading on the manual option. For me its the clear differentiator Porsche have at the moment over the rest of the market.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 27, 2017 8:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Evening chaps,

Can you spec parking sensors on the Gen 2? Trivial as it may sound but backing a GT3 into a tight space whilst peering through a cage and spoiler isn't much fun!

Oh and for what it's worth despite having an OPC 991.1 GT3 both my letters of intent fell on deaf ears. And yes, I would go manual if I had the choice! Thumb
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 27, 2017 8:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

TheGT3ofDC wrote:
Evening chaps,

Can you spec parking sensors on the Gen 2?


No sensors but a reversing camera is available.
 
  
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 30, 2017 9:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

TheGT3ofDC wrote:
Evening chaps,

Oh and for what it's worth despite having an OPC 991.1 GT3 both my letters of intent fell on deaf ears. And yes, I would go manual if I had the choice! Thumb


If rumours are to be believed, that is exactly why it fell on deaf ears - supposedly they are 'sharing the love'! Assuming you got your 991.1 GT3 new that is.
 
  
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 30, 2017 9:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have a build slot now for July and collection Sept 1st/ish, going to be a loooong wait Sad
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 30, 2017 11:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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I have a build slot now for July and collection Sept 1st/ish, going to be a loooong wait Sad


Congratulations ! Might be a long wait but nobody will getting one any quicker.
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PostPosted: Sat May 13, 2017 8:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Production date from P is now 15 Sept Tumble Weed Sad

But looking on the bright side at least I'm getting a car yes
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PostPosted: Sat May 13, 2017 8:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Sat May 13, 2017 8:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Kryton wrote:
Production date from P is now 15 Sept Tumble Weed Sad

But looking on the bright side at least I'm getting a car yes


Good stuff...you'll get the car 5-6 weeks later.
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