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Top Gear’s review came out with no surprises there. Calling it the sweet spot of the range.
The T is awesome . I felt that way about the last T too. You really are getting a perfect first 911 !!
 

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I watched all three . I liked the second one the most . I agree that the car should be spec as he did . The test car had sport buckets (light weight ) . It was an option on the first T and should be on this one . PCCB was an option on the first and the only weak link in the T are the brakes . They are just standard base car brakes .

It's interesting how quickly it can match ups to a camera S in price .I think the T in a manual is very exclusive . In my GTS I have all the lightweight package things that are standard and LOVE them !!

I think the great part about the T is that if ordered lean on options its not outrageous . there are so ,many standard amenities that even a basic build isn't missing much .
 

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I watched all three . I liked the second one the most . I agree that the car should be spec as he did . The test car had sport buckets (light weight ) . It was an option on the first T and should be on this one . PCCB was an option on the first and the only weak link in the T are the brakes . They are just standard base car brakes .

It's interesting how quickly it can match ups to a camera S in price .I think the T in a manual is very exclusive . In my GTS I have all the lightweight package things that are standard and LOVE them !!

I think the great part about the T is that if ordered lean on options its not outrageous . there are so ,many standard amenities that even a basic build isn't missing much .
The T is a great option….convertible version next???
 

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Excellent review as he always does. I have not seen the sport bucket seats though that he mentioned. I saw it in their test car but not on the configurator. If the car was not a daily I would get them. If I were 15 years younger I get them even in a daily.
Seats are key for sure…glad I got the sport seats in the 992 my daily. Anything tight would not be optimal.
 

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Seats are key for sure…glad I got the sport seats in the 992 my daily. Anything tight would not be optimal.
The sport bucket seat is like sitting in a wedge. It takes a little getting used to. The last time I sat in one was 2018. They had a Carrera T and we took it out to take some pictures. The general manager is a former pro driver and he’s only 32 years old. I was at the time 60 he hopped in and out like a puppy. For me, it took a little more time but I had it. I don’t know if I’d be able to do it in five years when I’m 70 that would be especially the case in a daily that’s what would concern me at my age.
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There's two possibly three road trips I'd take with my T: Montreal (6 hours); Saratoga Springs. (4.5 hrs) and Sarasota (18 hrs) so seats that can't last at least a 10 hour driving day are definitely out (LWBS). My SA said I wouldn't be comfortable in the 18 ways (6'2" 235 pounds) due to the leg bolsters. I guess that leaves the Sports Plus 4 waiting electric seats then. Besides, the 4 ways move up and out of the way quicker while the LWBS don't even move fore/aft.
 

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The sport bucket seat is like sitting in a wedge. It takes a little getting used to. The last time I sat in one was 2018. They had a Carrera T and we took it out to take some pictures. The general manager is a former pro driver and he’s only 32 years old. I was at the time 60 he hopped in and out like a puppy. For me, it took a little more time but I had it. I don’t know if I’d be able to do it in five years when I’m 70 that would be especially the case in a daily that’s what would concern me at my age. View attachment 1395 View attachment 1396 View attachment 1396 View attachment 1397
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There's two possibly three road trips I'd take with my T: Montreal (6 hours); Saratoga Springs. (4.5 hrs) and Sarasota (18 hrs) so seats that can't last at least a 10 hour driving day are definitely out (LWBS). My SA said I wouldn't be comfortable in the 18 ways (6'2" 235 pounds) due to the leg bolsters. I guess that leaves the Sports Plus 4 waiting electric seats then. Besides, the 4 ways move up and out of the way quicker while the LWBS don't even move fore/aft.
That sounds like a plan, enjoy Scott!
 

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I have the same seat. They’re 18 way seats. It’s a very different type of seat in a sport bucket. The sport bucket seat is less comfortable in a daily car. The purpose of the sport bucket is that it is set at the exact proper seating position for track use, it also is a much lighter seat with no heavy motors or ventilating things. It’s not a luxury seat. It has a purpose. It’s almost a must have in a GT car, however, driving around daily on the street hopping in and out of the car and pushing the age of 70 I can understand the 18 ways seats and that’s why I chose them as well , they are the only detriment I put on my car. I did consider the buckets.
 

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I have the same seat. They’re 18 way seats. It’s a very different type of seat in a sport bucket. The sport bucket seat is less comfortable in a daily car. The purpose of the sport bucket is that it is set at the exact proper seating position for track use, it also is a much lighter seat with no heavy motors or ventilating things. It’s not a luxury seat. It has a purpose. It’s almost a must have in a GT car, however, driving around daily on the street hopping in and out of the car and pushing the age of 70 I can understand the 18 ways seats and that’s why I chose them as well , they are the only detriment I put on my car. I did consider the buckets.
I had the sport plus seats in my Boxster and they were even tight for me. I was OK but after a 45 or one hour ride I was sore. I’m only 59 160 pounds and it was not a good situation. I probably Checked that on the configurator a dozen times to make sure I pick the right seats and top down again today, 55 degrees and the week looks promising.
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I have the same seat. They’re 18 way seats. It’s a very different type of seat in a sport bucket. The sport bucket seat is less comfortable in a daily car. The purpose of the sport bucket is that it is set at the exact proper seating position for track use, it also is a much lighter seat with no heavy motors or ventilating things. It’s not a luxury seat. It has a purpose. It’s almost a must have in a GT car, however, driving around daily on the street hopping in and out of the car and pushing the age of 70 I can understand the 18 ways seats and that’s why I chose them as well , they are the only detriment I put on my car. I did consider the buckets.
No sport bucket for me. I'm in the middle with the Sport Seat Plus. Those come 4-way like mine or 18-way like yours Larry. Both have elevated side bolsters.

Bobby has the Sport Seat which comes in 4 or 14-way (like his). You can see the difference in his pic and mine. At least that's what I understand.

I like the Sport Seat Plus which is more snug.

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No sport bucket for me. I'm in the middle with the Sport Seat Plus. Those come 4-way like mine or 18-way like yours Larry. Both have elevated side bolsters.

Bobby has the Sport Seat which comes in 4 or 14-way (like his). You can see the difference in his pic and mine. At least that's what I understand.

I like the Sport Seat Plus which is more snug.

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Exactly, yours are a tad more snug and I went for 14 way. I said to myself if I need 18 way seat adjustment I’d never get out of the driveway! I’d still be adjusting them!
 

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Exactly, yours are a tad more snug and I went for 14 way. I said to myself if I need 18 way seat adjustment I’d never get out of the driveway! I’d still be adjusting them!
I was soooo excited when I did the test drive that I didn't remember what seats I was sitting on. Too many things to compute and register. After ordering them, I was worried about how "snug" the seats would be but I was happy when I got the car. It's a good incentive not to gain weight! LOL!

That said, I think my longest drive last summer was about 2 hours. I'll let you know how comfortable they are for a longer ride when I come visit Lititz (Google maps says about 8 hours from MTL)! :p
 
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