The 996 Turbo remains one of the most desirable water-cooled 911’s to date. Boasting over 400+ horsepower while offering refined, all-wheel drive handling, Car and Driver hailed the 996 Turbo’s performance as “simply intoxicating”. This 2002 example features several high-end performance upgrades as well as several desirable factory options. After being acquired by the current seller earlier this year on PCARMARKET, it is now being offered with 58k miles in excellent condition out of Muldrow, OK.
Finished in Arctic Silver Metallic, this Turbo features all original, meter-verified paint. The entirety of the exterior remains in excellent condition, bearing very minimal wear. This Turbo rides on aftermarket 3-piece forged lightweight wheels which beautifully complement its low and aggressive stance. The seller took the liberty of installing brand new Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires prior to listing for auction. This exterior also features a pair of upgraded rear LED taillights. The seller would like to note that the stock headlights do exhibit some minor, but fixable yellowing. Overall, this 2002 Turbo shows beautifully and is sure to turn heads.
Inside, this Turbo features a Graphite Gray full leather interior that comes loaded with desirable factory options. This interior remains in excellent condition, only showing typical, age-appropriate wear to the front seats. Commanding an original sticker price of $118,940, this Turbo is equipped with options such as handbrake and shifter in carbon fiber/aluminum, Porsche crests on headrests, and supple leather front and rear seats. A few interior upgrades include a custom stitched steering wheel and upgraded head unit with Navigation. All electronics are stated to be in excellent working order.
Originally implemented in the iconic 911 GT1 Le Mans cars, the Mezger engine has become known to many enthusiasts as the greatest water-cooled engine ever created by Porsche. Additionally, the Mezger engine doesn’t suffer from IMS bearing related issues as its oil system ensures constant lubrication. This 996 Turbo’s engine sends 420hp to all four wheels via a crisp 6-speed manual transmission with a short throw shifter, allowing for a 0-60 time of just 4.2 seconds. Furthermore, this car features top of the line performance upgrades including a tune, Porsche carbon ceramic brakes (PCCB), full exhaust, and coil over suspension. These upgrades in combination with the Turbo’s already impressive handling and power make for a thrilling sports car that is sure to put a smile on the face of any driver. A few service items were performed upon the current sellers purchase including: Variocam solenoid, cam position sensor, and new motor mounts. Receipts are included in the photo gallery. This Turbo is said to be in top running condition.
Included in the sale of this 2002 Turbo will be all original books and documentation as well as a clean Carfax report confirming this Turbo as being accident free and well maintained. This car is up-to-date on all maintenance and services and is said to operate flawlessly. Do not miss your opportunity to own this well-equipped and very solid 2002 996 Mezger Turbo.