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graemel

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101 months

nsm3

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80 months

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And stirs up the same can of worms that has been kicked around on here for 18 months.

mollytherocker

10,830 posts

93 months

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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

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128 months

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Looks fantastic, visually and as a racer.

Zyp

7,491 posts

73 months

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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

3,158 posts

146 months

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Awww yeaaahhhh

Ekona

752 posts

86 months

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Stunning. Do want so hard.

sJs

36 posts

76 months

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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

10,785 posts

91 months

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Nice smile

mollytherocker

10,830 posts

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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

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54 months

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Chipper

750 posts

101 months

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Impressed and looking forward.

sidicks

5,500 posts

105 months

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Wow, great review - I wish I had one on order.

Oh, wait...!!!
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Sierra Mike

628 posts

79 months

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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

2,115 posts

70 months

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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

30,216 posts

140 months

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so much want.

DJWuk

1,169 posts

65 months

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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

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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

1,272 posts

54 months

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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

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sidicks said:
Wow, great review - I wish I had one on order.

Oh, wait...!!!
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