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I'm hoping I can order one for 2018 or 2019. Here is my build code: PJDNFF59

I saw a used one that was dark blue with the dark blue top and beige interior. Sadly, they don't have plain beige anymore.
 

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However, you've selected almost all the options of the premium package plus separately. Adding it saves you $1320 and adds the light design package for "free".


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Beautiful car! A couple of things to consider: headlight washers in exterior color $300; extended range fuel tank $140. The first is outrageous in price but looks better in my opinion than the chrome. The larger fuel tank is apparently standard on the S and could be helpful on long drives.
 

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I'm hoping I can order one for 2018 or 2019. Here is my build code: PJDNFF59

I saw a used one that was dark blue with the dark blue top and beige interior. Sadly, they don't have plain beige anymore.
The all beige interior (including the dashboard) had two significant downsides. Most important was that you would get really bad reflections in the windshield from the light colored dash, and when you're driving a car hard, you want the best visibility possible. The other problem with light colored seats (beige, chalk etc) is transfer of blue jean dye to the seats. Even with jeans that are well washed, there is always some transfer to the seats. It's easy to remedy with a leather cleaner, but just something to consider.
 

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The all beige interior (including the dashboard) had two significant downsides. Most important was that you would get really bad reflections in the windshield from the light colored dash, and when you're driving a car hard, you want the best visibility possible. The other problem with light colored seats (beige, chalk etc) is transfer of blue jean dye to the seats. Even with jeans that are well washed, there is always some transfer to the seats. It's easy to remedy with a leather cleaner, but just something to consider.
What about the graphite blue interior color? I was wanting a light interior because my parents and I are eventually going to be moving to Florida. My mom had Bmw 3 series with white interior.
 

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Photonscience is correct about that beige interior, they always mark up horribly if you wear jeans. For someone like myself who generally dresses like they sleep under a bridge at night it's a definite none starter.
 

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What about the graphite blue interior color? I was wanting a light interior because my parents and I are eventually going to be moving to Florida. My mom had Bmw 3 series with white interior.
Graphite Blue interior, Midnight Blue exterior, Dark Blue soft top--that is a lot of Blue. However, if you like Blue--go for it! I do agree with photonscience and Chilli--Beige is really hard to keep clean and the glare is ridiculous. I had an all Beige interior in my Cayenne and regretted it the whole time I had it. As most will tell you color choice is a personal preference and everyone's tastes are different. In the end you should take all the opinions/advice you get into consideration, but ultimately go with what you like.
 

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Given the cool weather in Florida compared to Adelaide's summers (44°C, 111°F and few clouds or rain for months) it's surprising that the most popular interior in Adelaide is black.

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Given the cool weather in Florida compared to Adelaide's summers (44°C, 111°F and few clouds or rain for months) it's surprising that the most popular interior in Adelaide is black.

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I see elsewhere that it's a Boxster you either have or are getting. Will you actually drive with the roof down in those temperatures? I was in Seville (Spain) a few years back & the temperatures at the time were very similar & I just can't imagine driving anywhere in with the roof down in that. I'm really tanned at the moment as we've had some pretty nice weather, but even yesterday which was the warmest in the current spell it was still some 15 degrees Celsius short of that. Even then I had the air con blasting through the vents. Soft tops in the U.K are more popular than anywhere else in Europe because we don't suffer those extremes of hot & cold. We do get more than our fair share of rain though & that's about the only time I don't actually put the roof down. There's another fella who lives locally who has a white 981 Boxster & we often pass each other going in opposite directions. I see him a lot on the road & have for a number of years as he got it at roughly the same time as I bought my previous car (2012). The funny thing is, in all that time I've never seen the roof down on his car, not even once, no matter how warm & sunny it was. I also don't believe that when passing I've ever had mine up. He probably thinks I'm a little eccentric because mine's down even when it's cold. However, if I ever get the chance to speak to him I just have to ask him why he didn't just buy a Cayman instead of a Boxster. Eccentric or not, at least I get the proper usage out of mine.
 

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...Will you actually drive with the roof down in those temperatures?....
Those Aussies are a crazy, tough lot. No one in their right mind would consider Florida summers cool. No doubt driving in 111F heat in a top down Boxster makes you lose brain cells. ;)

So, I have an explanation why black seats are most popular in Adelaide - they don't show sweat stains!!.. How's that for an explanation.
 

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I see elsewhere that it's a Boxster you either have or are getting. Will you actually drive with the roof down in those temperatures? I was in Seville (Spain) a few years back & the temperatures at the time were very similar & I just can't imagine driving anywhere in with the roof down in that. I'm really tanned at the moment as we've had some pretty nice weather, but even yesterday which was the warmest in the current spell it was still some 15 degrees Celsius short of that. Even then I had the air con blasting through the vents. Soft tops in the U.K are more popular than anywhere else in Europe because we don't suffer those extremes of hot & cold. We do get more than our fair share of rain though & that's about the only time I don't actually put the roof down. There's another fella who lives locally who has a white 981 Boxster & we often pass each other going in opposite directions. I see him a lot on the road & have for a number of years as he got it at roughly the same time as I bought my previous car (2012). The funny thing is, in all that time I've never seen the roof down on his car, not even once, no matter how warm & sunny it was. I also don't believe that when passing I've ever had mine up. He probably thinks I'm a little eccentric because mine's down even when it's cold. However, if I ever get the chance to speak to him I just have to ask him why he didn't just buy a Cayman instead of a Boxster. Eccentric or not, at least I get the proper usage out of mine.
Thats why I'm getting seat ventilation. So I'll have AC blasting and the seat ventilation on.
 

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Will you actually drive with the roof down in those temperatures?
Drive, roof down, in 44°C--probably not. When it's over 40 I try and stay indoors in the cool. Although driving in the heat isn't really too bad, park the car in the sun and even the best air-con can struggle to catch up. Fortunately that's usually only about 10 days a year. We are on the edge of the desert and the lack of humidity in the summer makes even 35°C (95°F) comfortable.
This summer (now moving into winter) was spectacular with months(!) of 20° to 32°. Of course in the depths of winter we will have many pleasant days that are only slightly cool and will be excellent top down weather.

Those Aussies are a crazy, tough lot. No one in their right mind would consider Florida summers cool. No doubt driving in 111F heat in a top down Boxster makes you lose brain cells. ;)

So, I have an explanation why black seats are most popular in Adelaide - they don't show sweat stains!!.. How's that for an explanation.
Tough?--maybe. Crazy--nope--but "We're a weird mob."

As far as the black seats and sweat go--I hadn't though of that but it sounds right. Every time I've enquired about other colour interiors in any car the salesman always looks at me funny and says--"I've never actually seen that colour."

Greg
 
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