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  • Summary

    5 out of 5 5.0

    What does this car say about you?

    Young, smart and ambitious.

    What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?

    Neighbours came over and had a good look - seem impressed!

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    Yes - everyone serious about cars needs to own a Porsche and make it a real Porsche, not a poor man's Porsche!

    What are you likely to buy next?

    Aston Martin V8 Vantage. Nearly bought last time, but Porsche 2 year warrenty, dealership serive in the 3 dealers I've been too and general reliability won me over.

  • Buying experience

    5 out of 5 5.0

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    Did you buy this car new?


    What price did you pay?


    When did you buy the car?

    January 2012

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    Fair deal. £35k for 06 plate with 30k on the clock, new rear tyres and just serviced. As 06 plate avoided the £400+ road duty band.

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    Wanted a return to a genuine sports car. Everyone says you need to own a Porsche at some point to say you are into cars...

    What was the dealer like?

    Very helpful and not pushy. Bristol Porsche.

  • Driving it

    5 out of 5 5.0

    What's it like to drive?

    Very quick in a straight line. Useless in the snow,.

    What's it like to park?

    Fairly easy although the nose is low at the front. Must remember to reverse park else getting into the boot you need to be a magician in a car park.

  • Living with it

    4 out of 5 4.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    Coolant leak - piping replaced under 2 year warrenty. Leak from washer bottle for head lights.

    What's most practical about your car?

    The boot is bigger than I expected.

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    The 3.8 litre flat engine and the retractable spoiler. My car is basic, I wanted to drive it hard not fiddle with dials.