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Effectively Splitting The Middle Ground Between S and GT3

UPDATE: An earlier version of this story referenced the 911's six-speed manual transmission, but of course, Porsche uses a seven-speed manual in this car. The text has been changed to reflect this.


Feeling That 1960s Vibe All Over Again

I've watched the electro-hydraulic roof panel open and close about 73 times in the past hour, but its fascinatingly complicated operation still has me mesmerized. I've concluded that only a German automaker – Porsche, to be more specific – would go through the trouble of engineering a roof system that essentially lifts the entire greenhouse off a vehicle, rearranges its components like a sliding-tile puzzle, and then reassembles all of them seamlessly (sans roof panel) to accurately


I don't care who you are; when a new Porsche 911 rolls up in your driveway, that's a pretty good day. This was my very first experience with Porsche's 991 911, and after having spent time with just about every tune and trim of the last car, I was hotly anticipating comparing and contrasting.


Honesty time: Much like Editor-in-Chief John Neff, convertibles aren't really my thing. Oh sure, I love having a good droptop for a week every now and then, but I just can't see myself ever plunking down the cash to own one.


On The Move, Stuttgart's Icon Recalibrates The Scales


A Flywheel-Equipped Race Car Leaves Us Whirring for More


Think Your Job Is Stressful? Try Redesigning The 911


The Best Everyday 911 You Can Buy, Today


It May Be Humpbacked, But It's No Quasimodo.


There's No Better Place To Drive A Porsche Than Germany


2010 Porsche 911 Sport Classic - Click above for high-res image gallery

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