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The Porsche 911 Carrera S is a fantastic sports car

Driving a Porsche 911 for the first time proves the hype is real.

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Driving a Porsche 911 for the first time more than lives up to the hype.

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This 911 Carrera S Coupe is the first 911 I've ever driven.

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It has nearly every performance option, ranging from carbon-ceramic brakes and rear-wheel steering to active anti-roll bars and a sport exhaust system.

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It has Porsche's 8-speed PDK dual-clutch automatic.

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The PDK transmission is so good that I wouldn't even consider the manual.

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The Carrera S' twin-turbo flat-6 makes 443 horsepower and 390 pound-feet of torque and is super quick and responsive.

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It sounds amazing with that sport exhaust system too.

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The 911 is absolutely phenomenal to drive, but even more impressive is how good it is at being a regular car.

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Make mine a Targa, though.

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