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Are 991 Porsches reliable?

Are 991 Porsches reliable?

The 991 is an extremely reliable car and does not have the issues associated with the 996 or early 997. Getting a repair history on the car, if available, is helpful and will instantly identify or eliminate potential problem areas.

Can you get a 911 with a manual transmission?

Sound the alarm: You can now drive a 992 911 with a manual gearbox. I recently drove a 2020 Porsche 911 Carrera S, now fitted with a seven-speed manual gearbox as a no-cost option, and you can probaly predict the gist to be: “The manual transmission is for real drivers.

Will the 991 go up in value?

Dependent upon mileage and condition, all 991 GT3s are resistant to significant depreciation at present, but the far rarer manual transmission cars are likely to see a small but steady increase in price over the next few years.

Is 997 or 991 better?

The 991 was a revolutionary approach to the 911, making almost everything better. The 991 offers more performance than the 997, in fact depending on the track, the 991 Carrera S is faster than a 997 GT3. The 997, some would argue, is fitted with more communicative steering, as the 991 has an electrically assisted rack.

How long does a Porsche 911 engine last?

Porsche 911 engine mileage can be rated at 100,000 miles and 10 years. Like any vehicle, Porsche 911s last longer with proper and routine maintenance and care. Most Porsche vehicles will last you up to the 150,000-mile marker and beyond.

What year did Porsche stop making manual transmission?

Final Manual Porsche Supercar: 2004-2006 Porsche Carrera GT Of those, the first three—959, 911 GT1, and Carrera GT—came only with a manual transmission, leaving the later, dual-clutch 918 Spyder as the odd-one out.

Which Porsche can you buy in manual?

The following Porsche models are available with a manual transmission for added excitement: 718 Cayman. 718 Cayman S. 718 Boxster.

What is the difference between a Porsche 997 and 991?

The 991 is prettier, more comfortable, easier to drive, and feels more solid and better put together. The 997 feels sportier, a ‘better fit’, and much much less spendy. Whatever your needs or price point, there’s probably a 911 daily driver out there for you.