If you can Afford One, Buy It
By Thomas on
2000 Porsche 911 Carrera 2dr Coupe
I have had several air cooled Porsche 911's and this first water cooled auto is a blast to drive and own. It has great handling and awesome excelleration through the gears. It can easily handle the C4 Corvettes and most of the tricked out Hondas and Subarus that aren't too tuned up. I don't waste the gas on the new 350ZX's that pull up and want to go at it. A lot of people tailgate you out of jealousy, but you get used to it and just slow down to aggravate them. Through the twisties, nothing out there can keep up with you as long as you stay on the gas pedal, the handling is phenomenal. I am going to sell this car soon and upgrade to a late model 996 Turbo.
The stock stereo sounds OK, it has plenty of headroom and an ample front trunk. Its stopping ability is short and crisp with no brake fade. The A/C also shuts down when you put your foot on the gas pedal all the way down. The climate control works fine and all the gauges are easy to read.
Give it bigger and firmer seat bolsters and a nicer sounding stereo. Add a center cupholder and a shorter throw gear box.