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6appeal
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 24, 2018 5:41 pm    Post subject: 992 order... Reply with quote

Had the phone call from the dealer today offering deal for my 991.2 at 2.5yrs 50k miles and reserving order for the 992 for 1st April collection... release and confirmation of build detail February.

Roll on the Nov LA motor show.

Am liking that the base carrera will have the same wide body as the rest of the range.
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 25, 2018 12:14 am    Post subject: Re: 992 order... Reply with quote

6appeal wrote:
1st April collection...


Surprised



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sideways
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 25, 2018 6:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

You got way more details than me!
I’ve just pre ordered a 4S and been told “2nd quarter”.
Already a little bit impatient!

They want to wait till delivery month for a part ex value on mine.
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 26, 2018 9:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yup, needless to say nothing firm, but a sensible ball-park.
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 27, 2018 1:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sideways, that's the way OPC's play it. I placed my order for 997 in first quarter 2004 when images appeared in Autocar magazine. They will offer you buttons on your Porsche trade in and there attitude is "You owe us £70K next week its up to you how you pay it so take px or bank transfer full amount".
 
  
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 29, 2018 9:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

GARY S wrote:
Sideways, that's the way OPC's play it. I placed my order for 997 in first quarter 2004 when images appeared in Autocar magazine. They will offer you buttons on your Porsche trade in and there attitude is "You owe us £70K next week its up to you how you pay it so take px or bank transfer full amount".

Ha! So right Gary.
I’m tempted to offer it around earlier and force their hand. I have other cars so a month or two in March/April without a 911 won’t be too hard.
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 29, 2018 11:04 pm    Post subject: Re: 992 order... Reply with quote

HSC911 wrote:
6appeal wrote:
1st April collection...


Surprised



Grin


Indeed. And for one obvious reason, 1st April 2019 might, or might not look very different for UK businesses, particularly one importing from the EU.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 14, 2018 7:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Anyone know if the Manual will be 6-speed or 7-speed?

If they go back to 6-speed and get rid of the "slant", it would be a lot more tempting than it's predecessor 991.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 14, 2018 4:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Poker2009 wrote:
Anyone know if the Manual will be 6-speed or 7-speed?

If they go back to 6-speed and get rid of the "slant", it would be a lot more tempting than it's predecessor 991.

I don't know the answer but 7 is better than 6... right! Grin
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 14, 2018 4:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

sideways wrote:
Poker2009 wrote:
Anyone know if the Manual will be 6-speed or 7-speed?

If they go back to 6-speed and get rid of the "slant", it would be a lot more tempting than it's predecessor 991.

I don't know the answer but 7 is better than 6... right! Grin


991R went back to 6, so I think 6 must be better.
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