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Porsche 911 Carrera (996) specs

Car type Coupe
Curb weight 1320 kg (2910 lbs)
Power / weight 227 ps (224 bhp) / t
Torque / weight 265 Nm (196 lb-ft) / t
Introduced 1997
Origin country Germany
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Top speed 280 kph (174 mph)
0 - 100 kph 4.9 s
0 - 200 kph 17.9 s
0 - 100 mph 11.0 s
Est. 1/8 mile 8.8 s @ 88.9 mph
1/4 mile 13.0 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 13.0 s

More acceleration times

Porsche 911 Carrera acceleration graph
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Shaggy  5y ago

Sunny side up? :S

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FRASIER  5y ago


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Shaggy  5y ago

True 911 in every sense of the term.

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fredinand ferry  5y ago


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Shaggy  5y ago

@ darius: You have a classic. :)

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darius  5y ago

I own a 1998 996. it has 130'000 miles and I've owned it for 3 months. In that time I have completed 8000 miles and the car has returned approx 24 mpg oink town and 33 on the motorway. I have had to replace a radiator, water pump and suspension arm but she is an old girl. She still hits 0-60 in 5. Power delivery is still seamless and strong. The interiors worn well and in black is still relatively modern by today's standards. For the money (£8000) there's nothing that will beat the 996 for powered, emotion and wow factor.

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dbone996  6y ago

My 99 996 is incredibly fast, I previously owned a new 2005 350z and the porsche is faster and way more fun to drive.

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c70pete  9y ago

0-200 is MUCH faster once the car is broken in (say 20,000 km)... 16 seconds flat

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mirage  9y ago

I own a 2000 996. After 6 years driving the car (inc. 3500+ track miles) it remains all the car I want. 80k miles on the odo, car drives like new. It is a beast, you can be king of the road in this car if you learn to master the tail.

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Georg  9y ago

the track was getting faster over the years ... new tarmac etc... unfortunatily quattroroute did not claim weather conditions in their loder sometimes they recive strange looking results..

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cerex  9y ago

Own a c2 996 2003, had a 2004 z4 3.0i there is absolutely NO WAY the porsche is slower then the bmw. No way, it is true the car is a beast.

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cressle  9y ago

The acceleration time is correct. This car is a beast.

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gobiz  10y ago

Acceleration times seem too optimistic?

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Anonymous  11y ago

Did this one actually beat the new 997 or was it a cruddy driver dring the 997

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tyler 11h 

added laptime for Lamborghini Huracán Performante

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