Are Porsche 996 Turbos reliable?

Are Porsche 996 Turbos reliable?

The 996 Turbo is stout. Reliable. It’s also still potent by modern standards, with 415 hp available at 6000 rpm (later models with the X50 pack get 450 hp, thanks to larger turbos). First gear is very short, but it’s in the mid-range where the Turbo really shines.

Does 996 Turbo have IMS failure?

Most models of the 996 generation of the Porsche 911 (excluding GT3 / GT3 RS / GT2 & Turbo models) sports car were afflicted with a vulnerability in the intermediate shaft (IMS) that drove their engines’ camshafts. Failure of the ball bearing within the IMS leads to varying degrees of engine failure.

Is a 996 Turbo worth buying?

So, should you buy one? Absolutely. Prices are creeping upwards, but the 996 Turbo is still a bargain in the big-money world of classic 911s. Get one while you still can.

Is the 996 Turbo a future classic?

It won’t be many years before the Porsche 996 Turbo is justifiably acknowledged as a true classic. The best time to buy one was yesterday; the second best time to buy one is right now.

How much is a Porsche 996 Turbo worth?

A: The average price of a Porsche 911 Turbo S – 996.2 is $75,530.

How many Porsche 996 Turbos were made?

Worldwide production for the 996 Turbo S (including both Coupé and Cabriolet) was 1563 cars.

How much is a 996 Turbo worth?

These cars can’t be had for pennies anymore, but they still offer incredible value and breathtaking performance. Russo and Steele is offering this car at $62,250, a fair price for this exceptionally well cared for 996 Turbo.

How much does it cost to replace a Porsche IMS bearing?

The cost of a IMS Retrofit replacement bearing and labour for installation is usually more than $4,000 but can be done in conjunction with the clutch. This is a small investment compared to the cost of rebuilding or replacing the entire engine.