2007 Porsche 911 Review

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2017
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  Convenient top arrangement; bonus cargo space; it’s a 911, baby! The roof, the roof!

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  Pricey, but you can guess that much.

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  Sketchy visibility with the top down.


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When we mention Porsche’s legendary 911, sensible probably isn’t one of the first words that comes to mind. But if you’ve long wanted a convertible and you live in a place where the pitter-patter of rain or the white slushy stuff comes more than just a few days a year, something a little sensible might be in order. What’s the use having a convertible — especially one of the 911’s caliber — when it’s good for only a few months of the year?

 

That’s the premise behind the Targa, a model that’s halfway between coupe and convertible, offering open-air thrills with a full-length, slide-open glass roof instead of a loud, drafty soft top or a clunky, complicated folding-hardtop mechanism.

 

Porsche has repositioned the Targa within the 911 lineup this time, and has equipped it more lavishly than in the past and fitted it with standard all-wheel drive. The rationale behind this is that Targa buyers are interested in driving their 911 year-round, and they’re more likely to take longer trips than their Carrera- or Convertible-buying counterparts. The Targa customer is not someone who’s looking to go out for track events, according to Porsche higher-ups, but more of a grand-touring buyer.

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November 2, 2016
2007 Porsche 911 2-Door Coupe Turbo

This car is all you ever heard about them and more.

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Every day with this car is a new ecperiance. I drive it every day. Except for the has milage ebery aspect of the car is amazing
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April 28, 2015
2007 Porsche 911 2-Door Coupe Carrera

Undescribable and amazing ride well worth the wait!!

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Shopped for over a year for a CPO Porsche 911. Got everything I wished for with low mileage from a Porsche dealership in Carlsbad. After driving for almost a couple of years.....only wished I would have bought... + More »
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April 6, 2017
2017 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S Cabriolet

Fun, Fun, Fun

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Great handling, and fun to drive. New turbo engine sound great, and has great deceleration. Wouldn't change anything
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March 16, 2017
2017 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S Coupe

A fabulous automobile!

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Excellent automobile. The twin turbo six with PDK transmission provides very quick acceleration. The car is very comfortable to drive both in town and on the highway. Interior - all leather - is very well-done. + More »
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December 15, 2016
2017 Porsche 911 Carrera Coupe

The 2017 911 Carrera is an all around great car with superb handling, power, and even good mileage!

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The basic 911 Carrera with the PDK transmission is a joy to drive and ride in. We have even driven it a bit in snowy/icy roads and it handles so well, there is no problem. Unless you want to race it on the... + More »
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February 23, 2016
2016 Porsche 911 2-Door Coupe Carrera 4

Great car.

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Excellent daily driver. As it all wheel drive, I use it all year round. Quite comfortable on long trips and more cargo room then would expect. I'm 6'2" and there is more than enough room for the driver and... + More »
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December 15, 2016
2015 Porsche 911 2-Door Cabriolet Turbo S

The absolute supurb all around sports, track, road, touring car for two people.

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6 stars out of five. There is no need to say more.
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June 26, 2016
2015 Porsche 911 2-Door Cabriolet Carrera GTS

The greatest driving pleasure you could imagine.

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This is one awesome sounding and performing car. I live on the ridge of Mt, Tamalpais at 1200 ft with some of the most beautiful windy, curvy mountain roads with ocean views. The 911 GTS is the perfect car for... + More »
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February 5, 2016
2015 Porsche 911 2-Door Coupe GT3

Better than even highest expectations

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Traded up from a 2007 GT3, which was one of the better 997 varieties; the 991 GT3 is so far superior that it is in a totally different league. My lap time at Sebring reduced so much that I could hardly believe... + More »
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June 27, 2015
2015 Porsche 911 2-Door Coupe Carrera GTS

A superb car which I would purchase again.

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My sixth 911 so I must be enthusiastic about the marque. My only complaint is that ingress and egress are very difficult even for a short guy. I am still trying to find the correct combination of adjustments... + More »
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