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      07-03-2011, 04:08 PM   #23
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Look what happened when they tried "revolutionary change" on the 996..personally I hated it.

But I do agree that this 991 variant looks very similar to the 997
That's because it is a 997. Porsche don't usually put new bodies on their test cars.
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I heard the new 911 will have a D.I. flat 4.0L six with over 500 Hp!!!
You heard wrong. Officially, the 991 S will have 400HP, and the regular Carrera will have 350HP.
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Why would you take an AWD which will be slower & heavier when the RWD is a great year round car?But of course Logic in car shopping is not your strong suite with having an IS-F and C63
It won't be much slower, the current 9974S is only a tad slower than the 2wd variant.

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I heard the new 911 will have a D.I. flat 4.0L six with over 500 Hp!!!
You heard about the 997 GT3 RS 4.0. All those numbers are true for that car and production models will be delivered in the late August-September time frame. Kind of a final hoorah for the 997.
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It won't be much slower, the current 9974S is only a tad slower than the 2wd variant.

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That might be true in 0-60 times but in the real world or on track they loose a quite a bit compared to the rwd brothers that you can notice not to mention the extra weight.
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