Currently offered for auction is this 2008 997 Carrera coupe finished in Basalt Black Metallic with a Natural Brown full leather interior. This near-flawless, low-mileage example features a 3.6 L flat six-cylinder engine that delivers power to the rear wheels via a 6-speed manual transmission. The car was purchased new in Birmingham, Michigan and subsequently exported to London, Ontario, Canada in 2015. This U.S. - Spec example currently resides in Quebec, and is being offered by the seller with 8,500 miles on the odometer.
The Basalt Black Metallic exterior perfectly reflects the car’s low mileage. The rich black paint has been well cared for and is reported by the seller to be in showroom condition. This Carrera coupe is 44 mm narrower than its four-wheel drive siblings, which makes for an elegant silhouette – especially when viewed from the rear. The rear end of the car is further accentuated by two oval exhaust tips, which differentiate this model from other 911’s in the Porsche range. The streamlined stance of this Carrera is accentuated by 18” factory 5-spoke Carrera wheels which come wrapped in Continental Sport Contact 2 tires with a good amount of tread life remaining.
The interior of this car features natural brown full leather upholstery complemented by driver orientated factory options. This interior is stated to be in like-new condition with virtually no wear. The seller notes the interior to be unmodified with all electrical components and accessories in working order. This Carrera features an MSRP of over $85k and comes equipped with the following options:
This Carrera's 3.6L M96 flat six-cylinder engine delivers 321 HP and 273 lb-ft of torque to the rear wheels by way of a desirable 6-speed manual transmission. The C2 is the Porsche's lightest 911 that features a two-wheel drive configuration, saving 55 kilograms of weight compared to the four-wheel drive C4. This Carrera can sprint to 60 MPH in 4.7 seconds. A clean Carfax report and complete service records for the car provide peace of mind and confirm the consistent and proper maintenance required to keep this car running like new.
The sale will include a clean Carfax, records of service, original window sticker, and 2 keys.