Lot 290 - 2003 Porsche 911/996 Carrera 4S
|Odometer reading||103,045 miles|
|Estimate||£15,000 - £20,000|
|Result||Sold - £17,360|
On its debut, the 996 featured the most significant changes to the Carrera model since its 1963 introduction, namely the water-cooled engine replacing the previously air-cooled unit. Other changes included a sleeker body with a more steeply raked windshield and a re-designed interior. The performance characteristics remained superb with reliability at its core.
This Carrera 4S is the ultimate incarnation of Porsche's 996, it
has the more desirable 3.6 litre engine coupled with a six-speed
manual gearbox. Being a 'Carrera 4S' it has permanent four-wheel
drive system coupled with the wider turbo body, suspension and
brakes. It also benefits from the additional air vents to the front
and rear corners and is presented in the rare colour scheme of
Lagoon Green Metallic with a black leather interior and an
alcantara roof lining.
Additional equipment includes 18" Turbo wheels, automatic dimming external/internal mirrors and bi-xenon lighting. The seats are heated with electrical controls, three memory settings and lumbar support. There is also park-assist, a telephone module and Porsche Communication Management system; this includes a 6-cd auto-changer and satnav (untested). The vendor acquired it from Porsche Weybridge where it was used as their pool car and, as such, had been kept in good order. Also included are two keys plus the emergency third key, the owner's pack and service book showing dealership servicing and specialist Porsche service centre stamps right up to November 2015. It also had a brake fluid change then, a Long Life Condition Report as part of its life-time guarantee and an airbag system check. It is HPI clear and represents a good quality, well looked after example with excellent specification.