What is the difference between Porsche 991 and 997?

What is the difference between Porsche 991 and 997?

Porsche’s data sheet reveals that the 991 is 2.2 inches longer than the 997, the front track two inches wider (or more precisely, 46mm on the Carrera and 52mm the S) and the wheelbase is increased by a substantial four inches. It sounds radical, but is far more subtle in the flesh.

What are the model years for Porsche 991?

The 991 generation of the 911 was the absolute best seller for Porsche. 217,930 units were built in the period from 2011 to 31 October 2018 and counting.

What is a 991 Porsche?

The Porsche 991 is the internal designation for the seventh generation of the Porsche 911 sports car, which was unveiled at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show on 15 September as the replacement for the 997.

What makes the Porsche 991 so special?

Where the old air-cooled 911 was all about getting out the driving gloves, leather helmet and goggles, while prepping yourself to wrestle a beast, the 991 is all sophistication. You can easily drive rapidly to a business meeting and emerge from the 991, un-ruffled and wearing an immaculately pressed Armani suit and tie.

What kind of brakes does a Porsche 991 have?

The ceramic brake setup was a factory fitted option for the 991 and generally seen on the S, Turbo and GT models. Porsche Ceramic Composite Brakes (PCCB) use cross-drilled, carbon fiber reinforced ceramic discs with special composite pads.

What is the difference between the original 991 and 2nd generation?

The original 991 was in production until the second generation 991.2 was launched in late 2016. The second generation introduced new styling that included updated front and rear bumpers, new dual exhaust pipes, new head and tail lights, and color options.

How reliable is the suspension on the 991?

The suspension on the 991 is very reliable. The ride quality varies a little between the early versions and the later ones. Modifications to the design of the suspension for the release of the 991.2 made the car a little more subtle and better balanced. Naturally, over time wear can occur in plastic or rubber bushings that help to cushion the ride.

Are 911 997 A Good Investment?

Comparatively rare, especially with the more desirable six-speed manual transmission, the 997 GTS is a car that looks likely to hold its value well. It may not be an investment per se, but this is a car you buy to drive and enjoy, and enjoy it you will.