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Old 04 October 2017, 06:12 PM   #31  
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Very nice. Do Porsche keep tabs on their customers' flipping behaviour to control admission to the inner circle? Incredible brand power that they can not only charge what they do but control markets like this. I'm just worried that bubbles burst, but expensive cars remain gravity defying. Until they don't.
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Yep its pretty hard to get GT products. Ive bought 5 Porsches in 5 years with only 2 being GT3's and ive just ordered a 911 GTS in manual for the Mrs (a 2nd car for me really)

I wanted the last RS and didn't get one, I want the next RS and am staying "in" with them so to speak hence the new GTS purchase. When I got offered a GT3 I was even prepared to let it go for someone else to have it for the sake of a better chance of the RS but was told they couldn't guarantee me one although I have a good chance.

So yes residuals stay good and they keep the numbers pretty low which is a bonus if you can get one. That bubble may well burst but its going to need a recession to do it and I honestly don't think it will hit them that hard and I wont be selling it if that ever happens. I tend to disagree a sticker price new GT3 is overpriced when you consider the amount of supercars far higher priced it shames
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Old 04 October 2017, 06:38 PM   #32  
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Itís called Crayon which is a flat light grey colour. Just like primer but with a little bit of shine same sort of colour as the Sport Classic .............and Fiat 500ís
These colours are very 'in' just now. Audi does a slightly darker grey colour for the RSs. The Porsche looks cracking. Dream car.
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Itís neither itís crayon, a light grey

White looks good on a GT3 but still looks good on a turbo. I canít stand that pansy metallic white colour, that colour should stay on Audiís and not make its way on to a Porsche

Aha. I've seen crayon interiors but not paint, looks great anyway.

Thanks for your input.

I did enquire about the GT3.....I'm sure you can guess the response I got
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Ive traded for a couple more
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Don't think I'd choose the Green paintwork for myself, but Wow ! Just Wow !


How does it differ from the standard GT3 on the road? For fast road driving is the GT3 (yours looked stunning) not the better car? The RS being better for track work?


Must be great being in the position you're in to keep changing your Porsches the way you do. Very Jealous.
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After Dingledonger's experience, I personally wouldn't be showing both my house name and reg, but maybe you have that covered.
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Don't think I'd choose the Green paintwork for myself, but Wow ! Just Wow !


How does it differ from the standard GT3 on the road? For fast road driving is the GT3 (yours looked stunning) not the better car? The RS being better for track work?

Must be great being in the position you're in to keep changing your Porsches the way you do. Very Jealous.

Thanks, Believe it or not its just as road worthy as the GT3 in terms of compliance. ride quality just as good, rearward vision actually better as the spoiler is higher, There's even more tyre sidewall too for the odd uneven surface/pothole etc. The front end on the RS is amazing, it has so much turn in and grip at the front that it actually can make the rear feel looser than the GT3. I predict that the balance and poise on circuit will be quite a joy. They have doubled the spring rate over the last RS but somehow made it ride better. The green is the launch colour so most of the cars are green and its an RS so its not supposed to be subtle




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I wanted the green interior too with all the extra details so it kind of made me go green
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Very nice..... One day maybe....
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