Delivered new in early 2006 this 997 S was ordered with great options boasting a heavy sticker price of $95K. This is undoubtedly one of the best 997s we’ve had roll through inventory, and as you might expect, this 911 presents like it did in the showroom from new. The sleek black paint remains pristine and the interior is next to perfect, indicative of its 5,000 miles.
We immediately purchased this Carrera S for a client when we found it at Harper Porsche in Tennessee a couple years back. Essentially this is a four-owner 997; each of its owner’s has driven it just a little more than 1,000 miles. Needless to say, we need to find a good home where its fifth owner will add their 1,000 – or more miles to this car’s history. You are certainly not going to find a better first generation 997.
The 997 chassis is the last of the smallish 911s. At this point with all the evolution and technology in the 991s, these early 997s actually have a slight “vintage” feel to them, but still offer some of those creature comforts we’ve all become familiar with in our newer autos. We love the 997 chassis mainly due to the driving experience once behind the wheel. Post 996 troubling times for Porsche, they really made vast improvements in 2005 and put the 911 back on the map in the new consumer market of top sports cars. The 3.8-liter engine in the S models delivers usable power in and out of town. Its 350 horsepower and nearly 300 pound-feet of torque provide more than enough for everyday use or occasional scamper into the countryside. When you sit inside the small cockpit you know you’re in for a good time, and once the 911 starts to roll you can feel how light and nimble these 911s actually are. The 997 Carrera S models provide you with a ton of feedback from its quick response in the big three: acceleration, handling, and braking. This is a beautifully designed – and executed – 911 fitting Porsche’s motto of Form and Function. Quite honestly, this one’s hard to beat.
Self Dimming Mirrors
Heated Front Seats
Leather Sport Steering Wheel
Bose High-End Sound Package
6 Disc CD Changer
Power Seat Package
Porsche Crest in Headrest
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