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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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5,250 posts

122 months

nsm3

2,697 posts

101 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

13,862 posts

114 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

3,588 posts

149 months

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

Zyp

8,864 posts

94 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

3,803 posts

167 months

Wednesday 12th June 2013
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Awww yeaaahhhh

Ekona

1,126 posts

107 months

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

sJs

47 posts

97 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

11,262 posts

112 months

Wednesday 12th June 2013
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Nice smile

mollytherocker

13,862 posts

114 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

4,109 posts

75 months

Wednesday 12th June 2013
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Chipper

780 posts

122 months

Wednesday 12th June 2013
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Impressed and looking forward.

sidicks

11,175 posts

126 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

100 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

2,990 posts

91 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

35,095 posts

161 months

Wednesday 12th June 2013
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so much want.

DJWuk

1,447 posts

86 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

13,862 posts

114 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

2,449 posts

75 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

3,571 posts

89 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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