1984 Porsche 944 2.5L from North America
There really is no substitute
The oil cooler seal blew.
The radiator started leaking.
The best driving car I have ever driven. Highway driving at speeds well above the speed limit was very relaxed and comfortable. Handling of these cars is so balanced and forgiving, due to the perfect 50/50 weight distribution. Driving in rain or snow is no problem.
While not powerful by today's standards, the 150HP inline 4 is relatively peppy and powerful enough for fun, spirited driving. I had my car a little over 130 MPH, and it was amazing how smooth and planted the car felt. My car was pretty reliable and never left me stranded. It even got me laid once. I had a for sale sign on it, and when I was leaving a bar one night, a sexy cougar (I was about 24 at the time) approached me and inquired about the car. I ended up taking her for a ride in it, and we had a wonderful time together.
I miss my 944 more than any other car I have owned, and I will own another one day. Good times in my old 944... It makes me sentimental to think of it.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 30th August, 2010