Now up for auction is this 2003 Porsche 996 Turbo Coupe finished in Seal Grey Metallic over a black full leather interior with carbon fiber and aluminum trim. Factory equipped with a 6-speed manual gearbox and the coveted X50 Power Kit, this 2003 Turbo has been further upgraded with an AWE performance exhaust system, Markski Tuning intercoolers, a racing clutch, low-mass flywheel, Bilstein coilovers, Girodisc brakes, BBS wheels, GT3 Recaro bucket seats, and much more. Claimed produce as much as 600 HP, this generously equipped 996 Turbo has been recently serviced and is now being offered for auction by its seller out of Delaware with approximately 85k miles showing on the odometer.
This 996 came factory finished in Seal Grey Metallic and has been customized with a Strosek rear wing and Turbo S front spoiler as well as color-matched GTC side scoops. The lighting has also been upgraded with new tinted side markers, LED H11 high beam bulbs, 6,000K D2S HID low beam bulbs, yellow H3 LED fog lights, and LED bulbs for the rear license plate housing and parking lights. The car has seen track use on a few occasions and has recently undergone a paint correction and application of C-Quartz ceramic coating. Only minor cosmetic imperfections are noted throughout the exterior, additional images are provided in the gallery along with a clean CARFAX report. This Turbo rides on 18”x9” and 18”x11.5” BBS E88 wheels finished in gold with new red/gold center caps, upgraded studs, and 15mm spacers. These wheels come dressed in Falken Azenis RT615K tires sized 235/40/18 and 315/30/18.
Inside, this Turbo was factory appointed with black full leather upholstery along with carbon fiber door sills and a shifter/brake handle trimmed in carbon fiber and aluminum. The cabin has been fitted with a pair of genuine GT3 Recaro bucket seats. A hardwired Valentine radar detector has also been equipped as well as a Sone AV-AX5500 double-din head unit. An intermittent Airbag warning light is present on account of the upgraded bucket seats and the seller reports a few minor flaws including small tears on the driver seat.
This 996 is equipped with a twin-turbocharged 3.6L Mezger flat-six engine with the factory optional X50 Power Kit which includes upgraded K24 turbochargers borrowed from the GT2. All four wheels are driven through a Getrag G96/50 6-speed manual transmission with an upgraded racing clutch, low-mass flywheel, 997 shifter, and new GT2 master cylinder. The engine has been upgraded with an AWE performance exhaust system, Markski Tuning 4.5” intercoolers, welded coolant pipes, stiffer mounts, EVOMS silicone boost hoses, EVOMS diverter valves, and a GIAC tune. The suspension has been upgraded with Bilstein PSS10 coilovers, anti-squat/dive Elephant Racing caster arms, and thicker sway bars. The factory braking system has also been overhauled with a Girodisc caliper rebuild kit, Girdodisc floating rotors, and new Brembo brake pads. Recent service includes all new coil packs, spark plugs, and fluids. The seller adds that approximately 30k miles have been driven since the installation of the performance upgrades.
This sale will include owners manuals, a master key, and some service records.