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      09-07-2020, 01:43 PM   #89
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I much prefer this


To this


I get that they made the gauges larger and thereís no overlap, but the older gauges are also very easy to see.
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The gauge visibility doesn't bother me that much. I have all the import stuff in the inner gauge. I've gotten used to it.

But I know it bothers a lot of people.

Overall I like the look and feel of the 992 better.
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The gauge visibility doesn't bother me that much. I have all the import stuff in the inner gauge. I've gotten used to it.

But I know it bothers a lot of people.

Overall I like the look and feel of the 992 better.
Well...

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      09-07-2020, 04:26 PM   #92
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Well...

Is that the innodrive? I thought you still had to keep your hands on the wheel.
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      09-08-2020, 02:18 AM   #93
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The gauge visibility doesn't bother me that much. I have all the import stuff in the inner gauge. I've gotten used to it.

But I know it bothers a lot of people.

Overall I like the look and feel of the 992 better.
Well...

I don't have the option... Prefer to be involved personally. But to each their own.
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Is that the innodrive? I thought you still had to keep your hands on the wheel.
Positive . It includes the "active lane keeping" mode .

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I would hope a flagship Porsche would come with any option that could be found on a Corolla.

It's a bit of a gimmick but isn't terrible for long haul drives. Not sure why you would want a car like that to drive for you, but to each their own.
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I am a huge Porsche fan, but I have to be honest in that I have never liked any of the 911 convertibles. The lines just don't jive for me. Sorry.
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I am a huge Porsche fan, but I have to be honest in that I have never liked any of the 911 convertibles. The lines just don't jive for me. Sorry.
Same here mate . The 911 convertible breaks the sporty lines of the car .
Also with BMW's and all the other cars .
The CF roof make it look great , don't like a glass sunroof...
I just posted the video above , because the review and comment regarding the accelerations and speed of this car is awesome .
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911 coupes are awesome. The convertibles look like Beetles for rich folks.
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      09-11-2020, 07:55 PM   #100
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911 coupes are awesome. The convertibles look like Beetles for rich folks.
Has to be a coupe, definitely a coupe, yeah.
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      09-11-2020, 11:39 PM   #101
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Same here mate . The 911 convertible breaks the sporty lines of the car .
Also with BMW's and all the other cars .
The CF roof make it look great , don't like a glass sunroof...
I just posted the video above , because the review and comment regarding the accelerations and speed of this car is awesome .
I'll probably never own one, but the Targa is a big let down for me. I'd just want a removable roof section that I can stash behind the seats, not an erector-set where half of the car comes apart just to stow that roof panel, adding a bunch of complexity and weight to the rear end of the car, reducing rigidity by having the rear glass lift up, etc. It's exactly the opposite of what I think a sports car should be, while the Targa "idea" could be great, it's ruined by being overly complex IMO.
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      09-12-2020, 08:24 AM   #102
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I'll probably never own one, but the Targa is a big let down for me. I'd just want a removable roof section that I can stash behind the seats, not an erector-set where half of the car comes apart just to stow that roof panel, adding a bunch of complexity and weight to the rear end of the car, reducing rigidity by having the rear glass lift up, etc. It's exactly the opposite of what I think a sports car should be, while the Targa "idea" could be great, it's ruined by being overly complex IMO.
So the Corvette is for you. I like the Corvette too. However, I love my Targa. If you look at the numbers, it has better handling than the C8 Z51.....with over 1g of grip, not sure what you’re talking about with less rigidity. Go check out Porsche or 911 forums, despite the complexity, the top is actually extremely reliable. To add to that, most car reviewers claim it would be the 911 they own if they could.

And despite the extra weight, is a low 3 second 0-60 and low 11 second quarter mile car, at least as a 991.2 4S. The 991.2 GTS is a tick faster. Absolutely love my 991.2 Targa GTS. As far as usability, it works the same as a regular convertible. The only thing you really lose is the ability to move slowly while raising or lowering the top but any convertible I owned prior to the Boxster required that anyway.
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So the Corvette is for you. I like the Corvette too. However, I love my Targa. If you look at the numbers, it has better handling than the C8 Z51.....with over 1g of grip, not sure what youíre talking about with less rigidity. Go check out Porsche or 911 forums, despite the complexity, the top is actually extremely reliable. To add to that, most car reviewers claim it would be the 911 they own if they could.

And despite the extra weight, is a low 3 second 0-60 and low 11 second quarter mile car, at least as a 991.2 4S. The 991.2 GTS is a tick faster. Absolutely love my 991.2 Targa GTS. As far as usability, it works the same as a regular convertible. The only thing you really lose is the ability to move slowly while raising or lowering the top but any convertible I owned prior to the Boxster required that anyway.
Yes, the targa is like an 11.2@123/124 mph car. Quite fast! They also hold value like few others. I know itís not the sharpest 911, but man, it is such a great looking throwback car. I like that you kind of get coupe and convertible in one.
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Yes, the targa is like an 11.2@123/124 mph car. Quite fast! They also hold value like few others. I know itís not the sharpest 911, but man, it is such a great looking throwback car. I like that you kind of get coupe and convertible in one.
So besides the heritage of the Targa that my wife and I love, I get a coupe I want and she gets the convertible she wants. And for her she says itís that same if not better than her open top experience in the Boxster, except for the fact thatís itís so much faster and being AWD is kind of like having Ducatiís skyhook technology in the car.
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Yes, the targa is like an 11.2@123/124 mph car. Quite fast! They also hold value like few others. I know itís not the sharpest 911, but man, it is such a great looking throwback car. I like that you kind of get coupe and convertible in one.
Well here's the thing, the original 911 "targa" feature will work just as well now as it did when it came out. Take this new targa with it's erector-set. Will that be functioning in 20 years?
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Well here's the thing, the original 911 "targa" feature will work just as well now as it did when it came out. Take this new targa with it's erector-set. Will that be functioning in 20 years?
20 years sounds awesome when the average car doesnít even make it 12 years:

ďThe average age of all cars on the road is more than 11 years, up from 8.4 years in 1995, according to the Department of Transportation.Ē
https://www.consumerreports.org/car-...200-000-miles/

So with that in mind, anything mechanical, including an engine can fail. Obviously, maintenance is key.
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I am a huge Porsche fan, but I have to be honest in that I have never liked any of the 911 convertibles. The lines just don't jive for me. Sorry.
I feel the same way. I don`t like the looks of the 911 in a convertible, or older 911`s with an automatic transmission.
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I'll take the full second 1/4 mile penalty for the GT3 experience.

A few years ago I would've agreed with you 100%, but I'm almost 60 now and I think I'd go for the sleeper/comfort/DDability of the Turbo S now.
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GT3 EVERY day unless it was my only car. Listen to that mofo.
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