718 GT4 UK Allocations

718 GT4 UK Allocations

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renga

44 posts

118 months

Monday 23rd May
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Silly question...anyone done the French ferry crossing to Calais or Dunkirk? Can the gt4 get on board safely with no bottoming out?

Zee Germanz

34 posts

72 months

Monday 23rd May
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kmpowell said:
If mine is anything to go by then yours sounds about right, my CP8 (build completion) slipped from 11th March to 27th May, so a two month slippage.
Cheers.

Zushi

3 posts

2 months

Monday 23rd May
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kmpowell said:
If mine is anything to go by then yours sounds about right, my CP8 (build completion) slipped from 11th March to 27th May, so a two month slippage.
My GTS was April, now looking like July, so 3 months for me. It happens when it happens....

Chris-uwuk9

2 posts

1 month

Tuesday 24th May
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If you got an allocation and go down the finance route, at what point would you have to setup the finance agreement / pay the rest of your deposit? If dealer's are now allocating based on who is taking out porsche finance, is there anything stopping you going to your own provider at the very last minute or paying it in full?

Armitage.Shanks

1,355 posts

63 months

Tuesday 24th May
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Chris-uwuk9 said:
If you got an allocation and go down the finance route, at what point would you have to setup the finance agreement / pay the rest of your deposit? If dealer's are now allocating based on who is taking out porsche finance, is there anything stopping you going to your own provider at the very last minute or paying it in full?
I think the point was if you go down the finance route to maintain a relationship with the dealer for the next car they may 'offer' you. If you pay it off or take your own out and don't intend buying another car from Porsche then fill your boots.

GT4PDK

29 posts

2 months

Wednesday 25th May
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philj said:
It’s more than front end but not full, I think they call it track pack. Also includes a ceramic coating on top.
Thanks Phil.

After 4 weeks mine is finally going in for full PPF today and should be back late next week. For ceramic coating I was recommended car pro cquartz over the cartec si carbon. I’ve heard both are very good products but think car pro edges the cartec.

renga

44 posts

118 months

Wednesday 25th May
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GT4PDK said:
Thanks Phil.

After 4 weeks mine is finally going in for full PPF today and should be back late next week. For ceramic coating I was recommended car pro cquartz over the cartec si carbon. I’ve heard both are very good products but think car pro edges the cartec.
After 4 weeks of it completing build?

VTECMatt

956 posts

216 months

Wednesday 25th May
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Daft question maybe but I’m new to Porsche but looking for a GT4 and can’t find the one I want in the used market. Can you still order them? Is having PDK a must for resale as want a manual.

Thanks for your help.

av185

16,039 posts

105 months

Wednesday 25th May
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VTECMatt said:
Daft question maybe but I’m new to Porsche but looking for a GT4 and can’t find the one I want in the used market. Can you still order them? Is having PDK a must for resale as want a manual.

Thanks for your help.
You will probably struggle to get a new one now tbh depending on your buying history.

PDK not a must for resale.

What spec are you after?

VTECMatt

956 posts

216 months

Wednesday 25th May
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VTECMatt said:
av185 said:
VTECMatt said:
Daft question maybe but I’m new to Porsche but looking for a GT4 and can’t find the one I want in the used market. Can you still order them? Is having PDK a must for resale as want a manual.

Thanks for your help.
You will probably struggle to get a new one now tbh depending on your buying history.

PDK not a must for resale.

What spec are you after?
I’ve never bought one before although nearly did few years back.

Manual, Crayon, CF Bucket Seats that’s about it, rest I’m not bothered about. I’m gutted as missed out on one few months back which I loved but didn’t have CF seats so hesitated. Sold next day frown Guildford have one but not with CF seats and 3k more expensive.

av185

16,039 posts

105 months

Wednesday 25th May
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VTECMatt said:
VTECMatt said:
av185 said:
VTECMatt said:
Daft question maybe but I’m new to Porsche but looking for a GT4 and can’t find the one I want in the used market. Can you still order them? Is having PDK a must for resale as want a manual.

Thanks for your help.
You will probably struggle to get a new one now tbh depending on your buying history.

PDK not a must for resale.

