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Old 10-09-2020, 09:43 PM
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Originally Posted by Bamaman View Post
My cardiologist has an older Ferrari Tesstarossa, a late model Lamborghini and a bunch of thoroughbred cars. It takes the Ferrari dealership a week removing the rear end of the Ferrari just to adjust the valves every year.

And his every day driver is a Porsche 911. It's about the only supercar that actually durable and roadworthy every day. And it's the only ultra high performance car that has an engine that will last 550,000 miles if properly maintained. And they're worth every cent of what they cost.

Think they cost too much? Get a new mid engine Corvette.

Your cardiologist is pulling your chain on the Testarossa.....Ive owned two for almost a decade. Engine out belt service is every 5 years and takes about 3 days tops. 500k miles on a Porsche....nope, maybe 300k on an aircooled or Metzger engine. But overall a Pcar is an everyday supercar all day long. Next fun car will be a C8 vette though. Kinda over the super cars for a while.
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I personally like the looks of the Porsche.

I really don't want to sound like I'm bragging, but,
I've had Porsche's, vettes, BMWS and CTS V and the two Porsche's were the best.
If you want quality, speed, handling, looks, comfort, and the least depreciation, it's Porsche.

​​​​​​And a BMW is no less cost to maintain.
Old 10-10-2020, 07:23 AM
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Nick (not that I know him at all) has a video explaining why he got rid of his 911. Might temper your enthusiasm a bit. The cost to own a new Porsche is surprisingly low when you consider their resale/residual values are so good. Parts and service might be a bit of a hit, but depreciation costs are what make cars so damn expensive.
Old 10-10-2020, 07:29 AM
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You should look for a CPO Porsche CPO is really quite good. Let someone else take the drop of the first 3 years. Usually much lower than normal miles. I’d suggest you go drive a Macan if you want something bigger than a 911. Driving a Macan feels like a taller and bigger 911.
Old 10-10-2020, 08:03 AM
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I have owned Cayenne, Macan and 911. Currently 911 and Macan. In general, very high quality cars. Bought my 911 used, but had complete service records from the dealer whom I trust. It was 6 years old with 7,000 miles and is still like a brand new car. The fun is hard to put a price on. It is just in a class by itself, and puts a smile on my face. The Cayenne and Macan are SUV's, but my Macan S is pretty sporty and also practical. Cost has been manageable- higher than a Chevy of course. Great service and attention from dealer. They pick up, drop off, loaner, and usually do stuff like state inspections free. I kinds like the look of the Panamera touring. Yes, a bit station wagon, but low slung and unique. I would drive all the models you are interested in and then think about it, then drive again and decide. Porsches have their own personality. I do think the pdk transmission is amazing. I did but the Macan and Cayenne new to avoid problems. I think 911's are a bit different, as many owners baby them and put few miles on them and if well serviced, can last sort of forever. Oh- and they sound great.
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Originally Posted by glacierbay2 View Post
Nick (not that I know him at all) has a video explaining why he got rid of his 911. Might temper your enthusiasm a bit. The cost to own a new Porsche is surprisingly low when you consider their resale/residual values are so good. Parts and service might be a bit of a hit, but depreciation costs are what make cars so damn expensive.
Both of his new 911's short circuited on him and they bought them back at a depreciated cost I believe . He lov's them things though , he currently owns a 928 , Macan and a 993 911 .
Old 10-10-2020, 08:21 AM
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I've owned 911s for years. Start every time. Wife has Cayenne diesel and loves it.If you buy new be prepared to pay several zillion dollars for each option.
Old 10-10-2020, 11:47 AM
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I almost forgot about adding options! You are so right about "Zillions"!

We got the wife a new Z3 in 97 when they first came out. I'll never forget looking at different colors and almost every one had a fancy name, and was at additional cost. I asked the dealer if there were any free colors or do you just get primer? He chuckled. If I remember correctly, there were 12 colors available, and only 3 were free, none of which they had in stock.
Car buzz had an article a while back where they more than doubled the base price of a Caymen with options. Porsche is probably worse than BMW for options.
Do you really need the fuse box cover in leather, $390.00, or your vehicle key painted too match in leather pouch for $530.00 ??? And don't skip those cool air vents in leather for only $1,720.00!
Old 10-10-2020, 01:18 PM
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Every Porsche you can buy will last on the racetrack for trackdays. This includes Cayennes, Macans, Panameras, and of course Boxsters (Bloxster), Caymans and 911's. There's not a single other brand that can handle that kind of beating for a weekend over and over again. For most research and knowledge about Porsches, visit Rennlist.com, it's the THT of Porsches
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Good luck finding done, most dealers have a major shortage of cars as demand has far surpassed supply.
Old 10-10-2020, 04:56 PM
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A zero option pizza truck Porsche would be nicer than anything I own. An optional paint color, the self adjusting LED headlight system and infrared night vision would be plenty of options for me.
Old 10-10-2020, 05:01 PM
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Porsche dosen.t really take much of a dive at new car dealerships? A turned in lease is usually a pretty good value with some warranty left . Private sellers with an older car well kept is also a good direction . Porsche cars don,t suck .
Old 10-10-2020, 06:44 PM
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Originally Posted by hotwire_marine View Post
Expensive parts and maintenance - yes

stupid to own out of warranty -yes

awesome and fun to drive -yes


you get what you pay for !
and they don't depreciate much
Old 10-11-2020, 05:31 AM
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Originally Posted by Milehog View Post
No, you don't.
I wonder if this bizarre engineering fail has been addressed on the New Panamera.
You are right that was only on the 2010-2014 Panameras. Their engineers are so good they decided to change that. No sure why don't you have to take off the front bumper of all cars to get at the air filter??.....In fact that sounds so well thought out I'd buy one just to see what other great ideas there have!!


Old 10-19-2020, 03:49 PM
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Saw this today looked pic worthy


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Originally Posted by Mine Now View Post
Saw this today looked pic worthy

Saw the same or similar car on A1A heading to PBI on Saturday, What is terrifying is that my wife said she really liked it.
Old 10-19-2020, 04:41 PM
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Originally Posted by Milehog View Post
Is it a mistake to own one out of warranty?
Buy an "exclusionary" usually referred to as Platinum warranty from Fidelity, Safeguard, etc. and own it worry free for years.
Old 10-19-2020, 04:49 PM
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Originally Posted by hotwire_marine View Post
I call bullshit that there is a late model Porsche anywhere with 550,000 on original engine.
crow. Eat it.
https://www.roadandtrack.com/car-cul...0-miles-on-it/
Old 10-19-2020, 04:52 PM
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Originally Posted by joe.giuliano View Post
Saw the same or similar car on A1A heading to PBI on Saturday, What is terrifying is that my wife said she really liked it.
Sharp looking car. Do you know how the system works ? Seemed those rotors have a function that goes beyond stopping the car.
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https://www.yahoo.com/finance/news/s...144500063.html

In fact, this Tuatara is privately owned. It has the same flat-plane crank 5.9-liter twin-turbo V8 that powers all Tuataras. When run on E85 (as this one was), it’s capable of 1,750 horsepower. Running it on 91 octane lowers power to 1,350 horses. A seven-speed automated manual transmission does the shifting.

I take one of these

Have no idea the cost.

Its a wee bit faster than a Porsche

SSC Tuatara smashes top speed record, hits 331 mph


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