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2004 Porsche 911

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2004 Carrera 2dr Rear-Wheel Drive Coupe
most popular
Price:   -  From $68,600
2004 Targa 2dr Rear-Wheel Drive Coupe Price:   -  From $76,000
2004 Carrera 2dr Rear-Wheel Drive Cabriolet Price:   -  From $78,400
2004 Carrera 4S 2dr All-Wheel Drive Coupe Price:   -  From $83,400
2004 Carrera 4 2dr All-Wheel Drive Cabriolet Price:   -  From $84,000
2004 Carrera 40th Anniversary 2dr Rear-Wheel Drive Coupe Price:   -  From $89,800
2004 Carrera 4S 2dr All-Wheel Drive Cabriolet Price:   -  From $93,200
2004 GT3 2dr Rear-Wheel Drive Coupe Price:   -  From $99,900
2004 Turbo 2dr All-Wheel Drive Coupe Price:   -  From $118,400
2004 Turbo 2dr All-Wheel Drive Cabriolet Price:   -  From $128,200
2004 GT2 2dr Rear-Wheel Drive Coupe Price:   -  From $191,700

Overview

The Porsche 911 is the quintessential high-performance sports car and has been for as long as we can remember. A lot of driving enthusiasts grew up wanting one. This iconic machine celebrates it 40th anniversary in 2004, and it remains the standard by which other sports cars are judged. The legend of the Porsche 911 is no myth. The current version delivers the latest engine and chassis technology and better performance than all but a few exotic cars available in North America. What's really impressive, though, is how easy it is to drive a 911. It's more user-friendly than a Ferrari, a Chevrolet Corvette or a Dodge Viper, and it's easier to live with as a daily driver. The 911 makes a better daily driver than the Porsche Boxster, as well. Porsche rightfully prides itself on the 911's wash-and-wear quality. As true high-performance sports cars go, the 911 has a reputation for being nearly bullet-proof, and there's very little about it that's finicky. The wide array of 911s available might create some confusion among buyers beginning to explore the world of Porsche. Yet each of the 11 models is really a variation on, or a grade of, one primary theme, and any of them is an outstanding performer. Handling and braking are extraordinary. Steering is quick and direct, yet the 911 isn't darty, and it feels as secure as Fort Knox at twice the legal limit. It rides smoothly and more softly than you might expect; it's comfortable in daily use and relatively easy to climb into and out of. The six-speed manual gearbox is wonderfully satisfying to use. With the optional Tiptronic automatic, just about anyone can drive one of these cars. And that sound! Porsche has revived the classic 911 exhaust note, and car enthusiasts will mistake it for nothing else. Today's 911 bears little resemblance to the air-cooled, tail-heavy original, which had much in common with the Volkswagen Beetle. The handling quirks in 911s built, say, 10 years ago, have been virtually eliminated. But the 911 hasn't change overnight. Its history is one of periodic overhauls, spaced between steady, constant improvement, sometimes in the middle of a model year. When Porsche says racing improves the breed, it's more than advertising fodder. The 911 is built on race-proven architecture. Two years ago, its body structure was stiffened and its front end was restyled to make all 911s look more like the highline 911 Turbo, and less like the less-expensive Boxster. The 911's rear-mounted, 3.6-liter horizontally opposed six-cylinder engine was enlarged and upgraded in both turbo and non-turbo versions. The base normally aspirated engine, which comes on all Carrera and Targa models, delivers an impressive 315 horsepower. For most of us, these normally aspirated models are more than quick enough, and they cost significantly less than turbocharged 911s. The Carrera Coupe, the least expensive 911, can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in less than 5 seconds, according to Porsche, very quick indeed. If you want more, the 415-horsepower 911 Turbo can accelerate to 60 in about 4 seconds, with a top speed of 189 mph, but at significant cost. The lighter, race-inspired GT2 delivers even quicker performance and a top speed of 195. The GT3, a stripped-down 911 introduced in 2003 for easy racing homologation, is the most powerful non-turbocharged Porsche has ever offered for street use in North America. It accelerates from 0 to 60 in just 4.3 seconds, with a track speed of 190. The GT models aren't ideal for street use, though. For 2004, there are minor changes across the 911 lineup, as well as two new models. At the lower end, there are new performance options, including a locking rear differential, new colors and new wheel designs. Moving up the scale, the GT2 turbo engine has been tweaked to a whopping 477 horsepower, with suspension and brake improvements to match. And for the first time in 15 years, Porsche offers a 911 Tu

