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    Re: 718 GT4 Options (What Will It Be)

    Really! Now that is interesting, I am in Canada but normally these cars are spec'd for North America... Hmmmmm. :)

    I also wonder if there would be a change in performance, I would think that the...
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    Re: 718 GT4 Options (What Will It Be)

    I guess I still haven't got my brain around the idea these cars have one mode... SPORT! ;)

    You are likely right about certain parameters controlling the cylinder deactivation, this is true in my...
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    Re: Why I'm ordering a 718 Spyder

    This is a trick question right? The Porsche Boxster is the answer! ;)

    I looked for years for this same combination and as you can see from my signature only found it in the Boxster, and they...
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    Re: Why I'm ordering a 718 Spyder

    Not sure, but here is a picture of the suspension... GT4/Spyder are the same.

    https://www.planet-9.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=208243&d=1561568649
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    Re: Why I'm ordering a 718 Spyder

    I took 'some' exception to K-Man's post, he sounded more like sour grapes then a thoughtful reply of his reasons, and I do mean HIS reasons as many of us don't share them one bit! But enough of...
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    Re: Why I'm not ordering a 718 GT4

    Yes, they have much higher res at the following location, these were resized during upload of course! Other great images of these cars and all sorts of other Porsche things... :)
    ...
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    Re: 718 GT4 Options (What Will It Be)

    I would be surprised if the cars bound for North America 'don't' have the particulate filter and cylinder deactivation... As for the sound: :eek:

    Seriously, regarding cylinder deactivation, I...
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    Re: 718 GT4... Will PDK be Offered?

    Perhaps a small tidbit here: https://www.planet-9.com/718-chat/238823-why-im-not-ordering-718-gt4-2.html#post2122089 ;)
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    Re: Why I'm not ordering a 718 GT4

    No worries, and this one with a better view of the intake, along with a quote from R&T:



    https://www.planet-9.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=208187&d=1561487082
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    Re: 718 GT4 Options (What Will It Be)

    Never seen the stuff before, looked it up, at least it would take the damage instead of the front lip... https://sliplo.com/
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    Re: 718 GT4 Order

    It is certainly a love hate relationship with PCCB brakes, they have a number of very desirable features, but replacement cost is not one of them!

    I would still consider them but be prepared to...
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    Re: Why I'm not ordering a 718 GT4

    Glad to oblige! :)

    https://www.planet-9.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=208163&d=1561426421
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    Re: Why I'm not ordering a 718 GT4

    If you already have a 981 GT4/Spyder then you have what you need... 'nuf said. ;)

    If you don't have one and can afford to build out a new 718 GT4/Spyder then this is a great time to be a...
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    Re: 718 GT4 Order

    No arguments with what you say about the build out of GT4, except the million, it took Porsche about 60 years to make a million 911's ! ;)
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    Re: 718 GT4 Order

    I am not aware of your financial position but that is a pretty basic spec, you need to spice it up a bit! ;)

    I am seriously considering PCCB, do I need them, heck no, do they look serious, oh ya!...
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    Re: 718 GT4 Options (What Will It Be)

    Wow that is a hefty price, I still think that it is high in Canada but that is worse!



    I installed a front camera in my car, in 3 years I have not touched a single thing head on and with...
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    Re: 718 GT4 Options (What Will It Be)

    I just did a quick check on AT and there are more 2018 Spyder's there for sale then I have ever seen before, ranging from $113k to nearly $130k, hopeful fishing expeditions? At those prices a new...
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    Re: 718 GT4 Options (What Will It Be)

    Yes you got the HP right... but the engine is a little more that just bored out. ;)



    Works for me!
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    Re: 718 GT4 Options (What Will It Be)

    Miscellaneous ramblings or has this new engine offering changed your mind? ;)
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    Re: 718 GT4 Options (What Will It Be)

    That might be their plan, but it might be dulled by the hefty increase in price, they plan to build to meet demand, but it will be interesting to see how big the demand is.
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    Re: 718 GT4 Options (What Will It Be)

    One reasons I didn't get a Spyder back in 2016 is that I was using it as more of a daily driver and for me in that role it didn't fit, the GTS was much better suited to this, now it is different and...
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    Re: Return of the six?????!!!!!!

    I agree with your observations, this might keep the value of the 981 GT cars up. For me I am happy the 718 Spyder has the same creds (for the most part) as the GT4, my hope is that the PASM will...
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    Re: Return of the six?????!!!!!!

    Exactly, my wife finally gets it, this forum and grabbing coffee on Sunday with they guys to talk about cars, she just rolls her eye's and says "Have fun!"
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    Re: 718 GT4 Options (What Will It Be)

    You sound like me, especially happy that technically it is the same hardware as the GT4, right across the board yet suitable for the street, other than how deep I have to dig into the pockets I...
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    Re: Return of the six?????!!!!!!

