From the moment the 944 made its debut in the of Autumn 1981, it was an instant success. The second generation 968 continued an almost constant evolution. When production ceased in 1995, combined 944/968 production totaled some 188,000, making them – at the time – Porsche's most successful model family ever. The secret of that success is a unique combination of vibrant performance with everyday practicality. This Ultimate Buyers' Guide introduces all the 944 and 968 model types, describing the technical specifications, vehicle identification data, performance, colors and options. Using color photography of the cars and many actual problem areas, we introduce each model and what to look for when choosing and buying a used example.