2013 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet

I think what I’ve learned over the years is that if a color exists, Porsche isn’t afraid of it. They’ll basically paint your car almost any color for a (large) price, and then even themselves get a little cheeky when it comes to certain shades that you’d never expect. Today’s color, Cognac Metallic, can certainly be called that. The short of it is that it is very brown and not afraid to show it. Of course, it is on a cabriolet body with a dark brown soft top and an Espresso Natural leather interior as well. Who would sign up for this?

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Year: 2013
Model: 911 Carrera Cabriolet
VIN: WP0CA2A94DS140825
Engine: 3.4 liter flat-6
Transmission: 7-speed Doppelkupplung automatic
Mileage: 18,300 mi
Location: Lauderdale Lakes, Florida
Price: $79,998 Buy It Now

VIN:
WP0CA2A94DS140825
Stock:

Mileage:
18,300
Color:
Mahogany Metallic
Trans:

Engine:
3.4L H6 24V
MPG:

Drivetrain:
RWD

I’m as opened minded as anyone when it comes to colors, but I don’t think I could live with this one. It is just a little too brown and might give off the wrong idea to any casual observers. It is even worse considering you can get a more soothing shade of brown in the 991 body, so it isn’t a take it or leave scenario. What is strange about this car is something badged it as a Carrera S, but it is clearly just a base Carrera and the selling dealer has no explanation for it.

This car checks in still at $80,000, which is probably up there in terms of 991.1 Carrera cabs with the PDK box. I do think there will be a penalty for this color as most won’t even consider it, even in this hot market for all things sports car. Clearly I’m not alone on thinking this one is a rather odd color, right?

– Andrew

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2 Comments

  1. That is by no means one of Porsche’s decent browns… should be a big price penalty

  2. That color was purchased by someone who is tired of all the boring Porsches out there, painted in the same three or four colors.
    I really like this brown and it suits the car well, especially with dark interior.

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