Only 19,252 miles!
Meticulously maintained by the original owner for 15 years!
Rare and desirable 1997 Porsche 911 Carrera 2 Cabriolet
One of only 2,157 1997 Carrera Cabriolets built for North America
272 horsepower 3.6 liter “flat-6” with 6-speed manual transmission
Penultimate final production year for the air-cooled Porsche 911
Stunning special ordered factory color combination
Cost over $78,000 when new; the equivalent of over $125,000 today!
Highly optioned with:
Power Convertible Top
Climate Control Air Conditioning
8-Way Power Leather Seats
17” Alloy Wheels
Wheel Caps With Porsche Crest
Floor Mats With Porsche Script
Metal Door Sills With Carrera Insignia
AM/FM CD Stereo
Removable Folding Wind Deflector
Active Brake Differential
Excellent documentation includes original books, spare key, removable folding wind deflector with storage bag, factory tool kit, jack, Porsche battery tender, service records and invoices, photo book and more
$2,300 service performed less than 200 miles ago!
Performs like new
One of the best examples that can be found on the market today!
A dream for the Porsche collector or enthusiast
The magnificent 1997 Porsche 911 Carrera 2 Cabriolet featured here is finished in the factory special order color combination of Ocean Blue Metallic over a Classic Grey leather interior and matching grey power folding convertible top. This particular example hails from the penultimate year for air-cooled Porsche production and was sold new at Porsche of Maplewood, New Jersey. The Carrera was meticulously maintained by the original owner for 15 years. In 2013 this desirable 993 Cabriolet was imported to Canada where it remained until coming back to the United States just recently in 2019. Today the Porsche Carrera presents in spectacular condition while a mere 19,252 miles are present on the odometer. It is fully equipped with its original books, tools, spare key, removable folding wind deflector and much more. We are proud to offer this exceptional 1997 Porsche 911 Carrera 2 Cabriolet to the most astute collector, investor or Porsche enthusiast who appreciates low mileage and the legacy of the air cooled 911. Ready to make an investment that you can actually enjoy? Classic cars have proven to be among the most resilient and rewarding investments in recent years with the Historic Automobile Group Index (HAGI) jumping 39% in 2013, 16% in 2014 and 17% in 2015 while posting gains of 467% over the last 10 years. Please contact one of our expert sales consultants at (314)291-7000 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. They will be happy to give you a complete walk-around, supply you with a more detailed description and answer any questions you may have. Buy with confidence.
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