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Porsche 997 Cost Of Ownership

By   November 6, 2018

Porsche 997 Maintenance

Porsche 997 Maintenance

Prices of the 997 generation of the Porsche 911 are becoming very affordable on the used market. You can currently find well maintained examples with reasonable mileage for under $40,000.

Of course with a high-end sports car maintenance costs can quickly add up. The good news is that when compared to used Italian sports cars, the German engineering of the 911 costs much less to keep on the road.

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Porsche 911 Carrera Or Maserati GranTurismo – What To Buy

By   October 16, 2018

Porsche 911 Carrera Or Maserati GranTurismo

Porsche 911 Carrera Or Maserati GranTurismo

If you are like me you often find yourself looking at the going rate of used sorts cars. Thanks to depreciation, someone that makes a decent, but not huge, income can drive a car that when new would be well out of reach.

Recently, I’ve been looking at getting a 997 generation Porsche 911 Carrera. The going rate for a well maintained car in the 2008 model year is in the $25,000 – $35,000 range. This is for a car with between 60,000 and 90,000 miles on it (obviously, you pay less for higher mileage examples).

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Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2 Or 997 Carrera S

By   June 26, 2018

1985 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2

1985 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2

In a recent episode of the popular YouTube channel, Hoovie’s Garage, the topic of why everyone currently over pays for an air-cooled Porsche 911 came up. The 1985 911 Carrera 3.2 that was purchased in the video cost $38,000.

Many folks think we could be in a classic car bubble, which (if true) would mean that the same car may soon be worth a few thousand dollars less. Over the long run the classic 911 won’t loose money, but it is possible that the market could dip for a bit.

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