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Old 12-31-2013, 08:22 AM   #1
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A Christmas Gift

One of my gifts this year... Has anyone done this?

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Old 12-31-2013, 08:57 AM   #2
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250k miles later, I'd think you'd have maybe driven a Porsche at least once in your life
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Old 12-31-2013, 09:00 AM   #3
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Better to take your car and sign up for a HPDE...the instructors are typically volunteers and very helpful. You'll learn a lot about your car and get much more track time. The "pay to drive" experiences are good for those with little to no exposure to the Porsche world, but want a thrill....albeit, a quick, expensive one.
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That would be awesome to drive 987 R & then 981 Cayman S back to back for comparison. Be sure to visit Shelby American showroom while you are at the track.
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Old 12-31-2013, 11:08 AM   #5
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If you've driven a Boxster on a track, then I'd suggest skipping the Cayman R. When I drove one at Laguna Seca it felt just like a 986 Boxster with M030 suspension. The only real difference was more power for the straights.
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Old 01-01-2014, 10:40 AM   #6
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After giving it some thought I will probably drive each model Porsche they have since I am on the hunt for my next Porsche. I have test driven only the 987 S and 996 turbo so I need to drive some other models. I will admit the turbo put a smile on my face for about a week but I want to test drive a 997 S. Also, looks like all their models have PDK transmissions so I will get to experience what that's all about.
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Old 01-01-2014, 11:01 AM   #7
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If you've driven a Boxster on a track, then I'd suggest skipping the Cayman R. When I drove one at Laguna Seca it felt just like a 986 Boxster with M030 suspension. The only real difference was more power for the straights.
Agree. I was thinking of doing this too.
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Old 01-01-2014, 01:35 PM   #8
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I noticed Combo 15 is missing from the list ?

2 Laps in the Dangermobile, 1 jar of Swissvax, 1 night with the Dangers Girls and 12 sessions of psychiatric counseling for $27,999.

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I actually like the idea. I think that would be a god experience and a nice oppurtunity to try out something new with Pdk.

If you had unlimitted funds, you could try a few cars out and write your own personal review. Find out how the R8s, MBMclarens compare to the 911 Turbo.

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Old 01-01-2014, 05:56 PM   #10
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I noticed Combo 15 is missing from the list ?

2 Laps in the Dangermobile, 1 jar of Swissvax, 1 night with the Dangers Girls and 12 sessions of psychiatric counseling for $27,999.

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What discount do members of SPECTRE receive?

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