2016 Porsche 911 Is Up For Sale In Florida

There’s a car in Palm Beach Florida looking for a new owner, this is not just any car this is a Porsche 911 R.

Based on the Porsche 911 GT3, a high-performance version of the Porsche 911 sports car primarily intended for racing. It is a line of high-performance models, which began with the 1973 911 Carrera RS. The GT3 is named after the GT3 class in which it was designed to compete. The GT3 had a successful racing career in the national Porsche Carrera Cup series, it has won championship and endurance races, including the GT class of the American Le Mans Series seven times.

A number of models have been introduced since its launch in 1999 with more than 14,000 911 GT3 cars being produced. Only 991 of these Porsches were built and the aim of the car was weight reduction whilst keeping the power output identical to the GT3. The Porsche 911 R has a 6-speed manual transmission rather than a dual-clutch unit, the power plant delivers 500 horsepower and 338-pound feet of torque.

Making this particular Porsche a very sought after car indeed. On release Porsche sold the vehicle at $ 185,900 and due to its pedigree and rarity, the 911 R was soon valued at over $ 1,000,000.00 in the used car market. A spokesman for supercar finance company Magnitude Finance said the 911 R holds a record for most appreciation based on a new car’s value.

He was quoted as saying “We spoke to several Porsche specialist dealers and they confirmed the cars are commanding close to £1 million ($1.32 million),” he said. “We believe this is a record level of appreciation for a new car based on a percentage of its original value.”

The Porsche 911 R is currently being listed by Lamborghini of Palm Beach Florida and has a unit number of 458 with just 121 miles on the clock. The Lamborghini dealership has not listed a price for the car, but it can be assumed that the avid enthusiast will be more than willing to pay top dollar for such a unique Porsche.