Up for auction is this 2001 Porsche 996 Carrera 4 Coupe finished in Black over a black and Savanna Beige interior. Offering all-wheel-drive performance, this Carrera 4 also came factory equipped with a Sport Chassis (030), a three-spoke leather steering wheel, the Advanced Technic Package, a 6-speed manual transmission, and several options from Porsche’s Exclusive Department including flared rocker panels, 18” Sport Design wheels, and Porsche crested headrests. This 2001 example is said to have remained under the care of the same family from new and is now being offered for auction by its seller out of California while showing just over 13k miles on the odometer.
This Carrera 4 is finished in Black and sports Exclusive GT3-style flared rocker panels along with 18” Sport Design wheels which feature colored Porsche center crests. The Vredestein tires are dated from 2010 and the seller notes only one minor scratch on the right front fender which has been touched up. Additional images are provided in the photo gallery along with a CARFAX report.
Inside, this 996 is appointed with a black and Savanna Beige interior featuring partial leather seats, an Alcantara headliner, a three-spoke leather steering wheel, and Exclusive Porsche crested headrests. The optional Advanced Technic Package also includes Bi-Xenon headlights, high-pressure headlamp washers, a Hi-Fi sound system, and a 6-disc CD changer. The cabin is described to have been very well kept with the original Porsche CR-220 radio remaining in place.
This first-generation 996 is equipped with a naturally aspirated 3.4L flat-six engine that sends as much as 296 HP and 258 lb.-ft of torque to all four wheels through a desirable 6-speed manual transmission. The factory optional Sport Chassis (030) is equipped which provides additional rigidity and stiffer handling. The condition of the brakes is depicted in the photo gallery and the seller reports the car to have been well maintained throughout the years with no outstanding service items noted at this time. An oil analysis has been recently performed and the car is said to have passed a California smog test, there is no record of an IMS bearing replacement.
This sale will include a spare tire, toolkit, jack, the original window sticker, and a clean title. With its impressive low mileage, 6-speed manual gearbox, and desirable factory options, this Carrera 4 may very well be the 996 you have been searching for.