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cliffbase
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 5:33 pm    Post subject: 997 turbo or 991s.... Reply with quote

I appreciate no one really knows, but there appear to be some fairly clued up folk on here, so if you were to ponder the following what would you go for & why?

Both cars are similar in money at a dealers (so have the usual features & price hikes).

2010 997 Turbo PDK, black with black, 50,000 miles, reasonable spec, 3 former keepers £68995.

http://www.jardinemotors.co.uk/used-cars/7210244-porsche-911-2dr-pdk/

2013 991 C2S PDK, Black with black, 19,500 miles, reasonable spec 2 former keepers £71,500.

http://www.jardinemotors.co.uk/used-cars/7014864-porsche-911-s-2dr-pdk/

New = better?
Turbo = Stronger residual?
997 = More a "proper"911?

I know there are many different dealers/cars for sale but if we were to concentrate on just these two.

Thoughts please Dont know
 
  
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 6:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Both good cars, and much a case of personal preference whether you prefer the look/interior of the newer car.

The 997 Turbo will undoubtedly hold its value better, even though the price seems a bit on the high side given the mileage and I'd be looking looking for a lower mileage - turbo prices at OPC's seem to be all over the place at the moment, but that's a good spec.
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 6:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

997 gen 2 turbo all day every day. Or the gen 1 turbo if it's low miles top spec etc.

Plus I couldn't care less about resale value.

The 997 will be a classic before long, that's why they've shot up in value.


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 6:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

997 Turbo - no explanation needed Thumb
 
  
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 6:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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997 Turbo - no explanation needed Thumb


I'll get there one day boba Smile
 
  
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 6:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Alfaian wrote:
Boba fett wrote:
997 Turbo - no explanation needed Thumb


I'll get there one day boba Smile


I know, and when you do, like it was for me - it will be worth it Thumb
 
  
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 6:27 pm    Post subject: Re: 997 turbo or 991s.... Reply with quote

cliffbase wrote:
I appreciate no one really knows, but there appear to be some fairly clued up folk on here, so if you were to ponder the following what would you go for & why?

Both cars are similar in money at a dealers (so have the usual features & price hikes).

2010 997 Turbo PDK, black with black, 50,000 miles, reasonable spec, 3 former keepers £68995.

http://www.jardinemotors.co.uk/used-cars/7210244-porsche-911-2dr-pdk/

2013 991 C2S PDK, Black with black, 19,500 miles, reasonable spec 2 former keepers £71,500.

http://www.jardinemotors.co.uk/used-cars/7014864-porsche-911-s-2dr-pdk/

New = better?
Turbo = Stronger residual?
997 = More a "proper"911?

I know there are many different dealers/cars for sale but if we were to concentrate on just these two.

Thoughts please Dont know


Is it a weekend car or a daily? Miles are higher on the Turbo but if its a weekend car that will balance out, plus the 991 will not feel as special.
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 6:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

997.1T manuals appear to be on the rise again!
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 6:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Graemep wrote:
Both good cars, and much a case of personal preference whether you prefer the look/interior of the newer car.

The 997 Turbo will undoubtedly hold its value better, even though the price seems a bit on the high side given the mileage and I'd be looking looking for a lower mileage - turbo prices at OPC's seem to be all over the place at the moment, but that's a good spec.


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I'd personally would go for the 991, just because if I want speed I'd take the Yamaha R1 out for a spin. Plus look at the design and development difference between the models, they're like night and day now.
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cliffbase
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 7:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks for the replies chaps.

Yes weekend weapon, so miles will indeed even out.

Not sure im brave enought to actually do it, but im tempted to change!

I guess the other thing is, the price is likely to stay stronger for the turbo, and if i plan on keeping it for a few years that would be better (my missus is rolling her eyes as I'm a frequent car changer!)
 
  
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 7:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sounds like a turbo is the one for you Smile
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 7:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

cliffbase wrote:
Thanks for the replies chaps.

Yes weekend weapon, so miles will indeed even out.

Not sure im brave enought to actually do it, but im tempted to change!

I guess the other thing is, the price is likely to stay stronger for the turbo, and if i plan on keeping it for a few years that would be better (my missus is rolling her eyes as I'm a frequent car changer!)


Turbo it is then Thumb

Look forward to the photos Smile
 
  
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 7:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

997 Turbo all day. I have a 2012 Turbo S and it's an absolute Joy. I feel the 997 will also hold its value better.
 
  
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 8:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ptabi wrote:
997 Turbo all day. I have a 2012 Turbo S and it's an absolute Joy. I feel the 997 will also hold its value better.


It will hold its value I think because a lot of people are buying them and not using them hoping for a quick buck.

I just like to enjoy my cars and having a turbo, worrying about the future value wouldn't enter my thoughts. I'd be like a kid in a sweet shop Grin
 
  
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 9:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Turbo would be the weekend choice.

Have you driven examples of either? May sound a bit obvious but you sometimes only think you know but there is only one way of knowing for sure.
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 9:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

997 turbo for me, I own a 1.5 tip and love it it feels special not that a 991 isn't look at the black turbo at harbour cars spec perfect and much less mileage, please buy it it will stop me looking 😂😂
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 9:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

997.2 turbo all day long, you won't be disappointed.
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 9:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

MNC911 wrote:
Graemep wrote:
Both good cars, and much a case of personal preference whether you prefer the look/interior of the newer car.

The 997 Turbo will undoubtedly hold its value better, even though the price seems a bit on the high side given the mileage and I'd be looking looking for a lower mileage - turbo prices at OPC's seem to be all over the place at the moment, but that's a good spec.


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I'd personally would go for the 991, just because if I want speed I'd take the Yamaha R1 out for a spin. Plus look at the design and development difference between the models, they're like night and day now.


I race Superbikes and also a trackday instructor.

On the road early in the morning without many cars around the R1 probably wouldn't see which way my turbo had gone.

They are seriously that quick especially with PDK.

0-60mph in 2.7secs have been achieved by the American car magazines.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 20, 2017 1:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

silvermilnec wrote:
997 turbo for me, I own a 1.5 tip and love it it feels special not that a 991 isn't look at the black turbo at harbour cars spec perfect and much less mileage, please buy it it will stop me looking 😂😂


I've seen that 997.2 turbo at harbour cars, nice spec and nice condition. It's got leather centre console and pdk surround, illuminated door sills and crested head rests. 28k miles, black on black 👌
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 20, 2017 4:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'd say that the mere fact that you are considering a Turbo makes you a 911 Turbo guy and thus that's what you should get. The question is then whether you want a 9971 tip or 9972 PDK. You should try and get a drive in both, as suggested above.
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