2008 Porsche 997 Turbo Cabriolet 6-Speed

Up for auction is this 2008 Porsche 997.1 Turbo Cabriolet finished in Meteor Grey Metallic over a grey natural leather interior.  Featuring a legendary twin-turbocharged Mezger flat-six engine mated to a 6-speed manual transmission as standard, the first generation 997 Turbo has become one of the more sought-after modern Porsche’s on the road.  This 2008 example highlights an impressive list of exclusive options including the Sport Chrono Package Turbo, Rear Axle-Differential Lock and extended leather trim with red deviated stitching.  Preserved under full front-end paint protection film, this Turbo Cabriolet is said to be in exemplary condition showing approximately 33k miles on the odometer.

The Meteor Grey Metallic finish is stated to be in excellent condition with some minor signs of wear, detailed images are provided in the photo gallery.  Clear paint protective film is applied over the entire front-end, and the seller indicates that the rear bumper and passenger side quarter panel were professionally repaired following a minor accident.  This 997 Turbo showcases a speed-activated rear spoiler as well as distinctive widened fenders with rear side air intakes.  Factory details include a black Cabriolet top, red taillights and factory Turbo wheels which are currently dressed in Bridgestone tires dated 2012 in the front and 2017 in the rear.

Inside, you will find a sumptuous grey natural leather interior with extended leather details and deviated stitching in red.  The cabin remains in exceptional condition, and the seller indicates that an aftermarket integrated radar detector system has been installed.  With an original sticker price of over $155k, this Turbo has been appointed with the following exclusive options: 

  • Heated Front Seats
  • Sport Chrono Package Turbo
  • Floor Mats in Interior Color
  • PCM Package Leather
  • Door and Rear Speakers in Leather
  • Gear Lever/Hand Brake Special
  • Rear Center Console in Leather
  • Porsche Crest in Headrest
  • Seat Belts in Guards Red
  • Door Finishers in Leather
  • Red Taillights
  • Axle-Differential Lock Rear
  • Stitching F/R Seats in Dev. Color
  • Dashboard Stitching Dev. Color
  • Door Stitching in Dev. Color
  • Door Handle Stitching Dev. Color.
  • Dev. Stitching on Side Center Console
  • Rear Side Panel with Dev. Stitching
  • Footrest in Aluminum

This 997 features a twin-turbocharged 3.6 L Mezger flat-six engine which is renowned for its race derived design and resistance to IMS bearing issues.  480 HP is delivered to all four wheels by way of 6-speed manual transmission making for a 0-60 time of approximately 3.8 seconds.  Optional factory performance features include the Sport Chrono Package Turbo and a limited slip rear differential.  This Turbo is said to be in excellent running order with a full service recently performed.

The sale of this 997 will include a master key, owner’s books, a wind screen and some service records.  Equipped with highly desirable factory options, this 6-speed Mezger Turbo offers a tremendous value. 

Auction Results

  • Highest Bid: $61,500
  • Auction End: 2020-07-28 19:45:00+00:00
  • Number of Bids: 10
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Comments (18)

  • Mercyhealth (registered bidder) 1 year, 1 monthago

    You can have all the air cooled you want and pay a much higher price. But IMO the 997 turbo is faster, SAFER, and just feels better. Bring on the comments

  • drewkeller 1 year, 1 monthago

    Bid in the amount of $61,500

  • CompetitionOne77 1 year, 1 monthago

    Bid in the amount of $60,000

  • Mercyhealth (registered bidder) 1 year, 1 monthago

    Very few cars can give you the thrill of driving like the 997.1 turbo. Porsche's formula was simple take the Mezger and place it on an all wheel drive platform. Then hold on to something cause you're gonna go...… This car is super speced I'm hoping the bidding continues.

  • furnitaire 1 year, 1 monthago

    Bid in the amount of $55,000

  • harryclark 1 year, 1 monthago

    Bid in the amount of $45,070

  • stevemayz991tt (seller) 1 year, 1 monthago

    @fillindagarages hello, I have two recent receipts from Danbury Porsche.
    Its for an oil change, cabin filter and a couple of seals. Nothing major. The invoice totaled $921.51 at 27,596 miles on 4/9/17
    The other is for a new battery at Danbury Porsche $521.19 on 9/1/17 at 28814 miles.
    I have the body shop receipt for the accident on 7/21/15
    It states, replace rear bumper cover, replace left tail lamp, replace 3M film protection on L 1/4 and refinish L 1/4 panel. The total bill was $5888.13 of which $ 3601 was parts and $479.98 was NYC sales tax.
    Very minor cosmetic repair.

  • esp91 (registered bidder) 1 year, 1 monthago

    Looks like a wonderful car. I see you put a lot of detail in the write up. This is the way to present a car. Well done.

  • fillindagarages (registered bidder) 1 year, 1 monthago

    Hello, great looking 997. Do you have a DME report, details on the 2015 accident, and service history receipts (Jack Daniels, Danbury, Manhattan)?

  • Edureis 1 year, 1 monthago

    Bid in the amount of $44,820

  • harryclark 1 year, 1 monthago

    Bid in the amount of $44,250

  • Edureis 1 year, 1 monthago

    Bid in the amount of $44,000

  • Avant911 1 year, 1 monthago

    Bid in the amount of $32,000

  • stevemayz991tt (seller) 1 year, 1 monthago

    @dbm the car was serviced, passed inspection and had passed all inspections ever since.

  • Beesma 1 year, 1 monthago

    Bid in the amount of $25,000

  • liquoreit 1 year, 1 monthago

    Bid in the amount of $20,000

  • dbm (registered bidder) 1 year, 1 monthago

    Noticed on the carfax that the car failed emissions testing several times.
    Does the car have a current NJ or NY emissions inspection certificate?

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2008 Porsche 997 Turbo Cabriolet 6-Speed
Final bid: $61,500 This auction has ended.