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Old 02-14-2019, 07:08 PM
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Default 12' 997 Turbo S Good Deal?

I have been looking for a manual 997.1 or 997.2 and never had considered the 997 Turbo S in PDK but I recently came upon a 2012 Turbo S with 45k miles that I should be able to buy at right around $70,000. The car has a clean car fax and is in great condition. Is this a good deal for this car at that price? Also I am going to regret going PDK instead of 6 mt? Thanks in advance.
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Old 02-14-2019, 07:11 PM
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Sounds like the deal of the day!
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Old 02-14-2019, 07:24 PM
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That sounds like scam territory. Have you seen it in person?
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Old 02-14-2019, 07:32 PM
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I have it on reserve at the dealer with a deposit. Its about 2 hours north of where I live so I will be going to inspect it Saturday morning
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Old 02-14-2019, 08:10 PM
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$70 does seem very low....

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Old 02-14-2019, 10:45 PM
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Yes, $70K for an $80-$90K car is a good deal, *if* there isn't a story or issues...
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Old 02-14-2019, 10:53 PM
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Post a link to it so that folks can provide better feedback.

It sounds super fishy at that price.
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Old 02-14-2019, 11:14 PM
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If you can’t figure out if this is a good deal or not, you haven’t been looking long enough. Best of luck.
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Old 02-14-2019, 11:40 PM
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Has to have some sort of story.
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Old 02-15-2019, 12:16 AM
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There's no way... no way. This will not pan out but I hope I'm wrong.

As for PDK, I love it, but you're not me. You better be sure you want an automatic, slushbox before buying one.

Good luck!
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Old 02-15-2019, 01:26 AM
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Eagerly awaiting a response/outcome...
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Old 02-15-2019, 07:57 AM
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The only thing about the car that is not favorable is on carfax its had 6 owners. But 3 of them owned the car for less than couple of months each. The last owner was an older doc that just traded it in for an R8. He had it for last year and a half and put about 20K miles in that time. The car has service records from 3 different Porsche dealerships. I am going to try and see if I can setup a PPI tomorrow at a Porsche dealership prior to making the final decision as I am driving up to see it tomorrow AM.
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Old 02-15-2019, 09:42 AM
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Seems like a lot of owners in short duration. Post the link to the ad (if there is one) and carfax so we can take a closer look. PPI is definitely a wise decision, but may not catch everything.
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Old 02-15-2019, 10:24 AM
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I wouldnt be afraid of the owners but i would definitely buy the best aftermarket warranty you can get since youre saving so much upfront
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Old 02-15-2019, 10:37 AM
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You are better off with a low mileage 997.1 TT for a little more for a manual shift. They are out there, just got to be patient
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