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We were blessed to see the new Porsche 911 Carrera and Carrera S released at the LA Auto Show, and the 911 Cabrio will be introduced at the upcoming Detroit Motor Show next January. Porsche has decided to release pricing ahead of its debut for the Netherlands market, which gives us a general idea of what to expect.
It’s worth mentioning that the Dutch pay hefty taxes on their vehicles – a regular 19-percent tax and an additional luxury tax called BPM. So with that in mind, reports are coming in that the 991 Cabriolet Carrera will start at an astonishing $176,970 based on today’s conversion rates. The seven-speed PDK is listed for $177,440 while the convertible Carrera S starts at $203,300.
Removing the BPM tax from the equation, the Cabriolet should start at around $137,935 in Germany. We’re going to assume North American prices will be less but the Europeans will clearly be paying a premium to enjoy an open-top 911.
[Source: GT Spirit]