Now up for auction is this 2005 Porsche 997 Carrera S Coupe finished in Black over a black interior. In addition to its 6-speed manual gearbox, this first-generation 997 showcases the factory optioned Bose High-End Sound Package, Porsche crested headrests, and Sport Chrono Package Plus. Purchased by its 3rd and current owner in 2009, this lifelong California car has been kept in excellent condition with a complete history of service dating back to new. It is now being offered out of Lake Forest, CA with approximately 42k miles showing on the odometer.
The Black finish on this 997 is said to be in fantastic overall condition except for some slight road-going wear on the front fascia (detailed images are provided in the photo gallery). Factory 19” Carrera S “Lobster Fork” wheels are retained and dressed in Bridgestone Potenza tires. The seller reports the rear tires to have been recently replaced within the last 100 miles and the front tires are said to have approximately 70% tread remaining.
Inside, this Carrera S features a black standard leather interior with the Power Seat Package, Porsche crested headrests, and the Bose High-End Sound Package. Other options listed on the $86,810 factory specification sheet include PCM with navigation, a remote 6-disc CD changer, and the Sport Chrono Package Plus which adds a lap timer to the center of the dashboard. The cover for the driver’s side vanity mirror has fallen off, and the interior is said to be in otherwise excellent condition with all gauges and accessories working properly. A computer scan revealed an error code for a headlight module, however, this is reported to have no effect on the operation of the vehicle.
This first-generation 997 Carrera S is equipped with a naturally aspirated 3.8 L flat-six engine that sends 355 HP and 295 lb.-ft of torque to the rear wheels by way of a 6-speed manual transmission. With the optional Sport Chrono Package Plus adding variable performance settings, this Coupe is capable of accelerating from 0-60 MPH in as little as 4.5 seconds while reaching a top speed of over 185 MPH. All service records are included dating back to the original purchase showing proper routine maintenance. The IMS bearing has not been addressed and the seller confirms this 997 to be in excellent running order while meeting California emissions standards.
This sale will be accompanied by a set of 2 keys, owner’s manuals, tools, service records, and a clean California title. With only 42k miles shown on the odometer, this beautifully presented 6-speed Carrera S makes the perfect choice for any enthusiast in search of a Porsche 997.