1986 Porsche 911 User Reviews

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    1986 Porsche 911 Carrera Review
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    35

    A True Drivers Car! — I purchased this 911 after a 3 year search from Bromos with they had a dealership in Atlanta, Georgia. As a bonus I received a drivers school at Roebling Road and was fortunate to have Hurley Haywood as my instructor! I learned so much from him that weekend. It was an opportunity of a lifetime and helped to make me the driver I am today.

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

    Pros: Timeless styling, Awesome looks, great brakes and handling make it fun to drive on the track or just a nice long section of winding roads

    Cons: Demands that you know how to drive it at the limits.  Lift in a corner and you get a trip out backwards! A/C is marginal at best.

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    911 The Legend — firt's its a porsche so its pretty fast the looks of it are very hot and the power is awosome, it's a sports car so its not so confortable in the back so you can only take your dog and your girfriend for a spin

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

    Pros: the speed

    Cons: nothing

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    . — The Design is perfect.The bulid quality is very good.The car needs in the middle 12,5 Liter Super Plus.The difficult handling is the right fun, to drive such a car(in the Winter with good Winter Tires too).The only Bad thing is the Targa roof,it`s not complete tight in Rainshowers.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Design and driving fun

    Cons: Expencive original Pieces

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    The Porsche Is Amazing Car Dont Trade For Anything — performance- its an amazing car i would never trade it its has amazing acceliration and i put a tourbo in it foor extra boost the apperence is classic its an 86 soo its a light burgandy this cars visuals is its a car that everyone drops wat they are doin and stares

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: it has a tourbo and great speaker system

    Cons: nothings bad

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    Porsches Rock — We bought this car from a guy who had never exposed it to snow (salt), did not use it as his primary car, had very few miles, and was desperate. When things go bad, they're not cheap. But keeping on top of maintenance just like with any car, helps. Driving it is an awesome experience. Would love to get another one. Like a 1966.

    Pros: it's fast

    Cons: it's expensive

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    Wonderful Car, And A Real Head-turner. An Amazing Car To Drive On Country Roads. — All the power and cornering ability I can handle. I've had straight-line cars that would run circles around it (not many, but a few), but I've never driven anything that could keep up with this in the turns.

    Pros: Great feedback through the wheel, the seat, and through the noises (there's plenty of those). Actually, the summertime heat's an advantage too. I've witness unplanned exposure of skin, just so my date can cool off!! That's not in the list of features, but should be!

    Cons: Noisy, and boiling hot in the summertime. And maintenance is very expensive, though not much of that, fortunately.

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    1986 Porsche 911 Targa Review
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    Fun! — The 86 911 just keeps appreciating, and based upon the cost to buy a new 911, it's no wonder why. What I like about this car is how simple it is. It's a visceral car, with manual steering and sublime brakes and go cart like handling. It's smaller and lighter than today's 911's not nearly as fast, and yet, I find myself driving it more than my other 911. That's just how good it is.

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

    Pros: I love the looks and the handling of this car, A classic !

    Cons: Needs more power.

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    1986 Porsche 911 Carrera Review
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    Best Car I've Ever Owned. Well Built And Fun To Drive.hugs The Corners Like Nothing Else — Love most everything about this car. It cost less than most current model even cheap new cars. Looks great, runs perfect, soooo smooth.If you ever get the chance drive one do it and i think you'll be hooked like me.

    Pros: Classic red 911 carrera with whales tail. Handles excelent, fun to drive,no need to speed......it looks fast standing still. It is one of the few true sports cars that could be used as as a daily driver. Small rear seat is good to have in a pinch.Turns heads eveywhere.

    Cons: Although i love the 5 speed it becomes less enjoyable the older i get, because i drive it short distances locally. The interiors of Porsches especially this age are kind of basic even though they have all the power stuff ...even cruise control on a 5 speed......didn't even know that was possible till i owned this car.

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    Funnest Car I Have Ever Owned. — No finer sports car out there for reliability, looks, and resale value. Air cooled Porsche's and 911s in particular are the most recognizable vehicle on the road and pure fun to drive. Ferdinand Porsche got it right with this car!

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Great nostalgic sports car & great investment if takin care of.

    Cons: Not a family car and parts/maintenance can be expensive for those who do not do the work themselves.

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    My Dream Car. — This was always my dream car, finally bought this used in 1997, and absolutely love it. Nice tall gears, strong turbo boost, lots of charm and built as solid as a rock. German engineering at it's best, no namby-pamby 4 wheel drive or traction control, this car requires a DRIVER that knows how to drive a car. Not for the feint hearted, brakes are excellent; roll your socks down when you step on the brakes. Comfortable for 2 plus two kids. USA model had essentially no headlights, so european headlights are a very worthwhile upgrade. Other than that, stock is best. Perhaps slightly beefier boost spring. Large Fun Factor. One of the sexiest looking cars out there. Another big benefit is that you don't need a stereo. Engine sounds magnificent.

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

    Pros: looks, performance, finish, build quality

    Cons: Are you kidding?  Well if anything, this car can be a handful in the wet.  Statistically this car was totalled on the first day of ownership more than any other vehicle made.

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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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