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    Re: Mission E - Can it compete with Tesla?

    Other than the wider rear wheel well flares to accommodate fatter wheels/tires and the wider front grill opening to accommodate more airflow for cooling the car looks the same. Tesla has already...
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    Re: Mission E - Can it compete with Tesla?

    Porsche's Unofficial Ring time Unofficially SPANKED! :hilarious:

    https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-model-s-nurburgring-lap-time-vs-porsche-taycan/

    Tesla 20 seconds faster, didn't overheat... ...
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    Re: Mission E - Can it compete with Tesla?

    So you mean it is like the Porsche Taycan Ring video and the tires that Porsche didn't release information on?
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    Re: Mission E - Can it compete with Tesla?

    Chows, to follow up on this I finally got my hands on the Taycan Ring video and it clearly is NOT on stock production tires. I say this because if you search the tire sizes listed on the Porsche...
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    Re: Mission E - Can it compete with Tesla?

    Yes I would expect a standard Model S with the older battery pack and older style cooling to go into limp mode around the 'Ring, hence if they try for a lap record in a Model S it will need to have...
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    Re: Mission E - Can it compete with Tesla?

    They just did, just set a lap record at Laguna Seca, unless that track doesn't count or something...

    https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/11/model-s-plaid-laguna-seca/
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    Re: Mission E - Can it compete with Tesla?

    Hahaha so you are being selective in terms of what you want to hear. You want to hear something Elon Musk said in the past as being "bad, psychotic, evil, whatever" but you don't want to hear about...
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    Re: Mission E - Can it compete with Tesla?

    Well Porsche is being mysterious about it. First they said it was a pre-production model with no specifics, then after Tesla jumped in Porsche said "oh not it was a 100% stock production model".......
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    Re: Mission E - Can it compete with Tesla?

    "It's not impossible, I used to bulls eye womp rats in my T16 back home and they're not much bigger than 2 meters..."

    Seriously if Nico shows up with camera crew in tow and asks for a little space...
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    Re: Mission E - Can it compete with Tesla?

    I'm pretty sure that if Nico and a camera crew show up on a regular open drive day at Nürburgring and says "Hey can you wait 15 minutes before sending us out?" that the people gating traffic onto the...
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    Re: Mission E - Can it compete with Tesla?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JPdxNZf57F0

    Something everyone should watch, funny on so many levels...
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    Re: Mission E - Can it compete with Tesla?

    Everyone keeps loving to pull out the old Model S battery overheat issue at the track and ignore the fact that the Model 3 Performance has run track days all across the country now including Corsa...
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    Re: Mission E - Can it compete with Tesla?

    I think they ought to send a Performance Model 3 instead since it handles better than the Model S and has better battery cooling than the Model S and better batteries, but yeah Tesla ought to go grab...
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    Re: Mission E - Can it compete with Tesla?

    Those are the BASE prices without any options, no one orders Porsches without options, several auto magazine sites have used the configurator to spec out a Taycan and they are coming in at...
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    Re: Mission E - Can it compete with Tesla?

    So I think we have our answer and the answer to the question asked by this forum topic is clearly NO. The Taycan is a multi-billion dollar failure for Porsche. That's Billion with a "B" people. ...
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    Re: Why I'm not ordering a 718 GT4

    Let me address the points below:

    1) Nope $ not an issue
    2) Not that I don't want a better GT4 than my current GT4 but it has to be significantly better for me to upgrade and I don't think the new...
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    Re: Why I'm not ordering a 718 GT4

    I don't know where you live in WA so I plotted a route from Fremont, CA to Seattle, WA and this is what I got:




    Arrival
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    Re: Why I'm not ordering a 718 GT4

    You need a Long Range Model 3 RWD with 325 miles of range that would need only a brief charge to do Chicago to Indy and back in a day, or you need a new Model S with 375 miles of range you could go...
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    Re: Why I'm not ordering a 718 GT4

    Hence a LOT of people installing solar and battery backups like the Tesla Powerwall.
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    Re: Crash Safety Tests - Euro 2019

    Another follow up analysis video:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IXb-FMUXYjM
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    Re: Why I'm not ordering a 718 GT4

    You just need to customize your 3 then to your liking! :) Most of my passengers are in awe of the Tesla "greenhouse" as they see lots of sky above their heads, very open feeling... maybe you just...
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    Re: Why I'm not ordering a 718 GT4

    No I use the GT4 for teaching at the track and a track weapon as you say and the Tesla is the kid hauler/grocery getter. That being said, the Tesla was surprisingly good at the track and the...
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    Re: Why I'm not ordering a 718 GT4

    I'm just guessing here, but I am doubting that you've driving a Performance Model 3 in Track Mode on the Track. You'd feel some emotion and start to learn chassis communication from a completely...
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    Re: Why I'm not ordering a 718 GT4

    1. I'm not comparing a GT4's performance and a Tesla's other than to say that a Tesla sedan can turn a similar lap time and smoke the GT4 off the line and in mid range torque. Private Teslas are...
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    Re: Why I'm not ordering a 718 GT4

    No, I have different cars for different purposes, I see no need to sell the 981 GT4 until it has outlived its usefulness.

