The Porsche has inspired many. The car is owned by so many famous people who have a higher standard of living that it is one of the most popular cars in the world. Usually, if a movie is about cars or living a classy lifestyle, you'll see the Porsche in the background.
Scarface, which is an 80s movie starring Al Pacino, has an iconic scene when Tony Montana almost gets a hit performed on him, but he leaves the club in a Porsche 928. That scene has made that car one of the most popular cars in pop culture. Here are 10 of the finest Porsches from that time era.
This was the car used in Scarface. To be honest this car doesn't look all that great when you consider the back of the car. When you first see the car in the movie you can only see the front which is probably for good reason but this car is still a Porsche.. The best feature of this car is the round, electrically operated headlights that pop up when the car starts. This feature was also seen in the movie when Tony escaped the Babylon club. This car while not a great car to look at is still an icon for that movie.
9 924 Turbo
This car was the tree branch that connected the 924 and the 911 SC. This car also does not look all that great if you are looking at it with 2019 eyes but it is still a Porsche so that gives it instant credibility. This car at its max can produce 177 horsepower. This car also has the extremely cool feature of pop up headlights. While it isn't a popular older version of the Porsche like the 911 or the 964 this car still has some cool features like the electronic pop up headlights (as mentioned before). It wasn't truly enhanced until 1981 which makes it an 80s car.
8 928 GT/ GTS
This car was the vehicle with the rounded fastback that was able to achieve the cool look that could translate to the 2010s. This car was focused on lightweight construction. This is evident with its aluminum features that could withstand a collision at up to five mph without any damage.
This car was lighter and safer. This car also had pop up headlights that are just a cool feature to a person that is mildly interested in cars and just wants a Porsche to be considered cool. The car's engine was a water-cooled V8 engine that is able to make the car a productive car along with a great looking car.
7 911 Carrera
The 911 Carrera is one of the most popular and iconic cars of the Porsche franchise. This car is one of the older Porsche models that is still being bought by customers today. The 80s versions of this car had 207-231 horsepower. The windows and door handles were black, the wheels were 15 inch forged alloy wheels from Fuchs, and the exterior mirrors were later enhanced to be larger. This car is one of the must-haves for Porsche enthusiasts. This car was first produced in 1974 and then they started making them again in 1984 and is still being celebrated today. One of the more classic models.
6 911 SC
The 911 series is basically the best that Porsche has to offer from its plethora of cars. The Porsche makers went and made a Super Carrera that was an even more improved version of an icon. This car was brought forth in 1978 when the regular 911 stopped production. The regular Carrera was then brought back in 1984. This car did not have as much horsepower as the regular Carrera and by 1983 its horsepower output was increased up to the level of 204 horsepower. This car was a special edition and very rare and one of them today will still cost you $32,500 if you are willing to spend the cash.
5 911 Turbo
While the 911 Carrera and the 911 Super Carrera were in production Porsche makers were always making an improved version of the 911 called the 911 Turbo. The 911 Carrera had a slightly different wing and the 911 SC had no wing at all but this car had a different wing that was put on for speed.
While its peers were only able to produce a maximum of 231 horsepower this car was able to produce 300 horsepower by the time it was done being produced in 1989. This car is another classic Porsche produced by the makers and was a step up. It showed that Porsche had no limits.
This car doesn't have the normal curved back of the car that Porsche models usually have. This car resembles the 924 but it is a different version of the car. It used a four-cylinder engine that made it referred to as a "true" Porsche. This car was originally able to produce 163 horsepower and then at its max it was able to produce 165 horsepower. In 1987 the 844 S was produced and had a four-valve engine that was able to produce up to 190 horsepower. In 1989 the Porsche manufacturers were able to make a 944 S2 that was able to produce up to 211 horsepower. This car is what a Porsche enthusiast would want.
3 944 Turbo
Porsche does not make cars that are boring and look like everyday cars but this car is the first one on this list that looks like a full-length traditional car. Just like the regular 944 this car had pop up headlights when the car turned on. This car was more powerful than any of the regular 944 models that were produced.
It had a maximum horsepower of 220. By 1988 Porsche was able to enhance the horsepower all the way to 250 due to the turbocharger. This car could go 0-60 in 5.5 seconds and it had a top speed of 162 mph. A very strong and fast car for Porsche.
This car looks like what most Porsche models look like today. Well close. This car can go 0-60 in 3.6 seconds and has a horsepower of 444 at 6,500 RPM. RPM means revolutions per minute and it means how many times the engine's crankshaft makes one full rotation every minute. This car has everything you could want in a car and especially at that time which is speed and power. It sold out very quickly even though it was an expensive car. Made in 1987 this car was ahead of its time in terms of speed, look and power. A car lovers dream to be able to have in the lot.
The 964 came into production in 1989. This car came in the Turbo, Coupe and Cabriolet designs. This car is a 911 model and contains 85 percent new parts. This is a new version of the 911. This car featured an all-wheel drive. It distributed 31 percent of torque to the front axle and 69 percent to the back axle. This car was able to produce 250 horsepower and could go 0-60 in 5.5 seconds. This car had a top speed of 163 mph. This was the last 911 model of the 1980s and the Porsche dealers were able to make the best 911 model of that decade. It had the most power and was very fast. Anybody could dream of having a car like this.