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teaboy
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 07, 2017 9:02 am    Post subject: To Change or not to Change that is the question... Reply with quote

I'm coming to the end of the Finance deal on my 2015 991 Carrera 4S GTS (white). I'm tempted to either:

a) Pay off the GTS and keep it
b) Change to a 911 Turbo Cabriolet (same year)

I haven't yet run the numbers but I suspect it'll cost me another £20k to do so.

What are people's thoughts?
 
  
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 07, 2017 2:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

GTS is a very nice car but if you have an itch and can afford to scratch it, then scratch away. Either way you'll have a great car!
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 07, 2017 2:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Option A, and own the car
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 07, 2017 2:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Stay with the GTS
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 07, 2017 7:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Endex wrote:
GTS is a very nice car but if you have an itch and can afford to scratch it, then scratch away.


Agree on principle, but if it was me, would hold onto the GTS and wait to see what the 992 brings.
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 08, 2017 8:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Option B for me
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 09, 2017 10:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I would go with your gut.
Both are fantastic 911's either way, so changing back won't be impossible. It's only money after all!

Personally I like a change and to experience something new. Not always better but hey it's all about the journey, right Thumb
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 09, 2017 10:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

If you are asking the question then clearly it's time to change. In my experience once the itch strikes nothing will make it go away again!

So many interesting cars, so little time... and life is short!

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 09, 2017 11:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Assuming your GTS is a coupe if so different cars. Seems that just thinking about it is enough to make it happen. You can always get another GTS later if you hanker after a NA.
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 09, 2017 11:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

B for me matey....
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 09, 2017 3:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

B for me....then you would be known as Turboteaboy!

Just sounds better than teaboy, then again, everything sounds better with a turbo in it! Thumb
 
  
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 09, 2017 4:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Keep the GTS
 
  
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 09, 2017 11:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Take money / logic out of it... Imagine yourself driving both. Which gives the bigger grin? Do that.

It sounds as if both are viable for you, and therefore logic will just muddy the water.
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 09, 2017 11:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

You’ll gain atomic power but you’ll lose the sweet sound of the NA exhaust note. Is the GTS a Convertible?
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 13, 2017 9:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

No the GTS is Coupe
 
  
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 14, 2017 12:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Surely with the depreciation (or lack of it) youd be mad not to buy the GTS outright?
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 15, 2017 4:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Last of the NA GTS...... Keep it, no brainer!
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 15, 2017 4:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Neither to be honest, but if the Turbo was a coupe then that.
 
  
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 23, 2017 5:05 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Decision made - paid off the GTS - reason being I couldn't justify the additional outlay for a car that I don't drive very often - plus I think the GTS will hold it's value better.
 
  
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