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Old 05-04-2009, 12:07 PM   #1
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Dark Olive Metallic color and Natural Brown Leather

A couple of questions from a newbie regrading features on a 2006 model for sale on Ebay.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/CRTFD-1-OF-A-KIND-2006-Porsche-Boxster-S-Convertible_W0QQitemZ110384605923QQcmdZViewItemQQp tZUS_Cars_Trucks?hash=item19b36f6ae3&_trksid=p4506.c0.m245&_trkparms=65%3A7%7C39%3A1%7C240%3A1318

Dark Olive Metallic does not seem to be offered as a 2009 Boxster color, but it might still be a Cayenne color. Is this something like British Racing Green? Or is there another current Porsche color like BRG?

Natural Brown Leather - - this was purportedly a $3000 option a couple years ago. Can anybody explain why it was so expensive?

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Old 05-04-2009, 01:42 PM   #2
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Nice car.

Porsche changes the colors all the time. Names and prices. Some years a standard color becomes a special color. The opposite is true too. Some special colors in 2006 ($3,000 then) cost only about $800 now.

As for the Natural Brown Leather option, don't forget you are getting Full Leather with that. So, the upcharge is only about an additional $1,000 over the full leather. For that $1,000 upcharge you get a little more exclusivity. Color is similar to Sand Beige.

This is one of the great aspects about Porsche and doing a custom order. You can get just about anything you want. But, be ready to pay.

The Order Guide for my 2006 was 65 pages long! The only limitation is money.
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Old 05-04-2009, 07:56 PM   #3
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That is a beautiful car and wonderful color combination. I personally am a big fan of earth tone colors, those two together work well imo. Only drawback for me is the transmission, for others though could be a selling point. Either way, those late model Porsches are making alot of past wannabe owners very happy.

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