Available for auction is this 2003 Porsche 996 Turbo Coupe finished in Black. Showcasing a highly sought-after twin-turbocharged flat-six Mezger engine paired with a 6-speed manual transmission, this Turbo represents one of the most desirable models of the 996 generation. Configured at an original cost of over $121k, this example features a black full leather interior with supple leather front and rear seats as well as the Aluminum/Chrome Package. Additionally, this Turbo comes equipped with a few high-quality upgrades including 19″ 997 Turbo wheels, an Alpine stereo, an EVOMS air intake with turbocharger inlet ducts, a sport exhaust system, and a GT2 clutch cylinder kit. Having spent nearly its entire life in Hawaii, this 996 Turbo is now being offered for auction by its seller out of California with just over 49k miles showing on the odometer.
The wide bodywork of this Turbo comes finished in nonmetallic Black. It rides on updated 19” 997 Turbo wheels dressed in a set of Bridgestone Potenza S-04 Pole Position tires showing date codes from 2013. The seller reports the tires to retain approximately 70% tread. Detailed images are provided in the gallery along with a clean CARFAX report.
Inside, this 996 is appointed with a black full leather interior including supple leather front and rear seats as well as optional aluminum and leather-trimmed shifter and brake handles. The Exclusive Aluminum/Chrome Package also includes aluminum-look instrument dials and stainless-steel door entry guards with model logos. Other features include automatic climate control, cruise control, power windows, a CD storage compartment, an upgraded Alpine radio, a Rockford Fosgate amplifier, and a remote six-disc CD changer. All accessories and electronics are said to be functional, although the passenger side window regulator is recommended for replacement in the near future and the seller reports that the sunroof control panel trim needs to be mounted in place.
This 996 is equipped with a 3.6L twin-turbocharged flat-six Mezger engine capable of sending 415 HP and 415 lb.-ft of torque to all four wheels through a 6-speed manual transmission. Acceleration from 0-60 MPH is achieved in approximately 4 seconds while reaching a top speed over 185 MPH. A sports exhaust system was reportedly installed in 2018 at 45,161 miles along with an EVOMS V-flow air intake, red EVOMS turbocharger inlet ducts, a GT2 clutch cylinder kit, new flywheel, oxygen sensor, slave cylinder, and transmission service. An oil change is also said to have been carried out earlier in 2021.
This sale will include a set of owner's manuals, one master key, some service records, and a clean title. Do not miss out on your opportunity to get behind the wheel of this 6-speed Mezger Turbo with under 50k miles showing on the odometer.