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Old 10-11-2018, 09:39 PM
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One s piece of info that is inconsistent with other reports:

"In keeping with Porsche’s modern-era rollout strategy, the 992 will initially only be available in Carrera 2 and Carrera 2S flavors."
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Old 10-11-2018, 09:42 PM
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Old 10-11-2018, 10:25 PM
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Is it just me or have all of the previews omitted the word PDK? Or did I miss it womewhere ?
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Old 10-11-2018, 11:48 PM
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Originally Posted by chewy08753 View Post
Is it just me or have all of the previews omitted the word PDK? Or did I miss it womewhere ?
You missed it. They all mention the 8 speed, 4 shaft PDK.
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Old 10-12-2018, 12:03 AM
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Just an FYI, I subscribe to Car and the Automobile article is the same one as the one in Car, written by Georg Karcher. Automobile often publishes his reviews the same month as they are published in Car.
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Old 10-12-2018, 12:41 AM
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Saw these and they look very close... maybe real leaks?
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Old 10-12-2018, 03:11 AM
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ˆ^more like soft car media only pre-launch test drives, def real
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Old 10-12-2018, 04:55 AM
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"This time around, improving ergonomics, adding new driver assistance systems, and further reducing emissions were the primary objectives"

Neither of which are any issue to me in my 991.2...
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Old 10-12-2018, 11:02 AM
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Originally Posted by erik_plus8 View Post
"This time around, improving ergonomics, adding new driver assistance systems, and further reducing emissions were the primary objectives"

Neither of which are any issue to me in my 991.2...

That quote translated into honesty would read : " This time around , change for the sake of change , cutting costs and adding needless flashy gimmicks to entice shallow perspective buyers were the primary objectives"

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Hehe - yes, exactly
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Originally Posted by limegreen View Post
That quote translated into honesty would read : " This time around , change for the sake of change , cutting costs and adding needless flashy gimmicks to entice shallow perspective buyers were the primary objectives"
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Hehe - yes, exactly
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Old 10-12-2018, 01:52 PM
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One of the articles mentioned they went with the "METROSEXUAL ****" (my quote) to make room for the big gulp cup holder?? Mentioned it was plastic like ..

Gone is the beefy, manly shifter with aluminum and leather.


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Old 10-12-2018, 01:57 PM
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Originally Posted by STG View Post
One of the articles mentioned they went with the "METROSEXUAL ****" (my quote) to make room for the big gulp cup holder?? Mentioned it was plastic like .. Gone was the beefy, manly shifter with aluminum and leather.


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It doesn't make much sense but then again neither does any of the reasoning behind what they are doing. Besides, I'll need a big gulp cup to spit into after looking at the disgusting amount of finger grease all over that haptic touch console. It makes my stomach turn....
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This is the reason:

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Investing $7 BILLION into electric. Yes, $$$ SEVEN BILLION $$. Yes, we know where the emphasis will be. Too big to fail, or is it?
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Old 10-12-2018, 02:20 PM
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Investing $7 BILLION into electric. Yes, $$$ SEVEN BILLION $$. Yes, we know where the emphasis will be. Too big to fail, or is it?

It's an absolutely staggering gamble and one spurred on and financed by VW.

It's funny, I was worried when VW took over in 2012 that they were going to ruin Porsche by cheapening and watering down their products with the sole intention of cranking the profitability of the brand name. VW is a corporate juggernaut hell bent on world domination. I feared a scenario would play out that would involve VW sucking out all the engineering prowess and prestige of Porsche to use across it's entire lineup. Similar to what happened when GM took over Saab, sucked it dry and left it for dead when it unsurprisingly flopped.

It was fortunately too late for them to ruin the 991 which was already in production at the time. However, the subsequent models haven't been so lucky and the 992 appears to have gone under the same knife. I wonder what a VW free Porsche would look like in 2018....
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