Tag Archives: 968

The Ultimate Porsche 968 Build

By   December 10, 2018

Porsche 968 Turbo

Porsche 968

The Porsche 968 was a stop gap vehicle. At first Porsche had intended it to be the next evolution of the 944 as an S3. When it was decided that the German performance car maker would produce the mid-engined Boxster, the 968 took the place as the entry level vehicle for a short time until the roadster would be ready.

The 968 may have been a vehicle that was planned for a short production run, but it was the pinnacle of Porsche’s front-engined inline four-cylinder sports cars. With a 3.0-liter four cylinder in front the stock vehicle offered 236 horsepower and could launch from 0-60 mph in 6 seconds.

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Air-Cooled Rear-Engined Porsche 911 Or Front-Engined Water-Cooled 968 CS

By   August 20, 2018

Porsche 964 and 968

Porsche 964 and 968

What would you choose to have in your garage? A classic air-cooled Porsche 911 or a front-engined 968? Now before you say the answer is obviously the 911, this isn’t just any Porsche 968. It is a track focussed 968 Club Sport.

The Porsche 968 Club Sport (CS) takes the near perfect handling car and puts it on a diet. The result is a car that was built for spirited driving.

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The Porsche Guide For Tall People

By   June 14, 2018

Porsche 356

Porsche 356

I was recently approached by a coworker asking if I knew if a taller person can drive a Porsche 356 comfortably. He is about 6’4” tall and enjoys motorcycles and wants to get into sports cars. He is hoping to purchase a classic 356 coupe.

He mentioned that he wasn’t sure if such a small car would fit him. He knows that I’ve had the chance to drive all of Porsche’s modern sports car lineup and that my daily driver is an early Porsche Boxster. His opinion of the Boxster is that he definitely couldn’t fit into it, but this is all based on the outside appearance and not sitting inside.

So, can a taller driver enjoy driving a Porsche?

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