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How The Porsche 996 Became Cool Again

By   February 13, 2022

Porsche 997 GT3

Porsche 996

The Porsche 996 went through a period of time that is not uncommon of the 911. The Porsche 911 SC and 964 both went through the same period of being seen as a lesser generation of the legendary rear-engined sports car.

Of course times have changed and if prices are an indication, the 911 SC and 964 generations of the Porsche 911 are now considered prized possessions by all. For the 996 the market is showing that it’s time has come.

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Is The Air-Cooled Porsche Market Bubble About To Burst

By   November 5, 2018

Porsche 911

Porsche 911

The air-cooled Porsche market has been very hot in recent years, with even the “less desirable” models getting large amounts of cash. It appeared that the dream of owning a classic Porsche cooled by God’s good air would forever be out of reach for most of us.

However, there are signs that the bubble may be starting to burst. While special models are keeping strong, models like the Porsche 911 SC, 911 Carrera 3.2 and 914 may be starting to go down in value.

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What The Press Said About The Porsche 911 SC When It Was New

By   August 6, 2018

Porsche 911 SC

Porsche 911 SC

The Porsche 911 SC is currently shooting up in value. What is incredible is just about 5 years ago, nobody saw it coming. In the world of air-cooled 911s it was one of the less desirable models. This may not be totally fair, but the 911 SC is overshadowed by the later 3.2 Carrera.

The 911 SC has performance that won’t make you take notice when compared to modern cars. However, it is an analogy driving experience that is difficult to find in newer vehicles.

Comparing a vintage car to modern cars is not fair. Technology has progressed to the point that the two are barely comparable. Because of this it is good to go back and see what reviews of the vehicle were like when it was new.

Below we have gathered a few snippets from various publications that reviewed the 911 SC when you could still get one in showrooms.

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Porsche 996 Turbo Or ROW Porsche 911 SC – Ride Versus Ride

By   July 1, 2018

Porsche 996 Turbo Or ROW Porsche 911 SC

Porsche 996 Turbo Or ROW Porsche 911 SC

We recently, announced a new column on this publication called “Reader’s Rides”. In each article, we will be sharing a cool ride sent to us from one of our readers. The hope is that this will allowing our community to get closer together.

At the end of each week we will select a few of the rides that appeared during the week and let you tell us which ride you liked best.

Today we have this Porsche 996 Turbo and this ROW Porsche 911 SC.

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