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Why did you buy your Porsche?

Just for entertainment purposes; why did everyone buy their 44?
Price, style, performance,..???
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Needed a car..and the 1991 Niissan 300ZX...the 1994 Toyota Supra, 1991 Toyota MR2, and 1995 Nissan 240SX were killer on the insurance.

So i bought an N/A 944..First insurance company that offers me good rates with any of the 4 cars above..im buying one. Keep the 944 as a beater.

Sorry..one more thing...the option:

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Performance, wow this thing is fast!!
WHAT?!?

How is it fast?!?
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ive loved the 944 years before i got mine...the car's just so balanced
in all those categories

cheap, good looking, and an amazing handler...albeit not a great investment
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Originally posted by Zlatko
1995 Nissan 240SX

Sorry..one more thing...the option:



WHAT?!?

How is it fast?!?

Well, it was a joke. But if you are in a 240sx, the 944 would seem fast as it passed you...
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I was graduating out of high school at the time and lived and breath porsche and had every magazine describing the 944 line up....... I still have the original copy of road and track introducing the 86 944 Turbo.

The top speed of 150mph+ of the 944 turbo blew me away. My old 75' Mercury bobcat did not look the same after that.

There is a subtle elegance to a 944. It reminds me of a woman, it has all the right curves.... perfect hourglass figure... hehehe
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Well, it was a joke. But if you are in a 240sx, the 944 would seem fast as it passed you...
The 240SX is faster.

I beat ONE, and it was a 1989..and he kept up the WHOLE time with me..i beat him by 1/2 carlenght. And the '89 didnt have LSD. The 95 DOES and it has more power and torque.

So the 944 is not really a match for the 240SX.
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Originally posted by Zlatko
The 240SX is faster.

I beat ONE, and it was a 1989..and he kept up the WHOLE time with me..i beat him by 1/2 carlenght. And the '89 didnt have LSD. The 95 DOES and it has more power and torque.

So the 944 is not really a match for the 240SX.

Ummm.....my daughters Altima is a pretty good match for a 93 240sx......but maybe the 95 is faster
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I had seen a couple 944s on the road when I was about 13 or 14 and thought they looked really cool. I then realized that they were relatively cheap and with in my budget, so my dad and I bought one a couple months after i turned 15 to restore...three years in now and it's still a work in progress...
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Because I always wanted a porsche. In my opinion the 944 is one of the best looking as well as handling cars they make.
Not to mention, it is a nice compliment to my dad's vette in the driveway.
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I had seen a couple 944s on the road when I was about 13 or 14 and thought they looked really cool. I then realized that they were relatively cheap and with in my budget, so my dad and I bought one a couple months after i turned 15 to restore...three years in now and it's still a work in progress...
keep it up! you won't regret it

why did I buy? simple. old Porsche slogan: "Porsches are not meant to be something for everyone, but everything for someone." and the 951 was definitely everything for me. it is one of the most brilliant (both mechanically and aesthetically) designs ever
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Not on the poll.........I purchased mine for racing.

There is not a car out there that can match the Championship racing history Porsche has! The Japs will have to get up very very early in the morning to come close to a PORSCHE! Remember now all! A Porsche 924 GTR won at LE MANS can you say that about a 240 what ever you call it!~lol Sman
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this bud's for you
Who? Got an imaginary friend?! Sman
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naaw. just my reaction to your last line
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PC gremlins and user stupidity! Went for a Smilely and got ww...... That and a lap full of Java. Some how the smilies froze up and only way to edit was to delete! Plz Forgive me!! I only deserve a light beer now! Sman
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after a lot of research i decided that the 944 was the best car in my price range as far as performance. i wasnt originally impressed by the Porsche badge up front.
who knew i would become a Porsche snob?
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after a lot of research i decided that the 944 was the best car in my price range as far as performance. i wasnt originally impressed by the Porsche badge up front.
who knew i would become a Porsche snob?
You mean to tell us you still have the badge! Grats!!! Sman
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