Up for auction is this 2001 Porsche 996 Carrera 4 Coupe finished in Seal Grey Metallic over a Graphite Grey full leather interior. This 6-speed example highlights some desirable factory options including supple leather seats, the Comfort Package, and rare GT3-style flared rocker panels. Originally sold from Porsche of the Main Line in Pennsylvania, this Carrera 4 made its way to California in 2017 where it is now being offered for auction by its current owner with approximately 117k miles showing on the odometer.
The seller describes the Seal Grey Metallic finish to be in excellent overall condition with only minor cosmetic imperfections. Detailed images are provided in the photo gallery along with a clean CARFAX. This coupe showcases some noteworthy features including exclusive GT3-style flared rocker panels (X76) and 17” twist wheels. It currently rides on a mixed set of Continental/Michelin tires that are stated to be in healthy condition.
Inside, this 996 is appointed with a premium Graphite Grey full leather interior with factory optioned supple leather seats. Other optional features include a 3-spoke steering wheel in leather, heated front seats, self-dimming mirrors & rain sensor, the Technic Package, Comfort Package, sunroof and a rear window wiper. A custom “Champion” logo has been added to the central tachometer and a carbon fiber shift knob and brake handle have been installed along with a steering wheel cover and an upgraded Bluetooth-compatible radio. The original radio is said to be included in the sale and the seller reports all gauges and accessories to be fully functional.
This first-generation 996 Carrera is equipped with a naturally aspirated 3.4 L flat-six engine paired with a desirable 6-speed manual gearbox. 296 HP and 258 lb.-ft of torque are sent to all four wheels providing for a 0-60 time of approximately 5 seconds and a top speed of over 170 MPH. Service records are said to be included from the seller's past 2 years of ownership and all other available maintenance history is provided on CARFAX. There is no record of an IMS bearing upgrade.
This sale will include a clean title. With its desirable specifications and 6-speed manual gearbox, this Carrera 4 is not to be missed.