In the last couple of weeks, Porsche has won two of the industry’s most coveted awards for several of its cars. The first is the Automobile Magazine All-Star award. Every year Automobile Magazine’s staff get together to drive and compare ten different categories worth of cars. The 2009 911 is just the latest Porsche to win this prestigious award. Comments speak volumes about how Porsche performed this year:
“There is no doubt this is the best car in the group.” Marc Noordeloos
“The 911 has a sense of theater at any speed and remains the world’s best sports car.” Jason Cammisa
One Automobile Mag staffer, Amy Skogstrom, when asked for a recommendation without hesitation: “I pretty much always say ‘the Porsche 911.'” Pretty impressive given the stiff competition the 911 faces each year in it’s category. Read more including the full article here.
The second award is the addition of the 2008 Boxster and Cayman to the “Recommended” list by Consumer Guide. Editors put cars through their paces using an 11-point evaluation process that leaves them with the best cars in particular segments based on an “every-day driver perspective.” Both the Boxster and the Cayman emerged at the top of the pack despite there being less expensive sports car available.