Please forgive me for featuring the same model in back-to-back weeks, but this is something I’ve never seen before that I wanted to dive into. We all know the new 992 Porsche 911 Turbo S is rather bonkers, and Porsche keeps giving us all the extra goodies to make it even that much better. Although for a very steep price as we are about to see.
This 2021 Porsche 911 Turbo S is optioned with what Porsche is calling the “Lightweight Package.” What does that include? Well, you get thinner glass and sound deadening material, a 10mm lower suspension, a sport exhaust system, and most importantly, the carbon bucket seats. This is a big deal in the 911 Turbo world as I believe this is the first time you as a regular Joe could option the carbon buckets in the 911 Turbo. How much for all this? $10,340. Not exactly a big deal on a car that starts at $208,000 to begin with. It is also important to note that selecting this package deletes the electric steering column and rear seats as well. So if you are looking to build a GT2-esque example before we even are seeing spy shots of them, here is your chance.
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Model: 911 Turbo S
Engine: 3.8 liter twin-turbocharged flat-6
Transmission: 8-speed Doppelkupplung automatic
Mileage: 2,316 mi
Location: Addison, Texas
Aventurine Green Metallic 2021 Porsche 911 Turbo S AWD 8-Speed Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK) 3.0L H6 Turbocharged DOHC 24V LEV3-ULEV70 640hp Metallic Color Paint, Lightweight Package i.c.w. Full Bucket Seats incl. Rear Seat Delete, Full Bucket Seats incl. Rear Seat Delete, AWD, 911 Turbo S Logo on Doors in Black, 911 Turbo S Logo on Rear in High Gloss Black, Brake Calipers in High Gloss Black, Carbon Fiber Roof, Deletion of Quilting, LED-Matrix Design Headlights in Black w/PDLS+, Lightweight & Noise Insulated Glass, PASM Sport Suspension (Lowered 10mm), Sport Exhaust System w/Tailpipes in Black, Wheels: 20″ Fr/21″ Rr 911 Turbo S Exclusive Design.
For me, it is tough to compete with this car for anything under $300,000 right now. I know that is an insane statement saying “911 Turbo” and “$300,000” together, but welcome to 2022. This is as perfect as you are going to get out of a gasoline-powered street car right now in terms of performance, reliability, and most importantly, being able to live with it on a daily basis if you choose to.
My guess is this build was probably around $250,000 so this one, just like the blue one from last week, carries a hefty mark-up for having a few thousand miles. Worth it if you play in this league? Maybe. But I also think if you have $250,000 to spend, a Porsche dealer somewhere in the country will find you a build slot.
A lot of those future “built slots” are currently ablaze off the coast of the Azores.
That floating hazmat nightmare represents about a week’s worth of cars for PCNA.
Aventurine is an interesting color…it looks very good out in the sunlight, but pretty terrible under artificial lighting on the showroom floor. Very interesting spec…basically an AWD GT2…I am sure it will sell.
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