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1987 Porsche 944 Review
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Fun — Handles really well around corners, good acceleration once you get the hang of the super heavy clutch, the quality is great because it is still in good condition even though an 87', 27mpg is great for a sports car, most porsches are much less, it needs regular maintenance but it's not too bad

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

Pros: Handling

Cons: Not passenger friendly

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Handles Great. Very Sharp Looking — it handles great. when i stop at an intersection all eyes are on the porsche. it starts everytime even in below zero temps. parts are costly but very seldom needs repairs. never breaks down. they built them solid. customizing is fun

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: good gas milage

Cons: hard to find garage that will work on these

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If You Can Afford The Upkeep And Can Find A Nice One Buy It. Don't Think, Just Do It. — Great car. I miss this one a lot! Not a lot of room inside, but it feels like a drivers car. Everything about it said "DRIVE ME!" The car looks great with a very distinctive style. Nothing on the road drive like a Porsche.

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

Pros: Fun to drive and looks great too.

Cons: expensive to maintain, very expensive parts

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Porsche 944 Turbo — Great handling, good acceleration. Ive had no problems sicne owning it. Burns a little bit of oil due to the turbo. Its really fun to drive. I love how it looks from the front not too mch from the back.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: handling, acceleration, gas mileage

Cons: burns oil

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Great Car, Well Balanced — I own a 1987 Porsche 944 turbo. Otherwise known as a Porsche 951. The car was designed to be a well balanced sports car. Not heavy on power, nor on weight. Thanks to it's 50/50 weight balance and great torque curve, the car can cut through turns like a cart on rails, with enough power to soak up the straights in seconds.

Pros: Very quick, and a blast to cruise in. Gets lots of attention

Cons: Not so great on gas. Repair bills can make grown men cry.

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944 — This car was the most fun car I have ever driven. It handles like a street-legal go-kart. The 0-60 time wasn't anything to brag about, since I owned the non-turbo model. But punch it from a rolling start, and away she went! It was also suprisingly practical, achieving an average of 25mpg.

Pros: Handling, Performance, Style, Comfort, Practicality

Cons: Parts were relatively inexpensive and easy to find, but the cost of labor will kill you.

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Turbo — Where should I start? Let's just say my baby is high maintenance. I could've dated Paris Hilton and impressed her with my wallet for what this Princess costs me. Repairs are not fun. Driving is though, and most newer sports cars aren't as comfortable for tall people like me. Handling is amazing. I once did a hockey stop with it and never felt out of control. From 1000-3500 rpm it's tame, comfortable, and polite. From 3500-6500, it flies, slides, and screams.

Pros: Handling, braking, power

Cons: repairs

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My 944 Turbo... Just Gorgeous — Performance is amazing althought a small mulfunctioning part can do a big difference, the build quality is just (a porsche) every detail is very well thought off but bit costy as replacement part wise, appearance for me i love it line and i think that in some perspective it the most beautiful design ever its very slik appearance i just adore it, fun factor it has an amazing handeling and controle i have real great time just flying between cars as fast as i can it has a great response

Pros: great fun and amazingly well designed car

Cons: negative fuel consuption althought its a porsche when u have a porsche u dont think abt fuel consumption

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Great Two Seater Classic Sports Car — Awsome car! Most fun you can have with you pants firmly attached in 1987 and now! Will buy purchasing shortly. Great acceleration and excellent gas mileage. Maintenance can be a bit pricey. All in all very fun car to drive and be seen driving. Would recommend to anyone as long as you find one in good condition.

Pros: Looks stunning, quite fast

Cons: Older car, expensive to repair

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Great Car!!! — This is my first car and i love it!

Pros: Gas mileage, performance

Cons: Cost of replacement parts

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Reviews From Other Years

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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