Big Enough for Big Guys - 2013 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet Long-Term Road Test

2013 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet Long-Term Road Test

2013 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet: Big Enough for Big Guys

March 21, 2013

2013 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet

My friend and gym companion Doctor Mike is a big fan of the Porsche 911. As in 6-feet, 7-inches tall, 270 pounds big. And as much as he loves the 911, the car has never been commodious enough for someone his size.

When I had our long-term 2013 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet last night, I flipped the key to Mike so he could try it on for size it while I put some miles on the elliptical trainer. He came back all smiles. By lowering the seat completely, letting it travel back as far as it would go and setting the proper angle of recline, Mike fit nicely in the car. Even with the top up, he had plenty of head room. Kudos to Porsche for ensuring that it's not just compact, whippet-thin people who get all the driving fun.

Carroll Lachnit, Features Editor @ 3,470 miles


  • darthbimmer darthbimmer Posts:

    Good to know. There are lots of 2-seater sport convertibles I've had to cross off my list over the years because I don't fit in them comfortably. I prefer these "2+2" style cars because not only do they tend to have better front seat room but also their back seats are great for making up for lack of trunk space!

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