Now up for auction is this 2012 Porsche 997.2 Turbo Coupe finished in Platinum Silver Metallic over a black full leather interior. Representing the final model year of the 997 generation, this 2012 Turbo was sold new from Paul Miller Porsche at a cost of over $145k with options including a rare 6-speed manual transmission, heated Adaptive Sport Seats, Bi-Xenon headlights, the Sport Chrono Package with Dynamic Engine Mounts, and a center console with embossed Turbo logo. This 997.2 is now being offered for auction by its owner out of New York while showing approximately 42k miles on the odometer.
This Turbo is finished in Platinum Silver Metallic and features optional Bi-Xenon headlights with the Porsche Dynamic Light System (PDLS). The second-generation 997 Turbo debuted new LED taillights and larger exhaust tips and retained its characteristic wide fenders, side air intakes, and rear spoiler. CARFAX shows minor front-end damage to have occurred in 2020 and the seller reports that the front bumper was scraped while parked and has since been replaced and refinished. Some minor scratches are also noted on the rear spoiler, detailed images are provided in the photo gallery. This 997.2 rides on aftermarket 19" wheels dressed in Continental ExtremeContact Sport tires.
Inside, this Turbo features a premium black full leather interior with Adaptive Sport Seats. Factory options include heated front seats, a heated 3-spoke multifunction steering wheel, driver’s seat memory, a center console with an embossed model logo, and a SiriusXM satellite radio tuner. The seller reports that there are no signs of excessive wear and confirms all gauges and accessories to be fully functional.
The second-generation 997 Turbo was debuted with a larger 3.8L flat-six engine featuring direct fuel injection, a refined exhaust system, and twin variable turbine geometry (VTG) turbochargers. As much as 500 HP and 480 lb.-ft of torque are distributed to all four wheels through a highly desirable 6-speed manual transmission, allowing this Turbo to accelerate from 0-60 MPH in approximately 3.4 seconds. This example has also been optioned with the Sport Chrono Package including Dynamic Engine Mounts, which allows the driver to fine-tune and optimize performance characteristics. Service records are said to be available dating back from the owner’s purchase three years ago including the replacement of the clutch master cylinder.
This sale will include a set of two keys, original owner's manuals and a clean title. Now is your chance to get behind the wheel of a 6-speed 997 Turbo, do not miss out.