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      07-13-2012, 01:38 AM   #23
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Daily drivers with a little sporty intentions.

I think I worded it incorrectly. I meant to say despite their RS offerings. Don't get me wrong, I love those. It's been edited to reflect that.

And profit-wise, I'm pretty sure the RS cars don't make as much a margin as the regular cars.
Worded like that, it makes sense.

The RS isn't a mass market car if that's what you're getting at, but it's not meant to be. It has a specific niche to satisfy, just like the M3 GTS, the F430 Scuderia, and the Gallardo Superleggera. It's not like that niche will disappear.
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      07-13-2012, 01:16 PM   #24
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[quote=Comet;12317789]It has lost its edge
I drove one. From the second I sat in it, it didn't feel like a Porsche anymore.
Fast? hell yeah
Corners better? I guess
Feel? the car drove me.

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Pretty much my impressions of the only 991 I've been in. I'd say they dumbed the car down a bit, made it easier to drive.
As fas as the PDK goes it's really slick once you get enough seat time in one to find the correct points. Buddy has a 2010 997 TT with PDK and it's just plain nice to drive that way, but that car has a really wide power band.
They are homogonizing their offerings though, 991 instead looks like a Panamera to me, outside beltline is too high making it look kind of squatty. I personally feel they nailed the styling in the 997 but that's me.
I think soon you'll only see manual's in GT and R models. Soon IRA soon!!
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      07-14-2012, 02:12 AM   #25
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Worded like that, it makes sense.

The RS isn't a mass market car if that's what you're getting at, but it's not meant to be. It has a specific niche to satisfy, just like the M3 GTS, the F430 Scuderia, and the Gallardo Superleggera. It's not like that niche will disappear.
I think we'll just have to wait for the 991 RS version to come out for a true conclusion.
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I saw one on the road last night and thought about this thread..

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