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Which Porsches® Best Holds Their Value?


Posted March 09, 2020 in Repair and Restoration Services

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In 1931, Ferdinand Porsche channeled his fascination with collectibles and engineering and founded the Porsche® car company.

Porsche 918 Spyder photographed in Frankfurt, Germany.

Almost 100 years later, the company has transcended to new heights mechanically and visually, creating unique vehicles that range from stunning designs to high-performance levels.

Before investing money into a Porsche®, it is critical to dissect the model inside and out to assess its value and longevity.

Why Are Porsches® High in Value?

The Porsche® is the perfect sports car, which is why it comes at a price. Rest assured, the money invested into a Porsche® vehicle promises you excellent, worthwhile benefits. And the qualities of a Porsche® make it one of the most popular purchases among sports car fanatics.

Some of the most desired Porsche® qualities include:

  • Over 80 years of innovation and advancements
  • Sophisticated look and design
  • Ability to perform and function at a high level
  • Sports cars for everyday driving

View a list of Porsche® models for sale here.

What Are Three Popular Porsche® Models?

At 911 Design, we provide repair and restoration services for Porsche® automobiles. Our technicians are here to help you decide which model is right for you.

Below are three of the most valued Porsche® models on the market.

Porsche® 356

As the original Porsche® sports car, the Porsche® 356 is where it all started. Manufactured in Austria and Germany between the years of 1948 and 1965, the Porsche® 356 ushered in a new era of automobiles.

This four-cylinder, rear-engine, rear-wheel-drive reaches a top speed of 180 km/h and comes in a variety of models, including the original coupé, roadster, cabriolet, convertible, and split-roof.

Purists and car enthusiasts alike are bound to admire this vehicle, and with only 76,000 ever produced over 60 years ago, this groundbreaking Porsche® is an attractive investment.

Blue Porsche 356 in showroom in Russia

Porsche® Carrera GT 980

The Porsche® Carrera GT 980 was manufactured in 2003 and is made for those who crave speed and thrill. This model combines design elements with the thrill of legendary Porsche® race cars.

This model only has a production of 1,270 cars, making it high in demand. It has a ten-cylinder engine and can reach a top speed of 330 km/h.

The power of the model was transferred to residential use through a manual six-speed gearbox.

Porsche® 918 Spyder

We often don’t put top-of-the-line sports cars and hybrids in the same sentence, but that description is exactly what the Porsche® 918 Spyder is. This limited-production hybrid sports car has a gas-powered 4.6-liter V-8 engine with 887 horsepower and 940 lb-ft of torque behind you.

Produced between 2013 and 2015, the Porsche® 918 Spyder is still relatively new and hasn’t had the time to depreciate the way that other Porsche® models have. That said, with its electric capabilities, top speeds of 345 km/h, and the ability to go zero to 60 in only 2.4 seconds, the Porsche® 918 Spyder is not likely to experience much depreciation. With only 918 in existence, getting your hands on one of these rare finds is well worth the seven-figure price tag.

Have More Questions?

If you want to learn more about what to look for before buying a Porsche®, call 911 Design in Montclair, CA, at (909) 982-9111 or fill out our online contact form today.

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