Up for auction is this 2003 Porsche 996 Carrera 4S Coupe finished in Arctic Silver Metallic over a Graphite Grey interior. Featuring the wide fenders, bumpers, and 18” wheels of the 911 Turbo along with a 6-speed manual transmission sending power to all four wheels, this Carrera 4S also came optioned with full leather upholstery, heated front seats, the Bose High-End Sound Package, and Porsche Communication Management II. It was sold new from Porsche Exchange of Highland Park and remained with its first owner in Illinois up until 2006 before moving to Nevada and eventually being acquired by its seller out of California earlier in 2021. Benefitting from an LN Engineering IMS bearing upgrade performed by an authorized Porsche dealer, this two-owner Carrera 4S is now being offered for auction with just over 65k miles showing on the odometer.
This 4S comes finished in Arctic Silver Metallic and features wide fenders, Turbo-style bumpers, and a model-specific reflector band spanning between the taillights. The seller notes one small imperfection in the clear paint protection film applied over the front bumper as well as some scrapes beneath the bumper and a minor chip on the upper edge of the driver-side air inlet. Clear paint protection film extends across the nose section and mirror caps and the seller believes the hood to have likely been refinished, detailed images are provided in the gallery along with paint meter readings and a clean CARFAX report. This 996 rides on factory 18” Turbo-look wheels fitted with 4S-logo center caps and a set of Michelin Pilot Sport N3 tires dated from 2018.
Inside, the driver is greeted by a Graphite Grey full leather interior with heated power-operated seats, the Bose High-End Sound Package, and Porsche Communication Management II. Full power accessories are equipped as standard along with dual-zone automatic climate control and driver-seat memory settings. The clutch pedal spring has been recently replaced along with the driver-seat cushion and heating element. The cabin is described to be in excellent condition with all features and accessories working properly.
This 996 is equipped with a naturally aspirated 3.6L flat-six engine rated at 315 HP and 273 lb.-ft of torque. All four wheels are driven by way of a 6-speed manual transmission while stopping power is handled by fixed four-piston brakes derived from the 911 Turbo. Standard performance features include Porsche Stability Management (PSM) and an Automatic Brake Differential (ABD). The seller reports an LN Engineering IMS bearing upgrade to have been carried out by a Porsche dealer at 42k miles and notes a full service has been completed in preparation for sale include an oil change and brake fluid flush. Additional maintenance history can be found on the CARFAX report.
This sale will include a set of two keys, owner's manuals, a toolkit, jack, air pump, and a clean title. If you have been in search of a 996 Carrera 4S, this nicely presented 6-speed 2003 example is not to be missed.