2000 Porsche 911 - Road Test Specs

2000 Porsche 911 Coupe

(3.4L 6-cyl. AWD 6-speed Manual)
Vehicle
Model year2000
MakePorsche
Model911
StyleCarrera 4 Coupe
Base MSRP$71,020
As-tested MSRP$75,570
Drivetrain
Drive typeAll-wheel drive
Engine type6 cylinder fuel injection
Displacement (cc/cu-in)3.4
Valvetrain4 valves per cylinder
Redline (rpm)7,300
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)300@6,800
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)258@4,600
Transmission type6-speed manual
Track Test Results
0-60 mph (sec.)5.1
1/4-mile (sec. @ mph)13.53@103.20
60-0 mph (ft.)113.79
Slalom, 6 x 100 ft. (mph)63.0
Skid pad, 200-ft. diameter (lateral g)0.91
Test Driver Ratings & Comments
Acceleration commentsLaunching any four-wheel-drive vehicle is a challenge. I tried a lower rpm launch, without slipping the clutch and it bogged off the line. The next run I launched at about 4,000 rpms and it still bogged, but did run faster. The third and final attempt I launched at 5,000 with a slight bog off the line and the best time. I purposely tried not to slip the clutch on any launches due to the four-wheel-drive configuration, because it would not improve the launch and most likely just glaze the clutch. Acceleration, two words: fast and furious!
Braking commentsVery stable with no side to side movement, just straight and fast. I never felt the tires actually lock-up like I did with other vehicles tested on the same day. Excellent!
Handling commentsI was surprised at the tail-out control the car had, which was the fastest way around the circle. Probably had more in it if I wanted to really push the tires, but I was trying to keep tire wear to a minimum.
Fuel Consumption
Fuel economy, mfr. est. (mpg)17 City 24 Highway
Edmunds observed (mpg)14.2

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