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Old 05-19-2018, 03:38 PM
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A well-equiped Targa GTS for the next GT4 and a Macan S? (I have been promised a spot for the next GT4 allocations, I would keep my Targa GTS until the order locks).

My Targa GTS has really taken a beating this winter, and I think for that reason the Macan S would be a better daily driver. I took one when my car was in for service and I was pleasantly surprised by it's utility. I would use the GT4 for nice summer days and track duty. Thoughts?
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Old 05-19-2018, 03:41 PM
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2>1
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Old 05-19-2018, 04:09 PM
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I would do it too, that way the GT4 can stay clean and it will also feel more special when you do take it out.
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Old 05-19-2018, 04:13 PM
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Assuming you can swing the $, and you don't need the 911 rear seats, all day. The new GT4 will be stunning.
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It depends. Are they waiving all ADM on the promised GT4? What discount are you being offered on the Macan? What trade-in value are they projecting for your DD GTS Targa? They may be offering you this ďconsiderationĒ with an entry-level GT car in exchange for taking you to the cleaners on the deal. Also, have you driven a current Cayman S or last-gen GT4 and generally like it enough vs your 911?
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No. The Targa GTS is already your car and it is unnecessary to get two new cars to replace it. Drive a different car in winter instead of the Targa GTS, but know that there are those who DD 911s.
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Keep the Targa, but also buy the GT4 and Macan.
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Keep the Targa. Buy a Ford for the snowy days.
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Old 05-19-2018, 07:18 PM
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This can't be a straight up trade, can it? How much $ will you have to add? I just drove a friend of mine's Cayman GT4 and thought it was an amazing car, better platform than the 991.
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For track the Targa is not very well suited whereas the GT4 is superb. The Macan is a fine car but for winter use, I’m not sure a Porsche SUV is really the best choice. Get a Land Cruiser or a Subaru.
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Math doesn't add up here....

Average Macan S = $60K
Average GT4 = $100K

Trade straight up for a used Targa GTS?? Hmmmmmm....

Need more info on this story which omits the details.
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Not a straight up trade, obviously would cost me some, thatís not the issue, is it a more desirable combination?
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Not a straight up trade, obviously would cost me some, thatís not the issue, is it a more desirable combination?
Really only you can answer that as only you truly know your use case. Hate to cop out like that but itís true. Macan is nice as a DD but itís still an SUV. GT4 will be awesome but how often will you be able to take advantage of it? Do you / will you track it? GTS is a great all purpose utility sports car. If youíre not going to be able to use the GT4 for what itís intended use case is than stick with the GTS.
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Originally Posted by KenTO
Not a straight up trade, obviously would cost me some, thatís not the issue, is it a more desirable combination?

I figured. The way you presented the topic wasn't very clear and misleading.

Here's an idea, keep the GTS Targa and buy a pre-owned or new Macan S. I bet you will cost you less $$$ or same amount than trading it in for a GT4 and difference you'll pay.

The Targa GTS can play many roles and a GREAT all around sports car.
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Old 05-20-2018, 10:59 AM
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I want something better for the track and FYI I live in Canada, if I lived in Texas or California the Targa GTS would be a keeper.
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