Specs & Features

Highlights
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Not Available
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
Standard: 3.6L H-6 / 320 HP / 273 ft.lbs.
Available: 3.6L H-6 / 345 HP / 273 ft.lbs.
Transmission
Standard: 6-spd man w/OD
Available: 5-spd Tiptronic S w/OD
Drive Type
Rear-wheel
Fuel Economy - City/Highway/Combined
18 / 26 / 22 Mpg
Passenger Capacity
4
Bumper to Bumper Warranty
48 Months / 50,000 Miles
Mechanical Specs
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
Standard: 3.6L H-6 / 320 HP / 273 ft.lbs.
Available: 3.6L H-6 / 345 HP / 273 ft.lbs.
Drive Type
Rear-wheel
Fuel Economy - City/Hwy/Combined
18 / 26 / 22 Mpg
Brakes
4-wheel Disc
Front Suspension
Strut
Rear Suspension
Independent Multi-link
Spare Tire And Wheel
Compact Steel
Fuel Tank
16.9 Gal.
Recommended Fuel Type
Premium Unleaded
Average Cost To Fill Tank
$65
Dimensions & Capabilities
Maximum Cargo Volume
11.7 Cu.ft.
Passenger Volume
Exterior Length
174.5 "
Exterior Width
69.7 "
Exterior Height
51.4 "
Front Headroom
38.0 "
Rear Headroom
31.5 "
Front Legroom
41.6 "
Rear Legroom
Front Shoulder Room
51.7 "
Rear Shoulder Room
Front Hip Room
Rear Hip Room
Curb Weight
2,959 Lbs. / 3,080 Lbs.
Wheel Base
93 "
Turning Radius
17.4 '
Exterior Features
Door Count
2 Doors
Wheels
17.0 " Silver Aluminum / 18.0 " Silver Aluminum / 18.0 "
Paint
Clearcoat Monotone / Metallic Monotone
Exterior Mirrors
Dual Power Remote Heated / Power Remote W/tilt Down Heated Passenger / Power Remote Heated Driver
Bumpers
Body-colored
Grille Moldings
Rear Spoiler
Power / Wing
Exhaust
Dual Stainless Steel With Chrome Tailpipe Finish / Dual Stainless Steel With Polished Tailpipe Finish
Interior Features
Seating
Passenger Capacity
4
Seat Trim
Leather
Front Seat Type
Bucket / Sport Bucket
Heated Front Seats
Driver And Front Passenger Heated-cushion, Heated-seatback
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
6-way (2-way Power) / (8-way Power)
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
6-way (2-way Power) / (8-way Power)
Front Armrests
6-way (2-way Power) / (8-way Power)
Rear Armrests
Rear Seats
50-50 Split-bench
Radio & Infotainment
Radio
Am/fm, Seek-scan
Speakers
4 / 10 Performance / 11 Bose
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
Apple Car Play
Android Auto
Bluetooth w/ Hands-Free Connectivity
Convenience Features
Steering Wheel Type
Telescopic Style
Climate Control
Automatic Air Conditioning
Cruise Control
Sun Roof
Express Open/close
Rearview Mirror
Day-night / Auto-dimming Day-night
One Touch Open Window
Driver And Passenger
Tinted Windows
Light
Vanity Mirrors
Dual Illuminated
Remote Keyless Entry
Keyfob (all Doors)
Power Outlets
1
Safety Features
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Overall Front Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Overall Side Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Rollover Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Front Impact Airbags
Driver And Passenger
Driver Side Impact Airbags
Door Mounted
Knee Airbag
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
Door Mounted
Rear Side Airbag
Seatbelt Pretensioners
Front
Anti-Lock Brakes
Bosch 5.3 4-wheel Anti-lock Brakes (abs)
Forward Collision Warning
Blind Spot Sensor
Lane Departure Warning
Autonomous Cruise Control
Pedestrian Detection
Driver Attention Alert
Daytime Running Lights
Auto High Beams
Adaptive Headlights
Parking Sensors
Rear
Security Systems
Security System
Panic Alarm
Ignition Disable
Immobilizer
Warranty
Bumper To Bumper Months Miles
48 Months / 50,000 Miles
Major Components Months
48 Months / 50,000 Miles
Included Maintenance Months
Roadside Assistance Months
48 Months / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion Perforation
120 Months / Unlimited Miles
Accessories Months
24 Months / Unlimited Miles

Used 2004 Porsche 911 for Sale

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