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      11-03-2011, 07:19 PM   #23
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997TT will be my next purchase as well.
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      11-03-2011, 07:28 PM   #24
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997.1 Turbos are still $75K+...

The real bargains are the 996 Turbos. If you can get over the headlights, you can get a car with one of the best engines ever made, great looks, an incredible aftermarket, all at half the price of a 997.1. The two cars are a lot more alike than you would think. 996 GT3 and GT2s are even better bargains...
Mehh I just can't get over the poor looks of the 996 compared to the 997. The 997 just blows it out of the water!
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      11-03-2011, 11:43 PM   #25
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Mehh I just can't get over the poor looks of the 996 compared to the 997. The 997 just blows it out of the water!
The looks are a matter of opinion. Some like their eggs fried. The 996 is rawer, smaller, lighter with fewer nannies to screw up the experience (or save your bacon). IMHO the 996 is more of drivers car and much more of a bargain right now. The 996 GT3/2 were also produced in fewer numbers making them a bit more exclusive.

that's not to say the 997 isn't an awesome car and slightly faster - but it's only faster at 10/10ths...and I do like the rear profile a lot.
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