Up for auction is this 2001 Porsche 996 Carrera 4 Cabriolet finished in Arctic Silver Metallic over a black partial leather interior. This 2001 example highlights a 6-speed manual transmission, factory 18” Turbo look wheels, and the Porsche Design Package (P42) which includes a host of Exclusive factory details. Having undergone an IMS bearing replacement along with some other notable recent service items, this Carrera 4 is now available for auction by its seller out of Ohio with approximately 42k miles showing on the odometer.
This 996 is finished in Arctic Silver Metallic and is protected by a ceramic coating that was applied in 2019. Noted imperfections include a small scratch on the driver’s side front fender and a chip in the windshield, detailed images are provided in the photo gallery. CARFAX shows minor front-end damage to have occurred in 2017 and the hood is said to have been refinished as a result. Exclusive stainless steel exhaust pipes (X54) are included as part of the Design Package. This 996 rides on factory optioned 18” Turbo Look I wheels which come dressed in a set of Continental tires installed in 2019.
Inside, the black partial leather interior features a center console painted in Arctic Silver, an aluminum handbrake and gear lever inlay, aluminum-look instrument dials, and stainless-steel door entry guards with model logos which are all included as part of the optional Design Package (P42). All gauges and accessories are reported to be fully functional including the original CDR-220 radio. A complete list of factory specifications is provided below:
This first-generation 996 carries a naturally aspirated 3.4L flat-six engine that produces up to 296 HP and 258 lb.-ft of torque. Power is sent to all four wheels by way of a 6-speed manual gearbox. Since 2019, this 996 is said to have received an IMS bearing replacement as well as new brake pads and rotors, a new drive belt, axle seals, an oxygen sensor, fluids, and filters. Some records are included from the previous ownership and additional service information is provided on CARFAX.
This sale will include a set of two keys, owner's manuals, the original window sticker, some service records, assorted spare parts, and a clean title. Well presented and with just over 42k miles traveled from new, this 6-speed Carrera 4 may very well be the 996 you've been searching for.