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Old 01-10-2018, 09:47 AM
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Default 911 Carrera T Locked & Loaded!




Deposit paid & spec finalised yesterday! March build for delivery late March/early April hopefully.

Racing Yellow
Carrera T interior pack in Racing Yellow
Manual transmission
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Auto dimming mirrors with integrated rain sensor
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Old 01-10-2018, 09:50 AM
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Are you trading in your Panamera?
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Old 01-10-2018, 10:12 AM
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That is awesome, congrats. That is going to be a fun car to throw around.
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Old 01-10-2018, 10:13 AM
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BTW I have a deposit on a April build and I am still messing with the configurator as well as trying to find and read as many reviews as possible. There seems to be only one video review by top gear who say it is a great car.
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Old 01-10-2018, 11:11 AM
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I am I the same boat. My is March build for April delivery. Still playing with options. The hardest part is to settle on the color. I am sick of white cars as my last 4-5 cars were all white. Played around with black with yellow accents. I like it one day, don't care for it the next day. Also, do I go with RWS or not? Choices, choices...
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Welcome to the club!
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Old 01-10-2018, 12:51 PM
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Good for you. I am envious. I think if I were to order a new Porsche today I would order a T. Was at the dealer yesterday (basically turning in my lease) and was told I could have a T allocation.

Soooooooo tempting.
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No way to convince you to go with LWB?
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Originally Posted by fgv1it View Post
Are you trading in your Panamera?
Yep! Got a good trade in offer and I'm a one car guy!
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Originally Posted by tstafford View Post
No way to convince you to go with LWB?
LWB = Lightweight bucket seats?

I looked at the buckets. The LWB mean you can't have rear seats or heated seats. They do look awesome though.

The sport buckets mean you can't have the Carrera T interior package.

As it's going to be a daily driver, and my sole car, I need the rear seats for occasional use and I love the Carrera T interior pack!
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Originally Posted by rkwfxd View Post
Good for you. I am envious. I think if I were to order a new Porsche today I would order a T. Was at the dealer yesterday (basically turning in my lease) and was told I could have a T allocation.

Soooooooo tempting.
You know you want to!
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Originally Posted by 911-TOUR View Post
Welcome to the club!
Thank you! Not my first 991. I previously had a pre-owned 991.1 C2.

Am really excited about getting my built to order Carrera T!
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Originally Posted by russdc View Post
I am I the same boat. My is March build for April delivery. Still playing with options. The hardest part is to settle on the color. I am sick of white cars as my last 4-5 cars were all white. Played around with black with yellow accents. I like it one day, don't care for it the next day. Also, do I go with RWS or not? Choices, choices...
Hi. For me, the Racing Yellow was a no brainer, but I know it might be a bit bright/loud for some.

I think it helps that Racing Yellow is the primary 'launch colour' and I love the Carrera T interior with Racing Yellow contrasts.

Regarding RAS, I have it on my Panamera, but not convinced that I'm a good enough driver (yet) to notice the benefit, so I didn't spec it on the Carrera T. Plus, have tried to be more sensible with options this time! Panamera had about ú13,000 in options! This time only around ú3,700 on the T.
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Originally Posted by rxtrom View Post
BTW I have a deposit on a April build and I am still messing with the configurator as well as trying to find and read as many reviews as possible. There seems to be only one video review by top gear who say it is a great car.
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Yes, the Top Gear is the only video I have seen too. Will keep looking for others though. Autocar rated the Carrera T highly in their road test. How is your spec looking at the moment?
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Here is my build for April
http://www.porsche-code.com/PJG4C454
Comments? Thoughts?
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