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Re: New Carrera T Order 2018/01/09 20:46:28 (permalink)
Hi tscaptain.
 
Have not driven a Carrera S or a GTS.  I have previously owned a 991.1 C2.  I have test driven two 991.2 C2s - one PDK and one manual.
 
I am happy that the Carrera T will be powerful/fast enough, both in comparison to my 991.1 C2 and also my current 2017 Panamera 4.
 
Also, budget came into the equation.  The new Carrera T just seems to tick all the boxes! 
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Re: New Carrera T Order 2018/01/09 21:07:46 (permalink)
I trust your bank balance is feeling suitably bruised this evening Simon?
 
Edit:  I just saw that you're a Financial Planning type.. ECOS?? :)
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Re: New Carrera T Order 2018/01/09 21:24:06 (permalink) ☄ Helpfulby Simon991 2018/01/12 19:51:38
Congrats Simon.
 
I locked down the spec on mine before Christmas for March delivery.
 
Our choices are uncannily similar!  I have gone for yellow, T interior pack, Bose, magic wipers, upgraded headlights, parking sensors, cruise, rear seats, manual, rear badge delete, smokers pack, think that’s about it.
 
Enjoy, really looking forward to getting mine.

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Re: New Carrera T Order 2018/01/09 21:52:03 (permalink)
Thanks, Rob!
 
Paid my deposit and locked down my spec today for a March build!  
 
Yes, very similar specs!  From memory: Racing Yellow, manual transmission, Carrera T interior in Racing Yellow, ParkAssist (front & rear), heated multi-function steering wheel, rear seats, PCM, cruise control, smokers pack, auto-dimming mirrors and rain sensor.  
 
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Re: New Carrera T Order 2018/01/09 22:06:45 (permalink)
I'd invest the slightly extra amount and get the rear camera.  I had it on my last 2S and only have the sensors on the Boxter I'm driving while I wait for my new GTS to arrive in a few weeks, and I really miss it.
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Re: New Carrera T Order 2018/01/09 22:19:29 (permalink)
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I locked down the spec on mine before Christmas for March delivery.
 
Our choices are uncannily similar!  I have gone for yellow, T interior pack, Bose, magic wipers, upgraded headlights, parking sensors, cruise, rear seats, manual, rear badge delete, smokers pack, think that’s about it.



 
Forgive my ignorance, but what are 'magic wipers'?
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Re: New Carrera T Order 2018/01/09 22:24:44 (permalink)
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I'd invest the slightly extra amount and get the rear camera.  I had it on my last 2S and only have the sensors on the Boxter I'm driving while I wait for my new GTS to arrive in a few weeks, and I really miss it.
 Cheers



 
Thanks, Ellis.  I had sensors, but no camera on my first three Porsches.  I won't miss what I never had?!    Plus spec is locked down now.
 
Cheers,
 
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Re: New Carrera T Order 2018/01/09 22:50:53 (permalink) ☄ Helpfulby Simon991 2018/01/12 19:51:52
Magic wipers = rain sensor!
 
My terminology, not Porsche’s!
 
 

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Re: New Carrera T Order 2018/01/09 22:52:28 (permalink)
hehehe, like "Froot" (Front Boot) instead of the americanism "Frunk"
 
 
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Re: New Carrera T Order 2018/01/09 22:53:48 (permalink)
Ah, with you, Rob!  Another 'Snap!' in our specs!  :-) 
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Re: New Carrera T Order 2018/01/09 23:02:19 (permalink)
I know!  Your heated wheel will be nice in winter though.
 
I like the idea of the reverse camera but, like you, my spec is locked and I’ve not had it on previous Porsches so hopefully won’t miss it.

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Re: New Carrera T Order 2018/01/10 07:38:08 (permalink)
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I know!  Your heated wheel will be nice in winter though.
 
I like the idea of the reverse camera but, like you, my spec is locked and I’ve not had it on previous Porsches so hopefully won’t miss it.




 
+1 Rob.  The heated wheel was virtually the first option I ticked!  Loved it on my Macan, missed it on my 991.1 C2 and really appreciate it on my Panamera!
 
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Re: New Carrera T Order 2018/01/10 08:59:28 (permalink)
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+1 Rob.  The heated wheel was virtually the first option I ticked!  Loved it on my Macan, missed it on my 991.1 C2 and really appreciate it on my Panamera!  
Roll on collection day for us both!  



As a counter opinion to that, I find my heated wheel to be a b***** nuisance, since it keeps switching itself on during any spirited wheel twirling. I've actually requested my PC to disable it.
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Re: New Carrera T Order 2018/01/10 09:18:26 (permalink)
I had a quote for retro-fitting a rear camera to my 991 for £500 with a proper interface to the infotainment screen from an independent car electrician. No doubt it might invalidate an extended warranty! I will probably have it done in the Spring when I tend to use the car more.

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Re: New Carrera T Order 2018/01/10 13:13:25 (permalink)
Funny you should say that Clive but I have experienced that too - I put it down to my clumsiness/ lack of familiarity but it did seem easy to turn on accidentally.
 
 
 
 

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Re: New Carrera T Order 2018/01/10 17:28:41 (permalink)
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+1 Rob.  The heated wheel was virtually the first option I ticked!  Loved it on my Macan, missed it on my 991.1 C2 and really appreciate it on my Panamera!  
Roll on collection day for us both!  



As a counter opinion to that, I find my heated wheel to be a b***** nuisance, since it keeps switching itself on during any spirited wheel twirling. I've actually requested my PC to disable it.
Regards,
 
Clive




Haven't noticed that in my Panamera 4 over the last 13,500 miles, but then again I probably have it turned on most of the time anyway!  
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Re: New Carrera T Order 2018/01/10 18:10:47 (permalink)
I had it on cars when ice driving in Finland so there was a lot of wheel twirling!

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Re: New Carrera T Order 2018/01/10 18:59:01 (permalink)
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I had it on cars when ice driving in Finland so there was a lot of wheel twirling!




 
Sounds like fun, Rob!  Mind you, for ice driving in Finland, I think I'd want the heated steering wheel turned on!  
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Re: New Carrera T Order 2018/01/10 19:50:56 (permalink)
Clive wears gloves though......

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Re: New Carrera T Order 2018/01/10 20:04:09 (permalink)
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Clive wears gloves though......




 
String-backed driving gloves, I hope!  
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