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Chris Harris drives the 991 GT3 enjoy

Chris Harris drives the 991 GT3 enjoy

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graemel

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5,265 posts

123 months

nsm3

2,702 posts

102 months

Wednesday 12th June 2013
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And stirs up the same can of worms that has been kicked around on here for 18 months.

mollytherocker

13,969 posts

115 months

Wednesday 12th June 2013
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The sound is incredible that's for sure!!

And there can be no doubt how quick it is!

But is it too easy? He said it himself. The arguments will rage on.

Alpinestars

3,705 posts

150 months

Wednesday 12th June 2013
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Looks fantastic, visually and as a racer.

Zyp

8,932 posts

95 months

Wednesday 12th June 2013
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'Makes the 997 GT3 feel ancient...'

And

'Once you've tried this engine you'll forget the Mezger ever existed...'

Ouch.
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Carl_Docklands

3,810 posts

168 months

Wednesday 12th June 2013
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Awww yeaaahhhh

Ekona

1,135 posts

108 months

Wednesday 12th June 2013
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Stunning. Do want so hard.

sJs

47 posts

98 months

Wednesday 12th June 2013
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Fantastic review.

Only negative - no manual.

Ummmh, will the new RS be available with a manual for the purists.............



Watch this space I think it might!!

neiljohnson

11,265 posts

113 months

Wednesday 12th June 2013
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Nice smile

mollytherocker

13,969 posts

115 months

Wednesday 12th June 2013
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sJs said:
Fantastic review.

Only negative - no manual.

Ummmh, will the new RS be available with a manual for the purists.............



Watch this space I think it might!!
I just can't see it. But let's hope.

Wozy68

4,156 posts

76 months

Wednesday 12th June 2013
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Chipper

780 posts

123 months

Wednesday 12th June 2013
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Impressed and looking forward.

sidicks

11,359 posts

127 months

Wednesday 12th June 2013
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Wow, great review - I wish I had one on order.

Oh, wait...!!!
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Sierra Mike

734 posts

101 months

Wednesday 12th June 2013
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Interesting review. I'm relieved that the steering is way better than on the regular Carrera since this was one of my biggest concerns. It's also interesting to note however that he compared the steering to the 991 Carrera but not the 997 GT3. I'm guessing that we'll see a lot more of the car over the next few weeks ... about time!

drmark

3,020 posts

92 months

Wednesday 12th June 2013
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Metzger engine was king of the Porsche world in its day (and its reign lasted longer than most) but the game has moved on it would seem. Can't wait to drive one of these but no longer a GT3 buyer - looking for different kicks now.

Pesty

35,282 posts

162 months

Wednesday 12th June 2013
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so much want.

DJWuk

1,453 posts

87 months

Wednesday 12th June 2013
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Zyp said:
'Makes the 997 GT3 feel ancient...'

And

'Once you've tried this engine you'll forget the Mezger ever existed...'

Ouch.
My immediate thoughts were how many owners of 997 GT3's who've been hanging on for a decent review, will now be ordering this model. If I had the funds and patience to wait for one, I would .

mollytherocker

13,969 posts

115 months

Wednesday 12th June 2013
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DJWuk said:
My immediate thoughts were how many owners of 997 GT3's who've been hanging on for a decent review, will now be ordering this model. If I had the funds and patience to wait for one, I would .
Is it not too late?

GRBF430F1

2,474 posts

76 months

Wednesday 12th June 2013
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Its still a split camp in that he didn't say he would personally buy one himself and he misses the manual aspect despite the fact its an incredible car.

Personally I think going back to a manual nowadays really does feel out of date and you have to move on with the times.
Not sure that demand will treble as he suggests as the turbo and turbo S have equally moved the game on as well and have even broader appeal if you are in the market for a 911.

Overall good review and happy to have placed order last week

V8KSN

3,601 posts

90 months

Wednesday 12th June 2013
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sidicks said:
Wow, great review - I wish I had one on order.

Oh, wait...!!!
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