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Has The Porsche 911 GT3 Touring Lowered 911 R Prices

By   November 20, 2018

Porsche 911 R

Porsche 911 R

Not long after the recent Porsche 911 R was released examples were being sold for half a million dollars. The MSRP of the exclusive performance car started at $185,950, considerably less than what the 911 R would fetch shortly after its release.

Recently, the special Porsche has started to come back down to earth. Where prices between $450,000 – $650,000 were common for a while prices have fallen to between $250,000 – $375,000 depending on condition and mileage.

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Porsche Confirms That The 911 GT3 Touring Was In Response To High 911 R Resale Prices

By   December 15, 2017

Porsche 911 GT3 with Touring Package

Porsche 911 GT3 with Touring Package

The Porsche 911 R proved that plenty of people would like a GT3 without a rear wing the size of one you would expect on a “rice rocket”. Sure it is an asset on the track, but many potential GT3 owners will rarely, if ever, take their cars on a track. Some folks want the naturally aspirated performance without all the extra attention that a GT3 brings. Simply put the R has all the performance and driving experience that you want for a twisty back road with more grown-up styling.

So many people wanted the limited edition 911 R that prices have skyrocketed. Examples have been resold for over $1 million with average prices hovering around $400,000. That’s quite a markup from a car that had an MSRP starting at $184,900. When you think of that it’s kind of like a tangible Bitcoin for people that ready have roughly $200,000 (or can at least get auto financing for that amount).

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