Porsche has kept the basic lines of the 911 little changed in more than 40 years, merely refining the car to its current incarnation as a light-weight, high-performance machine. Read full review
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In this version of the 911, "4" means all-wheel-drive, the "S" marks it as a sport version, and "Cabriolet" is a fancy word for convertible. Read full review
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Although it is all-wheel-drive, the torque is heavily biased towards the rear wheels, with five to 40 percent shifted to the front wheels as needed. Read full review
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The Cocoa-colored top on the Porsche goes up easily. Just hold down the convertible button, and the top powers up and latches into place. Read full review
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The 911 Carrera 4S' handling is fantastic. The car goes in the direction you point it, and it takes a lot of speed on a corner to get any kind of slip. Read full review
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Porsche keeps the tradition of mounting the engine in the rear, as opposed to the mid-engine placement of its recent Cayman model. Read full review
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The 3.8-liter flat six cylinder engine is very efficient, producing 355 horsepower but still getting over 20 mpg in our testing. Read full review
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The cabin of the 911 is very nice, especially with the $3,795 Natural Leather option. There are two rear seats, but they don't seem very usable. Read full review
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In the cabin, we especially like the body colored metal transmission tunnel cover, which brings a little bit of the exterior inside. Read full review
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The six speed manual transmission is standard on the 911, while a five speed automatic is optional. Read full review
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The steering wheel controls are well-designed, with rollers at the top of each spoke for turning the audio volume up or down and making selections from an on-screen menu. Read full review
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Befitting a sports car, the tachometer is dead center, with the speed gauge off to the side. The speed is also displayed in digital format on the tach dial. Read full review
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This attractive gauge comes as part of the Sport Chrono package, and can be used to measure lap times. Read full review
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The Sport setting on the 911 makes a significant difference, lowering the car .4 inches. Read full review
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Although the maps look good on the navigation system, the feature list is mediocre. Read full review
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The points of interest database is somewhat limited in the 911, only offering basic travel services. Read full review
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The navigation system's Tour Planning feature makes it easy to set multi-point routes. Read full review
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As an interesting but not very useful feature, the 911's audio system lets you name your CDs. Read full review
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The upgraded Bose audio system produces excellent sound. Read full review
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