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My porsche
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By Dr Margie
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2009 Porsche 911 Convertible Carrera 2dr Convertible (3.6L 6cyl 6M)


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Know your dealer.


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09 C4S review. Launch car
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By George M Godfrey
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2009 Porsche 911 Convertible Carrera 4S 2dr Convertible AWD (3.8L 6cyl 6M)


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If found the GPS not intuitive.


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2009 911 S COnvertible
13 of 22 people found this review helpful
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By drew0626
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2009 Porsche 911 Convertible Carrera S 2dr Convertible (3.8L 6cyl 6M)


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This car was fun for a while, but it is a maintenance headache and the build quality is poor. Everything is ridiculously expensive to fix, and things go wrong all the time. The car had electrical problems because apparently the car (convertible) is not designed to deal with leaves (which clogged the drains ). Really, leaves?? Never had these issues with numerous other convertibles. The trim is cheap and the the lether just wears off from low use (I have less than 20K miles on it). Now the latest: my tail light went out. They tell me it is not just a bulb but is soldered and as such requires replacement of the tail light assembly at a cost of over $1000 (not a typo) ...crazy!


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Adrenaline?
2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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By Drew
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2009 Porsche 911 Convertible Carrera S 2dr Convertible (3.8L 6cyl 6M)


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Bought it used but low miles. I've read that performance actually improves after 5k miles when the engine is broken in. After some deliberation, decided to get the pdk with sport chrono package. Glad I did. Took it on some backroads where we could open it up. Put it in sport mode, punched it. Wow. Nothing like I'd ever experienced. My girlfriend took a turn, decided to try "launch mode." put it in sport plus mode. Foot on the break, she revs the engine, the car is lurching, wanting to go. She reluctantly pushes the tach to 6500 rpm, car is screaming. The console lights up "launch mode active" and off we go. It takes about 15 minutes to get her blood pressure back to normal.


Best Features

S/sport chrono package, PDK, iPhone interface, convertible (very fast <15 secs and works while moving at reasonable speed.


Worst Features

Only oddity is passenger side mirror behavior (tilting down when in reverse) is erratic, probably need to check the manual. Integrated radar would be nice (this car is easy to get into trouble) but got it aftermarket.


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The best car
2 of 5 people found this review helpful
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By Victor
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2009 Porsche 911 Convertible Carrera 2dr Convertible (3.6L 6cyl 6M)


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I have had several cars Mercedes, Lexus, BMW and always I return to the best car - Porsche. All the Porsche line cars are great!


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