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Old 03-14-2017, 01:11 AM
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Right.

GT3 and RS.
White or white.

Now they add R that's confusing enough.

Just build 10,000 each same spec.

1 option CS in a box..
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Old 03-14-2017, 01:21 AM
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^ dutch clearly have good logic
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Old 03-14-2017, 02:19 AM
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Come on Porsche! Have a heart. This dude wants to ride in the back of a GT car....and his sister wants to ride in the front

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Old 03-14-2017, 02:57 AM
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Originally Posted by MaxLTV View Post
Because why not? They do not add any noticeable weight or take up space. They do not make GT3 less of a performance/driver's car. Going to a cabin on a weekend on a nice mountain road is much nicer in a GT3 than in a Cayenne, but it becomes not an option if you have kids.
Rear seats would probably at least 100 pounds, if not closer to 150.

That's noticeable in my book. Especially when people complain that the FAL adds too much weight (and it's only about 15 pounds).
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Old 03-14-2017, 03:34 AM
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Originally Posted by ipse dixit View Post
Rear seats would probably at least 100 pounds, if not closer to 150.

That's noticeable in my book. Especially when people complain that the FAL adds too much weight (and it's only about 15 pounds).
Rear seats, rear belts & rear wiper was 14,6 kg in my old 996 turbo.
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Old 03-14-2017, 03:58 AM
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Originally Posted by Anders View Post
Rear seats, rear belts & rear wiper was 14,6 kg in my old 996 turbo.
Just the rear seats alone in the 997 TT was about 9 kg each.

From what I understand, each iteration of the rear seat has gotten heavier for some reason.
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Old 03-14-2017, 03:58 AM
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Originally Posted by sportscentury View Post
Seems like an increasing number of people who want a GT3 that is not a GT3.
I agree, but honestly, more people would be able to enjoy a GT3. People would be driving them more often and putting more miles on their GT3's and fewer garage queens. Actually, on second thought, maybe, just maybe, it would make a GT3 to be more GT3 than recent GT3's. Afterall, isn't the true purpose of a GT3, to be driven and enjoyed? If to be strictly a track car, Cup car should be the choice
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I can see it now, if they make a GT3 with back seats, they'll sell more than the plain Jane 911's.
Well at nearly 200k, I bet Porsche would be in bliss if they sold as many GT3's as they currently sell Carreras(S)
Originally Posted by ipse dixit View Post
Rear seats would probably at least 100 pounds, if not closer to 150.

That's noticeable in my book. Especially when people complain that the FAL adds too much weight (and it's only about 15 pounds).
Just curious how you got to the 100-150lb figure? The rear seatbacks and seat bottoms weigh a combined 20-30 lbs at most, then add in the 10ish lbs of seatbelts and extra anchoring and we're still only up to 30-40 lbs. which on a 500 hp car, I don't see it being too significant even to the most astute drivers. Maybe I'm missing some other ancillaries that would add further weight, but I don't think so. The reason that I think Porsche will not offer them is because of the added amount of GT3's that Porsche would be required to crash test in order to get them permitted to be sold in the US. Essentially the same reason that the 959 was not available in the US when new.
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Old 03-14-2017, 05:53 AM
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Its a moot point isn't it considering that most people, at least in Europe, get the scaffolding in the back which weighs more than the rear seat assembly.
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Old 03-14-2017, 08:30 AM
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Originally Posted by MaxLTV View Post
Because why not? They do not add any noticeable weight or take up space. They do not make GT3 less of a performance/driver's car. Going to a cabin on a weekend on a nice mountain road is much nicer in a GT3 than in a Cayenne, but it becomes not an option if you have kids.
While I hear what you're saying (I honestly do), Porsche already makes plenty of iterations for those joy rides.
Why take such a hard car and make it soft..?
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Old 03-14-2017, 09:27 AM
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I don't think the weight will be that big an issue. Anyway, if you're ticking the box on the Touring Package, weight savings isn't necessarily on your mind or your priority; enjoying the added company is (while in the presence of a 500hp NA MT )
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Old 03-14-2017, 09:28 AM
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Originally Posted by RealityGT View Post
While I hear what you're saying (I honestly do), Porsche already makes plenty of iterations for those joy rides.
Why take such a hard car and make it soft..?
991.1 GT3 and RS were both soft. 991.2 GT3 is coming standard with sat radio, nav, backup camera etc and you can add Bose. Porsche is 99% of the way there.

Performance delta is going to be much larger going from Steels to PCCB than going from no back seat to adding a back seat.
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Old 03-14-2017, 09:42 AM
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Originally Posted by NateOZ View Post
991.1 GT3 and RS were both soft. 991.2 GT3 is coming standard with sat radio, nav, backup camera etc and you can add Bose. Porsche is 99% of the way there.

Performance delta is going to be much larger going from Steels to PCCB than going from no back seat to adding a back seat.
Soft compared to 991 GTS or TTS? those come with back seats ,
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Old 03-14-2017, 10:25 AM
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Had a terrible nightmare last night. Dreamt about a Porsche gt3 with rear seats. Woke up covered in sweat. And now I read this. 😂😂😂
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Old 03-14-2017, 10:30 AM
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It should be an option, I don't know what the price should be. In Porsche dollars I'd guess $2k. To the "soft" comments, I don't think it would change a thing, just more people able to justify a GT3. GT3RS is the new pure track car, and even it's "soft" in certain ways but also completely awesome when compared to past cars.
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