The Porsche 911 has already gone down in history as one of the most iconic and defining machines in the automotive world. The brainchild of Ferdinand Porsche, sporting a peppy air-cooled flat-six motor in its tail, it remains a desirable machine for many. Although the air-cooled era ended in 1998, the 911 has only gotten better and more potent over the years. This 2006 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet S hails from the 997 generation that ran between 2004 and 2013 and comes with only 80,000 miles on the clock. Furthermore, it's a drop-top and waiting to be enjoyed by its new owner.
Seal Gray Metallic is an understated shade for a car with such an iconic shape. Go on, gaze at the pictures of this 2006 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet S, and try to tell us that it doesn't captivate you. If you do, we know that you're lying. The power-folding black convertible top can easily be lowered for a spot of open-air motoring while the engine sings a glorious song through the quartet of tailpipes beneath the rear bumper. The best part is anyone with a passing knowledge of the brand will identify this as a Porsche 911. Now that's brand recognition and recall for you aspiring marketers out there. Inside, up to four adults can enjoy the black leather cabin of this 2006 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet S, as well as its niceties, such as the Bose high-end sound package and climate control. They'll rest their feet on black Porsche-lettered floor mats as well. We spot an aftermarket Sony double-DIN touchscreen head unit, representing a worthwhile upgrade and modernization of infotainment in this car. The driver's got the signature five-dial Porsche binnacle with white-faced dials and a central tachometer. For your luggage, there's a frunk or front trunk since we mustn't forget that the engine lives in the tail.
This 2006 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet S packs a 3.8-liter flat six-cylinder engine that develops 355hp and 295lb-ft, sent to the rear wheels via a five-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic. The engine has the Porsche VarioCam variable valve timing system, a double inertia flywheel, and a Motronic ME 7.8 electronic engine management system. Other highlights include the MacPherson strut suspension at the front with aluminum components and the independent multi-link rear suspension for optimal handling balance. The current owner says that the engine has received a recent oil change too.
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