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Old 07-22-2018, 06:30 AM
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I think the 600LT will buck the trend.. this car is astonishing value for money, it's a full-exotic or quasi-hypercar at gt3RS money. I'll be participating in the mclaren rally for pebble beach next month and really hoping they bring it so I can try it. It's absolutely sick to look at also.. beautiful details. This at $250k vs Senna at $1M?.. or this vs almost any car below $500k.. amazing stuff. Well done mclaren
Certainly hit a home run with the 600lt. I think many will buy it just for the cool exhaust alone.
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Old 07-22-2018, 06:50 AM
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600 lt is nice looking but the 3.8 turbo and the front headlights design is a no go
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Old 07-22-2018, 12:05 PM
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Originally Posted by fxz View Post
600 lt is nice looking but the 3.8 turbo and the front headlights design is a no go

Why is the 3.8 turbo a "no-go" for you? Thing is unreal amazing...makes Porsches 3.8tt unit seem a little clinical as well...
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Old 07-22-2018, 12:41 PM
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600 lt is nice looking but the 3.8 turbo and the front headlights design is a no go
I used to think that way. But as long as I already have or keep a manual 991.2 GT3 in the stable, Iím open to adding turbo alternatives, as long as they are sub-3000 lbs and track ready. 570s/600LT headlights, donít love them either, but as long as the power to weight ratio is where I want, Iím willing to make sacrifices over aesthetics. I prefer the 720s headlights, though most people seems to think opposite (most love the 570 headlights and hate the 720 headlights).
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Old 07-23-2018, 08:55 AM
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Certainly hit a home run with the 600lt. I think many will buy it just for the cool exhaust alone.
I don't know, for me the car is a bit nothing. Would need to drive it to want to pull the trigger on it, which is unlikely to happen. Going to pull my deposit on one today and skip it.
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Old 07-23-2018, 09:06 AM
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I don't know, for me the car is a bit nothing. Would need to drive it to want to pull the trigger on it, which is unlikely to happen. Going to pull my deposit on one today and skip it.
Im curious- in what way does it not meet expectations? Itís a baby 675lt with a unique exhaust, not sure what more could be expected from this platform?
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Old 07-23-2018, 12:20 PM
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Originally Posted by NateOZ View Post
I don't know, for me the car is a bit nothing. Would need to drive it to want to pull the trigger on it, which is unlikely to happen. Going to pull my deposit on one today and skip it.

Drive a 675lt before you pull it...as I mentioned before, I could almost care less about Porsche's GT offerings after having driven the 675 LT in anger and then owning a 650s which has sidelined my 991.1 GT3rs completely which just sits in a warehouse now...this coming from a die hard Porsche guy. Doesn't mean it is definitely for you, but it's definitely worth investigating a little more if vehicle dynamics are your concern. If it's aesthetic or otherwise, thats always to each his own of course.
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Old 07-23-2018, 02:49 PM
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Originally Posted by sechsgang
Drive a 675lt before you pull it...as I mentioned before, I could almost care less about Porsche's GT offerings after having driven the 675 LT in anger and then owning a 650s which has sidelined my 991.1 GT3rs completely which just sits in a warehouse now...this coming from a die hard Porsche guy. Doesn't mean it is definitely for you, but it's definitely worth investigating a little more if vehicle dynamics are your concern. If it's aesthetic or otherwise, thats always to each his own of course.
I'm not surprised about your comments on the 675, that's a no brainer to me, but I'm a little surprised your 650S has your 3RS sidelined. Guess I need to drive one. Though, I've been holding out until I'm in a position to buy the 675LT.
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Originally Posted by GT3 View Post


I used to think that way. But as long as I already have or keep a manual 991.2 GT3 in the stable, Iím open to adding turbo alternatives, as long as they are sub-3000 lbs and track ready. 570s/600LT headlights, donít love them either, but as long as the power to weight ratio is where I want, Iím willing to make sacrifices over aesthetics. I prefer the 720s headlights, though most people seems to think opposite (most love the 570 headlights and hate the 720 headlights).
I love the 570S/600LT headlights!
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Old 07-23-2018, 05:27 PM
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Originally Posted by dewilmoth View Post
I'm not surprised about your comments on the 675, that's a no brainer to me, but I'm a little surprised your 650S has your 3RS sidelined. Guess I need to drive one. Though, I've been holding out until I'm in a position to buy the 675LT.

The GT3rs is fun if you're out and able to bang off shifts at WOT all day, which is pretty much never...and then it has it's annoyances as being a quasi race-ish car when you're just putting around. The 650s is fun even at slow speeds, has more of the creature stuff thats nice and then when you can get into the power, lord is it unlike anything else.
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Old 07-23-2018, 06:00 PM
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Originally Posted by sechsgang View Post
The GT3rs is fun if you're out and able to bang off shifts at WOT all day, which is pretty much never...and then it has it's annoyances as being a quasi race-ish car when you're just putting around. The 650s is fun even at slow speeds, has more of the creature stuff thats nice and then when you can get into the power, lord is it unlike anything else.
am a die hard porschephile
do not own any mac
driven many mac
you are right on
when mac matures more as a fully fledged car company, ferrari and porsche have a LOT to fear for.
not everyone wants to drive fast all day long and not everyone wants to track their cars and not everyone care about winning LeMans either!
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Old 07-23-2018, 06:26 PM
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Originally Posted by mooty View Post
am a die heard porschephile
do not own mac
driven many mac
you are right on
when mac matures more as a fully fledged car company, ferrari and porsche has a LOT to fear for.
not everyone wants to drive fast all day long and not everyone wants to track their cars and not everyone care about winning LeMans either!

Exactly this!
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Old 07-23-2018, 06:27 PM
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Originally Posted by sechsgang View Post
The GT3rs is fun if you're out and able to bang off shifts at WOT all day, which is pretty much never...and then it has it's annoyances as being a quasi race-ish car when you're just putting around. The 650s is fun even at slow speeds, has more of the creature stuff thats nice and then when you can get into the power, lord is it unlike anything else.
just opening the doors is an event in the Macca. I love My GT cars but most of my passengers do not agree, if I weren't such a track hound I would go with something else. 8 Track days with my .2 Touring and haven't added oil and zero problems just add gas and go, truly spoiled with this car but I have a feeling the Maccas will take a lot of customers away from the GT crowd, much better road car and the LTs will be killer on track, just not bulletproof like the boys from Zuff.
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Old 07-23-2018, 08:03 PM
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For those of you who don't subscribe, CJ and Rich have a good discussion about the Senna and also the their thoughts on McLaren in general on the latest episode of their podcast.
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Old 07-23-2018, 10:23 PM
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Originally Posted by mooty View Post
am a die hard porschephile
do not own any mac
driven many mac
you are right on
when mac matures more as a fully fledged car company, ferrari and porsche have a LOT to fear for.
not everyone wants to drive fast all day long and not everyone wants to track their cars and not everyone care about winning LeMans either!
bolded for truth. that's the key. then again, by the time that happens, their portfolio with likely be mostly electric.
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