    They certainly could put a PDK in the 718 but this has nothing to do with the 3.8l that engine will not be in the street version of the 718 GT4...



    No offense taken, as for the engine, other...
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    Re: MaxJax on sale

    Ahhh, you know them well then, for me the only area that seems to be blocked is the floor pan under the passenger compartment, if I needed to get in there it would be a show stopper, but for...
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    Re: Return of the six?????!!!!!!

    No argument but I will add again that these cars are for those with a good amount of that discretionary money, they see something they want they simply go out an buy it. Perhaps I notice it more now...
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    Re: Return of the six?????!!!!!!

    This could happen:

    But this will not:

    Why, (yes) because the Touring car would be a subset of the same car and engine, (no) they have stated over and over again the Turbo-3.0l will NOT fit in...
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    Re: 718 GT4 - Success or Failure?

    My 2016 981 BGTS was $104k, here the 718 Spyder start at over $110K, I built what I would like to have and it came to $142K, nearly $40K more... that's a significant step up, at least for me!

    As...
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    Re: 718 GT4 - Success or Failure?

    I have thinking about this (not that it affects my decision at all), but as these new one are a fair bit more expensive, I wonder how that will affect sales, sure they 'will' sell but here in Canada...
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    Re: MaxJax on sale

    I have the SX-6 from the same (Parent) company, a completely different concept but I would say just what I needed, I have had for a couple of years now and don't know why I waited so long to buy it! ...
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    Re: Return of the six?????!!!!!!

    Time to call that contractor, when I re-did my driveway I drove him nuts, made him redo it until there was virtually no transition between the driveway and the street because:

    The sad part is...
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    Re: 718 GT4 Options (What Will It Be)

    So then are you happy with what they came up with?
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    Re: Return of the six?????!!!!!!

    Things change, they always do otherwise we loose interest in them, but not our wives of course! :hilarious:

    Seriously everything changes and that goes for the cost as well, not forgetting about...
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    Re: Return of the six?????!!!!!!

    Although interesting, I never had anything against the T4 engines, drove them on the street and track and enjoyed every minute of the experience.

    For me I simply wanted the NA Flat-6, if these did...
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    Re: Return of the six?????!!!!!!

    The seat are one of the things I really want, I tried them and found them fine, slightly tougher to get in and out of but once you are in, great!

    My spec so far, not sure about the colour though:...
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    Re: Return of the six?????!!!!!!

    Nice build, about the same cost I came back with... need to save more money! :(
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    Re: Return of the six?????!!!!!!

    I talked to 'honest' 981 GT4 owners, they admitted it was a bit rough for the street, the new one however has PASM, that should help with the ride.

    I am glad the chassis for the Spyder and GT4...
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    Re: Return of the six?????!!!!!!

    That's OK, we forgive you! ;)

    Sort of true, but it is new engine and they maybe leaving room for future increases.

    Agreed, an envolution in design, but then again the 981 Spyder/GT4 were so...
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    Re: Return of the six?????!!!!!!

    Whoot-Hoo! :banana:

    Thanks!
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    Re: Return of the six?????!!!!!!

    I read yesterday,

    Hmmm not that I can see, no English language configurator that I have found... :(
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    Re: Return of the six?????!!!!!!

    As I have said before, IF I already had a 981 Spyder (or GT4), as nice as the new 718 variants are, I would be stick to what I had.

    Digital, you have an awesome car, everything is right about it...
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    Re: Return of the six?????!!!!!!

    That's OK, it's over 400 HP and all new, sounds great in the video's!

    Time has to move on and as they say in the article, the GT3 engine is a bit pricey for this model, but this 4.0l will have...
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    Wow, I go away 8:00 am this morning for a drive...

    Wow, I go away 8:00 am this morning for a drive up island and come back to a veritable explosion of posts in this thread!

    This could be an interesting situation, NA6's and T4's or...

    If the...
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    Re: Wrecked Cayman

    Well he obviously wanted to have everyone notice his exit from the car show, sliding off the road into the guard rail certainly did that!
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    Re: Oem tail lights for sale

    Hmmm, might have a bit more interest if you provide a picture (as there are various types) and a price...
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    Re: Return of the six?????!!!!!!

    Really, where!? I thought Goodwood was the venue?
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    Move along, nothing to see here... Oh ya,...

    Move along, nothing to see here...

    Oh ya, that's why they call it a teaser!
  49. Gotcha' no wheel or sidewall damage either. I...

    Gotcha' no wheel or sidewall damage either. I will say that the overall ride quality is much better with the 18" tires though!
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    Re: 718 Grill protection upgrade

    So are you saying that Porsche has a campaign to add this protection at no cost to the car?
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