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Old 10-17-2018, 08:26 PM
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The 991.1 is one of the best, cleanest looking 911 designs Porsche has ever produced. The devil's in the details and the 991.1 got them all right. The 992 has them all kinds of wrong.
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991.1 is the best looking and most elegant water cooled 911. Seconded by 997.1

If I could not 991.1 C2S with gen 2 GT3 motor, I would be all over it.
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Old 10-17-2018, 08:38 PM
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Porsche is doing everything right with the GT models except make enough of them. Says something the tone of newer models isn't the same as here.
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Old 10-17-2018, 08:52 PM
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Originally Posted by Archimedes View Post
You're conveniently skipping the crappy 911 generations. I notice no >964 or >996 in your example. If someone offered you a pristine low mileage 993 or a pristine low mileage 996, you'd honestly take the 996?

Porsche s$!ts the bed with the 911 design once in a while. This appears to be one of those times and making believe that the new design is always better than the last, just because new, is ridiculous.
You missed my point. The 964 -> 993 and 996 -> 997 examples I gave are similar in transition from 991 -> 992: Wider, new interior, advertised as 'all new' but really based on the previous generation platform, and comprehensively better cars overall.

Wait until you see the car in person, undisguised, before making claims that they **** the bed...
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Old 10-17-2018, 10:41 PM
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Every time a side-by-side shot of the 991 and 992, the 991 looks dated.
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Old 10-17-2018, 11:16 PM
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Originally Posted by ipse dixit View Post
Every time a side-by-side shot of the 991 and 992, the 991 looks dated.
That's not true of a 991 next to, say, a newer Corvette? Not sure what it's supposed to prove.
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Old 10-17-2018, 11:23 PM
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Originally Posted by Noah Fect View Post
That's not true of a 991 next to, say, a newer Corvette? Not sure what it's supposed to prove.
That comparing a 911 to a Corvette is a non sequitur?
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Old 10-17-2018, 11:53 PM
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Originally Posted by Archimedes View Post
The 991.1 is one of the best, cleanest looking 911 designs Porsche has ever produced. The devil's in the details and the 991.1 got them all right. The 992 has them all kinds of wrong.
for what itĺs worth I much prefer the .2 to the .1.
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Old 10-18-2018, 12:01 AM
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Not a bad looking one ... 991.1 with Aerokit Cup Package
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Old 10-18-2018, 12:17 AM
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^ Can't stand the Aero package. IMO best looking 991.1 is the 50th in graphite or black.
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Old 10-18-2018, 08:16 AM
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I am a big fan of the 991 and 991.2 in the narrow body configuration. It looked and felt smaller which I liked.

Personally I think making all cars wide bodied is a mistake.

The wide body has its place but honestly Porsche Is injecting too much design language from the Panamera.

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Old 10-18-2018, 10:16 AM
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Originally Posted by ClassJ View Post
I am a big fan of the 991 and 991.2 in the narrow body configuration. It looked and felt smaller which I liked.

Personally I think making all cars wide bodied is a mistake.

The wide body has its place but honestly Porsche Is injecting too much design language from the Panamera.

But then again the Panamera was designed to resemble a 911 and takes design inspirations from Porsche vehicles of the past. That tail light bar, wide-body... all found on Porsches long before the Panamera.
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Old 10-18-2018, 10:18 AM
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Originally Posted by JMartinni View Post
But then again the Panamera was designed to resemble a 911 and takes design inspirations from Porsche vehicles of the past. That tail light bar, wide-body... all found on Porsches long before the Panamera.
Ironic.

The Panamera was styled to look like a 911, and now the 992 has been styled to look like a Panamera.

Makes my head spin.
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Old 10-18-2018, 11:47 AM
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Originally Posted by atombomb33 View Post
If you dislike the car so much, why keep coming back to this forum to check out a car you hate? Nothing is going to change your mind about the car, that much is clear. To counter your point about "hatred of the new redesign" not being true - to the contrary, others have posted threads for other redesigns and it's all the same stuff. It's a group of current gen owners constantly in a thread talking about how much they "hate" the new car (of which they've never sat in, haven't seen in-person and haven't driven).
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Originally Posted by STG View Post
This is as big of a generalization as is "the 992 totally sucks". No, not everyone will want it. Others may move onto other brands or discover GT cars or older 911 models.
..............and lots of others will become first time Porsche owners................
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Old 10-18-2018, 12:37 PM
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Originally Posted by 911boy
..............and lots of others will become first time Porsche owners................

Yup. Always need to replace ones who drop out and increase market share. Agree.

The "911 poster on the wall" group aren't the target market anymore.
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