355 HP
295 LB-FT
Curb Weight
3318 LB
Rear Wheel Drive
Engine Size
3.8 L
Transmission Type
MPG (City/Highway)
19 MPG

Dont let anyone tell you that Porsche 997 cabriolets ain't for serious driving!!! Add H&R springs, H&R sway bars front and rear, semi solid engine mounts & transmission mounts ( function-first.com ), Torque Solution upper control arms, Torque Solution rear toe links & front bump steer arms, Fixed back Carrera GT seats, Brallie 15lbs battery, engine tune by ECU tuning group, and a "Gundo Hack " exhaust and you've got a poor man's GTS. The best open top experience south of a Ferrari. The 997s Carrera is a stiff as you'll ever need in the canyons. 305/30/19 rears on Bridgestone RE11 tires. IPD 82mm plenum and Gt3 throttle body. Recently added FX Aero frint lip and side skirts. The front lip feels effective in reducing lift at higher speeds. I'm also running 15mm wheel spacers from H&R at all 4 wheels. The wide track results in 0 understeer. The Gundo Hack adds a bypass pipe between the inlet and outlet of the stock exhaust. So under full throttle you get amazing Porsche sound, but it remains calm under normal driving. The engine mounts marry the mass of the engine with the rest of the chassis for a much more solid feel during turn-in, acellation, and braking. I like to think Ive enhanced the essence of what made the 997s great without destroying the character of a 911.

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