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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  4y  

Sunny side up? :S

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Shaggy  4y  

True 911 in every sense of the term.

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fredinand ferry  4y  


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Shaggy  4y  

@ darius: You have a classic. :)

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darius  4y  

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  5y  

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  8y  

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

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mirage  8y  

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  8y  

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  8y  

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  8y  

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

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gobiz  9y  

Acceleration times seem too optimistic?

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Anonymous  10y  

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

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