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Old 01-09-19, 08:46 PM
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Originally Posted by bitkahuna View Post
Drool worthy...
Probably can't argue with that. Although I'm not sure it's worth twice what a Miata cost, the last time I reviewed a Boxster (which was some years ago), I thought it was one of the slickest and most refined roadsters I had ever sampled....a joy to drive on a winding road. I generally don't care for Porsche dealerships, though......though there are exceptions and some nice people here and there, in general, they are too snooty, too expensive on parts/labor if the vehicle is out of warranty, and, in general, can be a rip-off.
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The 718 Cayman takes my breath away. Might have to go build one on their website
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Winning co. and winning products. Even with leasing they are still out of the grasp of the majority of folks. Work harder and smarter! Driving their products in a lead/follow exercise is one of my favorite mfg. sponsored car events of all time.
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Old 01-10-19, 10:09 AM
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Originally Posted by mmarshall View Post
Probably can't argue with that. Although I'm not sure it's worth twice what a Miata cost, the last time I reviewed a Boxster (which was some years ago), I thought it was one of the slickest and most refined roadsters I had ever sampled....a joy to drive on a winding road. I generally don't care for Porsche dealerships, though......though there are exceptions and some nice people here and there, in general, they are too snooty, too expensive on parts/labor if the vehicle is out of warranty, and, in general, can be a rip-off.
That's interesting. I owned a new Porsche when I was 19 y.o., and haven't since. But the local dealership has invited me to so many dealer and corp. events over the last 10 years, without a single purchase, nor any mention of one. I do know what you mean by snooty. BMW is exactly that. Lexus is never that. GMC is the absolute worst!!

If anything, Porsche is along the lines of Lexus in customer service. Jaguar was so snooty they got all bent out of shape when I told them I was only there for the free golf club hahahahahahahaha
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That's interesting. I owned a new Porsche when I was 19 y.o., and haven't since.
It took you that long to pay it off? (Just kidding).

But the local dealership has invited me to so many dealer and corp. events over the last 10 years, without a single purchase, nor any mention of one. I do know what you mean by snooty. BMW is exactly that. Lexus is never that. GMC is the absolute worst!!
Yes, some BMW shops are like that. But it's also reflective of older times, when BMWs had little if any competition as the Ultimate Driving Machine. Today, that's not so much the case. First, there is more competition, and, second, today, BMWs aren't quite the UDM's they once were.



Jaguar was so snooty they got all bent out of shape when I told them I was only there for the free golf club hahahahahahahaha
That's par for the course.
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I've had a different experience at two BMW dealerships. In recent years I've purchased three BMW's, my first for the brand, and in each case it was generally relaxed and pretty laid back.
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Very nice......but I still cannot justify selling my SC430 for the Boxster.....

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Very nice......but I still cannot justify selling my SC430 for the Boxster.....

Test-drive a Boxster, and you just might change your mind.
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