Can anyone tell me if there is any car that even comes close to a 944 in terms of affordability/performance for age and coolness?

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Asked by Oct 26, 2009 at 07:27 AM about the Porsche 944

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1990 mazda rx7

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Yeah it's ok, but it aint no porsche!!!! Apparently the rotary engine is not reliable and is prone to breakdown.

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not alot of cars from the 80s and ninties come very close to the 944 when it comes to looks and performance/affordability. to me mazda rx7s, toyota camry gts, nissan 240, mitsubishi 3000 gt, are some of the closest u will get. if ur shooting 4 porsche theres alwys the 928 and 968 both closely related to the 944 in price and performance

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yeah ... the rx7 does it for me too, although it is front wheel drive which isnt the best realy, is it? as for the camry!!!!! its a big pile of steaming shite, the nisan is pretty good too heavy and performance is weak to be generous, mitsubishi is a lemon, 3 ltr engine! should be great, but it isnt, built for the american market and as a result it is weighed down with useless extras, cant corner and only does 0-60 in about 8 seconds approx - pretty shit ehhh? As for the 928, some people say that its not a real porsche as it was originally designed for audi, has a ridiculously weak engine and is a bit soft alround, the 968 though ... is almost perfect in my view.

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if i had to pick a mitshibishi from that era i'd have the starion, 4 wheel drive, rally heritage and a great big turbo, still cant beat the 944 turbo, but its close. if i was goin fot toyota i'd have the celica gt4 for the same reasons, 4wd with a turbo! cant think of a good mitsubishi right now from the same era, the jap's are reliable but just dont have the same kind of passion or feel that the porsche does, having owned a 944 and a rx7 and a gt4 i'd still go for the 944 every time

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sorry i didnt mean camry i meant corolla

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Hi Asher, the corolla is OK, not very cool though, I actually cant think of any car that is the good alrounder that the porsche is ... nothing, not one!!!!

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