The Porsche 911 40th Anniversary was produced to commemorate 40 years since the 911’s debut in 1963. A total of 1,963 units were produced, each was finished in GT Silver Metallic over a Natural leather interior and featured the 911 Turbo’s front fascia, a limited-slip differential, Sport Suspension, the X51 Power Kit, special polished wheels, and more. This example was acquired by the current owner in 2012 and received a new engine under their ownership at Porsche of the Village. This 996 is now being offered for auction by its seller out of Ohio while showing just over 13k miles on the odometer.
The 911 40th Anniversary is finished in GT Silver Metallic and features the 911 Turbo’s front fascia with painted air inlets as well as GT3-style rocker panels, polished dual exhaust outlets, and polished 18” Carrera II lightweight wheels. A “40 Jahre Limited Edition” designation sits below the 911 emblem on the rear decklid. The CARFAX report shows minor damage to the front bumper in May of 2007 and the seller reports the front bumper was refinished as a result. A small chip in present in the front bumper as well as a scratch in the passenger headlight cover. Detailed images are provided in the gallery.
Inside, the 911 40th Anniversary is upholstered in Natural grey leather with GT Silver painted seatbacks, a GT Silver painted center console, grey floor mats, aluminum-finished instrument dial rings, an Alcantara headliner, “911” insignias on the door sills, and a commemorative plaque bearing the car’s production number. This car was also optioned with the Bose High-End Sound Package and a remote 6-disc CD changer.
Powered by a 3.6-liter flat-six, the 911 40th Anniversary Edition is equipped with the Exclusive X51 Power Kit increasing output by 25 HP, for a total of up to 345 HP. The X51 Power Kit includes an upgraded valvetrain, cast-aluminum intake manifolds with a modified cross-section, a remapped engine tune, and Turbo radiators. The rear wheels are driven by way of a 6-speed manual transmission. This special edition also came factory-equipped with a limited-slip differential and Sport Suspension. The seller indicates the engine was replaced under their ownership by Porsche of the VIllage due to IMS failure and a corresponding invoice is included with the sale.
This sale will include the owner’s manuals, a toolkit, and a clean title.