Get the best out of your 911

May 16th, 2018 by

The Porsche 911 is one of the most iconic sports cars on the market, so in order to get the most out of your driving experience it helps to know how and when to push this car to the limits.

There is much more to driving a sports car than the stylish appearance. Sports car enthusiasts know that the kind of driving experience a sports car delivers is about commanding the power of the engine and gripping the road with intensity. If there’s one car that epitomizes the sports car experience in speed and dynamic ability, it’s the Porsche 911. With a car built like the Porsche 911, the driver barely has to put forth any effort to feel the engine merging tires to road. However, to get the full effect of this sports car, it’s important to know the full potential of the vehicle and how/when to push its limitations.

Make Driving a Hobby

The best way to maximize the potential driving experience of any sports car is to drive it in different terrain, and to drive it often. If the Porsche 911 is your first sports car, the thought of pushing it to the limits might sound a little dangerous, or overwhelming. To calm your nerves, Porsche offers driving schools and training academies all over the world. These academies take amateur drivers and transform them into sports car experts in the span of just a few days.

Also, consider joining a track club. Track clubs do not come cheap, but they will provide a range of terrains that will show you how your Porsche handles the extremes without the concern of traffic or getting a ticket. Don’t be afraid to drive the 911 in the snow. Contrary to what people might think, these vehicles are dynamos on the ice and in the snow. The key is to practice and learn how to properly drive them in such situations.

Good Fuel, Upgrades, and Timely Maintenance

Feed your Porsche premium fuel. Sports cars like the 911 utilize high-performance engines designed to compress fuel at higher rate, enabling faster acceleration. Premium gas can be compressed at a higher rate than regular gas without igniting, therefore, it’s what this engine needs to perform at its best.

Consider upgrading your Porsche. It’s no secret that the Porsche 911 is a fairly expensive vehicle, so if you’re already spending a hefty sum, it only makes sense that you should customize it to better suit you. Maybe spring for the sport exhaust, fancier wheels, or leather interior.

Finally, make sure to keep up on routine maintenance checks for your Porsche 911. Our team of brand-trained experts at Porsche Santa Barbara are happy to help you keep your vehicle operating at maximum potential. We offer our services and expertise to our customers so they always have the resources and the ‘know-how’ to treat their vehicle right.

Porsche Santa Barbara

402 S Hope Ave

Santa Barbara, CA 93105

(805) 682-2000

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