    I'm guessing you haven't spent a lot of time driving electric motors since...
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    Re: Why I'm not ordering a 718 GT4

    Congrats on buying the right color! :) Don't forget to list your car in the Classifieds here!
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    Re: Why I'm not ordering a 718 GT4

    I should probably clarify with respect to my point about GT cars being "limited", my point was around the car holding its value. In the past the GT cars have held their value because they were all...
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    Re: Why I'm not ordering a 718 GT4

    All good points and I'm glad you chimed in. Please note in my original post that I said the reasons given were MY reasons that apply to ME and don't necessarily apply to anyone else. I simply got...
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    Re: Why I'm not ordering a 718 GT4

    208351 or simply one or two of these instead.... :)
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    Re: Why I'm not ordering a 718 GT4

    Even a V8 "muscle" car pales in comparison to an electric car with instant torque at any speed at any time. I understand people aren't comparing the GT4 or even a Hellcat to a Tesla but once you...
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    Re: Why I'm not ordering a 718 GT4

    Which is laughable at best.... :hilarious:


    (In response to the mid range torque post, it didn't quote the post for some reason but honestly mid range torque in the GT4 is laughable, same for GT3...
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    Re: Why I'm not ordering a 718 GT4

    Well until we get both cars on a scale we won't really know, regardless I think they should have carved weight out, not added more in... aftermarket exhaust systems are quite a bit lighter, why...
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    Why I'm not ordering a 718 GT4

    I've been asked by several people if I am ordering the new GT4 and the answer is simply No. I would just say No, but everyone wants reasons, so here are some of MY reason (don't have to apply to...
  34. Thread: 718 GT4 Order

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    Re: 718 GT4 Order

    718 GT4 production is currently not limited by Porsche, they will build as many as they have orders for. When a dealer says they have an allocation, it is simply that, a specific allocation for...
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    Re: Mission E - Can it compete with Tesla?

    It wasn't adverting, but it was commentary from an EV based site, but I don't disagree with the commentary that calling their car a "self charging hybrid electric vehicle" or other such nonsensical...
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    Re: Mission E - Can it compete with Tesla?

    Toyotahas been dragging their feet on new vehicle technology for some time now,seemingly happy to continue selling their antiquated gas-powered fleet, with nobattery electric vehicles and only one...
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    Re: Mission E - Can it compete with Tesla?

    So to be fair, does that also mean you have a problem with Porsche intentionally limiting the power of its engines in cars like the Cayman or Boxster by changing ECU settings to say close off the...
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    Re: Mission E - Can it compete with Tesla?

    I don't think Tesla has decided yet if any cars built in China will come back into the US or not. Tesla has the option to build cars at the Fremont, CA plant as well as the Gigafactory in Nevada is...
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    Re: 987.1 Cayman Open/Close Auto Windows Issue

    After my GT4 went in for service I have this same issue plus the auto-up and auto-down feature on the drivers door no longer works, but it works on the passenger door. Any ideas?
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    Re: Mission E - Can it compete with Tesla?

    You do realize Jalopnik hates Tesla right? :hilarious: but let's cover these in reality and not Jalopy fantasy...

    First, the point Elon Musk was making when comparing the Model 3 to other car...
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    Re: Mission E - Can it compete with Tesla?

    I didn't read this particular article so I can only assume they got it wrong from your reaction. Let's cover the facts.

    1) Buyers wanted to purchase the base car, short range battery pack,...
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    Sticky: Re: Classifieds Feed Topics - Please Read

    Let me know if it is working now... I think I was able to nuke all the old Panjo stuff...
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    Is this thing on???

    Ok for those who emailed me about the Classifieds not working because trying to post a new listing here was kicking off the process to list something on the now defunct Panjo, please give it a try...
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    Re: Mission E - Can it compete with Tesla?

    Chows, I don't disagree that electronic parts pose a problem as you say no one makes old chips BUT it depends on how you design in your electronics. For Tesla, everything is designed into a...
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    Re: Mission E - Can it compete with Tesla?

    I'm not sure how we got onto Polar Bears, but I think they all work for the Coca-Cola company so let's get back on track to electrified vehicles please... :)

    Any thoughts on the spy shots of the...
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    Re: Mission E - Can it compete with Tesla?

    You know this guy is a NUT CASE right? :hilarious: so MANY inaccuracies in his videos I don't know where to start... click bait... pure click bait...
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    Re: Mission E - Can it compete with Tesla?

    I like visuals, Chows likes visuals, if you like visuals, check this out! https://public.flourish.studio/visualisation/374245/?fbclid=IwAR0yrY7TAHScO1QAlzqvX8ZIaa-he1IgwEHh9BC9WWpFkCE56ePjV3xlsDw
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    Re: Transmission Swap???

    Since it hasn't happened to me, then yes, it if a figment of their imaginations! :) You know like blue paint engines... :)
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    Re: Transmission Swap???

    Thanks Zedcat! More as this develops, just got an appointment set for June 11th to have the work done.
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    Re: Transmission Swap???

    I just heard from Porsche that you cannot keep the original transmission, so now I am wondering if they will issue a new certificate of authenticity with the updated transmission serial number??
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