What spec are you after?
I’ve never bought one before although nearly did few years back.

Manual, Crayon, CF Bucket Seats that’s about it, rest I’m not bothered about. I’m gutted as missed out on one few months back which I loved but didn’t have CF seats so hesitated. Sold next day frown Guildford have one but not with CF seats and 3k more expensive.
Biggest problem with that car is the 18 way seats and lack of extended leather with placcy dash and door tops.

Looks expensive for a comfort and fairly basic spec.

VTECMatt

956 posts

216 months

Wednesday 25th May
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Feels like a mine field, the options list is huge so really don’t know what ‘is’ expected. Only had a handful of options on my last two current cars biggrin Think I need to spend more time on looking for what I want before diving in.

Will message some dealers to see if I can get an allocation too.

VTECMatt

956 posts

216 months

Wednesday 25th May
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Thank you for your help.

av185

16,039 posts

105 months

Wednesday 25th May
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No problem. thumbup

GT4PDK

29 posts

2 months

Thursday 26th May
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renga said:
After 4 weeks of it completing build?
The PPF guy and detailer have been fully booked up until now. Needed paint correction before the PPF could be applied as there’s a far amount of swirl marks and a few light scratches over the paint and that’s from new.

philj

74 posts

202 months

Thursday 26th May
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GT4PDK said:
renga said:
After 4 weeks of it completing build?
The PPF guy and detailer have been fully booked up until now. Needed paint correction before the PPF could be applied as there’s a far amount of swirl marks and a few light scratches over the paint and that’s from new.
Very similar to mine. I am collecting tomorrow. I am sure it will be worth the wait.

Benelux

89 posts

8 months

Thursday 26th May
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VTECMatt said:
Feels like a mine field, the options list is huge so really don’t know what ‘is’ expected. Only had a handful of options on my last two current cars biggrin Think I need to spend more time on looking for what I want before diving in.

Will message some dealers to see if I can get an allocation too.
If it helps, last year I was looking for either a 25 or a GT4. I was a non Porsche owner. I contacted every OPC south of Newcastle and the only one that would allow me to order a GT4 was Reading.

GT4PDK

29 posts

2 months

Thursday 26th May
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philj said:
Very similar to mine. I am collecting tomorrow. I am sure it will be worth the wait.
Thank mate. Just looking forward to getting her back and being able to go out without the worry of stone chips.

It’s in very capable hands so glad I waited for the job to be done right!

You must be excited about getting yours back now. Any weekend trips planned?

philj

74 posts

202 months

Thursday 26th May
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GT4PDK said:
philj said:
Very similar to mine. I am collecting tomorrow. I am sure it will be worth the wait.
Thank mate. Just looking forward to getting her back and being able to go out without the worry of stone chips.

It’s in very capable hands so glad I waited for the job to be done right!

You must be excited about getting yours back now. Any weekend trips planned?
It’s not so much a case of me getting it back, as not taken delivery yet! The paintwork on mine looked fine to me from factory, but wanted the car PPFd from new. The supplying OPC has taken care of everything but, due to work volumes with the PPF installers and my work commitments, it’s taken a bit longer than originally envisaged.
No specific trips planned just want to get the miles racked up quickly to get the car run in so I can enjoy it properly over the summer. Only one more sleep to go!
bounce

Geoff39GL

486 posts

114 months

Thursday 26th May
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VTECMatt said:
VTECMatt said:
av185 said:
VTECMatt said:
Daft question maybe but I’m new to Porsche but looking for a GT4 and can’t find the one I want in the used market. Can you still order them? Is having PDK a must for resale as want a manual.

Thanks for your help.
You will probably struggle to get a new one now tbh depending on your buying history.

PDK not a must for resale.

What spec are you after?
I’ve never bought one before although nearly did few years back.

Manual, Crayon, CF Bucket Seats that’s about it, rest I’m not bothered about. I’m gutted as missed out on one few months back which I loved but didn’t have CF seats so hesitated. Sold next day frown Guildford have one but not with CF seats and 3k more expensive.
Porsche Wolverhampton have one, nice spec, its done 9k miles but otherwise nice car.