Up for auction is this 2004 Porsche 996.2 Carrera presented in Seal Grey Metallic over a Graphite Grey interior. The second phase Porsche 996 was launched in 2002 debuting aesthetic revisions and an increased engine capacity of 3.6 L. This 2004 6-speed example had spent several years in storage prior to the current owner’s purchase in 2018. Said to have been driven approximately 3k miles since this time while being kept up to date on all due maintenance, this 996 is now being offered for auction showing just under 46k miles on the odometer.
Stated to have always been garage kept, the Seal Grey Metallic finish is noted to be in excellent condition. A collection of detailed images is provided in the photo gallery. The second phase Porsche 996 features a revised front fascia with updated headlights derived from the Turbo model. This 996 rides on factory 18” Carrera wheels which come dressed in Michelin Pilot Sport tires from 2019.
Inside, the cabin is upholstered in standard Graphite Grey leather with the optional aluminum look/stainless steel/chrome package. The interior is stated be in great shape with all gauges and accessories remaining fully functional. Commanding an original sticker price of over $79k, this Carrera showcases the following factory options:
Power comes from a naturally aspirated 3.6 L flat six engine rated at 320 HP and 273 lb.-ft of torque. The rear wheels are driven by way of a desirable 6-speed manual transmission making for a 0-60 time of approximately 5 seconds. An upgraded aftermarket air intake system has been installed which provides for mild performance gains as well as an enhanced engine note. Stated to have always been serviced by an authorized Porsche dealer under the current ownership, this 996 received a new mass air meter in 2019 and a full 40k mile service in 2018 which included new seal rings, spark plugs, fluids and filters. No evidence of an IMS bearing service is available, however this Carrera is stated to be in excellent running order and up to date on all due maintenance.
The sale of this 996.2 will include two keys, original books and tools, service records and floormats. Do not miss your chance to get behind the wheel of this well-presented 2004 Porsche Carrera.