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1987 Porsche 944 Turbo Hatchback Review
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Track Or Full Race Car With Safety At The Forefront, As Well As Fun To Drive Fast In Safety.. — I really like the power and the handling provided by this car! It handles better than a Spec Miata and is a LOT faster than an SM. It has the best of everything, and wins most races entered, though driver is 71 year old amateur.

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

Pros: Podium-winning race car in almost every race entered! Car professionally set up with the best of everything, needing nothing to race, and has won the last 4 races entered in class, and even finished on podium in a class higher than necessary in order to compete with cars having 100 h.p. more.

Cons: Minor blemishes Car looks, runs and handles great!

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1987 Porsche 944 STD Hatchback Review
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Porsche 944, A Classic Little Sports Car With A Lot Of Potential. — The overall appearance of the 944 seemed to be in the same category as the Dodge Daytona or Chrysler Conquest TSi of the 80's. These zippy little hatchbacks have been brought back to life in various forms. Everything from stock/turbo engines to LS1 V-8s have made these formidable track monsters. Once deemed the poor man's Porsche, it's not uncommon to see one leave a higher priced model in the dust.

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

Pros: To start with, it's a Porsche. Great beginnings of a track car. Awesome gas mileage. Timeless looks.

Cons: Water pump and timing belt need to be changed together. Not as much power as one would like unless you have the turbo model.

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1987 Porsche 944 STD Hatchback Review
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Love It But Need More Power. — I think it is a stunning and unique looking car and I am pleased with it but I am into the automotive modification game so i have a tendency to go fast and want more power.I feel that the standard 944 like i have is a little slow compared to my other cars so I would like to increase its power and lighten in obviously.

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

Pros: its agile.

Cons: very little power.

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1987 Porsche 944 Review
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1987 Porsche 944 — This sweet heart of a car has spawned so many manufacturers to copy it's styling you'll run out of fingers and toes counting how many. I bought mine sight unseen due to it's rare color combination and low miles. If you like to twist a wrench and have a place to tinker, this is the car for you. Easy and uncomplicated to maintain, you won't need a mechanics license to keep it on the road.

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

Pros: Great styling, fuel economy, and aesthetics

Cons: Can't drive it all year long in the north east.

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1987 Porsche 944 Review
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Porsche 944s — It is a fun car. I have owned it for less than a year but have put nearly 10,000miles on it. I drove it from Pittsburgh, PA to my new home in Myrtle Beach, SC! I would recommend this to anyone!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: The way it handles.

Cons: More power!

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1987 Porsche 944 Review
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Love It!!!! — My 1987 Porsche 944 31 mpg, Top speed- est. 140mph 0 to 60 - 6.7 sec Galvanized Steel Body Handling- Phenomenal...corners like a dream, it can handle anything you throw at it. Ecu chip, Performance Headers, Performance exhaust, An app-solute awesome car to own I highly recommend it

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

Pros: The looks you get goin down the street

Cons: well...the maintenance can be kinda costly, but It's built incredible well

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Great Car For Someone Who Knows What They're Doing Under The Hood — OMG parts are expencive and there's no room to work on them. interiors are some what poor quality. fast out of the box and handles great never get brake fade. the car is fun to drive but draws alot of cop attention

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

Pros: drive it on the mountain

Cons: dont buy it if you dont know how to work on them

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1987 Porsche 944 Review
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My Old 944 — Good cheap intro to the Porsche range.The build quality was good but the parts were sometimes expensive.The only reaso sold it was it needed a serious respray ! Good fun to drive well balanced in corners.Also a good size 4 seat sports car

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

Pros: good road handling

Cons: some parts expensive

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1987 Porsche 944 Review
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Money Well Spent — Porsche pedigree all the way considered by many to be a good handling sports car back in the day because of the near 50/50 weight distributin pretty balance easy to drive super car 150 mph easy top speed very rewardinga and comfortable to drive

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

Pros: performance oriented

Cons: parts a little hard to find

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The 944 Is A Cool Car, But Save Your Pennies For A 911 — The 944 is an unique Porsche but it has it's flaws. The cooling system looks like it was designed by the French. Oil and coolant are mortal enemies and should never co-mingle but only an o-ring separates the two in the oil cooler.

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

Pros: The 50/50 weight distribution is fantastic

Cons: The repair charges are outragious

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1991 Porsche 944 Reviews

Still A Nice Car To Have If Looked After And Has The Right Badge By Andy

As u can expect I loved this car It brought back memories hadnt had the chance to drive many Porsche's at the time and it felt safe to drive fast it just gripped and handled so well. Its classed as a ... Read More

Love It By Liz

Very fast at over 220 BHP, comfy love love love it best car I have ever had, parts are sometimes expensive and hard to get hold of, fuel economy not too bad body styling good and its FUN FUN FUN Read More

1990 Porsche 944 Reviews

A Great Car For Itage. By Chuck

This is a great car for the buyer who enjoys cars. Despite its age this car shouldn't go down in value. It will be a joy to drive every day or weekends. Where can you get more car for the money in a c... Read More

Porsche For Everyday By Victor

Great Car, infact too perfect. Not like my British cars owned in past. Will sit and idle in traffic all day long with the ac going. People get out of the way when you start pulling up behindthem ... Read More

1989 Porsche 944 Reviews

Great All Around Car By dward650

Its a Porsche, and it drives like one even though its 25 years old. Handles Great and acceleration is very good for a 4 cylinder. 0-60 is only 7 seconds, but roll on power on the freeway is fantastic.... Read More

I Would Keep This Car Forever If I Could, Just A Few Mods Here And There. An Ls1 Would Be Nice By Patrick

Really a solid built car. Original German steel is extremely thick and sturdy. It holds its ground really well in corners and has a great get up and go. Getting to 60 may take around 7 or 8 seconds, b... Read More

1988 Porsche 944 Reviews

Fun, Car, Great Value For Money By Leighpilot

I bought his as a present for myself. Not wanting splurge, this was an affordable classic. Looks great, handles well. Definitely a two seater. Love the sound and the feel, the smell of the leather wit... Read More

Looking For A Used 911 Next. By Jazzman1

It is just a lot of fun, and in Northern New York it stands out. This is my first Porsche. I have had MGB's Triumph, and a number of American car but I like this most of all so far. I am working my wa... Read More

1986 Porsche 944 Reviews

The 944 Experience By iban

the car was not made for city traffic some nice country roads worked on it and found out more than I needed. the 2.5 l was a chopped down 8 cylinder and they had a balance problem and they used a pate... Read More

Fun But Easy To Get Speeding Tickets In My Porsche 944 By Bonnie

Great performance and it ran great once you hit above 85mph. I loved cruising it down to LA/ Santa Barbara in this car. Fun car to drive but it's very low to a point where you feel like you are almos... Read More

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