Removed the spoiler and painted it white?
wow.. almost seems like a different car. Aside from the color, the other car had Carrera S badging on the rear, it also had the quad exhaust tips and the "clear" rear tail lights. The last pics in white have the base model Carrera exhaust tips, and red/clear tail lights. Not sure why anyone would go from Carrera S exhaust tips to base Carrera ones. Oh yeah, no more clear corners in the front either. Definitely seems like a different car.
I haven't fully decided what I'm going to go with - but I suppose it's a good problem to have. The white car is definitely the "komfy karrera" - the way it rolls through turns is actually kinda a lot of fun. I don't know that there's any way anyone could reasonably notice the 40hp difference.
If I didn't have a dog or near term family ambitions that's the car I'd have. Glad you're enjoying it out here. Speaking of here, your location still says Chicago and your plates say AZ? I can't imagine it's really worth the bother to title a car you already own in another state?
Curious how you're liking SF? I hail from slightly south of Santa Barbara and the bay is like another state to me, but I've spent a lot of time up there traveling for work. Mountain View, Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Redwood City are all tolerable, but I cannot stand the city.
Last edited by chucchinchilla; 02-21-2020 at 06:33 PM.
The AZ plates are from the PO and likely to be replaced with IL ones where registration is dirt cheap (comparatively). I've got family there and a home so it's easy to get that registration done.
I'm in the southern most point of the actual city, so I avoid most of the riff raff up north and the experience has been overall nice.
In regards to the car... I haven't actually decided what I'll do. I've exhausted literally all things that could be done with the black car and as a result probably made it too much of a racecar to live with every day (i've done 31k so far). The base carrera is actually a different kind of fun because it's comfortable, almost exactly as fast (hard to feel the 40hp difference) and has a stock suspension that makes the body roll kinda fun.
Overall however - my C2S has pretty much every single option that one would ever want in a 997, and that will be hard to replicate.
Right now I'm going to probably put either car up for sale and see where the numbers work out better.