2013 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet Long-Term Road Test

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edited September 2014 in Porsche

image2013 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet Long-Term Road Test

With our 911 Carrera in our fleet we've validated the whole concept of using a Porsche every day.

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  • hybrishybris Member Posts: 365
    This is what I love about most 911's they seem to be a working mans car. A working man doesn't live on the side of town where the roads are dead smooth, he lives in a area that has a several potholes. A working man has to sometimes haul kids around but doesn't have room for a 3rd or 4th car. A working man has to be able to park in a standard parking spot with the minimum of fuss.
    This is what a 911 is in my eyes a jack of all trades premium sports car that can go places where more expensive cars can't go.
  • kirkhilles_kirkhilles_ Member Posts: 151
    @hybris - Working man's car? Ha. I haven't done extensive research, but I've done enough to know the follow. Porsche's a reliable. Yes, they are. HOWEVER, when something fails (and it will) you're going to pay A LOT. A WHOLE LOT. I remember read a discuss
  • duck87duck87 Member Posts: 649
    @ kirkhilles: That may have more to do with its mid-engine layout, meaning any time anything major has to be the done to the engine, it has to come out, and you're out several hundred dollars off the bat. If you service the normal things like oil, etc. by
  • kirkhilles_kirkhilles_ Member Posts: 151
    @duck - Yeah, I read where the Porsche dealer for their first oil change wanted $600! Ugh!
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