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Old 12-27-2020, 01:42 PM   #1161
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Yeah I donít like black/black either, but thatís a solid deal on that 09.
I think it will be gone in days if not hours.
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Old 12-27-2020, 03:43 PM   #1162
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I would disagree with this, from what I am seeing the 991.1 is a desired car due to the NA engine, add the rarity of the manual and you have a pretty special car. Meanwhile the 991.2 blows it away performance wise ... If I were to buy a 991 today it would be the .2 model.
agree.

i think true 3 pedal manuals will hold their value in the 911 range. for me, it's two factors --the first is rarity and the second is the prohibitive cost of PDK transmissions which cannot be repaired, but need to be replaced.

and most owners will not change the fluids every 50,000 miles.

the NA engines also should hold a premium.

i fully recognize that PDK cars are faster. and the 3.0TT motors are much better for AUC power.
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Old 12-27-2020, 04:03 PM   #1163
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Oh yes, agreed, itís a paradox of the market generally but the 911 market specifically that the cars that sell quickly when new (silver/black, PDK) are worth substantially less used than the cars with three pedals painted more adventurous colors.
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Old 12-28-2020, 09:18 AM   #1164
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Hmmm... Black/black is not among my top choices, not 100% sure on the rest of the build, probably ok... But a 997.2S, well kept for under $50k, I guess that's fair, even with 60k miles. I don't think this will last long and either this or a 991.2 (still to drive) would be my choice.

https://mart.pca.org/ads/48069
Great price on that. I agree the colors wouldn't be my first choice, but solid car.
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Old 12-28-2020, 10:21 AM   #1165
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Oh yes, agreed, itís a paradox of the market generally but the 911 market specifically that the cars that sell quickly when new (silver/black, PDK) are worth substantially less used than the cars with three pedals painted more adventurous colors.
It's the simple reality that the buyers of old cars are buying them because they are interesting. If you're buying for interesting, you'll want interesting features like cool colors.
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Old 01-18-2021, 12:38 PM   #1166
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Would love comments and thoughts about these two vehicles, please.

https://www.grandprimotors.com/used/...b3bf98630a.htm

https://www.grandprimotors.com/used/...af1da6ae09.htm
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Old 01-18-2021, 01:46 PM   #1167
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my only comment is the GT3 will hold its value much better. I have no real experience with either, but my understanding are their personalities are vastly different. The Turbo is AWD and much softer / pinacle daily driver car. The GT3 is RWD and is a screamer, but needs to be wrung out a bit to get the most out of it. What are you looking for? I saw your posts in the 981 thread, but am not sure what performance qualities you're prioritizing. I've lost track, what cars do you currently have and plan on keeping?

Edit: If you are considering a 997 Turbo, I like this one better. I was going to say its driving distance, but you're in san diego now, right?:
https://www.6speedonline.com/forums/...l-leather.html
Edit Again: This one is 10mins from my house if you wanted someone to check it out remotely:
https://rennlist.com/forums/market/1226145
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Old 01-18-2021, 03:09 PM   #1168
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Edit: If you are considering a 997 Turbo, I like this one better. I was going to say its driving distance, but you're in san diego now, right?:
https://www.6speedonline.com/forums/...l-leather.html
I had that interior color on my Boxster -- loved it. Natural Leather is a full leather only option, so things like the dash and seat backs have leather, not vinyl or other plastic. Its also relatively rare -- a bit surprising, since its such a great color...
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Old 01-18-2021, 03:31 PM   #1169
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I had that interior color on my Boxster -- loved it. Natural Leather is a full leather only option, so things like the dash and seat backs have leather, not vinyl or other plastic. Its also relatively rare -- a bit surprising, since its such a great color...
i have it in mine also (well espresso natural, but very close to the same thing as cocoa). It is really nice, much softer than the regular leather, and it is amazing how much of the interior is covered in leather when you get the full / natural package. I think its rare because its special order only and its pretty expensive.

FWIW, both of the turbos I posted have natural leather.
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Old 01-18-2021, 06:13 PM   #1170
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my only comment is the GT3 will hold its value much better. I have no real experience with either, but my understanding are their personalities are vastly different. The Turbo is AWD and much softer / pinacle daily driver car. The GT3 is RWD and is a screamer, but needs to be wrung out a bit to get the most out of it. What are you looking for? I saw your posts in the 981 thread, but am not sure what performance qualities you're prioritizing. I've lost track, what cars do you currently have and plan on keeping?

Edit: If you are considering a 997 Turbo, I like this one better. I was going to say its driving distance, but you're in san diego now, right?:
https://www.6speedonline.com/forums/...l-leather.html
Edit Again: This one is 10mins from my house if you wanted someone to check it out remotely:
https://rennlist.com/forums/market/1226145

Thank you for the offer.

Iím looking for something that holds crazy resale value in case of a recession. But one of the sharper edged cars that Porsche makes.

The GT4 is really spectacular in person.

But if you can get a mint GT3, wouldnít that be more ďsomethingĒ that the GT4 is trying to distill into a car?

The 997TT I think is a no brained for resale in 6 speed guise. The one in Portland has funny little tweaks on it I donít like. Cobb tuning. Some rorty exhaust. Itís off putting.
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