Thank you for this! Although I've yet to be blinded by the aluminum trim, I've always liked the look of the leather trim, as well as the carbon fiber. Given I've got the leather package interior which is black with stitched leather Bordeaux Red trim (seating surfaces, center and door armrests, instrument hood), I might consider a unique look using Bordeaux Red leather for the console trim. But $1200 for the cupholder cover trim plus whatever for the rest of the dash trim is on the excessive side. And I imagine carbon fiber is way more.
Did you previously have the brushed aluminum trim, or the standard shiny metal trim?
There's no glare from the optional brushed aluminum trim. No specular appearance at all. It's pricy but very classy. You won't regret it.Did you previously have the brushed aluminum trim, or the standard shiny metal trim?
I ordered my 911 with brushed aluminum specifically to avoid glare, so I hope you're using the term "aluminum" loosely...
Very good to hear. I spent a bunch of time going back and forth on whether or not to upgrade the trim. I'm pretty sensitive to glare, so it sounds like I'll be glad I got the brushed aluminum.There's no glare from the optional brushed aluminum trim. No specular appearance at all. It's pricy but very classy. You won't regret it.
The standard trim is just silvered plastic.
Edit: always assuming they haven't changed anything in the last 4 years since I got it in my 981, of course. Maybe the standard trim got better and/or the optional trim got worse. Steve's hand is reflected clearly at 2:30, which could never happen with the brushed trim in my car.
It is stupidly expensive, but you'll thank yourself every time you go to the dealer and see the standard trim in other cars on the lot. A lot like full leather in that regard, although not quite that expensive.Very good to hear. I spent a bunch of time going back and forth on whether or not to upgrade the trim. I'm pretty sensitive to glare, so it sounds like I'll be glad I got the brushed aluminum.
I didn't have the pleasure of this experience until today, holy cow when the sun hits it just right it could be dangerous. And road noise at interstate speeds is rather enthusiastic.
You should try Plasti Dip. Then post your experience, good or bad. ?Actually, i was thinking about getting the cup holder part Wrapped. It will probably look good just as good and be about $1000 dollars cheaper lol.
Now this will interest me. That sounds like a good deal.Just got a quote from a local place in Denver area. $100 bucks to wrap all of the trim pieces (minus the center which I already bought for $317). I am going to see what materials they have and either do a carbon fiber or leather(ish) type wrap. I will let you all know how it comes out