GT4 RS breaks cover then...

GT4 RS breaks cover then...

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Dammit

3,793 posts

210 months

Wednesday 11th September 2019
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Also an RS:



And one of the best looking 911's due to the total lack of all the Halfords crap that afflicts the Cayman.

ChrisW.

6,386 posts

257 months

Wednesday 11th September 2019
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Taffy66 said:
Very, very special car..Minimum £100K with circa 460PS and hopefully the PDKS from the GT3 and not the standard overdriven PDK..Its the only potential new Porsche i'd consider changing my 991.2GT3 RS in for. Factor in potentially £120K for a well specced car which is £60K less than my new RS pretty good value.
With all the mods Have done, my GT4 stands me in at £112k ... accepted that I have all the parts I've removed that could be worth £15k ... subject to selling the nearly new PCCB's at a sensible price !

But for me the car is a kit that can always go back to standard.

The key question for me is will it have a proper GT3 engine ? If it does it could command a close to GT3 price creating an either / or choice at this level ....

I can't agree that I personally find the GT3 a harder car to drive than the GT4 ... particularly with RWS and the driver aids. P have worked very hard on this chassis ....

browngt3

1,411 posts

213 months

Wednesday 11th September 2019
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Dammit said:
Styling is a Boy racers wet dream, anyone over the age of 30 should know better.

It's vulgar.
So do you think the styling of the 718 GT4 is vulgar? The main difference here is the wing which is likely to test different configurations and won't look like that in production spec.

Interesting car, however if it is an RS unlikely to be in manual which is a shame

browngt3

1,411 posts

213 months

Wednesday 11th September 2019
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ChrisW. said:
With all the mods Have done, my GT4 stands me in at £112k ... accepted that I have all the parts I've removed that could be worth £15k ... subject to selling the nearly new PCCB's at a sensible price !

But for me the car is a kit that can always go back to standard.

The key question for me is will it have a proper GT3 engine ? If it does it could command a close to GT3 price creating an either / or choice at this level ....

I can't agree that I personally find the GT3 a harder car to drive than the GT4 ... particularly with RWS and the driver aids. P have worked very hard on this chassis ....
Almost certainly won't have a full fat GT3 engine. It will be pitched between GT4 and GT3 so around 450PS and £100k plus options plus Brexit surcharge. OPC phones will be red hot again tomorrow!

Ructions

4,705 posts

123 months

Wednesday 11th September 2019
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browngt3 said:
Interesting car, however if it is an RS unlikely to be in manual which is a shame
Why? I’d take PDK over manual any day of the week

anonymous-user

56 months

Wednesday 11th September 2019
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Dammit said:
Why's it got a number plate then.
It's on the public highway and it's a legal requirement.

ags11

570 posts

142 months

Wednesday 11th September 2019
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The sound will still be a bit disappointing?
They're still hampered more with the 718 than the 992 in this department I'd expect.

pete.g

1,527 posts

208 months

Wednesday 11th September 2019
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It's a matter of personal taste whether you like wings, scoops, louvres, etc, but I'd have to say this is not a car I'd want to drive on the road.

browngt3

1,411 posts

213 months

Wednesday 11th September 2019
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Ructions said:
browngt3 said:
Interesting car, however if it is an RS unlikely to be in manual which is a shame
Why? I’d take PDK over manual any day of the week
Yes, we're all different and I would take a manual any day of the week which is why all my cars are manual. Thankfully Porsche GT department still give us a choice. However, not so when it comes to RS models

PS2018

323 posts

75 months

Thursday 12th September 2019
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Looks interesting- what do we think on production numbers? Limited enough to have a plaque on the dashboard? Or just the usual ‘limited’ but we don’t really know how many units were produced...until the end of production?!

isaldiri

18,887 posts

170 months

Thursday 12th September 2019
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No stupid centrelocks I just noticed. That's a massive positive for the car imo....

Porsche911R

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21,146 posts

267 months

Thursday 12th September 2019
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people moan about a small wing on a track focused RS type car but go ga ga over the 993 RS

any way the T flat 6 Cayman will be on offer I guess.

GT3 for me has always stood for race car hence I disliked the T models I want my GT3 to look race like.



Edited by Porsche911R on Thursday 12th September 08:08

browngt3

1,411 posts

213 months

Thursday 12th September 2019
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Would take one if those over a GT4RS but its three times the price! I actually prefer the standard spoiler on the 993RS

JasonSteel

569 posts

98 months

Thursday 12th September 2019
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nice, but what now?

another 2 years of hype and speculation?

spin

ags11

570 posts

142 months

Thursday 12th September 2019
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pete.g said:
It's a matter of personal taste whether you like wings, scoops, louvres, etc, but I'd have to say this is not a car I'd want to drive on the road.
Yeah, I agree, unless you're gonna spend alot of time on track. If not, my 17 year old self would love it!

hunter 66

3,939 posts

222 months

Thursday 12th September 2019
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Yes and then when you hit 60 , you do not care anymore what others think ..... use my GT3RS as a daily , with the added benefit that the speed restrictor ( Wife ) does not like being in it .
Life is too short

TDT

4,979 posts

121 months

Thursday 12th September 2019
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This is a toy car for driving to and from a race track... to take it at face value. If you choose to drive it to Waitrose or McDonald Drive-Thru or to your normal Michelin-Starred establishment but then feel self conscious about it... you are the fool.
Who care was someone else thinks... P just said it....

hunter 66 said:
Life is too short

ags11

570 posts

142 months

Thursday 12th September 2019
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Absolutely, what others think is irrelevant, me included! Bravo to Porsche for giving us the choice.
That's the motivation for earning money - choice!

JayK12

2,325 posts

204 months

Thursday 12th September 2019
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Porsche911R said:
Dammit said:
Styling is a Boy racers wet dream, anyone over the age of 30 should know better.

It's vulgar.
RS= race car.
It's far from a race car.

I agree its horrid but maybe function over beauty, a more focused version of the GT4 that is faster on the road and track.

Glad Porsche are doing it, but the 981 GT4 RS renders I saw were way more pleasing to the eye.

IMI A

9,431 posts

203 months

Thursday 12th September 2019
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browngt3 said:
Would take one if those over a GT4RS but its three times the price! I actually prefer the standard spoiler on the 993RS
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