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How many Turbo S's will be made?

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How many Turbo S's will be made?

I was wondering if anyone has a guess on how many Turbo S's will be made vs the regular Turbo.In the past years what were the comparison numbers.Also ,if you do buy a new Turbo S how bad will the depreciation be or does it matter if you plan on keeping it for a number of years.How well have past Turbo S's held there value.Thanks for your input!
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There are not too many Turbo S cars. Some years fair better than others. 2010 Turbo S production numbers will be high.
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This gets really interesting. The 2010's have barely arrived and now the S has been announced. A search on the internet shows quite a few 2010's listed for sale. I wonder how their pricing will be affected. If I wanted PDK...should I go for a 2010 or get the 2011 S?
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Turbo S models usually comes at the end of a production like 993 or 996. They are manufactured with left over parts from production. These cars are then tweaked and assembled. A 2011 S should be a great car, but how it holds its value will be interesting.
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I don't know how many, but it will be not be a lot. With that said if history is an indicator, the 2011 S's residual will fare very poorly. Consider that, barring any more green BS, carbon footprint whatever, hybrid talk, that the 991 base turbo's performance will very likely exceed that of the current S and at less than the MSRP of the S (It won't have PCCBs and a host of other S options but will likely have improved cast rotors ala GT3, etc...). I am not discrediting the S as it WILL be a very wicked car, but expect them to be going in the low $100's within 3 years; just a guess of course. The 991 turbo will probably be on US soil by the summer of 2012 as a MY2013. Expect the 991 to have around 560-570 hp, at least 550 hp, with improved PDK; not that there's much to improve, cast brakes and a base of around $140k. My prediction of course, but I'll bet I'm within 5%.

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This gets really interesting. The 2010's have barely arrived and now the S has been announced. A search on the internet shows quite a few 2010's listed for sale. I wonder how their pricing will be affected. If I wanted PDK...should I go for a 2010 or get the 2011 S?

If you want many of the S's options then yeah, I'd likely go that route with the aforementioned caveat of course. A 2010 equipped in similar fashion would cost a boat load more. You can't even get the PK on the current turbo even if you could find an allocation. PK alone has a $17k retail value so a year older 2010 equipped the same as a S would cost at least $15k, if not $20k, more than a 2011. The S moniker will have some, even if very little, value as will the newer model year. This considers each car sold at MSRP or a similar discount.

Put it this way, if money is not the concern, the S is by far the ****! The 991 may exceed the performance but not by much. You'll just have the older body which may or may not be a bad thing.

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I was wondering if anyone has a guess on how many Turbo S's will be made vs the regular Turbo.In the past years what were the comparison numbers.Also ,if you do buy a new Turbo S how bad will the depreciation be or does it matter if you plan on keeping it for a number of years.How well have past Turbo S's held there value.Thanks for your input!
i was told by our local porsche dealer that there would be 400 2010 turbos and about 400 turbo S coming to the US, then that will be it until MY 2013 (probably summer 2012). can anyone confirm these numbers?
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i was told by our local porsche dealer that there would be 400 2010 turbos and about 400 turbo S coming to the US, then that will be it until MY 2013 (probably summer 2012). can anyone confirm these numbers?
Who told you that from NB Porsche?
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Who told you that from NB Porsche?
a salesman from walter's porsche told me this.
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