Up for auction is this low-mileage 2002 Porsche 996 Carrera finished in Guards Red over a black leather interior. This particular example has been kept under the diligent care of its original owner from new. With factory options including the M030 special rigid chassis, Advanced Technic Package, and Comfort Package, this 996 was sold at an original sticker price of just under $80k. Showing only 21k miles on the odometer, this exceptional 996 Carrera is being listed by its original owner out of Alabama accompanied by a clean title and Carfax report.
Reported to have always been garage-kept and only driven under ideal conditions, the Guards Red paint is said to be excellent. Clear paint protection film has been applied over the front end one small touch up noted noted on the front film. (detailed images are provided in the photo gallery). The factory 18” light alloy Carrera wheels exhibit some minor imperfections and are currently dressed in Continental tires.
Inside, the black leather interior is reported to be in excellent condition with all gauges and accessories remaining fully functional. Options listed on the original window sticker include the following:
The 3.6 L flat-six engine produces 320 HP, which is sent to the rear wheels through a 6-speed manual gearbox. 0-60 MPH is achieved in as little as 5 seconds while reaching a top speed of over 170 mph. With the M030 option selected, this 996 benefits from suspension components that increase firmness while reducing body roll. Consistent routine maintenance has been performed including a recent major service conducted within the last 1k miles. The IMS bearing has not been addressed and the car is said to be in excellent running order.
Included in the sale of this impeccably well-kept Carrera is a set of two keys, original books and tools, service records, and a clean title.