Is 997 a good investment?
Comparatively rare, especially with the more desirable six-speed manual transmission, the 997 GTS is a car that looks likely to hold its value well. It may not be an investment per se, but this is a car you buy to drive and enjoy, and enjoy it you will.
Is the Porsche 997 collectible?
The 997 generation cars are still relatively modern and thus include the necessary creature comforts to be acceptable as daily drivers. But they are not too old to be considered collectible yet, so prices have yet to skyrocket like the 993 generation.
Is the 997 4S wider?
Its important to note its only the rear track that is wider than the standard narrow body cars.
Is the 997.1 or 997.2 better?
Actually, most of the people think that the Porsche 997.2 owns many outstanding features because it is improved from the Porsche 997.1 such as LED exterior lights, Direct Fuel Injection, PDK transmission, a new design of the engine, more Hp, and upgraded Telemetrics (Bluetooth).
Are 997 prices rising?
Like many modern, second-hand 911s, prices of the 997 base models have been falling ever since they left an OPC forecourt. However, the depreciation on both Gen1 and Gen2 variants is slowing up, so we went to two 911 specialists to find out how low 997 Carrera prices are expected to go.
Which is the best Porsche 997 to buy?
Total 911’s top seven Porsche 997s ever built
- 7) Porsche 997 Carrera S.
- 6) Porsche 997 Sport Classic.
- 5) Porsche 997 Turbo S.
- 4) Porsche 997.2 GT3.
- 3) Porsche 997 Carrera GTS.
- 2) Porsche 997 GT3 RS 4.0.
- 1) Porsche 997 GT2 RS.
Which Porsche will increase in value?
Porsche 911 Sport Classic (997) 2010 Limited edition cars, especially with a Porsche badge, are almost certain to rise in value or become sought-after, and the 911 Sport Classic has certainly done that. As only 250 examples of the Sport Classic were made, it is a much rarer proposition than the R mentioned previous.
Is the 997 4S wider than the 2s?
A rarely known fact to many potential buyers is, that the all-wheel-drive Carrera 4 and 4s both have a wider rear end. In comparison to the 997 Carrera 2(S) the fenders had to be widened by 44 mm due to a wider track.
Are all 997 widebody?
All 997s are wide bodied except the C2, C2S and GT3. The wide body starts immediately after the rear trailing edge of the doors and is 22mm wider each side than the 2wd models mentioned above. My 997 C2 is a non S and find it a lot wider than my last 996 C2!
Does 997 have IMS issues?
Porsche has been at the center of a recent controversy due to IMS (intermediate shaft) bearing failure in some 997 production cars, but recent data shows that there may not be as many problems as initially thought.
How common is bore scoring 997?
Bore scoring With the first generation flat-six engines, it is most likely to occur on the 3.8 but is rare on the 3.6. The key symptoms to look for are a blackened nearside exhaust tip or a tapping noise at idle.
Will 997 prices drop?