2019 Porsche 911 (992)

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  1. ProjectWHaT

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    Indeed, that wing.

    I'm still not convinced that I'm going to like the back end of the 992.
     
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    40mm wider front end and 21's on the back (a la GT3RS and 918).

    Those wing supports are properly ugly... did they nick them off a McLaren Senna?
     
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    Interesting. The wing supports are funky, but maybe they are experimenting with some hanging, top support type wing as seen on the RSR.

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    Top hanging supports are called swan necks. IIRC the most important part of a wing is the underside so if the supports came from the bottom it would disrupt the air flow. This is also why a lot of newer race cars started using swan necks. I think one of the first cars to use it was the Regera?
     
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    They do appear to have the same thickness that they use on body-masking mule cladding, so i imagine they are hiding a still-to-be-finalised design. The blunt face these ones have can't be very aerodynamic. My thoughts were that they might be hiding a DRS-style adjustable mechanism, but you'd think that would be something you'd more likely see on a subsequent GT3RS or GT2. You can't see it very well on these pictures, but those supports do look like they could give scope for a wing-angle change.
     
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    Whatever the functional benefit, they just look too chunky... the profile view is terrible.
     
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    Don't worry, there will be a GT3 with Touring Package.

    I have no idea why but I still don't like the rear end of the 992. I think because it looks too round, curved.
     
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    I like round ends :dopey:
     
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    This sounds like music in my ears.

    Beautiful white 992.

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    This newer Porsche seems meaner and rather elegant. As we like to say... "me likey."
     
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    Surprised and somewhat pleased they have gone back to 996/986 type door handles. I'm not a fan of the 'loop' type and much prefer the 'lift-up' handles myself.
     
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    I like how a larger area of the whole rear deck now acts as the pop-up spoiler. It looks much neater this way. Gives it an almost 993 Turbo vibe.

    I'm less impressed with the lack of body colour across the front lip which leaves it looking a bit unresolved, but perhaps there's still some matt black masking vinyl on these late pre-production mules.
     
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    992 has a big fat ass.

     
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    That wing on the GT3 looks soo retro!

    The 992 entirely, sharing some elements from the past 911's!
     
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    Official press photos of the 992

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    That sure looks like a 911. Although I do like the wider body.
     
  21. kikie

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    Very beautiful version of the 911. I'm going to like seeing this 911 IRL.
     
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    Well what do you know? The car is actually growing on me.
     
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    Leaked images of the new 911

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    It'll be officially revealed at the LA Auto Show
     
  24. Aphelion

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    Finally. Has to be the most long, drawn out car replacement in history :lol:.


    And its still not officially unveiled! :boggled::lol:
     
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    The Acura/Honda NSX would definitely like to have a word with you! ;)

    Looks just like I would expect a 911 to look like. I've always been more interested in the variants with more pointy bits, now the waiting game begins for the Turbo and GTx models.
     
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    it really gives me a 964 vibes. Surfaces are a bit flatter than current 911, the wheelarches, especially in the back, comes out of the main body in a more abrupt manner, graphics (front lamps circles and back led strip) are simpler. Overall, a much more minimal stylistical approach, it express really well the technological value of the car, less of an animal, more of a machine.
     
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    Finally. I'm so tired of seeing it with cover bits (which hide basically nothing) on.

    I don't dig it as much as 991, I'm afraid.
     
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    This must be the best looking standard 911 since the 997. Every model from the C2 onwards will have this wide body, which makes the 911 look more mature. I'm a huge fan of a wide body 911. All the 992 models are going to be as wide as the 991.2 GTS. The GT models are going to be even more wider.

    This is probably going to be a very nice looking 911.
     
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    The car looks great but I prefer the rear end of the 991.
     
  30. G.T.Ace

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    Wish they'd be as experimental with the front as they were with the rear.
    Diggin' the tail lights.