2019 Porsche 911 (992)

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  1. ProjectWHaT

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    time stamped to the correct bit

    It is rumored to have carbon fiber suspension bits ("A-arm and stuff"). Porsche engineers told a big buyer to wait for the next generation. It'll be a very big step.
     
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    That's it. I give up. My dream of owning a Porsche 911 is dead. Getting too expensive. Second hand Porsches are too expensive (taxes). Even the 991 is getting more expensive (taxes). A second hand 991.2 is still an option though.

    Yesterday afternoon, after seeing a 993 4S, I googled all the specs I need to see how much a 993 4S costs (taxes). Annual road tax: almost € 2,500. That .... is .... a .... lot .... of .... money. :eek: :crazy:


    Maybe a beetle chassis with a recent Porsche 911 kit car ................... ?
     
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    That rear bumper ..... . Bah!

    Looks like they installed the rear bumper upside down. Those rear wheel arches seems to be strange looking as well. Hmmm, is that how the bodystyling of Porsche 911 is going to be? I'm not a fan, so far.
     
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    The rear is lovely, but I don't like how straight and flat the front fascia is.

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  7. TexRex

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    The body below the beltline is getting too chunky in relation to the greenhouse--it's becoming a German Camaro.
     
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    Doesn't look half as bad as I expected. I kinda like it.
     
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    From the side profile I kind of see what you're on about (more so with the fifth gen camaro), but after that not so much. To me I think the rear looks like a modern version of the 993, with the rest of it looking like an evolution of the 991. It's not that bad of a car.
     
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    Hope the plate on production car will end up in that black spot above actual plate, although doubt it.
    Also don’t like the way hood/frunk meets front bumper.
     
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    Seeing the rear from different angles from that image with the yellow prototype has changed my stance on it. The thin rear lights and curvy rear fenders create a very muscular profile. :tup:
     
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    The various aspects of the front bumper make it look like a more squared off version of the one on the 991.2.

    Looking at the 992 again, I didn't realise at first that the leading edge of the boot lid (and for that matter the joint line between the body and the bumper) is now below the bottom of the headlights, and the corners are sharper in profile.

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    It looks like a 991 with some plasticky bits. I am not impressed, yet.
     
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    Figured I'd spend the time to create something more ideal :sly:
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    Well it's in profile that the high shoulders manifest so prominently. Things get a little better from the front 3/4 thanks to the muscular haunches drawing the eye away from the greenhouse (and thereby its relationship with the space below) and the lower leading edge of the beltline, but they get bad again from the rear 3/4 because the front wings aren't muscular enough and the beltline's trailing edge is at a higher elevation.
     
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    Don't see it, but does reminds me of typical 911 ethos in both front and rear 3/4th the only issue that I agree with is the seemingly mismatch between green house and the rest of the car.
     
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    I can't tell whether we agree or not!

    :lol:

    I sure hope I sleep better tonight...

    Anyway, I think the best way to convey my point is the parking garage scenario. You need to pass your card in front of the reader in order to to raise the gate, but the top of the door is too high to stick your arm out without pushing yourself up in the seat. This car isn't quite as bad as a new Camaro or Challenger (point for the Mustang, go figure) in this regard, but it's getting there.
     
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    Better :D
    But still compared to 991's rounded corners hood, this one being almost square around corners is looking off for me
     
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    According to carscoops this 992 is the S and not the 4S. If that is the case, than the S is as wide as the GTS 991.2, which is a good thing. I wonder how wide the body of the 992 C4S and GTS is going to be.

    I'm impressed, this new Porsche looks the part.
     
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    From the side and rear it looks like it weighs 1800kg or something. It's still a pretty thing as a base. Needs a bit of make up. Like the slightly overweight hidden hotty from high school.
     
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    Looks to me like they might be recalling the "duck face" of 80's 911s and 930s.

    Looks fine to me.
     
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  22. Danoff

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    That looks just like a 911.
     
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    Indeed but if you are a huge 911 fan, like me, than this 911 looks like a goregeous, improved and even better looking 911 than the previous 991.2.


    :D
     
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    Looks like a 991 playing a harmonica.
     
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    Kinda looks like a 993 at the front.


    And if that's the RWD version with that T H I C C rear end, I wonder how much wider are the 4/4S, Turbo and GT models are.
     
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    The rear is like a 993 and the front is similar to the latest beetle.
     
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    I'm hurting right now. People are making fun of my all time favourite car. :(


    The rear wheels are huge. They look too big IMO

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    I don't know if that was directed at me or not, but I actually really like how the 911s stay the same. I just find it funny that people look so carefully at all of the subtle design differences.
     
  29. kikie

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    No, it was absolutely not directed at you.
     
  30. Carbon_6

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    Hate to think how people would react if Porsche decided that the 992's successor was going to be an SUV.

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