Up for auction at no-reserve is this 1999 Porsche 996 Carrera Coupe finished in Ocean Blue Metallic over a Graphite Grey interior. Custom ordered with a rare sunroof-delete and 6-speed manual transmission, this 1999 example also features the optional Sport Package (014) which equips Sport Suspension, 2-way electrical Sport Seats, and a limited-slip differential. It has been further enhanced with factory 18” SportDesign wheels, an upgraded sound system, a factory short-shift kit, and an upgraded silicone intake boot. Thoroughly serviced by the specialists at West Werks Automotive over the past several years, this 996 shows approximately 145k miles on the odometer and is now being offered by its seller out of Washington.
This Carrera was ordered in Ocean Blue Metallic along with a rarely seen sunroof delete option. The lowered Sport Suspension provides an aggressive stance complementing the factory two-piece 18” SportDesign wheels. These BBS-manufactured wheels come fitted with colored center crests and a set of Michelin Pilot Sport all-season tires mounted in 2020. Cosmetic imperfections are depicted in the gallery along with a clean CARFAX report.
Inside, you will find a Graphite Grey interior with optional heated leather Sport Seats. An upgraded Alpine Bluetooth radio has been installed along with an amplifier, MB Quart crossovers, and an Eclipse 6-disc CD changer mounted in the trunk. The cabin exhibits signs of wear commensurate with the car’s age and mileage. The Airbag warning and check-engine lights are currently illuminated, and the A/C does not blow cold at this time. The factory specifications label on the underside of the hood decodes the options below:
This first-generation 996 Carrera is equipped with a 3.4L flat-six engine rated at 296 HP and 258 lb.-ft of torque. The rear wheels are driven by way of a 6-speed manual transmission. The optional Sport Package includes a limited-slip differential (220) and Sport Suspension (030) which provides a 10mm drop in ride height. This model also comes equipped with traction control including Anti Slip Regulation (ASR) and an Automatic Braking Differential (ABD). CARFAX shows maintenance to have been carried out by West Werks Automotive of Redmond, Washington since 2015 including an overhaul of the cooling system, brake service, new engine/transmission mounts, a new alternator, oil pump, drive belts, sway bar links, and shift linkage. The seller states that some invoices documenting routine service over the years will accompany the sale.
This sale will include a clean title. Offered at no reserve while sporting rare driver-oriented options, this 6-speed 996 Carrera presents an opportunity that is not to be missed.