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Safety and Driving Pleasure
Dear owner, thank you for choosing a Porsche Sports car. No other car embodies such a unique blend of legendary heritage, cutting edge innovation, high performance and great sportiness.
As your safety and driving experience is our goal, we encourage you to read the Owner's Manual and take time to familiarize yourself with the operation of your Porsche vehicle before you drive it.
To prevent or minimize injury, always use your seat belts and always lawfully operate your Porsche vehicle.
Always keep your Owner's Manual in the car. If you sell your Porsche vehicle, pass the Owner's Manual and other operation manuals on to the new owner.
Should you have any questions regarding the operation or maintenance of your vehicle, please call 1-800-PORSCHE or contact your authorized Porsche dealership.
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.
Misuse of your Porsche
Your Porsche is intended to be used in a safe manner obeying the local traffic laws and in the light of driving conditions faced by you, and in accordance with the instructions provided in this Owner’s Manual.
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 Safety Administration (NHTSA) in addition to notifying Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche Cars N.A.).
If NHTSA receives similar complaints, it may open an investigation, and if it finds that a safety problem exists in a group of vehicles, it may order a recall and remedy campaign. However, NHTSA cannot become involved in individual problems between you and your authorized Porsche dealer, or Porsche Cars N.A..
To contact NHTSA, you may call the Vehicle Safety Hotline toll-free at
1–888–327–4236 (TTY: 1–800–424–9153);
or write to:
Administrator, NHTSA, 1200 New Jersey Ave, SE, Washington, DC 20590.
You can also obtain other information about motor vehicle safety from http://www.safercar.gov.
Your car has thousands of parts and components which have been designed and manufactured in accordance with Porsche’s high standards of engineering quality and safety.
Throughout this booklet, left is designated as the driver's side of the vehicle, and right as the passenger's side of the vehicle.
Text, illustrations and specifications in this manual are based on the information available at the time of printing.
It has always been Porsche’s policy to continuously improve its products. Porsche, therefore, reserves the right to make changes in design and specification, and to make additions or improvements in its product without incurring any obligation to install them on products previously manufactured.
We wish you many miles of safe and pleasurable driving in your Porsche.
Note to owners
In Canada, this manual is also available in French.
To obtain a copy contact your authorized Porsche dealer or write to:
Note aux proprietaires
Au Canada on peut se procurer un exemplaire de ce Manuel en français auprès du concessionaire ou du:
Porsche Cars Canada, Ltd.
Automobiles Porsche Canada, LTEE
5925 Airport Road
Canada, L4V 1W1
Telephone number for customer assistance:
1-800-PORSCHE / Option 3