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Apr 13, 2013 10:40PM
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Owning a Porsche 911 has NOTHING to do with a midlife crisis.  The 911 is simply the best sports car ever made.  Own one, or drive one and you'll understand.
Apr 5, 2013 3:11PM
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Like no other Car I've ever Driven !!!!!!
Apr 14, 2013 4:29AM
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Hobo knocks on the door and asks if he can do any work around the house in exchange for dinner. Guy says sure,paint that porch out back,and he hands the bum a big brush and a gallon of barn-red house paint. Half an hour later, the hobo is back at the door. "I'm ready for dinner," he says,"and by the way, that ain't a Porsche you got out back,it's a Ferrari."
Apr 13, 2013 10:48PM
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I love how the MSN author here completely skipped over the 997 series!  One of the most successful 911 series ever, with a turbo and turbo S model that still defy physics and are some of the fastest cars on the road!  Not to mention the 997 brought the sexy, strong styling of the 993 back in some ways over the ugly 996 models. 
Apr 14, 2013 5:40AM
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A timeless classic. Will live on long after we're gone. Non pareil!
Apr 23, 2013 9:26PM
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If a Corvette guy tries to tell you the value of a Porsche 911 is not there then he obviously hasn't owned one and you are wasting your time trying to explain. Having owned 3 Corvettes and 4 Porsche 911's I can tell you that every Vette after a year rattled and you know.  Every 911 drove identical whether it was new or had 50k miles, solid as a rock. Granted, the Vette will always be the best bang for your buck, but there is a reason automotive journalists always lean toward the 911 and it's the build quality and track capability. The only gripe I've ever had with 911's are there crazy options costs.....oh yes, I always buy used.
Apr 7, 2013 10:12AM
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I own two, a 2006 triple black 911 4S cabrio (for the weekends) and a 2009 Cayenne S (for the daily drive).  As they have said for years - PORSCHE - THERE IS NO SUBSTITUTE!
Apr 14, 2013 6:05AM
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Correction in relation to the 1969 models. The 911 T (Touring) was the Entry Level model. It came with a 2 Liter engine with Weber 38 carburetors rated at 120 HP. The 911 E was the fuel injected version and the 911 S featured a 2 Liter "Carrera Inspired" (Posrche 906) fuel injected engine that was rated at 180 HP.

I owned a 1970 Porsche 914/6 that was powered by the 2 Liter 911 T engine that was the same engine used in the 1969 911 T. I sold it in 1982 and still regret it thirty one years later   :(
Apr 14, 2013 5:05AM
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Porsche is a great car. My 20 year old 968 runs like a champ. Still solid after all these years. I'm going to buy a 911 when I grow up.

Apr 14, 2013 6:35AM
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They may be labeled as 911 but the modern water cooled Porsche 911 has virtually no connection to the real 911 cars of the past. You really need a 6 cylinder air cooled engine with 2X3 Webber carbs to be a 911.  I have a 2.0 liter 1966 911T (T doesn't stand for Tauras in this case)
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