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  1. Oengus

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    Having owned a 2010 GT3 and kinda been missing it, I was wondering which one is the one to buy nowadays.
    I assume a GT3 RS 4.0 lol

    my budget is only about 150k

    997.1 Gt3 RS ?
    2008 GT2 ?

    Any input is appreciated.
     
  2. rockminster

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    Spend some time on Rennlist.

    For $150k I’d recommend a 991.1 GT3 or GT3RS. The GT3 is better for more street use, the RS for track and higher speed mountain. Most of all of the Gt3s have a 10 year engine warranty. Both the 3 and the RS punch way above their weight (cost). Extraordinarily hearty.


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  3. Dewinator

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    For track day, daily, or for fun drives?

    I have a regular 991 and worry if I replaced it with a gt3, it would lose some daily driver ability.

    I think if I did more track days, I would want a gt3, but for just fun drives I can't see it replacing the Ferrari.
     
  4. Oengus

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    Just spirited driving.
    As mentioned I had a gt3 before and lived it.
     
  5. Dewinator

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    Did you enjoy it more than the CS for that or just different?
     
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  6. Oengus

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    Just different
    Paddles vs manual
     
  7. CodeRed

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    997 GT3/2, any later are too large
     
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  8. Oengus

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    I agree
     
  9. cnpapa24

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    At your budget it would be hard to go wrong with a 997.1 GT3RS if you’re looking for something modern.
     
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  10. slm

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    Hey, what about the RSA? That would be a great car!

    From the list above I would get the GT2. I miss the one I had. Manual tranny. Amazing handling. And that engine pulls like few others do. Will not lose money on it.

    The GT3 is a great car for your purpose. I felt the 991.1 GT3RS as a bit to harsh for routine street driving. I think any of the 997 variants would be a good choice.
     
  11. Oengus

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    funny you bring up the GT2
    I just put a bunch of them in my watchlist last night

    I think that’s the direction I’m going in
     
  12. joe sackey

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    997.1 GT3 RS
     
  13. Sterling Sackey

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    Responded to your e-mail - as a few above have said, 997 GT3 RS all day.
     
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  14. cnpapa24

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    The GT2 and GT3 RS are very different and different price points. I recommend you drive both.
     
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    I doubt you can find a 997 GT2 in decent condition under or at $150k.
     
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  16. Oengus

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    That’s true absent
     
  17. cnpapa24

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    It would have to be a 996 GT2 at that pricing.
     
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  19. Oengus

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    That is super tasty GI
     
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  20. Oengus

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    Deposit made on 997.1 GT3 RS
    White on black with black RS graphics..
     
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  21. cnpapa24

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    great spec!
     
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  22. mikesufka

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    Fantastic choice - post pics please.

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  23. Oengus

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    I will as soon as we are signed
     
  24. mikesufka

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    Can you also share how you found it when the deal closes ?

    MDS
     
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  25. Oengus

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    I contacted Doug at Switchcars
     
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