That yellow (speed?) is terrible... but man does CH have serious car control.
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Personally, at least in interior and exterior styling, this is a big downgrade from the 987.2. To me, that was the most beautiful of the newer Porsches; yes, even moreso than the 911.
I mean come on, this is just perfection:
♪ Let's just drive, I wanna see what the wind does to your hair ♪
Can't agree with those that think it's a downgrade from the 987.2. The wheelbase always looked too short for that car, and the front overhang far too long. This looks proper, and the interior is a significant improvement over the cheap plastics in the 987.2.
Let's see if I can wait long enough for a used one to become affordable. Because it could very well be my next fun car. It ticks all of the boxes.
Porsche just needs to take the Boxster/Cayman, stretch the chassis a slight bit, put the 911 powertrain in there, and be done with it. Seriously, the 911 has had a good run but it's time to go.
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That's not especially long. It wasn't on the watercooled cars either. The 964's have a longer nose, granted. But the 987 looks badly proportioned in the nose especially:
Don't get me wrong; it's a great driver's car. I just think it's awkward looking from a number of angles due the short wheelbase. The new Cayman solves that.
2-seater, lightest: Boxster/Cayman
2+2, light, 911 (cabrio, others)
4 adults: Panamera
The Cayenne I don't care so much about, although I guess you could call it the plus-size model of the Panamera. I think this is an entirely reasonable lineup. Making the Cayman a 2+2 to replace the 911 would have ill effects on the Boxster in both size and weight of a convertible that has no place even pretending to be a 2+2. They should (and likely will) keep the platform strictly a 2 seater.