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Old 12-05-2017, 02:23 PM
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My list has varied as I've contemplated a CPO car. I just bought one which checks almost all the boxes (so, if it's on my list, is it really a "must have?")

1) Leather interior
2) SC (always planned on a PDK)

Those two were non-negotiable. As it turns out, I added two more, having appreciated the difference they make to me:

3) GT Sport wheel
4) 18-ways. All I can say is WOW

Finally:

5) PSE. My car does not have this, so I plan to add after market.

In addition, my car has SPASM, which was not an original top-five but seems pretty cool. I haven't spent any appreciable time behind the wheel, so I will continue assessing.
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Old 12-08-2017, 12:23 AM
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i agree but when did “sunroof delete” become an option?

Stole my thought! :-)
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Old 12-08-2017, 12:50 AM
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Originally Posted by Bemo View Post
PDK
Ventilated Seats
PSE
NA Engine
MF Steering

Manuals are fun, drove them for 20 years, got bored, traffic got bad and so i switched to Auto's. Nothing wrong with either, best to have 1 of each if possible
Ditto Bemo. Bought by first P-car in '89 and have been gear jamming ever since. Never thought I'd have anything but MT, but then came PDK, and bought my first PDK 991 last year, I have a huge appreciation for PDK. Not lazy, or bias, or a MT hater, but perhaps simply rounding out with age. Plus I can drink my coffee, hold the wheel and shift sans scrambling for gears.
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Old 12-08-2017, 02:04 AM
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1. PSE
2. SPASM
3. Roof
4. 18 ways
5. Leather
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Old 12-08-2017, 06:33 AM
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That’s exactly my top 5, although pse and spasm came as standard option
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Old 12-08-2017, 07:14 AM
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20" wheels, full-leather, glass sunroof, seat ventilation and Sport Plus Seats
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Old 12-08-2017, 11:27 AM
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Self dimming mirrors. Why the hell is this an option on a $100k car??? Seriously.
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Old 12-08-2017, 11:45 AM
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Originally Posted by aggie57 View Post
Self dimming mirrors. Why the hell is this an option on a $100k car??? Seriously.
NO KIDDING!
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Old 12-08-2017, 11:52 AM
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Originally Posted by aggie57 View Post
Self dimming mirrors. Why the hell is this an option on a $100k car??? Seriously.
To keep it under a $100K car.
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Old 01-13-2018, 02:43 PM
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GTS trim
Manual Transmission
PCCB
Rear Wheel Steering
Sunroof delete
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Old 01-13-2018, 03:12 PM
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Racing Yellow paint
Carrera T interior package in Racing Yellow
Manual transmission
PCCBs
Heated steering wheel (essential in the chilly U.K.)

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Old 01-13-2018, 05:10 PM
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This thread is now long enough that about every option has been mentioned, with one glaring exception:

Good floor mats!

The standard ones are tissue paper grade. If your car is a garage queen, not important, but if you don't live in a microprocessor factory grade clean room, get some Lloyd's or Coco mats--something durable.
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Old 01-14-2018, 01:33 AM
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My list, based on the GTS I've just ordered to replace my '15 GT3. (No, I haven't lost my mind. I'm no longer the track rat I once was, and the GT3 has been modified to the point that it's just not a very practical street car anymore. Mostly, it sits in the garage.)

GTS (I had a 997.2 and loved it.)
PDK (Shattered my right ankle many years ago, never could do a decent heel and toe afterwards.)
PDCC/SPASM/rear wheel steering (I intent to continue to AX the car)
Alcantara (I hate leather. Too hot, too cold, always slippery.)
No sunroof. I never use them, think they're pointless.)

Not a top five item, but I always buy a car in a light color, usually white. I live in a hot environment (inland SoCal) and dark colors just don't work for me. I went with Chalk this time around, since I've always loved Fashion Gray and this seems pretty close.

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'18 Panamera Turbo Sport Turismo, trapped on the dock in San Diego since December, awaiting CARB certification.
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Old 01-14-2018, 01:36 AM
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My 991.1 S was racing yellow. The Highway Patrol could see me coming like the rising sun. I think they could see the glow before I even crossed the horizon. People think red cars are the most noticeable, but they're wrong. Bright yellow is.My first purchase after I bought the car was a good radar detector.

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Old 01-14-2018, 03:16 AM
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Originally Posted by DMoore View Post
My 991.1 S was racing yellow. The Highway Patrol could see me coming like the rising sun. I think they could see the glow before I even crossed the horizon. People think red cars are the most noticeable, but they're wrong. Bright yellow is.My first purchase after I bought the car was a good radar detector.

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'18 Panamera Turbo Sport Turismo

Thanks, DMoore. That's useful information, bearing in mind my Racing Yellow Carrera T on order!
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