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      11-28-2012, 09:42 PM   #23
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ibf Wolf posts about how epic this car will be; how it is pure Porsche greatness and somehow he has already driven one and it is better than any Ferrari or Lambo out there.
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      11-28-2012, 10:06 PM   #24
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that's amazing looking. too bad it will probably be closer to $100g's when I configure it to the spec I would want


also, ibf all the fanbois who think the M3 is better than GTR's and Ferraris, much less a pissant Cayman
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      11-28-2012, 10:47 PM   #25
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ibf Wolf posts about how epic this car will be; how it is pure Porsche greatness and somehow he has already driven one and it is better than any Ferrari or Lambo out there.


nothing worse then a BMW or Porsche fanboi
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      11-28-2012, 11:04 PM   #26
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nothing worse then a BMW or Porsche fanboi
Yes there is......a Corvette fanboi
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      11-28-2012, 11:08 PM   #27
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^^hahaha... good one..
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      11-28-2012, 11:08 PM   #28
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Yes there is......a Corvette fanboi
One add...as Jeremy Clarkson recently put it, "all the cocks have gone to Audi it seems"...
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      11-28-2012, 11:32 PM   #29
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Yes there is......a Corvette fanboi
Not really. Nice try.
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      11-29-2012, 01:35 AM   #30
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We had a cayman r and that car was amazing. I just had to get rid of it at that time due to impracticality. But in due time we will get another for sure. I hope to see this live tomorrow at the LA Auto Show.
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      11-29-2012, 01:46 AM   #31
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Large funded film studios usually shut down the road by contacting the city. Even the car commercials with traffic are fully staged or on a Hollywood set. Depending on the budget, even some car shows (for example Battle of the Supercars) will shut down a twisty mountain road to have the hosts drive on it "safely."

It is only the (crazy) independent film makers whom are hanging out a window in a 5D Mark II in traffic, not that I have ever done that before!
Thanks for the info I figured one can make almost anything happen with the almighty dollar
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      11-29-2012, 02:10 PM   #32
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It's a cute car, I may get my wife one of those
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      11-29-2012, 02:24 PM   #33
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The front end looks like a Ferrari 599
I thought i was the only one. From the front to about the side vent it has a lot of 599 to it.

Car looks amazing.
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      11-29-2012, 02:38 PM   #34
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It reminded me more of the Modena 360.

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      11-29-2012, 09:58 PM   #35
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Large funded film studios usually shut down the road by contacting the city. Even the car commercials with traffic are fully staged or on a Hollywood set. Depending on the budget, even some car shows (for example Battle of the Supercars) will shut down a twisty mountain road to have the hosts drive on it "safely."

It is only the (crazy) independent film makers whom are hanging out a window in a 5D Mark II in traffic, not that I have ever done that before!
Yeah, especially seeing the Bay Bridge empty like that - its obvious some arrangements where made to facilitate the shoot........

Cayman looks nice
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that's amazing looking. too bad it will probably be closer to $100g's when I configure it to the spec I would want


also, ibf all the fanbois who think the M3 is better than GTR's and Ferraris, much less a pissant Cayman
Yeah, I think the car is underpowered in any form which makes the S the go to car and realistically its 85 to 95k depending on how many boxes you check. At that price point when I look around at what else is available it gets hard (for me) to imagine pulling the trigger on the Cayman.

I do like the car a great deal though and I've long thought they give this one more power 911 sales would plummet.
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Yeah, I think the car is underpowered in any form which makes the S the go to car and realistically its 85 to 95k depending on how many boxes you check. At that price point when I look around at what else is available it gets hard (for me) to imagine pulling the trigger on the Cayman.

I do like the car a great deal though and I've long thought they give this one more power 911 sales would plummet.
Completely agree.
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      12-01-2012, 11:01 AM   #38
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What happened to the LED strips? Not that it's the most important thing. 981.2?
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      12-01-2012, 04:03 PM   #39
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What happened to the LED strips? Not that it's the most important thing. 981.2?
I'm glad the new cayman doesn't have them. I'm not a fan of the LEDs that are plastered on every car nowadays.
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      12-14-2012, 11:57 PM   #40
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The front end looks like a Ferrari 599
Yup the front air dams are very Ferrari ish
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      12-15-2012, 11:57 AM   #41
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What happened to the LED strips? Not that it's the most important thing. 981.2?
From the web site:

"In classic Cayman fashion, the circular front light units with LED daytime running lights and position lights are integrated in the front air intakes. The taillights also employ LED technology for increased visibility and an unmistakable appearance – day and night."
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      12-15-2012, 12:00 PM   #42
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Yeah, I think the car is underpowered in any form which makes the S the go to car and realistically its 85 to 95k depending on how many boxes you check. At that price point when I look around at what else is available it gets hard (for me) to imagine pulling the trigger on the Cayman.

I do like the car a great deal though and I've long thought they give this one more power 911 sales would plummet.
Not too difficult to keep it at 80k or so.
What else would you be looking at in the 80-90 k range in a light sports car with handling and quality as good as the Cayman?
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