Up for auction is this low-mileage 2001 Porsche 996 Turbo Coupe finished in Lapis Blue Metallic over a black full leather interior. At an original sticker price of over $126k, this 2001 example came factory optioned with the Carbon Fiber Interior Package, supple leather seats, the Digital Sound Package, and a 6-speed manual transmission. Staying true to its factory specifications while highlighting a clean history of ownership on CARFAX, this 996 Turbo is now being offered for auction by its seller out of Texas with just under 11k miles showing on the odometer.
This Turbo is finished in Lapis Blue Metallic and the paint is described to be all original and with only a few minor touched-up imperfections, detailed images are provided in the photo gallery along with recent paint meter readings. The 2001 example came factory optioned with a front bumperette delete as well as 18” Turbo Twist wheels with colored Porsche center crests. These wheels are currently dressed in Bridgestone Potenza tires which are said to retain between 7/32 and 10/32 tread on all four corners.
Inside, you will find a black full leather interior with the optional Carbon Interior Package and supple leather seats. Exclusive factory details include a handbrake in shift lever in carbon/aluminum and a 3-spoke steering wheel in carbon/leather. Amenities include Porsche Communication Management (PCM), the Digital Sound Package, heated front seats, left seat lumbar support, and self-dimming mirrors with an integrated rain sensor.
The twin-turbocharged 3.6L Mezger flat-six engine sends up to 415 HP to all four wheels through a desirable 6-speed manual transmission. The 996 Turbo is capable of accelerating from 0-60 MPH in approximately 4 seconds while carrying on to a top speed of nearly 190 MPH. A collection of maintenance records is said to accompany the sale showing a history of routine service dating back to the original purchase.
This sale will include a collection of service records and a clean title. With its low mileage and tasteful factory options, this increasingly sought-after 6-speed 996 Turbo is not to be missed.