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1985 Porsche 911 Long-Term Road Test - Miscellaneous

Here's what we've discovered. Below is the list of maintenance and repairs performed on our 1985 Porsche 911 Carrera M491 during its 13-month stay. Bear in mind that it's a 27-year-old sports car from Stuttgart with approximately 115,000 miles on its odometer when it arrived.

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2013 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet Long-Term Road Test ...

April 22, 2014. When we last saw our long-term 2013 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet, it was being loaded onto a transport truck. The truck driver told us it would take two to four weeks to reach Pittsburgh, its final destination. Now, about four weeks later, the Porsche 911 has finally arrived.

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Porsche 911 Carrera – long-term test: can you really use ...

Mar 13, 2018 · Selflessly testing the widely-held theory that you can use Stuttgart’s finest as an everyday car, Kyle Fortune tries family life with a 911 Carrera Coupé O ur car: Porsche 911 Carrera Coupé ...

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2013 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet Long-Term Road Test ...

2013 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet Long-Term Road Test When we were buying our long-term 2013 Porsche 911 many members of our editorial staff were passionate about the steering wheel. Learn more about Porsche at the Edmunds Car Forums!

2013 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet Long-Term Road Test ...

Posts: 1,512. This car is 3241 lbs. A ZR1 is a hundred pound heavier. A Z06 is fifty pounds lighter. For AWD models, an R8 V8 is 3362 and a Carrerra 4S is 3230. The idea that a 911 is radically lighter in weight than other 2-seater sports cars of approximately the same class is a fable.

Road Review: 1999 Porsche 911 Carrera (9.5/10) | Mind Over ...

Jun 27, 2013 · Road Review: 1999 Porsche 911 Carrera (9.5/10) The 996 was also a bit bigger than the 993, and had a bigger trunk. The result was the most useable 911 ever made at the time. My dad often uses this car for work, where he brings boxes of tools around with …

The True Successor to the 928 - Road & Track

Nov 17, 2017 · You might think of the Porsche 911 Carrera GTS as a street-tuned 911 GT3. That couldn't be further from the case. But this GTS is not, as some suggest, a bridge between the Carrera and GT3. Instead, the 991.2 GTS closes the gap from the Carrera to the top tier road-focused 911…

Author: Travis Okulski

2005 Porsche 911 Carrera S - Long-Term Road Test Up-Date ...

Jul 27, 2006 · The rear tires of the Porsche 911 Carrera S are beginning to show some wear. This was a problem on the previous-gen 996-series Carrera as well, but …

1999 Porsche 911 Carrera - caranddriver

May 01, 2001 · We could provide the usual justifications for subjecting this latest-generation Porsche 911 Carrera to our none-too-kind ministrations for 40,000 miles. The '99 model was, after all, the first 911 ...

Porsche 911 Carrera 4S First Drive - Road & Track

Nov 06, 2012 · Think of it as the Un-Turbo. Looks aside, the Carrera 4S is no Turbo. But then, in these days of a downsized Dow Jones, the sound of $39,000 jingling in your pockets is almost as rewarding as the whoosh of those twin turbos.

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2005 Porsche Carrera S - Long Term Test Verdict - Motor ...

Apr 25, 2007 · The numbers tell you the 2005 Porsche Carrera S is a fast, capable handler, and stops like it hit a wall, But cars like that aren't always easy to live with on a daily basis. Not so this Carrera.

Displacement: 233.4 cu in/3824cc

Porsche 996 Turbo review: Retro Road Test | Motoring …

Sep 28, 2016 · Porsche 996 Turbo review: Retro Road Test. By Tim Pitt| 2016-09-28T12:14:17+00:00 September 28th, 2016|4 Comments. Stroll into a new-car showroom and you’ll struggle to spot anything that isn’t turbocharged. Even Porsche has succumbed: the latest 718 Cayman and 911 Carrera …

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2013 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet Long-Term Road Test ...

