New SD from Silverstone

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Andy_rs600
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New SD from Silverstone

Post by Andy_rs600 » Wed Oct 10, 2018 9:06 pm

So I just thought I'd put a little post on here to say that after a very very long wait my SD that was built in February was delivered a few weeks ago! My main reason for posting is just to highlight the amazing service I've had from the team at Porsche Centre Silverstone while we've all been waiting for my car (amongst others) to be released from the factory.

Craig (who's registered on here) was the salesman and was fantastic at generally keeping in touch and getting updates on what was going on. Shane, the Sales Manager at Silverstone, was also great at fishing updates and information out of Porsche GB and Germany when that was required. Overall, despite getting a car delivered several months late, I still feel like it's been the most straightforward car buying experience I've ever had, and the dealer service certainly surpassed any of my previous purchases from Audi or Subaru.

Interestingly the mystery software update that's been done doesn't seem to have done anything particularly noticeable to how the car drives compared to the two I had on test other than perhaps being slightly more ready to change up a gear when not in sport mode.
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Ray G
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Re: New SD from Silverstone

Post by Ray G » Wed Oct 10, 2018 9:25 pm

Congratulations, welcome to the club.
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Paul
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Re: New SD from Silverstone

Post by Paul » Wed Oct 10, 2018 9:38 pm

Nice story; I recall the beginnings many months ago! Good to hear you were well looked after.
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Mike and his Macan
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Re: New SD from Silverstone

Post by Mike and his Macan » Wed Oct 10, 2018 9:47 pm

Agreed.. Silverstone are really good to deal with combined with Craig it’s a Enjoyable experience, enjoy You SD.
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Re: New SD from Silverstone

Post by mark-yorkshire » Wed Oct 10, 2018 10:14 pm

I still cannot understand the delay. I can only guess that your car must have been one of the last batch of diesels. My SD was registered in February although not sure of its exact build date. I suspect that any software changes were minimal.
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2015 . Macan SD . Agate grey. Sold at 23,000 miles.
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Wing Commander
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Re: New SD from Silverstone

Post by Wing Commander » Wed Oct 10, 2018 10:21 pm

Congratulations on finally becoming a Macaneer! :)

I’ve heard good things of Silverstone OPC, not only on here.

Happy motoring!
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Re: New SD from Silverstone

Post by Gonzo0 » Thu Oct 11, 2018 7:38 am

I can only echo other peoples comments regarding Silverstone OPC. My SE, Mac, is a pleasure to deal with and goes out of his way for us, were already looking at purchasing our second Porsche from him very soon to replace the TTS.


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Miopyk
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Re: New SD from Silverstone

Post by Miopyk » Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:04 am

The best things are worth waiting for. Congratulations and enjoy your new car.
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Semerka
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New SD from Silverstone

Post by Semerka » Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:58 am

You will soon have a rare breed of Macan, Andy! Enjoy the many miles it was built for! 8-)
NOW: Turbo in Night Blue with Black Leather & Carbon interior
NOW: 718 Cayman GTS in GT Silver with Crayon GTS interior
GONE: S Diesel in Volcano Grey with Garnet Red seats
GONE: Cayman GTS (981) in Carmine Red


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Re: New SD from Silverstone

Post by SAC1 » Thu Oct 11, 2018 1:45 pm

Rare? just one of the 8,800 registered in the UK from 2014 including 100 this year.

www.howmanyleft.co.uk/?utf8=✓&q=Porsche ... mit=Search
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