2008 Porsche 911 Carrera S

Its officially SEMA week and that means seeing all the crazy creations that show up in Las Vegas that you never thought were possible. That is probably because it is not, and really just slapped together and pray it stays that way for three days while sitting at some companies booth to draw attention. In all seriousness, it is fun to see some professional mechanics poke around SEMA cars to see what cars are actually built well, and others that maybe need a little more tweaking. Today’s car, a 2008 Porsche 911 Carrera S up for sale in Florida, was a car built for the Toyo Tires booth at SEMA 2016 and as you can see, is pretty wild. Problem is, it is probably a little too wild. At least for their asking price.

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Year: 2008
Model: 911 Carrera S
VIN: WP0AB29968S730488
Engine: 3.8 liter flat-6
Transmission: 6-speed manual
Mileage: N/A
Location: Hallandale, Florida
Price: $96,000 Buy It Now

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2008 PORSCHE CARRERA S 997 TOYO TIRE SEMA VEGAS SHOW CAR, WITH A FRESH ENGINE REBUILD 900 MILES AGO , 3 PC RADIATOR 2 SIDES AND CENTER GT3 RADIATOR. OLD AND NEW SLANT NOSE BODY KIT, ROTOFORM LSR RIMS, 1500 TOYO PROXES R888R, 2500 PLUS INSTALL CAE SHIFTER WITH GT3 CUP CABLES, GMG 6 POINT ROLL CAGE, CARBON FIBER SEATS, D2 AIR STRUT SUSPENSION ALL 4 CORNERS, 3P AIRLIFT MANAGEMENT, INDIGO BLUE SUEDE DASH/ HEADLINER/ DOOR CARDS/ INDIGO BLUE SUEDE STEERING WHEEL WITH QUICK FLIP HUB KIT, GT3 RS PULL STRAP CONVERSION KIT, RENNLINE 4 PIECE PEDAL SET AND FLOOR BOARDS, PORSCHE CUP CARBON ROOF, PORSCHE CUP REAR SIDE QUARTER WINDOWS.
CAR CAN BE SLAMMED TO THE GROUND WHEN PARKED AND RIDE HIGHT ADJUSTED BY BLUETOOTH PHONE APP FROM AIR LIFT OR BY CENTER CONSOLE DIGITAL CONTROLLER. PAINT IS IN PERFECT SHAPE 10 OUT OF 10. RUNS 100% A/C BLOWS ICE COLD, SS EXHAUST AND HAS AGGRESSIVE SOUND. CAR CAN BE SEEN ON GOOGLE: LOOK UP BLUEBIRD 2016 TOYO SEMA PORSCHE. GOOD LUCK BIDDING.

At first glance, I was pretty upset because I thought a Turquoise Metallic 997.2 C2S had to give its life for this creation. Thankfully after looking at it closer, it was just a really light option 997.1 that was originally black over black. It looks like they went with some kind of Porsche 935 inspired front end, the craziest fenders they could shape up, and some 997.2 tail lights. Inside, a crazy shifter that I’m sure is a nightmare to use and the most uncomfortable seats you’ve ever laid eyes on. The car also has a full roll cage that is terrifying if you aren’t wearing a helmet but hey, at least they left the infotainment screen. I’m not exactly sure what the plan was for this car as it looks like five different sets of teams all worked together but none actually spoke with each other as to what exactly the plan was. Then they all showed up, did their part, and now you have this.

To take home the honor of owning this car, you are asked to pay $96,000. I have no idea who came up with that number, but you can imagine I doubt they are getting many calls on this thing. Show cars are almost always impossible to sell unless you give them away, and this one takes it a step much further and asks you to pay a giant premium. It is useless as a race car, even more useless as a street car, and old news as a show car. What is the meaning of all this?

– Andrew

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3 Comments

  1. Caps lock = suede everything.

  2. There ought to be a law….

  3. Ferdinand is spinning in his grave. This makes me want to gouge my eyes out, and I doubt it would sell at half the current asking price.

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