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PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 3:36 pm    Post subject: GUARDS RED Reply with quote

Is guards red a bit "marmite" when it come to re-sale ?
 
  
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 3:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Good to me Thumb Carmine is also a good colour
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 3:58 pm    Post subject: Re: GUARDS RED Reply with quote

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Is guards red a bit "marmite" when it come to re-sale ?


It is ........... BUT ......... there's not than many around compared to the ubiquitous black, silver and grey examples so demand always matches supply.

A GR car would definitely not be shunned by 'the trade'.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 4:04 pm    Post subject: Re: GUARDS RED Reply with quote

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Is guards red a bit "marmite" when it come to re-sale ?


It is ........... BUT ......... there's not than many around compared to the ubiquitous black, silver and grey examples so demand always matches supply.

A GR car would definitely not be shunned by 'the trade'.


Guards Red is having a bit of a renaissance at the moment, possibly helped by being the launch colour on the 991.2 GT3. My number one criteria when purchasing my car was that it was Guards Red. Its took me over 18 months to find the right car. I'm under no illusion that it may take me a little longer to sell but there is a bum for every seat.

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 4:06 pm    Post subject: Re: GUARDS RED Reply with quote

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Is guards red a bit "marmite" when it come to re-sale ?


Not everyone wants the Brighter colours and some dealers use it as an excuse to offer lower figures but they would use another excuse if it was black or silver.

Yes it’s true that less people want them, but there are plenty that do want them. Especially traditional colours like guards. There are more bums than seats at the moment so it really is a case of buy what makes you smile Thumb
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 4:13 pm    Post subject: Re: GUARDS RED Reply with quote

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Guards Red is having a bit of a renaissance at the moment, possibly helped by being the launch colour on the 991.2 GT3. My number one criteria when purchasing my car was that it was Guards Red. Its took me over 18 months to find the right car. I'm under no illusion that it may take me a little longer to sell but there is a bum for every seat.

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Typed at the same time ...great minds and all that 😜
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 4:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The lack of colour choice in the 997 range is appalling. I like my colour nut would swap for a bright colour in a heart beat. Guards Red is a winner in my book
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 4:24 pm    Post subject: Re: GUARDS RED Reply with quote

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Is guards red a bit "marmite" when it come to re-sale ?


Having always searched for Guards, Speed yellow, Cream, White, id say the opposite is true, and these colours generally command a premium due to rarity.
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Dark blue, black, grey. Lol fetch the sick bucket. Grin Dont worry for a second gaurds will be hard to shift, it wont thumbsup
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 4:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

My preference of 'normal' colours, let's imagine I was looking for a GT3, would be:

Red
Yellow
Cobalt.....

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 4:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I think it is, although not as much as yellow. They both on my 'will not consider' list when buying. I find guards red a bit too bright. Carmine red on the other hand... Thumb
 
  
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 5:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 5:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Body Colour or any Non-Black centre consoles are normally seen as a big +
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 6:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It's up for sale just down the road from me and took my eye this afternoon.

2010 997 Carrera 3.6 15,000 miles Sport Chrono pack, heated seats, etc.
 



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PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 6:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Mine is GR and it took me a while to find one. Happily paid a premium for it too, as it had been a long wait.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 6:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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It's up for sale just down the road from me and took my eye this afternoon.

2010 997 Carrera 3.6 15,000 miles Sport Chrono pack, heated seats, etc.


That looks like a lovely car but considering they're not a Porsche Specialist they're charging a premium price - probably based on the low miles.

I note from their advert that they claim it would come with OPC warranty until 2019. Ask them how that works as officially if the car has been traded in to a dealer the warranty becomes void. It can only be transferred from a private seller to a private buyer.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 6:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It has also had 3 owners, last one owned it for only 5 months or so he lives about 1/2 mile down the road from me and has had more vehicles than I've had hot dinners.

They were keen to do a deal, but not a pushy as all the OPC's I have visited.

What would be a good price ?
 
  
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Is guards red a bit "marmite" when it come to re-sale ?


Works for me....
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It has also had 3 owners, last one owned it for only 5 months or so he lives about 1/2 mile down the road from me and has had more vehicles than I've had hot dinners.

They were keen to do a deal, but not a pushy as all the OPC's I have visited.

What would be a good price ?


3 owners, even if any were just for a short time, isn't an issue. For many it's a 'tick the box' car.

As they don't generally deal in Porsches I'm sure they'd be very keen to move it on even if only for a small profit.

They'd say quite rightly that the mileage is a big + but they may not realise that the 3.6 isn't as desirable as the 3.8 (S).

At an OPC with a 2 year warranty I'd still want some money off that asking price. If you could get it for £44k it would be a fair price for what looks like a cracking car. Sort the warranty situation out with them first though.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 7:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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It has also had 3 owners, last one owned it for only 5 months or so he lives about 1/2 mile down the road from me and has had more vehicles than I've had hot dinners.

They were keen to do a deal, but not a pushy as all the OPC's I have visited.

What would be a good price ?


3 owners, even if any were just for a short time, isn't an issue. For many it's a 'tick the box' car.

As they don't generally deal in Porsches I'm sure they'd be very keen to move it on even if only for a small profit.

They'd say quite rightly that the mileage is a big + but they may not realise that the 3.6 isn't as desirable as the 3.8 (S).

At an OPC with a 2 year warranty I'd still want some money off that asking price. If you could get it for £44k it would be a fair price for what looks like a cracking car. Sort the warranty situation out with them first though.


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 7:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I always prefer the brighter colour 911s proper bold porsche colours. that one is a stunner if its checks out with a ppi and you can get it for the right money grab it and enjoy it Thumb
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