Now available for auction out of New York is this 2006 Porsche 997 Carrera S Cabriolet finished in Arctic Silver Metallic over a Cocoa natural leather interior. As the last 911 generation with hydraulic power steering, the 997 is favored by many Porsche enthusiasts for its tactile driving characteristics and mechanical feel. This two-owner example features a desirable 6-speed manual transmission, Sport Chrono Package Plus, and the Bose High-End Sound Package. Previously listed and sold on PCARMARKET, this 997 is now being offered once more as the initial transaction could not be completed within the specified timeframe.
The Arctic Silver Metallic finish is stated to be in great overall condition with only minor road-going wear. The front and rear bumper covers are also said to have been refinished to maintain excellent cosmetic standards (detailed images are provided in the photo gallery). This example highlights a brown power-operated cabriolet top and factory Carrera S II wheels with optional colored center crests. New Kumho Ecsta tires were mounted in August of 2020.
Inside, you will find a Cocoa natural leather interior that is stated to be in excellent condition. Some worn buttons are said to have been previously replaced along with the shifter console trim. All gauges and electrical components are reported to be fully functional. With an MSRP of nearly $103k, factory options include the Sport Chrono Package Plus, Bose High-End Sound Package, power-operated and heated front seats, metal door sill model insignias, an aluminum-look instrument surround, aluminum footrest, and black floor mats with Porsche lettering. Modifications include a factory-fit XM radio receiver as well as a Dension head unit with Bluetooth and USB compatibility.
Power comes from a naturally aspirated 3.8 L flat-six engine capable of producing 355 HP and 295 lb.-ft of torque. The rear wheels are driven through a desirable 6-speed manual transmission which allows this Cabriolet to accelerate from 0-60 MPH in approximately 4.5 seconds. With new front and rear brake pads, front rotors, and recent oil, filters, and gearbox fluid changes performed, this 997 is said to be in excellent running order. A tremendous amount of paperwork will be included showing consistent upkeep throughout the lifetime of the vehicle.
Included in the sale of this 997 are original books and a clean title. If you are in search of a tastefully appointed 6-speed 997, this two-owner Cabriolet is certainly worth consideration