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View Poll Results: How old are you ? 996 owners only.
Under 25 30 4.21%
26-30 77 10.80%
31-35 78 10.94%
36-40 91 12.76%
41-45 109 15.29%
46-50 105 14.73%
51-55 69 9.68%
over 55 154 21.60%
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How old are the 996 owners ?

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Old 09-28-2013, 12:13 PM   #16
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Bought new at 26. 39 now.

At least one of us is still working like we were back then...
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Old 09-28-2013, 12:38 PM   #17
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Bought my first Porsche at 24 and latest at 62 and love my 2000 996 Aero.
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Old 09-28-2013, 03:29 PM   #18
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Bought my 2001c2 in
2005 at 51
But I'm young at heart
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Old 09-28-2013, 03:36 PM   #19
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Purchased my first 996 this year at the age of 36 as a promotion gift.
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Old 09-28-2013, 03:49 PM   #20
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Bought my 79sc at 29
Bought my current 99 996 three months ago at 45

But seriously , I'm only 14 and am still saving for my first porsch
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Old 09-28-2013, 09:35 PM   #21
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My 2nd 996, and 9th 911

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Old 09-28-2013, 09:52 PM   #22
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With the price of early 996's being ad low as they are I would have expected the age of 996 owners to be younger than what they are. 46% of the people who voted here are over 40. I my self am 35
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Old 09-28-2013, 10:21 PM   #23
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I didn't realize that this thread was full of kids. How about this. I received my first Porsche (996) as an early 70th birthday present 30 months ago. I will be 72 in a weeks time 9th October. I have been admiring the 911 Porsche since they first came out back in 63 when I was 22 years of age. I must be the oldest 911 owner on rennlist unless someone says differently.
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Old 09-28-2013, 10:33 PM   #24
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I got my first Porsche (a 944) at age 29. That was followed by another 944, then a 944S2 Cab, then a Cayman S at age 44, and finally my 996 this year at age 47.
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Old 09-28-2013, 11:11 PM   #25
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Bought my 40thAE in April, 2 months before I turned 40.

I love it!!!
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Old 09-29-2013, 12:05 AM   #26
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37% are over 50 at this point. I was not expecting that.....maybe some bias due to the forum member's typical demographics as well. Hurdi, at 72 you rock the top end for sure !
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Old 09-29-2013, 01:22 AM   #27
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Quote:
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With the price of early 996's being ad low as they are I would have expected the age of 996 owners to be younger than what they are. 46% of the people who voted here are over 40. I my self am 35
I retired in May (age 56) and bought my car in August. I don't think I'd have had much time to enjoy it when I was working.

One possible explanation of the older demographic is that the affordable price of the 996 makes it an easy addition to the family fleet. For a younger owner, the 996 may be their daily driver. For older owners, it's a pleasure car. My wife and I are in that second group and have three cars ... her DD, my DD, and the 996.

Which begs the question of another poll ... what % of 996's are daily drivers?
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Old 09-29-2013, 08:08 AM   #28
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Just thinking. I was 22 years of age when the 911 came into production in 1963. You young dudes were not even born then, or if you were, you were not old enough to drive one. BTW I intend to be still driving this car when I am 90 haha. I will not be changing it for any other. UNLESS I WIN THE LOTTERY and buy the latest fastest PORCHE 911. I never get old. I ride mountain bike, kayak, scuba dive, fly a plane, swim a lot, and go to the local rec centre. That's when I am not causing havoc on this page or driving my 911.
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Old 09-29-2013, 10:44 AM   #29
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Bought a 912 when I was 24, then a 79SC at age 44, and my current 996/ 911 at age 56(that was 7 years ago).
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Old 09-29-2013, 12:01 PM   #30
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First Porsche at 21, 15th at 67 (996). Along the way xke, xk120, lancia scorpion, rx-7 race car, Alfa 2600, AMG, Austin Healy 3000, MGA, etc. Over 100 cars but always a Porsche as daily driver.
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