Up for auction is this 2003 Porsche 996 Turbo Coupe finished in Black with a removable Grass Green vinyl wrap. Factory equipped with a 6-speed manual transmission paired to a legendary 3.6L Mezger engine, this Turbo has also been upgraded with a Softronic ECU tune, 997 ignition system, Aasco lightweight flywheel, GT2 clutch, an IPD intake plenum, Fabspeed exhaust, a roll bar, Sparco bucket seats, a short shifter, and more. Acquired by the seller in 2020, this 996 has since been fully serviced and is now being offered for auction out of Utah showing approximately 78k miles on the odometer.
This 996 came factory finished in Black and was wrapped in a removable Grass Green gloss vinyl wrap upon the seller’s purchase in 2020. Contrasting Turbo stripe graphics have applied along each side and the mirror housings have been left in their original Black finish. A carbon fiber GT2-style rear wing has been fitted as well. Some chips and hairline cracks are noted on the bumpers and CARFAX shows rear-end damage to have occurred in 2014 with an estimated repair cost of less than $1k. Detailed images are provided in the gallery. The factory 18” Turbo wheels have been painted gloss black and come dressed in a set of Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires dated from 2016.
The Graphite Grey full leather interior features matching Alcantara headliner and has been fitted with a pair of Sparco bucket seats along with a Sparco quick-release steering wheel, roll bar, B&M short shifter, and custom red pedal set. An upgraded Kenwood stereo has been installed and the rear seats have been removed. Some scratches are noted on the ignition surround, and the seller reports dashboard warning lights present for ABS, PSM, and Airbag. The original steering wheel is said to accompany the sale.
This 996 is equipped with a twin-turbocharged 3.6L flat-six Mezger engine that drives all four wheels through a 6-speed manual transmission. Offering a claimed output of approximately 520 HP, this engine has received upgraded diverter valves, a Softronic 91-octane ECU tune, Aasco lightweight flywheel, IPD intake plenum, 997 ignition system, and Fabspeed exhaust with high-flow catalytic converters. A new GT2 clutch was installed at 60k miles along with a new pressure plate and slave cylinder. Service carried out more recently in 2020 at 75k miles includes new front brake pads and rotors, a brake fluid flush, new transmission fluid, engine belts, idler pulley, power steering pump, oil change, new battery, and wheel alignment. Images of the undercarriage are provided in the gallery.
This sale will include the original steering wheel and a clean title. Thoroughly serviced and equipped with high-end performance upgrades, this 6-speed 2003 Turbo offers an excellent value for any driving enthusiast.