We are pleased to offer this incredible 2003 996 Turbo finished in Speed Yellow over Nephrite Green. Equipped with a legendary GT1-derived Mezger engine, optional X50 power kit, and a one-off color combination, this Turbo represents one of the more desirable water-cooled 911’s to date. Now showing just 8k original miles on the odometer, this unique Turbo is being offered for auction in collector-grade condition by a seller in Pennsylvania.
The Speed Yellow paint on this vehicle is said to be all original and in exceptional condition. This Turbo rides on original 18” Turbo Twist wheels which remain in like-new condition and come wrapped in Pirelli tires. Highlighting distinctive Turbo bodywork and a speed-variable rear spoiler, this Turbo X50 is an absolute showstopper.
The seller states that this phenomenal Nephrite Green full leather interior presents as new, showing virtually no signs wear. Specially ordered from Stuttgart, this 911 features Speed Yellow seat belts as well as Speed Yellow deviated stitching throughout the whole interior. The seller confirms that all gauges, electrical components and accessories are intact and fully functional at this time.
Accompanied by a $142,075 original list price, this Turbo has been appointed with the following options:
Originally developed for the 911 GT1 Le Mans car, the Mezger engine is regarded by many Porsche experts as the ultimate water-cooled engine. Featuring a true dry sump and crank driven oil pumps, this engine resists oil surge during aggressive cornering. Furthermore, this GT1 derived engine doesn’t suffer from IMS bearing related issues as its oil system ensures constant lubrication.
This Turbo has been optioned with the X50 package which consists of a revised ECU, quad-pipe exhaust, and larger K24 turbochargers and intercoolers. With these enhancements, this 996’s 3.6 L turbocharged Mezger engine is capable of putting out 444 HP to all four wheels by way of a desirable 6-speed manual transmission. 0-60 is achieved in a blistering 3.7 seconds while top speeds of over 190mph have been recorded. This Turbo is stated to be up-to-date on all due maintenance and the seller has indicated that the brake hoses, front left axle boot and hydraulic pressure accumulator will be replaced prior to sale. This 996 reportedly runs and drives beautifully at this time with no issues to speak of.
The sale of this remarkable 2003 996 Turbo will include original books and manuals, 2 master keys + 1 valet key, a Porsche Certificate of Authenticity, and a copy of the original window sticker. Also included is a clean Carfax report as well as a clear Pennsylvania title in the name of the seller’s business. Do not miss out on this exceedingly unique, collector’s grade X50 Turbo; place your bids today.