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Old 12-30-2017, 02:54 PM
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As of today the .2GT3 is the superior car. Also if I'm spending 200k on a car, I want new over used.
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Old 12-30-2017, 02:59 PM
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Originally Posted by drdonger View Post
You are basically getting an RS for 195k. If your .2 GT3 is a pdk then get the RS. If your .2 GT3 is a manual and you prefer manual, then keep the GT3.
Yep. For me, it's all about the transmission. Manual or nothing. If you are a PDK guy, give the RS a shot. The engine is stout, and you seem interested.
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Old 12-30-2017, 03:00 PM
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Thanks for all the feedback and comments. I have had the GT3 since October. It is a PDK with LWB's and PCCB. The MSRP is $220K for the RS. Not sure what I'm going to do with my GT car. I'm not a big track guy but make it out 2-3 times a year.. I have owned lots of turbo's but this is my first GT car and I did enjoy the 300 miles I put on the car before winter hit in Michigan. I have a 2017 TTS as a DD that I love. I think the GT3/RS is an iconic looking car and wouldn't mind owning one but I think they are on the decline value wise. Just wanted to hear some pro's and con's on the deal. I'm leaning toward keeping the .2
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Old 12-30-2017, 03:03 PM
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Originally Posted by 0to60 View Post
As of today the .2GT3 is the superior car. Also if I'm spending 200k on a car, I want new over used.
I'd stay with the .2GT3, particularly if there's a preference for MT. As an aside, women friends have commented they abhor the RS wing, so if you're a single guy with one Porsche, do you want a female passenger or not?
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Originally Posted by WernerE View Post
I'd stay with the .2GT3, particularly if there's a preference for MT. As an aside, women friends have commented they abhor the RS wing, so if you're a single guy with one Porsche, do you want a female passenger or not?

a few screws and the RS wing comes off easily

OP- I'd enjoy your Gt3 for a bit and then if you get the RS itch, get yourself the 991.2 RS

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Old 12-30-2017, 03:13 PM
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I love the PDK, I'm sold on it. As far as the RS, it's love/hate when it comes to looks. It's a constant "evolution" with small changes that add up with the newer GT cars. PAG was able to generate 30% more downforce with the .2GT3. The only thing the current RS has over the new GT3 is the wider stance, I love how wide the current RS is. I'm sure the next RS is going to have a lot of little "tweaks" that will then be the clearly superior car. My .2GT3 is being specked by myself and is a keeper. Lastly I realize the RS will hold value better, but I will be buried in my GT3 and drive it in the afterlife.
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Old 12-30-2017, 03:37 PM
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Originally Posted by Dr.Bill View Post
Everything about the 2018 is better, so it comes down to if you want the RS badge or not.
Perfectly said.
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Originally Posted by 0to60 View Post
I love the PDK, I'm sold on it. As far as the RS, it's love/hate when it comes to looks. It's a constant "evolution" with small changes that add up with the newer GT cars. PAG was able to generate 30% more downforce with the .2GT3. The only thing the current RS has over the new GT3 is the wider stance, I love how wide the current RS is. I'm sure the next RS is going to have a lot of little "tweaks" that will then be the clearly superior car. My .2GT3 is being specked by myself and is a keeper. Lastly I realize the RS will hold value better, but I will be buried in my GT3 and drive it in the afterlife.
RS downforce is way ahead of .2 GT3. I think they mean .2 GT3 is 30% over the .1GT3 not .1 RS. Tyres are wider, feel is rawer. The RS has a lot of important details that add up to more than the sum of its parts. As others have said, it’s an RS. Spec’ing your own car has a value if you will keep it long term though - then, stick with the car you like and resale value based on what the market thinks of your car is irrelevant. It’s what you think that becomes all-important.
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let me give you an unbiased opinion and I don't track my personal cars
i owned a .1 GT3 for 2 years
and a .1 RS for 1 year
I have the opportunity to get both .2 GT3 and .2 RS , but I am skipping the .2 GT3
Reason: RS is an RS . RS feels more beastly and more planted than GT3 .The sound of the scoops sucking air is special by itself The presence of the RS sitting in the garage is different than GT3
Both are great cars and I am not taking away anything from .2 GT3 , but this is my opinion
hope this will help
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Originally Posted by pitt911 View Post
The presence of the RS sitting in the garage is different than GT3
Exact feeling here.....
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Originally Posted by carnut52 View Post
Thanks for all the feedback and comments. I have had the GT3 since October. It is a PDK with LWB's and PCCB. The MSRP is $220K for the RS. Not sure what I'm going to do with my GT car. I'm not a big track guy but make it out 2-3 times a year.. I have owned lots of turbo's but this is my first GT car and I did enjoy the 300 miles I put on the car before winter hit in Michigan. I have a 2017 TTS as a DD that I love. I think the GT3/RS is an iconic looking car and wouldn't mind owning one but I think they are on the decline value wise. Just wanted to hear some pro's and con's on the deal. I'm leaning toward keeping the .2
The dealer cant sell at all that RS for cash 220k MSRP
nor discounted 195k that is asking you
(partially in 25k cash and partially offering
to you the whole 170k MSRP for your Used .2GT3)

but at the same time he thinks he can get that 195k for the RS
selling your .2GT3 at 170k to someone
plus your 25k cash

that means that RS doesn't
have a market for discounted 195k cash
or it would have been already sold it
nor offered to you

ok he looks desperate, ok its Christmas time, but even charity for the dealers now??

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Old 12-30-2017, 11:58 PM
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"The 2018 Gt3 is better than the 991.1 GT3 RS"- No one that's ever spent time driving or owned a 991.1 RS. IMHO the 4.0 in the RS is about as close to automotive nirvana as it gets. A couple hundred more RPMs and a smoother engine doesn't remotely equate to a more fun driving experience for me... and since when did sterility become an advantage in the car world? Errr any world come to think of it. Go for the RS and don't look back. Take the wing off if it bothers you, an RS without wing is almost more subtle than a GT3 with one.
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Old 12-31-2017, 09:40 AM
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Originally Posted by goin2drt View Post
And the next GT car will be better than that so do you want the “for now” better car and keep chasing that or do you want the lower production best RS car out for now. If you are getting $25k over that to me is the golden ticket. You get someone else just burning money and handing it to you and you get an already depreciated beast of a car. Personally I would do it all day long. Your GT3 will never be worth $25k over sticker, ever.

I think he is paying $25k plus giving up his car, correct?
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Old 12-31-2017, 09:46 AM
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Originally Posted by WernerE View Post
I'd stay with the .2GT3, particularly if there's a preference for MT. As an aside, women friends have commented they abhor the RS wing, so if you're a single guy with one Porsche, do you want a female passenger or not?
thats what his turbo is for....

I would get the RS....or wait for the 991.2 RS
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