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2004 Porsche 911 Overview
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Porsche added a number of new models to its 911 lineup for 2004, including convertible (cabriolet) versions of the Carrera 4S and the 911 Turbo, as well as a 40th Anniversary limited edition and a GT3 model that draws from Porsche's racing heritage. In addition, the GT2 model was equipped with larger brakes, a retuned suspension, and an upgraded engine with more horspower (up 21 horsepower from the previous year, to 477 hp).
All Porsche 911s were rear-engined, rear-wheel-drive vehicles, and all seated four passengers (though admittedly the back seats were cramped) with the exception of the GT models, which were two-seaters. The standard 911 powerplant was a 3.6-liter horizontally opposed six-cylinder engine that produced 315 horsepower, which was dropped under the hoods of the Carrera coupe and cabriolet, Carrera 4 cabriolet, Carrera 4S coupe and cabriolet, and the Targa, a convertible-like model with a retractable roof.
The 40th Anniversary coupe was powered by a 345-horsepower six-cylinder engine, and came with dark gray leather seats, unique aluminum and silver metallic interior trim, chrome tailpipes, special 18-inch wheels, exterior air intake grilles, and a specially tuned suspension.
The 911 Turbo coupe and cabriolet were equipped with either a turbocharged 415-horsepower, 3.6-liter six-cylinder engine, which was standard, or an optional 444-horsepower six-cylinder. The GT3 was powered by a 360-horsepower six-cylinder engine, while the racing-oriented, stripped-down GT2 blew out the competition with a turbocharged 3.6-liter six-cylinder that pumped out 477 horsepower.
As expected with an exotic sports car of this caliber, the 911 came with a wide range of standard features, including four-wheel anti-lock brakes, dual front and side airbags, air conditioning, power brakes, power windows, power heated mirrors, lighted entry and anti-theft alarm systems, cruise control, leather seats, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, and audio systems with CD. A six-speed manual transmission was standard across the line, while Porsche's five-speed Tiptronic automatic transmission, with a special gate for manual shifting, was optional on all but the GT3 and GT2 models.
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Porsche 911 Questions
2004 911 Turbo Camshaft Deviation
Presently looking at a 2004 911 Turbo for possible purchase. Diagnostics show a camshaft deviation in bank 1 of .06 degrees but in bank 2 of -3.22 degrees. Should I buy the car? Is this a serious pr...
Failure Indicator Comes On And Pressure Gauge Drops To 0
Symbol oil can- Failure indicator on dash panel, happening more frequently generally in 70 to 80 mph and if take foot off accelerator and then depress gas pedal the pressure gauge responds but the l...
Message is - Convertible top not in limit position. What does this mean and how do I remedy
How Do You Replace The Main Bulb On The Front Headlight Of A 2004 Porsche 9...
I have removed the headlamp housing but can't figure out how to access the bulb.