Ownership Verified: My 2015 911 Turbo Beetle

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Have had a decent amount of seat time in a 991.1 GT3. Even in normal mode I found the pedal progression, balance and shift schedule really well defined and sport mode was a big enough step up from normal. Granted I've never driven a non GT3 991, but too many other hi-perf cars I've driven don't have enough of a differentiation between the modes.
 

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Have had a decent amount of seat time in a 991.1 GT3. Even in normal mode I found the pedal progression, balance and shift schedule really well defined and sport mode was a big enough step up from normal. Granted I've never driven a non GT3 991, but too many other hi-perf cars I've driven don't have enough of a differentiation between the modes.
With PDK equipped 911s, the Sport + mode has the most aggressive shift programming, throttle response may be a little more aggressive. Also the 7 speed box will behave more like a shorter geared 6 speed box and never go into 7th gear and hang in lower gears for much longer until red line.

With manual equipped 911s Sport + engages the auto rev match mode when shifting, again throttle is a little more aggressive than regular sport.

On my Turbo, non sport mode is blah and basically for boring freeway cruising or slow traffic, where auto engine start/stop will be activated (can be disable) for stop n go traffic. Sport mode is basically how the car should drive by default, responsive and spirited throttle, more aggressive PDK shift programming than base. Sport + turns the car into a scary monster with very sensitive throttle reponse, super aggressive gear shifting and exhaust will pop and crackle as well.
 

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I love them all except for that Techart 996.
Yep that Techart body kit was a bit bleah, probably the worst of the early 00s style body kits (or anything Mansory) and it looked badly installed as well.
 

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Brilliant cars! Do you know if that yellow 993 is a GT2? Or an RSR like the blue one? Is the RSR even a real RSR or is it just the badge? :D

And FLACHT6 as a numberplate is pretty damn cool.
 

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Brilliant cars! Do you know if that yellow 993 is a GT2? Or an RSR like the blue one? Is the RSR even a real RSR or is it just the badge? :D

And FLACHT6 as a numberplate is pretty damn cool.
Looks like a GT2, but no bolt on rear fender hips, so not sure.
 
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