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1998 Porsche 911 Coupe

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Porsche 911 Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 3.6 L Flat 6-cylinder
  • Drivetrain All Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 6-speed Manual
  • Horse Power 282 hp @ 6300 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 14/21 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

Review of the 1998 Porsche 911

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  • Pros

    One of the most beautiful shapes in automotive history. Performance is equal to that of supercars costing twice as much.

  • Cons

    Next year's model has been completely redesigned.

  • What's New for 1998

    The current-generation 1998 Porsche 911 goes the way of the dodo at year's end, replaced by the next evolutionary step toward the perfect driving machine.

What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews

  Average Consumer Rating (7 total reviews)


Camry reliability/ferrari performance

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Vehicle: 1997 Porsche 911

After 9 years of ownership, here's what I conclude. (1)Annual inspections by a competent 911 technician are very important for spotting oil leaks, etc., in the early stages. (2)Avoid cars that have been tracked or modified...these can be a money pit for subsequent owners. Otherwise, the type 993s represent the best sports car for the dollar available.




Fantastic

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Vehicle: 1997 Porsche 911

I have owned other Porsches, 635 BMWs,1750 Alfa Romeos and MGs. This car is the most fun, best handling and best looking of all of them. The Turbo-look version (C2S) has all the appearance attributes without the high cost of purchase. Being one of less than 2000 made worldwide makes it desireable and consequently is holding it's value better than standard models, which doesn't hurt either. If this car has a fault, it resides in the difficulty in changing oil filters. During my period of ownership there have been no problems other than a wheel alignment and a dead battery after eight years. This car isn't driven often, but when it's used it's driven with vigor and begs for more.



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A modern classic

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Vehicle: 1997 Porsche 911

One of the most enjoyable cars that I have driven. It is both an exotic in its performance and modernly comfortable its demeanor. Outstanding acceleration and handling. Great for the open road and fun along the switchbacks. As a city car it is less enjoyable with poor mileage and constant attention. Overall, however, it can not be beat for bringing a smile to your face.




400 hp of fun!

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Vehicle: 1997 Porsche 911

This car is amazing! Despite its age the 993 TT is by far one of the most rewarding cars to drive. The steering is not too heavy nor too light--just perfect for feeling the road and understanding where the car is relattive to its limits. I used to own Mercedes and this is definitely not a Mercedes.




Best car i have ever

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Vehicle: 1997 Porsche 911

This is by far one of the best cars I have ever owned. I used to have Ferrari 512, and then Ferrari 348 spyder. Porsche 911 turbo is the ultimate beast. 1/4 mile 12.2 sec stock. Best handeling, best breaking and the most head turner car. I love it. If i had money, I would buy another 911 turbo and modify the turbos




1997 targa -third week imperssions

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Vehicle: 1997 Porsche 911

All around great performance car. Could be a bit faster but what car couldn't. Smooth ride, tight handling and excellent style.



Full 1998 Porsche 911 Review

What's New for 1998

The current-generation 1998 Porsche 911 goes the way of the dodo at year's end, replaced by the next evolutionary step toward the perfect driving machine.

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Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 14
  • cty
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  • 21
  • highway
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