2004 Porsche 911 996 Carrera 40 Jahr Number 735

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  • Low mileage car with 13 service stamps 
  • Spent most of its life in salt-free Japan 
  • Limited "40 Jahre Edition" number 735 
  • X51 Powerkit, increasing power to 345hp
  • Polish technical inspection certificate 
  • Registered in Poland so ideal for European buyers

The Appeal

The 40 Jahr has a special place in the hearts of 911 enthusiasts. And with good reason: it was built to celebrate a special anniversary: 40 years of the 911. 
Appropriately, production was limited to 1,963 units. Taking the Carrera as its starting point, each one got some choice enhancements from the 996 options cupboard: X51 power upgrade, M030 suspension and Turbo aesthetics. For many, the 40 Jahr is the ultimate usable 996.
This low mileage 40 Jahr, car number 735, has spent most of its life in salt-free Japan, which likely accounts for the remarkable condition. The sparing use has also no doubt played a big part. It is pleasingly factory standard and ideal as a collector’s piece. 
A run of 13 service stamps attest to the fastidious maintenance regime. Now registered in Poland, facilitating easy transfer within Europe, it comes with a Polish technical inspection and recent service. 

History and Paperwork

  • First registered in 2003 in Japan
  • The vendor is the second registered keeper
  • Comprehensive service history with 13 service stamps from Japan and 1 from Poland
  • Recent service in Poland 
  • Recent new tyres with Porsche markings and a new water pump
  • Alloy wheels freshly restored and appear free from notable defects
  • Valid Polish technical inspection certificate 
  • Specificaiton sheet included in photographs 
  • Full set of handbooks in Japanese with wallet and service book 
  • Stamped service book verifying points made above and mileage 
  • Original radio handbook but now fitted with later Pioneer head unit 
  • 2 keys and grey master key 
  • Service invoice dated 26th May 2023 for Polish maintenance work 
  • Polish registration document 
40 Jahr factory specification: 
  • X51 engine package upgrading output to 340bhp 
  • GT Silver exterior paint
  • Natural grey full-leather interior
  • Limited-slip differential
  • Shot-blasted and polished 18” Carrera II lightweight wheels
  • Turbo front bumper with painted air-inlets
  • Aluminum-trim rings on the instrument cluster
  • M030 suspension

The Condition

  • Factory correct 40 Jahr specification in very good condition 
  • Silver metallic paintwork is well kept reflecting salt-free roads and sparing use 
  • Refurbished five spoke alloy wheels with 40 Jahr finish 
  • 40 Jahr interior and exterior decals 
  • Straight panelwork with no notable deterioration or damage 
  • Dark grey leather interior showing few if any signs of wear
  • Alcantara headlining well kept and smart 
  • Optional factory fitted electric front seat operation 
  • Original and unmodified interior with upgraded Pioneer infotainment head unit 
  • Well specified with sunroof, cruise control and air conditioning
  • Well presented underside with no notable issues to report 

The Mechanics

  • Revised and enlarged 996 3,596cc flat six engine 
  • Desirable X51 40 Jahr factory fitted performance upgrade to 340bhp 
  • 6spd manual gearbox 
  • Well maintained car with 13 service stamps 
  • Recent extensive servicing and maintenancework in May 2023 in Poland 
  • This work included new water pump and new tyres 
  • No reported running or driving issues 
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This vehicle is “Sold As Seen”, on an “As Is Where Is’ basis and without warranty. Photos and descriptions are solely for guidance purposes and it's customary to carry out a full inspection of the vehicle prior to purchase for your own peace of mind. 
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Vehicle specification
  • Year 2004
  • Make Porsche
  • Model 911
  • Colour Silver
  • Odometer 45,393 Kilometres
  • Engine size 3596
Auction Details
  • Seller Type Trade
  • Town Warsaw
  • Country Poland
Bidding history
2 bids
  • Alison•••• €30,000 16/05/24
  • olivier•••• €25,000 15/05/24
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