Up for auction is this 2008 Porsche 997 Carrera S Cabriolet finished in Basalt Black Metallic over a black interior. This 2008 example features a 3.8L flat-six engine paired with a 6-speed manual transmission and was configured at an original sticker price of over $102k with the optional Sport Chrono Package Plus, 19” Carrera Sport wheels, the Bose High-End Sound Package, and more. Recently serviced with a new water pump, thermostat, and a set of tires, this Carrera S shows just over 67k miles on the odometer and is now being offered for auction by its seller out of New York.
This 997 comes finished in Basalt Black Metallic along with a black cabriolet soft top. Some normal signs of road-going wear are noted and CARFAX shows damage to have occurred to the right side in 2017. The seller reports that the right front fender and door were refinished as a result, additional images are provided in the photo gallery. This Cabriolet rides on factory optional 19” Carrera Sport wheels which have been recently dressed in a set of General G-Max RS high-performance tires.
Inside, you will find a black standard leather interior with heated and power-operated seats, the Bose High-End Sound Package, self-dimming mirrors, and a navigation module for PCM (Porsche Communication Management). Some moderate signs of wear are depicted on the seating surfaces and the seller reports all gauges and accessories to be fully functional.
This first-generation 997 Carrera S carries a naturally aspirated 3.8L flat-six engine rated at up to 355 HP and 295 lb.-ft of torque. Power is fed to the rear wheels through a 6-speed manual transmission, making for a 0-60 time of approximately 4.5 seconds and a top speed of over 180 MPH. The optional Sport Chrono Package Plus allows the driver to optimize performance characteristics and adjust the active dampers of the PASM suspension. The CARFAX report shows a long history of service dating back to 2007 and the seller notes that a thorough recent inspection was carried out in preparation for sale along with the installation of a new water pump and thermostat.
This sale will include a clean title. The 997 generation is more desirable than ever and this 6-speed 2008 example has been freshly serviced in preparation for its next owner, do not miss your chance to get behind the wheel.