1983 Porsche 911 User Reviews

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1983 Porsche 911 Cabriolet Review
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My Pretty Penny — The 911 is beyond anything I could even imagine. When looking at the price tag, it is hard to justify all that money for something that is driven. Until you have driven or even ridden in a Porsche (a good one) you cannot fathom all the detail, thought, and fine tuning that goes into the car!

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

Pros: Everything!  The sound of the engine, the smell of the car, the feel of the wheel and the seat, and the sights all around you... it is very much a sensory car.

Cons: It is a little pricey to repair and maintain... but it will run forever!

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Owned It 29 Years — I would change nothing on this car except upgrade radio. Car is fun to drive but must have a strong heart. Must be respective of the power and turbo lag. These cars seem to be appreciating over the last few years.

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

Pros: Classic 930 turbo look with added power and handling

Cons: need to put a/c back on car

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No Coments — there will be no other car like this . amazingly fast and reliable great acceleration braking and cornering . very confortab;e interior. A litle tricky to drive on wet surfaces . very costly on maintenance but still is very fun to drive.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: acceleration , braking and cornering

Cons: too long turbo lag , a/c doesnt work at all

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Loved It But Could B Hard To Handle Somtimes — loved the car!! cool looking nice speed, braking a little bad on hills, nice blue color on the outside hot black leather on the inside. fun to drive on the high ways or open roads. needed oil change depending on how far you took it.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: cool looking, can take off roof

Cons: kinda old

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Best Ever! — I've owned several Porsches and, in my opinion, the '79 to '83 911 SC is the quintessential Porsche. It's powerful enough to push to the limit, but still light enough to toss around a twisty canyon with excellent driver feedback. I searched about three years for this one. It's a relatively rare Chiffon white with even more rare Black sport (Turbo) leather interior. Mostly stock, except for the tensioner/pop-off valve upgrade and a factory short shift added as well as springs that put it about 100mm lower than Euro, but 150mm higher than a typical track setup. This is THE car to have in Colorado

Pros: Style, performance, handling, reliability

Cons: none

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Awesome — 83' Porsche 911 Targa. Built for racing. I can get up to 50mph in first gear at only 5000RPM's. It handles like a dream. Great brakes as well. Built to dominate Ferrari's on track courses. Will take on any stock production car from the early 80's. Built more for track racing and tight corners than drag racing. Needs a few paint touchups but makes up for it in performance. Tough to keep up on maintenance simply because it's an older vehicle.

Pros: great handling.

Cons: not specifically meant for drag racing but can hold it's own

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Reviews From Other Years

2013 Porsche 911 Reviews

The Ultimate Sports Car By compukidd

Believe the Hype! - nothing at all! this is the greatest car ever made. Porsche got this one right. Amazing handling speed, cornering. After owning this car, I understand why so many other car makers ... Read More

Stunning Style And Performance By MIPorscheGuy

Power to spare, handles on rails, very smooth manual transmission and stunning looks. Maintenance costs are high as a daily driver but manageable as a pleasure driver. I thoroughly enjoyed owning th... Read More

2012 Porsche 911 Reviews

Fun By Godocgo

Great handling and very street able, beautiful to look at. Quiet when needs to be, but roars when you step on it. Controls are all with in easy reach. Cockpit is a little noisy with too up. Back s... Read More

Daily Driver Super Car By Aaron6817

Overall wonderful car to drive. Handles like no other car I've driven. Power to weight ratio is excellent, has lots of go. Brakes on a dime. Road feedback is excellent. Falls short on space, no ... Read More

2011 Porsche 911 Reviews

You Will Never Drive Anything Else Ever By sellporsche911

This is an amazing car, which is very forgiving to beginner drivers, and very rewarding for advanced ones. It is also very easy to drive it in the city. As a passionate driving, I particularly enjoy ... Read More

Passion And Performance Without The Top By GPMotorcars

The appearance is sexy. The performance and handling is jaw-dropping. Build quality is second-to-none. The PDK is so quick, you cannot feel it shifting. Despite being a convertible, the chassis feels ... Read More

2010 Porsche 911 Reviews

Excellent By Tmillla

a great car. Lots of fun. lots of power. excellent to drive in any weather but especially fun with the top down. PDK transmission is excellent and really convenient for city driving. Heated and a... Read More

Best All Around Sports Car On The Market By mmotte

I've owned several different brands of high-powered sports cars and keep coming back to Porsche. I've owned three, all cabriolets, and all with manual transmissions. I don't drive my 2010 every day,... Read More

2009 Porsche 911 Reviews

Love It! By DBuss

Not much to dislike-once you own a Porshe hard to drive another sports car. The convertible is so nice. It drives like a dream. A surprise! No spare tire, however, the tires are drive flats so you ... Read More

2009 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet By Andrew

The 2009 is a Gen 2 model with upgraded suspension, PCM (communications, touch screen navigation), exterior LED lights, new direct injection engines and PDK instead of Tiptronic. Its probably the b... Read More

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