Is a brand new Porsche out of reach? These used options might be worth considering

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1988 Porsche 928
1988 Porsche 928
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The cheapest Porsche currently on sale in South Africa is the Macan with a starting price of R1.0-million.

We list five of the most affordable Porsche models advertised on the Autotrader dealer classifieds across the country.

A Porsche 928 is currently the cheapest model for sale.

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Porsche is one of the world's most exclusive automakers with a wide range of premium models like the 911, Cayenne and Panamera currently on sale in South Africa.

Most people aren't in the position to purchase a Porsche right out of the box, so those in the market for one has to settle for older pre-owned offerings.

The most affordable Porsche currently on sale in South Africa is the Macan with a starting price of R1.0-million, while the cheapest one currently listed on the Autotrader dealer classifieds is R99 900.

Classic Porsche

One of the most significant risk factors that come with purchasing a second-hand vehicle is that it will need some sort of mechanical or aesthetic work - though it's not uncommon to pick up a model in mint condition. Purchasing the vehicle is considered the 'easy' part, but regular maintenance and keeping it in driving condition is where lots of money (and patience) tends to be spent.

Although there are a number of automotive franchises that sell aftermarket mechanical components, owners of older Porsche models would prefer to fit ones from the OEM (original equipment manufacturer).

This is where things can get a bit expensive.

Do you think buying an older Porsche is a risk, or does it hold its worth of weight in automotive gold? Email us, or please leave a comment in the section below.
Porsche models of the noughties
Porsche models of the noughties

Depending on the model, body, interior and electrical components can often be sourced from local enthusiasts or imported from overseas sellers on eBay platforms.

According to Boost and Camber, Porsche' tend to hold their value well which can make for a great asset in the future on the basis that it is well looked after.

READ: Used car deals | Why the 992 Porsche 911 GT2 RS can demand a price tag of R7.3m

For those wanting to drive a Porsche or attain their dream of owning one, but might not be at the means of buying a new model just yet, here are a few more affordable options to consider:

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