The Total 911 team’s dream £250,000 Porsche 911 garage
For the latest instalment in our dream garage series, we’ve decided to ramp the theoretical budget up dramatically and give ourselves £250,000 ($370,000) to play with, more than enough to get our hands on some Zuffenhausen exotica.
After previously picking for the relatively modest budgets of £30,000 and £60,000, Lee, Josh and Steve have rifled through the classifieds to find that single, special first-class Porsche 911 for their dream garage.
So, without further ado, here are the trio of neunelfers that have taken their fancy:
Such a figure commands only the most special of cars, and the RS 4.0 is surely the finest ever iteration of the Porsche 911. With just 600 made, you won’t see many others pottering about, and in terms of driving there’s not a lot that can beat it.
Plausibly useable as a road car thanks to that low-down torque, the track is the spiritual home of the 997 GT3 RS 4.0 – which is handy, as £250k will only get me in a LHD drive variant (such as this one), which is irrelevant compared to a RHD car on circuit.
It’s getting increasingly difficult to find these for less than £250,000 however, if you’re willing to go left-hand drive (perfect for those European road trips) then the last air-cooled Rennsport Porsche 911 is still within reach.
One of the ultimate driver’s cars, the Porsche 993 Carrera RS still looks awesome today and, in Midnight Blue with the Clubsport rear wing, this example would definitely get me parting with my money.
In recent years, ‘Rennsport’ has come to signify big wings and lairy graphics. However, the Porsche 964 Carrera RS is as understated as they come. That it happened to be top of the Porsche 911 tree when I was growing also made this an easy decision.
Prices are continuing to rise and so this would also be a savvy investment, not that I’m looking at it like that. This example would give me £50,000 change with which to run the 964 RS and drive it to its full potential.
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