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2005 Porsche 911 Convertible

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Porsche 911 Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 3.6 L Flat 6-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 6-speed Manual
  • Horse Power 325 hp @ 6800 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 16/24 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats Yes

Review of the 2005 Porsche 911

  • Still the quintessential sports car after four decades, the 2005 Porsche 911 has a unique blend of style, performance and sound that's unmatched by anything on the road.

  • Safety
  • Pros

    Pinpoint steering, effortless acceleration, awe-inspiring brakes, the rhythmic sound of a powerful flat six, comfortable cockpit.

  • Cons

    Relatively small fuel tank, useless rear seats, outlandish option prices.

  • What's New for 2005

    While the traditional 911 lines have been retained, just about everything else has changed on Porsche's flagship. Notable changes to the 2005 Porsche 911 include more powerful engines, a new transmission, variable-ratio rack-and-pinion steering, an adjustable suspension and new seating options in a redesigned passenger compartment.

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Customer Reviews

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Owner

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Vehicle: 2005 Porsche 911 Carrera Rwd 2dr Cabriolet (3.6L 6cyl 6M)

Replaced transmission at 19000 miles and again at 46500 miles the total cost for the repair was $13500. Porsche refused to collaborate.




Finest automobile made

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Vehicle: 2005 Porsche 911 Carrera Rwd 2dr Cabriolet (3.6L 6cyl 6M)

This is the finest auto made, hand made, and the fun factor is thru the roof. Where can you get a street legal race car which is affordable to drive?




Magic

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Vehicle: 2005 Porsche 911 Carrera Rwd 2dr Cabriolet (3.6L 6cyl 6M)

I'd test driven other cars and was getting frustrated with their compromises. My ten year old BMW M3 was still looking very competitive! And then I drove the 911 and it had the same magic, the same quantum jump over the others that impressed me ten years ago with the M3. I had to have one.



Full 2005 Porsche 911 Review

What's New for 2005

While the traditional 911 lines have been retained, just about everything else has changed on Porsche's flagship. Notable changes to the 2005 Porsche 911 include more powerful engines, a new transmission, variable-ratio rack-and-pinion steering, an adjustable suspension and new seating options in a redesigned passenger compartment.

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Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 16
  • cty
/
  • 24
  • highway
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