Lot 110
 

2001 Porsche 911 Turbo

Sold for £28,125

(including buyers premium)


Lot details

Registration No: WX51 ZYT
Chassis No: WP0ZZZ99Z2S680924
MOT: July 2024

  • 6 -speed manual
  • Paperwork file
  • Last serviced by Strasse, Leeds, at 85,604 miles

Introduced in 1999, the 996-generation of Porsche's evergreen 911 was styled by Pinky Lai. Boasting a monocoque bodyshell that was some forty-five percent stiffer yet lighter than that of its predecessor, the newcomer also boasted improved aerodynamics and a more ergonomic interior. Perhaps best known for its switch from air- to water-cooling, the standard 996 had some well-publicised engine woes. The exception to the rule was the Turbo variant which used an evolution of the Le Mans-winning (and nigh-on bombproof) Mezger flat-six. Displacing some 3.6 litres when fitted to the 996 Turbo, this fearsome powerplant developed a quoted 414bhp and 413lbft of torque. Allied to either six-speed manual or five-speed Tiptronic transmission, it reputedly enabled the 2+2-seater to accelerate from 0-60mph in 3.9 seconds and onto 189mph. With four-wheel drive, Porsche Stability Management and brutally effective four-wheel ABS disc brakes, the flagship 911 was among the very fastest `A-to-B' cars that money could buy. An altogether more brutish looking machine than its normally aspirated siblings, the 996 Turbo sported gaping air intakes to its front bumper, bi-xenon headlights, flared rear wheel arches, 18in alloys and a jutting rear spoiler.

First registered on the 28th of November, 2001, this 911 Turbo presents in Polar Silver with Metropole Blue leather interior trim. A 6-speed manual car, there are just 3 former keepers recorded with just c.87,000 displayed miles. The book pack and substantial paperwork file are present and complete with 14 previous MOTs, 2 previous V5Cs, numerous invoices for replacement parts including turbos and clutch, plus service invoices, the last being at 85,604 miles with Strasse, Leeds, in March of 2022 (which included oils and spark plugs etc.). Reported to be in generally good condition throughout and running well but with a few cosmetic imperfections, ‘ZYT’ represents a good opportunity to acquire a sensibly estimated Porsche Turbo. The vendor describes the bodywork and paintwork as ‘Good’ and the engine, electrics, transmission and interior trim as ‘Very Good’.

For more information, please contact:
Stewart Parker
info@handh.co.uk
07836346875

 

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Auction: 30th Anniversary Sale at The Imperial War Museum | Duxford, Cambridgeshire, 20th Sep, 2023

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