Posts: 1,512. This car is 3241 lbs. A ZR1 is a hundred pound heavier. A Z06 is fifty pounds lighter. For AWD models, an R8 V8 is 3362 and a Carrerra 4S is 3230. The idea that a 911 is radically lighter in weight than other 2-seater sports cars of approximately the same class is a fable.

Is the Porsche 997 Carrera 4S a Secret 911 Bargain?

Feb 07, 2016 · The Smoking Tire 's Matt Farah takes on a 2006 911 Carrera 4S for a one-take video and finds its a perfect mix of old and new-school 911 traits. It's modern enough to …

2005 Porsche Carrera S - Long Term Test Verdict - Motor ...

Apr 25, 2007 · Long Term Verdict: 2005 Porsche Carrera S. The 996s are further known as tire eaters. Both of our previous long-termers needed rear tires by 10 to 12K miles. This one fared better. In spite of participating in two road-test stories, not to mention editor-flogging as part of its daily routine, ours held up to beyond 15,000 miles,...

2009 Porsche 911 S | MotorWeek

The quarter-mile passed in a quick 12.4 seconds at 117 miles-per-hour. Keep in mind; those were good numbers for a 911 Turbo not so many years ago. And out lapping the nine curves at Roebling Road Raceway, you might think you were driving that older 911 Turbo too. Another timeless feature of the 911 continued here is its superb feel for the road.

2005 Porsche 911 Carrera S - Long-Term Road Test Up …

Jul 27, 2006 · The rear tires of the Porsche 911 Carrera S are beginning to show some wear. This was a problem on the previous-gen 996-series Carrera as well, but …

2007 Porsche 911 New Car Test Drive | Autoblog

The Porsche 911 lineup starts with the Carrera ($72,400), powered by a 3.6-liter version of Porsche's classic flat six-cylinder engine generating 325 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque.

What Is It Like To Own A Porsche Cayman GTS Long Term ...

Sep 02, 2017 · What Is It Like To Own A Porsche Cayman GTS Long Term? Paul from Everyday Driver has owned his Cayman for a year now, and has a few things to report on long term Porsche ownership

Six reasons I've bought a Porsche 996 Carrera - Total 911

By and large, these are all key components that no longer ring true on any 911 currently sitting in OPC showrooms. Moreover, the 996 is petite: place a 996 Carrera next to a 991 Carrera and delight in the former’s elfin appearance – exactly how a 911 should be. 5) The 996 Carrera is a good daily driver

Big road test: Porsche Cayman GT4 - Top Gear

May 12, 2015 · Big road test: Porsche Cayman GT4. The front suspension is largely carried over straight from the 911 GT3, while at the back the standard Cayman set-up has been reinforced, plus there’s PASM active damping and, given a trolley jack and half an hour, a wide range of suspension-adjustment options.

Porsche 996 Turbo review: Retro Road Test | Motoring …

Sep 28, 2016 · Porsche 996 Turbo review: Retro Road Test. By Tim Pitt| 2016-09-28T12:14:17+00:00 September 28th, 2016|4 Comments. Stroll into a new-car showroom and you’ll struggle to spot anything that isn’t turbocharged. Even Porsche has succumbed: …

Edmunds: 2015 Porsche Macan S Long-Term Road Test ...

Oct 16, 2014 · Edmunds: 2015 Porsche Macan S Long-Term Road Test. They'll be posting updates shortly. 2015 Porsche Macan S Long-Term Road Test - Introduction

Road Test: 2012 Porsche 911 (991) Carrera S - GTspirit

One of the most anticipated sports cars of 2011 left our garage last week. The all-new 2012 Porsche 911 (991) Carrera S showcased its abilities to our team and it is time for us to report on our ...

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Porsche 911 Targa (993): Retro Road Test | Motoring …

Jun 14, 2016 · Porsche 911 Targa (993): Retro Road Test. The 993 was the last 911 with an air-cooled engine – Porsche switched to water-cooling for the 996 of 1999 – and sleek styling, compact dimensions and superb handling, combined with relative rarity, make it highly sought-after today.