2005 Porsche 911 997 Carrera

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August 5, 2019
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August 8, 2019

Arctic Silver | Coupé | 6 Speed Manual | 3.6 litre flat six | 57,273 kms | SOLD


Since it first stunned the world in 1963, the iconic 911 coupe has been through nine successful generations in its role as the backbone of Porsche.

Generation six, known internally at Porsche as the type 997 is fast becoming known as the single best modern 911 money can buy.

An unrivalled blend of racing heritage, technology, economy, safety, practicality and unburstable build quality means the type 997 911 Carrera meets the most exacting demands of 21st-century drivers Monday to Friday and even on weekend escapes.

Gone are the type 996 ‘fried egg’ headlights, to stay are the classic sloping 911 lines and sportingly small over-all dimensions. New in is 300 horses of power, a wider front and rear wheel track delivering ludacris grip levels, a now hard to find rack-and-pinion steering system and tech like Porsche Stability Management (PSM) and Satellite Navigation.

The car offered is an as new 911 Type 997 Carrera 2 delivered new by Porsche Centre Sydney South, May of 2005 and ordered in sharp Arctic Silver metallic paintwork over Black leather trim travelling just 57,000 kilometres.

Superbly optioned, this car features:

- Extended Carbon Pack with carbon transmission tunnel, steering wheel and gear shifter

• 19inch Carrera S alloy wheels

• Sports Exhaust

• Illuminated sills in carbon

• Memory seats with lumbar support

• Multifunction steering wheel

• Porsche’s Communication Management with Bluetooth

Totally original and meticulously maintained, the condition of this 911 Carrera is second to none. The interior switch gear from the carbon touch points to the steering wheel and dash controls shows zero signs of age, the seats still glue the driver to the floor perfectly- there isn’t a knob, vent or switch out of place.

By far and away, the best part of this car is the way it drives. It feels tight and nimble, as if it rolled off the showroom floor yesterday. These are all tell-tale signs of a car that has led a cherished life.

Practical sports motoring with razor sharp handling, blistering performance, classically styled lines and technology that doesn’t anaesthetise the driving experience there is no wonder the 997 is fast becoming known as the last truly great 911.

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