Orientation guides in the Owner's Manual
The orientation guides in the Owner's Manual are highlighted in yellow.
Overall Table of Contents
At the start of the Owner's Manual you will find an overview of the overall contents of the Owner's Manual.
There is a summary of topics with the corresponding page numbers at the beginning of each main chapter.
There is a detailed, alphabetical index at the end of this Owner's Manual.
Safety instructions in the Owner's Manual
For your own protection and longer service life of your car, please follow all operating instructions and special warnings. These special warnings contain important messages regarding your safety and/or the potential for damage to your Porsche. Ignoring them could result in serious mechanical failure, serious personal injury or death. Various types of safety instructions are used in this Owner's Manual.
Serious Injury or Death
Failure to observe safety instructions in the "Danger" category will result in serious injury or death.
Possible Serious Injury or Death
Failure to observe safety instructions in the "Warning" category could result in serious injury or death.
Possible Moderate or Minor Injury
Failure to observe safety instructions in the "Caution" category can result in moderate or minor injury.
Possible vehicle damage.
Failure to observe safety instructions in the "Note" category can result in damage to the vehicle.
Additional information, tips and instructions are indicated by the word "Information". Please read this information carefully and follow the instructions.
We would like to thank you for your purchase of a Porsche Sports car.
Judging by the car you have chosen, you are a motorist of a special breed, and you are probably no novice when it comes to automobiles.
Remember however, as with any vehicle, you should take time to familiarize yourself with your Porsche and its performance characteristics.
Always drive within your own unique capabilities as a driver and your level of experience with your Porsche. Ensure that anyone else driving your Porsche does the same. To prevent or minimize injury, always use your safety belts. Never consume alcohol or drugs before or during the operation of your vehicle.
This Owner's Manual contains a host of useful information. Please take the time to read this manual before you drive your new Porsche.
Become familiar with the operation of your Porsche car for maximum safety and operating pleasure. The better you know your Porsche, the more pleasure you will experience driving your new car.
Always keep your Owner's Manual in the car, and give it to the new owner if you ever sell your Porsche.
A separate Maintenance Booklet explains how you can keep your Porsche in top driving condition by having it serviced regularly.
A separate Warranty and Customer Information Booklet contains detailed information about the warranties covering your Porsche.
For U.S. only:
If you believe that your vehicle has a fault which could cause a crash, injury or death, you should immediately inform the National Highway Traffic