Up for auction is this 2006 Porsche 997 Carrera S Cabriolet presented in Slate Grey Metallic over a Stone Grey full leather interior. Offering precise modern performance coupled with a mechanical feel, the 997 generation remains a favorite amongst collectors and enthusiasts alike. This 2006 example showcases exclusive factory options including the Sport Chrono Package Plus, the Bose High End Sound Package and stainless-steel exhaust pipes. Purchased 7k-miles from new by its current owner from an authorized Porsche dealership in 2010, this 997 is said to have been diligently maintained with approximately 36k miles now showing on the odometer. Having received front end paint protection film and a recent 35k mile service, this Carrera S remains in exceptional overall condition.
The Slate Grey Metallic finish is noted to be in excellent condition with paint protection film applied over the front bumper, half of the hood and half of the front fenders. A collection of detailed images has been provided in the photo gallery. Exterior factory features include a black cabriolet top, a windstop with “Porsche” lettering, stainless steel exhaust pipes and 19” Carrera Classic wheels which come dressed in older Michelin Pilot Sport tires.
Inside, this Carrera S has been appointed with a handsome Stone Grey full leather interior featuring supple leather front and rear seats. The cabin is stated to be in superb condition with all gauges and accessories remaining fully functional. Commanding an original sticker price of over $114k, this 997 highlights the following optional equipment:
Power comes from a 3.8 L flat-six engine rated at 355 HP and 295 lb.-ft of torque. The rear wheels are driven through a refined Tiptronic S automatic transmission making for a 0-60 time of approximately 5 seconds. The 997 Cabriolet version was specifically engineered to achieve nearly the same performance figures as its hardtop counterpart. The optional Sport Chrono Package Plus enables the driver to select between different performance settings while underway. This Carrera S is said to be up to date on all scheduled maintenance with a full 35k mile service performed within the last few months.
The sale of this 997 will include a set of two keys, the original books, service records and a car cover. This Carrera S makes the perfect choice for any enthusiast in search of a modern Porsche Cabriolet.