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Old 05-03-2013, 05:43 AM
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Default 991 Turbo S -- so cool, you can pass illegally!

Of course it's just a closed mile of country road somewhere, but check this video for some "what were they thinking?" footage. Oh, and a look at the 991 Turbo, and 991 Turbo S. Both look pretty good, though still with plastic body trim and a blank where the door mirror would be, that looks cheap on a Pontiac, let alone a Porsche that doesn't leave much change out of $200K. : )

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Speaking about 'what were they thinking': I am amazed to see that, after Porsche finally using the 'proper' way of setting up the sequential PDK-box on the gearlever itself (push for down, pull for up) used the GT3, the one on the Turbo (S) is the 'wrong' way around again...

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Turbo S has the same mirrors as the GT3 and the centerlock wheels, Turbo has the standard mirrors and 5 lug.

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Looks like a Cayman in the front
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Looks like it was filmed around Lake Mead. Funny how that's what I was more interested in.
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Old 05-03-2013, 09:26 AM
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Hopefully the turbo intakes can come painted body color. Prefer the 997 intakes.

I think the car has gotten too wide and lost the 911 shape in the rear.
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Feeling the extendable rear wing; looks like slick packaging to me

Like the fatazz

Not digging the shape of the front bumper

Not feeling the LEDs on the white one
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The new top models of the 911 model series arrive on the market at the end of 2013 in the United States. The 911 Turbo is priced from $148,300 while the 911 Turbo S begins at $181,100, not including a destination charge of $950.
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Looks like someone took to it with the ugly stick before its launch... Disproportionately too wide looking, front is wrong, so is the rear bumper for me.
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Old 05-03-2013, 11:12 AM
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Originally Posted by TRAKCAR View Post

The 997.2 Turbo S was 530 horse at $161K. Now 560hp at $182K. That's a pretty hefty one year price hike.

The Turbo S Cab will be most of $200K.

Porsche has jumped the shark.
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7K revs ----((((
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Sure to throw up some monster numbers. Perfect car for those that think stats are all that matter.
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Why would they release the standard turbo and the S at the same time? I thought S' were usually released at end of generation?
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Old 05-03-2013, 12:59 PM
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Turbo would seem to be more appealing than the S. It costs materially less, has the 5-lugs and the mirrors look better (IMO). Not sure I care about 40hp and I suspect that if I felt like I was missing it some software could sort me out for $2k and 20 minutes.
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Porsche Breaks Cover with Turbo S You Tube Video:
Looks like they are not waiting until the Stuttgart Show in September to reveal.
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