• Wheels24 reader Dr Rasto Ovin shares his thoughts on the best Porsche ever built.
• Ovin says he has owned six Porsche models to date.
• He reckons the best one is the 1992 964 C2.
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Earlier in October, the Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 passed through the Wheels24 garage. In my review, I had said it was one of the most interactive cars I had ever driven, and one of the cars which evoked the most emotion from the brand's stable of sports cars.
We then also asked our readers to share their thoughts on what is the best Porsche to them.
This prompted Wheels24 reader Dr Rasto Ovin, all the way from Bled, Slovenia, to write in and share his thoughts and what is, in his opinion, the best Porsche.
He says: "From the six Porsches I have owned up to now, the most reliable (100%) were the two 986 first-generation Boxsters with 204bhp (152kW)."
Dr Ovin writes:
"Being 72 years of age, I am sure to be out of your range of your interests, and so is my understanding of cars. Participating with the events organized by Porsche, I had been driving practically all Porsche sport cars accessible for an average buyer, focussing on the Boxster, Cayman, and 911. To me, nothing can oppose the statement that every new model drives better than the previous one.
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"I formed my position through the times when an interested driver was hoping for a decent engine push and understandable behaviour of the cars when cornering. I am still in love with the sound from the back promising that it is going to stay like that also next time when I engage on the road. There have been tens of beautiful sports cars on the scene, but only one makes me think that it is flying even when it is parked.
"I got my first Porsche at the age of 51 (a 986) and has since as an owner also experienced the 997 Turbo with full options. As an owner it offered objectively the fastest experience in all conditions (with the ceramic brakes). But missing the feeling of a naturally-aspirated engine I turned to the 997 4S as a daily driver.
"However, my best driving moments I owe to my 964 C2. For most enthusiasts the tiptronic is simply a "no go", but to me it changes the car's ergonomics very much for the better. Besides, it requires a lot of engagement if someone wishes to explore the built-in programmes for sport driving it possesses.
"I will conclude my bothering of the Y-generation and millennials here and will just mention the attractiveness that the 964 offers by being the last classical 911 (just mind the front flares) and the first modern one (some electronic assistance).