For $60,000 you can own a 2008 Porsche 911 Carrera S turned center drive GT3

We have come across some pretty interesting cars for sale these days. Just recently, we covered that custom 1995 Nissan Skyline GT-R R33 by Vielside and let’s not forget about the apocalypse-surviving Toyota 4Runner or the R35-power Nissan Juke. And, these are just the tip of the iceberg. This time, we’re here to tell you about a 2008 Porsche Carrera S that has been converted to center drive and fitted with tons of GT3 parts. The real kicker: It is 150-pounds lighter than it was when it rolled off the production line and 75-pounds lighter than a stock 911 GT3.

Custom, Center-Drive Porsche 911 GT3

Crazy Car for Sale: Center-Drive 2008 Porsche 911 Carrera S Turned GT3 Exterior
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Now, it goes without saying that this car has been through the ringer when it comes to customization. Since it started life as a Carrera S, there is pretty much nothing left stock about it. It’s listed on Autotrader.com right now for a price of $60,000, which kind of seems like a bargain since that center-drive conversion (seen in the picture below) was installed by Centro 911 and, apparently, set the builder back by some $75,000.

Crazy Car for Sale: Center-Drive 2008 Porsche 911 Carrera S Turned GT3 Interior
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Outside of the amazingly custom interior, the exterior has gone through a few changes, with plenty of DNA coming from the 911 GT3. This includes but is not limited to the Aero GT3 front fascia, GT3 rear end, and GT3 spoiler. Tons of mechanical and technology upgrades have been made as well, including:

  • 360 Degree Integrated Radar Detector
  • Schnell Short Shifter
  • Aero GT3 Front Bumper w/ Lip
  • GT3 Rear w/ Spoiler
  • Sport Chrono Plus
  • Dry sump w/ oil cooler
  • Dual-mass flywheel
  • Engine drag torque control (EDTC)
  • Front/rear Carbon fiber stabilizer bars
  • Vented disc brakes w/ 4-piston front/rear monobloc brake calipers
  • GT3 suspension with PASM 10mm lowering
  • EVOMS Cold air intakes
  • Full Fabspeed exhaust system (headers and cat back) with tune
  • Porsche Carbon Fiber Strut tower brace
  • Porsche emblem puddle lights
  • Upgraded to clear LED lights all round
Crazy Car for Sale: Center-Drive 2008 Porsche 911 Carrera S Turned GT3
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According to the listing, this custom 911 is good for 390 horsepower, all of which is sent to the rear wheels via a six-speed manual transmission. The shifter for that transmission, by the way, is still operated with your right hand. A custom center console was built and attached to the factor center stack and positioned further to the right, allowing for the driver seat to sit in the middle.

Crazy Car for Sale: Center-Drive 2008 Porsche 911 Carrera S Turned GT3 Interior
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The dash has been replaced with a custom unit made from carbon fiber and leather, so it’s obviously not 100-percent stock. With all of this in mind, is this custom 2008 Carrera S converted to a GT3 worth $60,000? Let us know what you think in the comments section below!

Source: Autotrader

Robert Moore
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Robert has been an auto enthusiast his entire life. He started working cars at a young age, learning the basics from his father in the home garage on the weekends. As time went on, Robert became more and more interested in cars and convinced his father to teach him how to drive when he was just 13 years old. Robert continued working on cars in his free time and learned as much as he could about engines, transmissions, and car electrical systems, something that only fed his curiosity more and eventually led him to earn a bachelors degree in automotive technology with a primary focus on engine performance and transmission rebuilding.  Read More
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