I know I’m not exactly throwing out a hot take here, but the 997 generation Porsche 911 Turbo seems to be aging well. It unmistakably looks like a 911 and doesn’t have odd or dated design elements like a certain prior generation. Inside it’s also a perfectly pleasant place to be. Yes, the infotainment system is not great, but as long as you aren’t using it for navigation, it is perfectly serviceable. Performance wise, still really fast with 0-60 runs in the high 3 second range. What isn’t to like? Well, it still is an expensive car both to buy and service, as demonstrated by the 2007 up for sale in North Carolina. I’ve purchased my cars for less than the most recent service bill. Come check it out.
CLICK FOR DETAILS: 2007 Porsche 911 Turbo Coupe on eBay
Model: 911 Turbo Coupe
Engine: 3.6 liter twin-turbocharged flat-6
Transmission: 5-speed Tiptronic S
Mileage: 43,252 mi
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
Price: $84,500 Buy It Now
This well-optioned 2007 Porsche 911 Turbo was bought new at Beverly Hills Porsche and spent most of its life in California before relocating to Texas and then New Mexico. It has been well cared for and delivers all the wants and needs for anyone in the market for a 997 Turbo. Finished in a great color combo of GT Silver Metallic over special order brown leather with speed yellow accents. Equipped with the highly sought-after ceramic composite brakes and sports seats. The 3.6L Turbo’d Mezger engine delivers plenty of power with the help of the Sport Chrono Package and a Cobb tune. This Turbo just received a major service to the tune of $11,000 by MooreSpeed just 1k miles ago. a You will be hard-pressed to find one of these as clean and well-optioned as this one.
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Sadly, this is a Tiptronic car – not ideal if you are looking for a super engaging experience, but thankfully it isn’t a forsaken single clutch like the Italians seemed to prefer. As for the recent service mentioned, it rang in just north of $11,000. Phew. Yes, a majority of that was to pin the coolant lines which is a once in a lifetime service on the early watercooled Turbo cars, but it was still not cheap. There was a bunch of other little things that were cleaned up as well as fitting new tires, but hey, at least you have a fully sorted car.
However, there is some value add here with this much service. An $84,500 is nothing to sneeze at given you can grab a 6-speed car for this price. That goes without saying that those 6-speed examples probably don’t have the coolant lines pinned nor have the pricey carbon ceramic rotors. So it is certainly pick your poison on these: the devil you know versus the devil you don’t.