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Porsche 911 Pictures and Specifications


1989-1998 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 Pictures and Specifications

Subtle but noticeable body alterations marked 1989's new Porsche 911 Carrera 4, the first of the heavily reengineered "964 series" 911s planned for the 1990s. Offered in the usual three body styles, the C4 could hit 60 mph in well under 6 seconds. Handling was the most surefooted in 911 history, while cornering grip, as one magazine enthused, was "incredible."

The Porsche 911 Carrera 4 featured a modernized suspension and 3.6-liter engine.
The Porsche 911 Carrera 4 featured a modernized suspension and 3.6-liter engine.

Five-speed manual was mandatory on the Porsche 911 Carrera 4.
Five-speed manual was mandatory on the Porsche 911 Carrera 4.

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The "4" denoted 4-wheel drive, a simplified version of the 959 system.

1989-1998 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 Specifications

Prices New:

  • $69,500 for 1989 coupe
  • $75,780 for 1992 coupe
  • $77,380 for 1992 Targa
  • $84,780 for 1992 Cabriolet
  • $69,100 for 1996 coupe
  • $78,350 for 1996 Cabriolet
  • $73,000 for 1996 Carrera 4S coupe
Dimensions:
Length (inches) Wheelbase (inches) Weight (pounds)
167.3 89.5 3,200-3,400

Engines:

Size (cc) Type Horsepower Years
3600 sohc flat 6 247-282 1989-1998

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