Delays at Emden

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Re: Delays at Emden

Post by Tracky » Mon Jun 10, 2019 7:30 pm

Wow. That is rubbish!
On order :

992S with lots of options (his)


2019 Macan S with £18k worth of various options ! (Her)
2018 AMG E Class Wagon (his)
2014 Modified Lotus Exige V6 (his)
2016 Nissan Leaf (dog’s!)


2012 Boxster S (her)

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Re: Delays at Emden

Post by Col Lamb » Tue Jun 11, 2019 12:28 pm

SimonW66 wrote:
Mon Jun 10, 2019 7:04 pm
Car left Emden last Monday after 2 months waiting for Brexit backlog to clear and “quality assurance”
Arrived in Reading today as Porsche Connect went live and could see it there on my iPad!
Have arranged to pick up on Friday.
Sept 2018 Placed deposit
Jan 2019 order and spec confirmed
April 3rd 2019 car arrives Emden
June 3rd car leaves Emden
June 10th car arrives Reading
June 14th Delivery

What an epic wait - it had better be worth it!!
Looks good at long last.

For what its worth not that long ago the UK wait from deposit to collection was around the 9 months mark.

Some dealers were quoting 18 months for an S and some stopped taking orders (allegedly) for the GTS as they were only getting one or two allocations every other month or so.

That said, drive it the long way hone will convince you it has been worth the wait.

As it is it probably (read that as definitely) not a QA inspection issue more likely they discovered a problem with a specific part and a replacement has been retrofitted. It has happened a couple of times with one being a fuel leakage issue that only effected a specific batch of Macans.
Macan Turbo
Air, 20” wheels, ACC, Pano, SurCam, 14w, LEDs, PS+, Int Light Pack, Heated seats and Steering, spare wheel
SC, Privacy glass, PDK gear, SD mirrors, Met Black, partial garnet.

Prior Macan SD similar spec to Turbo

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Re: Delays at Emden

Post by SimonW66 » Fri Jun 14, 2019 10:59 pm

Finally collected the car today, worth the wait, love the night blue, agate / carbon interior and platinum wheels:







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Re: Delays at Emden

Post by Wing Commander » Sat Jun 15, 2019 9:00 am

Looks great, Simon! Many congrats. The Night Blue really sparkles when the light hits it. :)


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Sold: 2013 Platinum Silver 911 (991.1) C2
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Re: Delays at Emden

Post by Pivot » Sat Jun 15, 2019 9:54 am

Awesome combination! Congo-rats, aka. congrats!
Macan S gen II, 435i Coupe, RnineT

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