This is not your average turbo……..
This 911 will reward an experienced driver and can be enjoyed at any pace you choose.
It has a slight Jekyll and Hyde personality; amiable and easy around town, the Tiptronic S gearbox making it an effortless and simple drive. But push down hard on the loud pedal and you will unleash a very different animal.
With an estimated power output of between 520-550 bhp, a good 100 more than factory standard, this Porsche is guaranteed to deliver a serious punch.
Over the last 12 months this 996 has undergone over £14,000 worth of upgrades and maintenance, taking it to next-level fierce.
Notable work includes:
- Nine Excellence Stage 2 Tuning Package
- Kilne exhaust system
- GT2 RS intercoolers fitted
- Turbo refurbishment
- Gearbox rebuild and new gearbox mount.
- Optional leather and Alcantara steering wheel with paddle gear shift
- New intake pipes and O2 sensors
- Oil lines and heat shields renewed
- New A/C condenser
- Geometry set up & 4-wheel alignment
The maintenance folder which accompanies this Turbo is vast. It reveals great insight into how well this car has been cared for. The service book has 10 stamps and there are invoices and receipts from 2009 onwards plus MOT certificates from 2005 to the present day.
Aside from the upgrades, many components have been replaced. Front and rear steel brake pipes and rear flexible brake hoses renewed. New exhaust brackets plus new hydraulic rams and pipework for the rear spoiler plus much, much more………
First supplied on 28th September 2001 by HR Owen, the Official Porsche Centre in Hertfordshire.
Factory specification includes Seal grey metallic paint with full black leather interior, the front and rear seats finished in draped (ruched) leather. Sunroof and cruise control plus standard Bi-Xenon headlights.
The original PCM unit has been updated with a modern Alpine stereo system to include SatNav and there is BOSE surround sound as standard.
Original, unmarked 18” alloys with ‘Turbo’ script centre caps.
The standard Tiptronic steering wheel has been changed to a leather and Alcantara variant with F1 style paddle gear shift.
A standard 996 Turbo is a supercar in its own right; this one is way beyond standard and is thrilling to drive. The power delivery is immense and relentless, rocketing you towards the horizon through the all wheel drive system. Stamp on the brake pedal and the big monoblock four-piston calipers bite into the giant cross drilled discs to slow you down for the turns. The epic 911 chassis and suspension makes easy work of the twists and turns with great feedback through the responsive steering.
Driving a 911 Turbo becomes addictive, driving one well is rewarding. This is a Porsche which will deliver the goods plus much, much more…….