Up for auction is this 2006 997.1 Carrera Cabriolet. Equipped with desirable factory options, a clean bill of health, and a 6-speed manual transmission, this 911 is ready to be fully enjoyed by its next owner. Sold new at Porsche Exchange of Illinois, this example spent many years locally before being shipped to the east coast. It now resides in New York and is being offered in great overall condition with 64k miles showing on the odometer.
This 997’s sleek black paint is said to remain in excellent condition with the exception of some imperfections on the front bumper. The car is also said to retain its original paint aside from a respray of the front hood to remedy some paint chips. This 997 rides on its original upgraded factory 19” wheels which bear only a few minor scuffs. All trim and exterior accessories show well and the cabriolet top is confirmed to be clean and in great working order.
Inside, this 997 is appointed with a black leather interior with that features heated leather sport seats. Amenities such as Bi-Xenon headlamps and a Bose High End Sound package give this 997 a feeling of luxury that one is sure to admire. This interior is stated to be in very nice shape, although the seller has indicated that the soft-touch material used on some buttons as begun to degrade and become sticky, an extremely common issue found in these cars. The navigation display on the PCM is reported to work intermittently, however, all other electrical components and accessories are said to be fully functional.
Power comes from a naturally aspirated 3.6L flat-six engine that sends 325HP to the rear wheels via a smooth 6-speed manual transmission. Included records indicate that this vehicle is up to date on all due maintenance. The seller confirms that this 997 runs, shifts and drives brilliantly at this time with no issues whatsoever.
The sale of this 997.1 cabriolet will include original books and manuals, 1 key, and a clean Carfax report. Accompanied by a clear New York title in the seller’s name, this Carrera stands ready for prompt delivery to a new owner. Beautifully presented, this represents a truly great value for any enthusiast.