1996 Porsche 911 Carrera Targa

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Rank: #5

Class: Fast Cars

0-60 Time: 5.2 seconds

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The top 10 fastest cars are lined up from fastest to slowest by their 0 to 60 times. We bring you this list of Fast Cars based on the best estimates from trusted sources, including Car & Driver, Motor Trend, Road & Track and more.

Ranked at #5, the 1996 Porsche 911 Carrera Targa races 0-60 mph in 5.2 seconds. Sports cars that fall within this range of acceleration are categorized as Fast Cars.

It falls behind the #4 ranked 1996 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport by just hundredths of a second and pulls ahead of the #6 ranked 1996 Mercedes-Benz E50 by 0.2 seconds.

Before getting in the driver's seat of one of these cars and punching the gas, you should know where you stand. In a race from 0-60 mph between 1996 Porsche 911 Carrera Targa vs. 1996 Mercedes-Benz E50, you would WIN by 0.2 seconds!

If you are thinking about going head to head with another Porsche, make sure you know your competition. Find out where your car ranks against the top 10 fastest cars from 1996.

Vehicle information

Year: 1996

Make: Porsche

Model: 911 Carrera Targa

Engine: H-6

Horsepower: 282

Torque: 250


Curb Weight: 3200

City MPG:

Highway MPG:

MSRP: $79,646

Performance statistics


Class: Fast Cars

Rank: #418

Best 0-60 Time: 5.2 seconds

Best ¼ Mile: 13.7 seconds

@ speed: 103.5 mph

Best Top Speed: 171.0 mph

Best Skid Pad: 0.9 G

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