You Can Buy A Beautiful Porsche 911 Carrera For The Price Of A Camry

We are living in the future. No longer are supercars the one-trick ponies they once were - they can be legitimate daily drivers and weekend warrior canyon carvers all in one tiny package, as evidenced by this awesome Porsche 911 Carrera 4. Yours for less than the price of a base model Toyota Camry V6.

You Can Buy A Beautiful Porsche 911 Carrera For The Price Of A Camry

We are living in the future. No longer are supercars the one-trick ponies they once were - they can be legitimate daily drivers and weekend warrior canyon carvers all in one tiny package, as evidenced by this awesome Porsche 911 Carrera 4. Yours for less than the price of a base model Toyota Camry V6.

This 2006 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 is the car Porsche decided to make after they woke up from the aesthetic binge-drink that was the Porsche 996. They fixed the lion's share of IMS bearing issues that plagued the NA 996 engines, and made an awesome car inside and out. With all wheel drive and a 3.6 liter flat-6 cylinder engine, it could get from a dead stop to 60 miles per hour in under 5 seconds, which was quite a feat for a bone stock, base model Porsche.

Everything in this car was redesigned and made to fit its six figure original MSRP. The quality of the leather and interior materials was transformed, and the car finally looked like a driver-focused powerhouse, not a bargain basement build sponsored by LEGO Duplo.

This particular example looks well cared for, with no accidents on its supplied history report, and has some optional extras, such as its alcantara suede headliner. It's also Certified Pre-Owned, which means that it's gone through at least some sort of inspection that you can view before purchasing the car - which is not only helpful with a performance car like this, it's a necessity. Parts can be expensive for this car, but with some good research, there isn't much that can potentially go wrong (other than a very small number of IMS bearing failures on early 997 models). It's a solid buy for a great driving experience.

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