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Offline NBTBRV8


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It keeps on going through the auctions, but it "looks" ok.  It is the best a 997.1 gets due to it having a PCM3.

http://www.carsales.com.au/dealer/details/Porsche-911-2008/OAG-AD-13893196/?Cr=72



Offline F1V10


  • Joined: Sep 2013

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  • Name: Mr HaHa
Clean manual coupe at that price would be a bargain.
Any one knows the story behind this cab?



Offline looney


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Wow are they that cheap these days?  Seems like a great cruiser for warm summer evenings



Offline TJB


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A lot of Porsche and classic car websites and forums are predicting upward trajectories for the 996/997 Turbo models, following skyrocketing prices for the respective GT3/GT2/RS's, and also steep rises for the 964 and 993 Turbo models.  The 996 does 0-100 in 4.2 and the 997 in 3.7, which is a hell of a lot of car for not much money these days. For example:

997 Turbo with 30,000km asking $160k
http://www.carsales.com.au/dealer/details/Porsche-911-2007/OAG-AD-12751248/?Cr=11

996 Turbos with 50,000km asking $95-97k
http://www.carsales.com.au/private/details/Porsche-911-2000/SSE-AD-4363304/?Cr=3
http://www.carsales.com.au/private/details/Porsche-911-2000/SSE-AD-4199677/?Cr=20


The term "Future Classic" is thrown around a lot these days, but do people think the 996 and/or 997 Turbo models fit the bill?






Offline NBTBRV8


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997.2 turbo will be sought after in the future as they are significantly better than the .1s, plus they are rarer.  I don't think a 996 turbo will ever command much of a premium.



Offline jamesatfish


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A mate of mine is selling his 996 Turbo (auto) for $80k, which seems cheap but he has put 200,000+ kms on it.

http://www.carsales.com.au/private/details/Porsche-911-2001/SSE-AD-4314220/?Cr=1

We sold our 05 Turbo Cab manual about 18 months ago for just under $100K but most Cabrio buyers seemed to be wanting the Tiptronic.



Offline F1V10


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997.2 turbo will be sought after in the future as they are significantly better than the .1s, plus they are rarer.  I don't think a 996 turbo will ever command much of a premium.
Manual .1 vs PDk .2 which one is rarer?



Offline NBTBRV8


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Manual .1 vs PDk .2 which one is rarer?

.2 PDK by far.  There just aren't that many .2s around.  I am not sure if you could get a manual .2 in Australia either.



Offline F1V10


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.2 PDK by far.  There just aren't that many .2s around.  I am not sure if you could get a manual .2 in Australia either.
Fair enough .2's are still expensive or that's as low as they get?  $60k more than .1 manual.
Guess I will have to wait as I don't want to get rid of my other cars.



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