Auction: Three Low-Mileage Porsches At Bring A Trailer
1998 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet
Bring A Trailer is currently offering three interesting low mileage Porches that will surely catch your interest.
1998 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet 6-Speed
Since the 1998 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet was purchased by the consigner back in 2003 it has been registered in California. It has a Black Metallic (L744) finish with a power-operated black soft top. Other exterior features are fog lights, headlight washers, power-adjustable mirrors, rear “basket handle” spoiler, speed-activated rear spoiler, and dual exhaust outlets. In April 2022, the soft top transmissions were replaced.
Some paint chips were seen on the left and right side of the hood. The example was repainted during previous ownership although while in the custody of the current consigner, paint correction was done, including some repairs on dents, and the replacement of the rear stone guards.
It sits on 18-inch Turbo Twist wheels wrapped in older 255/40 front and 265/35 rear Pirelli P Zero tires. Braking power is provided by Porsche-branded calipers on cross-drilled rotors at all four corners. From the factory, the example was equipped with an Automatic Brake Differential (ABD) traction control system. In May 2022, the wheels and the wheel wells were cleaned using dry ice.
For the interior, it was designed with a beautifully contrasting Cashmere Beige leather which can be seen on the power-adjustable front seats, center console, door panels, and even the carpeting. The shifter knob, handbrake lever, and steering wheel were given light Rootwood trim accents. Additional interior features include a CD stereo, cruise control, removable wind deflector, airbag, and air conditioning.
The steering wheel frames VDO instrumentation with a central tachometer with a 6,800-rpm redline, a 180-mph speedometer, analog clock, and gauges showing oil pressure, oil temperature, and fuel level. The six-digit odometer shows 30k miles with roughly 10k added by the current owner.
Under the hood is an air-cooled 3.6L M64 flat-six with a VarioRam intake system. When new, the example was factory rated at 282 hp and 250 lb-ft of torque. A six-speed manual transaxle and an optional limited-slip differential sends power to the rear wheels. In April 2022, an oil change was done on the example.
The sale will come with two remote key fobs, a set of black Porsche-branded carpet floor mats, car cover, and a paint touch-up kit.
This 2008 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S Coupe was given a Meteor Grey Metallic (M7W) finish and has painted rocker panels, power-operated sunroof, xenon headlights with washers, and clear side marker lenses. Paint protection film was also installed on the front bumper cover, portions of the hood, front quarter panels, side mirrors, and rocker panels. The rear bumper cover has a visible ding.
It sits on replacement 19-inch wheels finished in black and wrapped with 235/35 front and 305/30 rear Michelin Pilot Sport tires. Braking power is provided by Porsche-branded calipers fitted over cross-drilled and vented rotors at all four corners. Other features include the Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM) and Porsche Stability Management (PSM).
Interior features include heated adaptive sport seats with embossed headrests wrapped in Stone Grey leather. Meteor Grey Metallic finish was used on the seat backs and center console. Black leather was used on the dashboard and upper parts of the door panels. Comfort and safety features include Porsche Communication Management (PCM) with navigation, automatic climate control, Sport Chrono Package, HomeLink, Bose High End Sound Package, and WeatherTech floor mats.
The leather-wrapped steering wheel frames a central tachometer and a 200-mph speedometer and gauges for oil pressure, oil temperature, coolant temperature, and fuel level. There is also a digital odometer that shows approximately 18k miles with roughly 2k added by the current owner.
Under the hood is a 3.8-liter M97 flat-six engine that features dry-sump lubrication with a factory rating of 355 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque. A six-speed manual transaxle sends power to all four wheels. In October 2019, replacement water pump and drive belt were installed. In April 2021, it was the oil pan gasket, camshaft sensor, clutch, flywheel, driveshaft flex disc, IMS flange, and oil cooler which were replaced. Replacement spark plugs, power steering reservoir, and ignition coils were installed in February 2022. It was under previous ownership that an aftermarket muffler was installed.
This 2014 Porsche 911 Turbo S Cabriolet was given a Guards Red finish with black 911 Turbo S decals applied to the lower doors. Additional exterior features includes a black convertible soft top, power-folding mirrors, speed-activated rear spoiler, quad exhaust outlets, black side air intakes, and LED headlights with the Porsche Dynamic Light System Plus (PDLS+)
It sits on 20-inch 911 Turbo forged-alloy wheels wrapped with 245/35 front and 305/30 rear Pirelli P Zero tires. Porsche Ceramic Composite Brakes (PCCB) handles the braking power and it features yellow-painted Porsche-branded calipers at all four corners.
Interior comfort features heated, ventilated, power-adjustable front sport seats with black leather trim and Porsche crests embossed on the headrests. It was also given the Painted Interior Package which includes Guards Red-painted trim. The example was also ordered with the optional red-painted vents and illuminated carbon-fiber doorsill guards.
Other interior features include Porsche Entry & Drive, dual-zone automatic climate control, carbon-fiber shift knob, cruise control, satellite radio, Light Design Package, Bluetooth compatibility, and Porsche Communication Management with navigation. The example was also equipped with the Burmester High-End Infotainment Package with a 12-speaker surround system and a six-disc CD/DVD changer.
The heated multifunction steering wheel with red deviated stitching frames red-dial instrumentation with features a central tachometer, a 225-mph speedometer, as well as auxiliary gauges. A stopwatch which is part of the Sport Chrono Package sits on top of the dashboard. Only 10k miles is shown on the digital odometer.
Under the hood is a twin-turbocharged 3.8 liter flat-six engine featuring aluminum construction and direct fuel injection. It was factory rated at 560 hp and 553 lb-ft of torque. A seven-speed PDK dual-clutch transaxle delivers power to all four wheels. In 2017, the control unit for the all-wheel drive system was also replaced.
The car will be sold with the manufacturer’s literature, two remote keys, previously-installed K40 radar detector, and a DimSport MyGenius OBDII handheld ECU tuner.