Don’t Believe the Tale of the Scorned Wife and the Cheap 911


If you want a good deal on a used Porsche, or any used car for that matter, don’t bother looking for scorned spouses.

There’s a popular urban legend that tells of wives, angered by the infidelity of their husbands, selling their cheating spouse’s wares for pennies on the dollar. In most versions of the story, the car in question is a nearly new Porsche 911, sold for as little as $50.

The story surfaced again this weekend, this time out of Australia and with a slightly more believable price. Thanks to some nifty detective work, the story was proven false.

Here’s how it went down:

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