2008 Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet: Another 1 Of 1 997.1 Turbo Market Separating RFMC Unicorn - Optioned With A Manual And The Coveted Sport Bucket Seats - Out Of The 7,632 N.A-Market 997.1 Turbos, In All Trims, Only 38 Were Optioned With The Sport Buckets - It's The Only N.A-Market Example 997.1 Turbo Cabriolet To Feature Sport Buckets, A Manual And To Be Finished In Slate Gray With An Interior Completed In Black Full Leather - The 997.1 Turbo Marks The End Of The Usage Of The Legendary Mezger Engine - Original MSRP Of $144,395 - Specified With The Very Desirable Sport Chrono Package And The Limited Slip Differential Lock - Displays A Mileage Of Only 25, XXX From New - Clean Carfax Report - Benefits From A Recent And Complete Servicing Rendered By RFMC's In-House Porsche Tech With 30 Years Of Expertise (Servicing Specifics Are Available Upon Request)
The 997.1 Turbo is the last 911 Turbo to house the iconic 911 GT1-derived Mezger twin-turbocharged engine in conjunction with a manual transmission. 997.2 Turbos feature an all-new engine, while the 991 and now 992 Turbos are only seen in PDK. Though the latter cars are more dynamic, powerful and an even more technological tour de force than the 997.1 Turbo, the former are larger in size and dont feature the sought-after favorable sizing and mechanicalness as offered by the 997.1 Turbo. The 997.1 Turbo is very much a new-age Porsche 959 with heighten usability for everyday use and is that car that will not be replicated again.
With an original MSRP of $144,395, this unicorn of a Turbo cabriolet was specified with the following factory ordered options (along with some of this its standard features):
220 - Axle-Differential Lock Rear
59 - Slate Grey Metallic
640 - Sport Chrono Package Turbo
810 - Floor Mats in Interior Color
AT - Black Full Leather
P03 - Sport Bucket Seats
V9 - Cabriolet roof in Black
- 5.8-inch navigation display
- 12-Speaker Bose High-End Sound System
- An automatically deploying rear spoiler (deploys just above 75 MPH)
- Bi-Xenon Headlights
- 19-Inch Turbo wheels in front of Red brake calipers with White "PORSCHE" lettering.
Powering this Turbo Cabriolet is a rear-mounted, twin-turbocharged 3.6L flat-six, 911 GT1 derived engine, producing a stout 480 hp and 460 ft-lbs of torque (performance figures of 0-60 in an estimated 3.8 seconds, a top speed of 193 mph; with the overboost function enabled by the optioned Sport Chrono, torque briefly rises to 505 ft-lbs); while having the power sent to all four wheels.
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