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Old 03-14-2018, 12:43 AM
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My favorite Spyder video. Even with subtitles is well worth it. Plus a comparison to the 911 cab at the end.

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Old 03-14-2018, 09:50 AM
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^ I particularly enjoyed his last comments at the end of the video about this not being a “woman’s car”
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Old 03-14-2018, 12:39 PM
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Originally Posted by MidEngineRules View Post
My favorite Spyder video. Even with subtitles is well worth it. Plus a comparison to the 911 cab at the end.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=29wS-04mbLU
Lol. A bad*ss mutherf****r by any other name...
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Old 03-14-2018, 01:51 PM
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Who needs subtitles?? It DUTCH!!!

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Old 03-14-2018, 02:27 PM
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Spyder all day long. To my eyes, 991 is too bulbous whereas Spyder is a classic in the making...there are many 911s which, judged solely on looks, are far superior to 991.
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Old 03-21-2018, 01:04 PM
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Just another point of view...I have a 987.1 Boxster S which I really like. I know it is nothing like a Spyder but I still love the way it drives and handles. But, I am selling it and moving to a 911. Reason, my wife feels claustrophobic with the top up and doesn't feel safe in it on the interstate. Top down on the back roads, she loves it. We test drove a 2013 911 Cab and she really liked that and didn't feel like it was too small with the top up. So for me, the choice would be an easy one, 911 C2S all day long. I will either get that or an '09 Turbo with a 6 speed manual. I think those cars are going to appreciate as they are the last of the Mezger engines with the newer electronics. I also think the 991.1 911's will hold their value as soon as folks realize they are the last naturally aspirated 911's that will probably ever be built (other than the exotics...).

Either way, you can't lose just like I can't. We are both arguing with our wives over WHICH PORSCHE to buy!!!
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Old 03-21-2018, 01:54 PM
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Using C2S cab and 'sexy' in the same sentence doesn't make any sense at all.
Spyder by a couple orders of magnitude.
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Old 03-22-2018, 02:15 AM
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interesting decision.

Both are nice.
The Spyder would be more "special"
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Old 03-22-2018, 03:29 PM
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Tell your wife one is subject to about $100k of deprecation if not more, the other one will appreciate over time. You can see what the 991.2 C2S trend line will look like by looking at 991.1, 997 and 996. Nice vehicle but at the weak end of Porsche sports cars.
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Old 03-22-2018, 08:08 PM
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Did they make a removable painted hard top option for the 991 911 Cabriolet? I saw a 996 or 997 with one today in the rain and it looked pretty cool. Not Spyder cool, but cool nonetheless.
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Old 03-23-2018, 09:09 AM
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How would your wife feel about taking the time to put down the Spyder top?
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Old 03-24-2018, 01:24 AM
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How would your wife feel about taking the time to put down the Spyder top?
There are probably a few women who wouldn't mind wrestling with the top, but they would be a tiny minority.
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Old 03-25-2018, 12:36 AM
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This thread is hilarious. What kind of answers do you expect from a Boxster/Cayman forum? Spyder for sure. Far more rare than the 991. And it has a 991 engine and styling bits from the GT line. But Iím not biased at all. Iíve never experienced the Spyder either, just itís hard top cousin.

if the Spyder is also GT shifter and clutch, which I think it is, even better.

991 manual is 7MT which is kind of weird. And non GT clutch and shifter are more squishy feeling I think.
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Old 03-25-2018, 12:39 AM
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Originally Posted by DGPanny View Post
Just another point of view...I have a 987.1 Boxster S which I really like. I know it is nothing like a Spyder but I still love the way it drives and handles. But, I am selling it and moving to a 911. Reason, my wife feels claustrophobic with the top up and doesn't feel safe in it on the interstate. Top down on the back roads, she loves it. We test drove a 2013 911 Cab and she really liked that and didn't feel like it was too small with the top up. So for me, the choice would be an easy one, 911 C2S all day long. I will either get that or an '09 Turbo with a 6 speed manual. I think those cars are going to appreciate as they are the last of the Mezger engines with the newer electronics. I also think the 991.1 911's will hold their value as soon as folks realize they are the last naturally aspirated 911's that will probably ever be built (other than the exotics...).

Either way, you can't lose just like I can't. We are both arguing with our wives over WHICH PORSCHE to buy!!!
981 does not feel like a small car. The Cayman actually feels quite big. Not sure about the impression in a Boxster.
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Old 03-25-2018, 10:12 AM
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Next to my 996 Turbo cab, the Boxster Spyder looks wider and longer wheelbased.
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