Up for auction is this 2003 Porsche 996 Carrera Cabriolet finished in spectacular Orient Red Metallic. 996’s are making a comeback as the demand for mechanical, naturally aspirated 911’s increases. This 2-owner Carrera cab is stated to have been responsibly driven and maintained by its owner in Maryland for the past 6 years. With only 37,373 miles showing, this cabriolet is ready to be enjoyed for many years to come.
The Orient Red Metallic paint is fully original and stated to be in above average condition. Garage-kept, the paint only shows standard road going wear including a few blemishes on the hood and front bumper and one small dent on rear passenger wheel well. The black convertible top is said to be in excellent working condition. Exterior factory add-ons include stainless steel exhaust tips and high power Xenon headlamps. This car rides on factory lightweight 18” alloy Carrera wheels with center colored Porsche crests and are stated to be in excellent condition.
The black leather interior of this 996 is in excellent condition with only minor wear on the passenger seat. The seller does note that the original head unit is currently inoperable. Included in this car’s extensive custom build sheet are heated full-power seats finished in supple leather with optional Porsche crest on headrests. These luxurious seats are supportive and make year round driving exceptionally comfortable. With an original sticker price of $89,485 in 2003, this car is loaded with additional factory options including:
Powered by a naturally aspirated 3.6 liter flat six engine, this cabriolet produces 315HP accelerating it from 0-60 in under 5 seconds. The seller states this 6-speed manual 996 shifts, steers, and handles extremely well. The clean Carfax reports that this Carrera has been meticulously cared for and maintained by its 2 owners since purchase.
The seller is including original books and service records as well as 2 sets of keys.
This 996 is mechanically sound and ready to be enjoyed, perfect for a driver seeking the visceral experience of an analog 911. Do not miss out on this unique and ready to drive 996 cab!