Porsche 911 Cabriolet review

Category: Sports car

Section: Costs & verdict

Porsche 911 2019 UK RHD centre console
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  • Porsche 911 2019 UK RHD dashboard
  • Porsche 911 2019 UK RHD rear seats
  • Porsche 911 2019 UK RHD centre console
  • Porsche 911 Cabriolet 2019 UK right panning
  • Porsche 911 Cabriolet 2019 UK rear left tracking roof-up
  • Porsche 911 Cabriolet 2019 UK RHD front seats
  • Porsche 911 Cabriolet 2019 UK front storage detail
  • Porsche 911 Cabriolet 2019 UK RHD steering wheel detail
  • Porsche 911 2019 UK front left tracking
  • Porsche 911 2019 UK rear right tracking
  • Porsche 911 2019 UK RHD dashboard
  • Porsche 911 2019 UK RHD rear seats
  • Porsche 911 2019 UK RHD centre console
  • Porsche 911 Cabriolet 2019 UK right panning
  • Porsche 911 Cabriolet 2019 UK rear left tracking roof-up
  • Porsche 911 Cabriolet 2019 UK RHD front seats
  • Porsche 911 Cabriolet 2019 UK front storage detail
  • Porsche 911 Cabriolet 2019 UK RHD steering wheel detail
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In this section:
  • Costs, insurance groups, MPG and CO2
  • Equipment, options and extras
  • Reliability
  • Safety and security

Costs & verdict

Everyday costs, plus how reliable and safe it is

Costs, insurance groups, MPG and CO2

Both the Carrera S and 4S undercut more exclusive rivals such as the Aston Martin DB11 Volante and Audi R8 Spyder by a wide margin, but they do look quite expensive when compared with the Jaguar F-Type.

A long options list means it’s easy to add thousands of pounds to the price, too, and discounts are non-existent. However, this fact – along with how tightly Porsche controls the number of cars built – helps to ensure that resale values are very strong.

Safety and security

You get six airbags and a sophisticated stability control system, while all three passenger seats feature Isofix child seat mounting points. It’s just a pity you have to pay extra for blindspot monitoring and lane-keeping assistance.

An engine immobiliser and an alarm are standard, but if you want more protection you can pay for Porsche’s vehicle tracking system, which makes it possible to trace stolen vehicles across most of Europe.

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Overview

Not only is the Porsche 911 Cabriolet a searingly fast soft-top with top-class handling, it feels more luxurious than ever inside. This isn’t just a car you could drive every day, it’s one you’ll really want to.

  • Seriously rapid
  • Great to drive on any road
  • Beautifully finished
  • Lots of road noise
  • Expensive options
  • Not quite as sharp as the hard-top
New car deals
Target Price from £99,200
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Nearly new deals
From £110,000