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Old 02-10-2018, 06:59 PM
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Default 3 current colors being discontinued

3 colors are slated to be discontinued in July 2018: Graphite Blue (personal fav), Rhodium Silver, and Sapphire Blue. I am not sure if this is across all models.


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Old 02-10-2018, 07:23 PM
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Porsche always offers a silver. It will be interesting to see what replaces Rhodium, for the lower cost option.
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Old 02-10-2018, 07:27 PM
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No big loss in my book.
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Old 02-10-2018, 07:34 PM
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This is good news for Sapphire Blue owners. A great color. Very popular selection. Now you can't get it. Limiting availability.
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Tried to talk myself into Graphite Blue several times. Couldn’t pull it off.
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Graphite blue always gets compliments but can't do it either.
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As a prior Malachite Green owner, I know the feeling.
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Old 02-10-2018, 07:47 PM
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Originally Posted by LexVan View Post
Porsche always offers a silver. It will be interesting to see what replaces Rhodium, for the lower cost option.
GT Silver is a current option, like Rhodium this is a metallic color. There is no silver as a Standard color

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Originally Posted by jnolan
GT Silver is a curremt option
True. But expen$ive.
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Old 02-10-2018, 07:50 PM
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Originally Posted by LexVan View Post
True. But expen$ive.
$720 for GT Silver is expensive? I'm not going to tell you what PTS costs then...
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Originally Posted by WernerE View Post
$720 for GT Silver is expensive? I'm not going to tell you what PTS costs then...
It used to be expensive when Lexvan got his car......it became a special color for $720 with the 991.2. Total Steal.
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Originally Posted by LexVan
This is good news for Sapphire Blue owners. A great color. Very popular selection. Now you can't get it. Limiting availability.
Just what I was thinking. Now time to buy up all the other SB cars to control the market. bwahaha Wonder what'll replace SB?
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Originally Posted by WernerE
$720 for GT Silver is expensive? I'm not going to tell you what PTS costs then...
It changes. For example, back in 2014 it was over $3,000 IIRC.
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there was a guy, perhaps in one of these forums, who did the legwork to figure out what percentage of 911s shipped in each color and with specific options. I wish I could find that thread, but I seem to recall that Graphite Blue was shipped on just 4% of the cars leaving Zuffenhausen.
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I like Rhodium & SB, meh on the Graphite Blue (that's just me)

Given what a pain and wait it is to get PTS,....I'd really wish they would offer more free or lower priced non-metallic colors then the 4 they always have. I'd pony up the PTS bucks if they had more interesting (at least to me) colors available and there wasn't an additional wait. Would also like to see at least some of the more interesting PTS colors go to the $3K mark. Don't think it will happen though.
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