2001 Porsche Boxster S


  • Comprehensive service history with 18 service stamps, 12 of which are from the main dealer
  • Acquired by the current owner in February 2023, with less than 500 miles driven in the last year
  • Predominantly original and well-preserved vehicle, stored in a cart lodge with a cover
  • Upgraded wheels were refinished last year

The Appeal

By the 1990s, Porsche were in dire straits - and turned to Project 986 for a solution. The brief itself was simple; a small rear-engined sports car, true to Porsche while opening the brand up to a middle market. The result undeniably saved the company - the Boxster was such a hit that Volkswagen invested and, eventually, bought up the legendary German brand outright.

This particular example has been meticulously maintained, with a comprehensive service history and plenty of originality. Always kept undercover by the current owner - who purchased the car in February 2023 - the vehicle has only tracked 500 miles in the past year and is predominantly original.


History and Paperwork

  • Registered in 2001
  • 18 service stamps, with the last one at 88,446 in May 2023, which included a gearbox oil service
  • 12 of the service stamps are from the main dealer, the rest are from Porsche specialists
  • 6 separate brake fluid stamps, with the last one in 2019
  • 6 separate long-life check stamps
  • Known to the current owner from new and has been well-maintained
  • Acquired in February 2023, with less than 500 miles driven in the last year
  • V5 shows 2 former registered keepers, but it was effectively a company car for the early years, and the same individual owned it after that until the current owner bought it
  • The car has a good history and has been well cared for
  • The owner will be sad to see it go
  • Valid MOT until May 2024


The Condition

  • Bodywork and underside appear in smart condition for its age
  • Some light wear, though this is very age-commensurate
  • Minor stone chips/marks present
  • Last MOT indicates that rear tyres may need replacing soon
  • Upgraded wheels were refinished last year
  • Some light corrosion under the car, though it's far from significant
  • Internally, the car is nicely kept with no obvious rips or tears
  • Light cracking and creasing to the bolsters
  • All instruments are clean and legible
  • We understand everything to be working correctly


The Mechanics

  • 3.2-litre naturally aspirated flat-six powerplant
  • Manual transmission with 6 gears
  • Mechanically well-maintained
  • The latest MOT noted some corrosion to the brake discs
  • Car has not been driven much since the last MOT so these aren't likely to have worn further
  • Other than this, we're informed that it's in great mechanical order
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Vehicle specification
  • Year 2001
  • Make Porsche
  • Model Boxster
  • Colour Blue
  • Odometer 88,000 Miles
  • Engine size 3179
Auction Details
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Stock
  • Location Essex
  • Country United Kingdom
Bidding history
20 bids
  • pd•••• £6,000 22/04/24
  • mo•••• £5,900 22/04/24
  • pd•••• £5,800 22/04/24
  • qu•••• £5,700 22/04/24
  • mo•••• £5,600 22/04/24
  • cl•••• £5,500 22/04/24
  • mo•••• £5,400 22/04/24
  • ba•••• £5,200 22/04/24
  • mo•••• £5,000 22/04/24
  • ba•••• £4,800 22/04/24
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