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VIDEO: Porsche 996.1 v 996.2 – What Is The Difference?

Porsche 996.1 v 996.2: Every Detail Revealed

The Porsche 996 Carrera is on a crest of a wave in popularity right now, with prices appreciating and interest in the first water-cooled 911 generation going up. The 996 era was split into two: Gen 1 was from 1997-2001, and Gen 2 from 2002-2005. But what are the differences between them? This video is a complete 996 geek fest as I detail every important (and unimportant!) difference between the 996.1 and 996.2, in terms of both spec and how they drive in the real world. If you’re looking to buy a 996, this detailed assessment should help you in deciding wether you should go for the Gen1 or Gen2 996 Carrera.