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Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 17 September

1 month ago   |   By Autocar

Prices of the 996-gen Porsche 911 are rising, so how about a 997 Carrera S for £29,760?
With the prices of 996-generation 911s (1997-2004) climbing, how attractive does the model's successor, the 997 of 2004- 2013, look? To find out, we stuck a pin in the price map at £30,000.
For this money you could have a 2003-reg 911 (996) Carrera 3.6 4S or a 2006-reg 911 (997) Carrera 3.8 S, both with 50,000 miles and manual gearboxes. The 4S would be more secure in the wet thanks to its ability to send around 40% of the engine's power to the front wheels, allowing its driver to enjoy more of the...
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