Up for auction is this striking Black on Black 2005 911 Turbo S. Having an original MSRP of over $134k, it is clear that this Turbo S sports the perfect blend of both rarity and value. Accordingly, only 186 Turbo S coupes were produced, making it one of the most sought after Porsches out of the 996 series. As with all Turbo S models, this car is equipped with the desirable X50 option, which translates to 444HP 457lb-ft Torque and is paired to a 6-speed manual transaxle. The Turbo S also included Carbon Ceramic Brakes (PCCB) and aluminum-faced instruments.
With less than 20K miles showing on the odometer, this Turbo is in well above average condition for its age. The all-original black paint is said to have no flaws aside from a few hairline scratches. All body panels are original and there is no sign of any tampering or replacement.
As seen in the photo gallery, the full black leather interior is free from any wear or fading. All electronics are fully functional and perform as they should. A few noteworthy factory options include: 6-Disc CD changer, heated seats, Lumbar support, and a thicker steering wheel.
The 3.6L flax six engine is said to be in excellent running condition. This Turbo is fully up to date on service, which includes a major 30K mile service in 2017 at a cost of $7,408. The car has traveled less than 2,000 miles since.
The 996 Turbo S is the last Porsche model to acquire the famous Mezger engine, designed by world renowned engine builder, Hans Mezger. These water-cooled 911s are finding their way into high end collections, as the modern era of new Porsche buyers are starting to take note of the remarkable performance and unprecedented collectability.
The sale will include a clean Carfax, all books, 2 Keys, tools, spare tire and service records.