1988 Porsche 911 User Reviews

1988 Porsche 911 Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 9 reviews

  • Performance:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5
  • Appearance:4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5
  • Overall: 4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5

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Jeremy writes:
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3

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Good general sports car

Cons

Trunk space

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General Sports Car — OK car. Surprisingly not very good acceleration. Lots of maintenance. Target top took a long time to put on or take off. One of the last air cooled models. Not very unique. Nice leather seats I remember. Sold it for $1k more than I bought it for!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Thomas writes:
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Everything

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Rear-engine takes a little getting used to, ergonomics from the buckshot school of design.

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1988 Porsche 911 Cabriolet, Triple Granite Green With Factory Bbs Rims — Although I had to sell it when I left California, I'd recommend a 911 to anyone. Besides being bullet-proof, turning heads and having great performance, it gave me good fuel economy when I wasn't lead-footing it and best of all, even after having owned it for about 6 years, I sold it for pretty much the same price I bought it for!

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samimi writes:
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Great looking and handling car; being one of the last years, it is very reliable too

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This is not a family car, wife and kids should preferably stay at home

samimi
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Classic Porsche 911 Convertible With Timeless Styling — I've had this car for 12+ years and still as enjoyable as it was the first day. It may not have the power and performance of newer cars, yet it still has the nice looks of a classic Porsche Cabriolet.

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Gerrit15 writes:
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Looks, it's a legend, incredible mile eater on the motorway

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acceleration, handling (need your brown trousers)

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Well I Had To Have One — I love the shape. Love the view from inside. Hated the performance, especially with the 3.2L with catalytic converters. Most ridiculous motorway cruising speed (the faster the most confortable). Rock solid except from eletricals and that silly heather.

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Namberg writes:
1988 Porsche 911 Carrera Review
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5

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A  car worthy of a garage space; just for a fun second car.  3.2 engine with a  G-50 trans, limitied slip are rock solid.

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small, cramped interior, you wear it vs sit in it.

Namberg
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For Fun Only — Learn to drive this car and you start to appreciate why Porsche owners love the 3.2 Carrera. This car can be driven at track speeds all day and then throw the helmet in the back seat and drive home. Yes there is maintenance, however the late 80's 911's are some of the best examples of Porsche air cooled 911's.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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prpent writes:
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Driven 6k miles total in last 10 years

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not enough time to drive

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Fountain Of Youth — Drive daily for attitude adjustment mental state will be positive Warning do not drive while or after consuming Starbucks products Consult your Doctor as this Porsche may not be suitable for your personality Check Pulse after Driving it will be UP!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Reid writes:
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lean, light and fast

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3 KIDS

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911 Cabs Are Great — Bored the cylinders from 96mm to 100mm, took out most excess weight, Cabriolet, Black on Black on Black with the original Chrome Fuchs wheels. Roll Bar. Fun factor is high, practical factor is low. Sitting in the garage for too long

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Ryan writes:
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Everything about this car is awesome.

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Needs a better sound system.

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Porsche 911 Targa — Just living the dream folks, just living the dream. I bought this car because of my mid-twenties crisis that I am currently going through. I have always wanted this type of Porsche if particular and I love the G50 transmission that it has in it. This is Porsche's most desirable era for the 911.

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John writes:
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Loads of fun to track - great to use with students to show the line.

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Expensive to keep on the track

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Started As My Daily Driver In 2001 And By 2004 Was A Full On Race Car — Handles like a high-powered go-kart. Vibrates in your chest at idle and fille the air with a snarl under acceleration.

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