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Pretty sure all the GT4s were built in Osnabrueck.
Hmm. VIN appears this one was but I didn’t know that.


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Wow, that’s amazing story being able to acquire the 1st Porsche you ever rode in especially since it’s an RSA, that car must have so much meaning to you.

Haha thanks yea it's a Joke as the car took a lot of funds to get sorted and we joked that it needed to be used as an Uber.

That particular RSA was the first Porsche I rode in as a kid and through circumstance I had the opportunity to buy it a few years ago as part of an estate auction and was grateful for the opportunity. The car was in great shape overall but had this patina from being kept in a warehouse for a few years. After some amateur wrenching and professional mechanic tending she is now very well sorted. Hope to keep her forever...


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Congrats and nice color. :)
 

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Lovely car and a great colour, but I have to admit, I struggle to understand who would have bought a GT4 in 2016 and put less than 3,000 miles on it. Even now, coming up on seven years since I got it, I still find excuses to take my car out. "Got the milk! Oh! Did I forget to get eggs? No worries, I'll just go back......".
If you think 3000 miles is not enough then check this one out, less than 200 miles since new!!! :eek:

http://wwwa.autotrader.ca/a/porsche/cayman/vancouver/british columbia/5_39298889_20180612171126946/?showcpo=ShowCpo&ncse=no&orup=2_15_17&pc=V8Z 2H3&sprx=100&pnbar=1
 

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A pretty good number of the GT4s were originally sold to investors who had every intention to "flip" them at the right time. Obviously they fully expected they would increase in value due to the very limited availability and exclusiveness of the model. Then there might be some that were emotional purchases and when they realized they were as much or more a track car versus a street car, decided they made a mistake. And finally it's not unusual for a dealer to buy these, title them and then resell them for the advertising value, or for a family member, or just because they can without losing money. I have family in the business and they do it all the time.
 

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SMART to check here for prior owners! Brilliant, good job.
 

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Like your R, the GT4 is not a street friendly car. Some of them have to pull double duty as street cars along with being a track weapon. A local club member bought a GT4 but it rode so rough his wife refused to ride in it. This was during the height of GT4 hysteria, so Porsche of Omaha made him a sweet trade deal on a 911 GTS for his GT4, which had very few miles on it. People may buy a GT4 for all the style and horsepower and then find it's not a car they can live with.
Some people wouldn't mind if their wife refused to drive in the car. Mine is very happy with my GT4, however, she still complains. I bought her a TT S. I wish I could take my GT4 out however it's -10 C so she's keeping warm in our garage until mid to late March.
 
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