2004 Porsche 911 C4S Convertible (996)


  • New IMS Replacement Bearings fitted in April 2020 
  • Equipped with original hardtop
  • Getrag 6 Speed Manual Transmission
  • MOT until October 2023 + 0 advisories 

The Appeal

Introduced in 2004 the 996 was very much a new era of Porsche. Gone were the air-cooled flat-6s and in came their first water-cooled engine. 

Completely redesigned from previous 911’s the 996 kept the familiar seductive curves that have become associated with the brand but radically restyled. Featuring a new exterior look including those controversial fried egg headlights Porsche developed to appeal to the younger generation, with the ambition of capturing curiosity and creating lifelong customers.

Registered in 2004 RK04BPE is presented well and offers enthusiasts the opportunity to enter modern 911 ownership at an affordable bracket and experience the thrill and euphoria of one the most iconic marques to ever exist.

History & Paperwork 

  • Registered 2nd June 2004 
  • 5 previous keepers 
  • manufacturers book pack and subsidies included 
  • An array of invoices documenting services and general maintenance 
  • Past MOT certificates 
  • MOT until October 2023 

The Interior 

  • Black leather 
  • Areas of wear present 
  • Stunningly styled interior 

Experts at executing sophisticated athletic interiors Porsche has styled the 996 exceptionally. The Black leather sports seats are both a joy to behold and experience, providing excellent support and comfort. 

There is some wear visible throughout the cab, mainly noticeable on the back of those front seats, the centre console and on the seat bolsters. All switchgear is reported to be operational and an aftermarket Kenwood stereo has been fitted, equipped with navigation and Bluetooth. Additional features include a Bose sound system, heated seats, electronic folding roof control, sport exhaust control, cruise control and speed limiter.

The Exterior 

  • Black Metallic Paint 
  • Well presented 

Finished in Metallic Black, this 996 is presented well. Equipped with both a hardtop and folding convertible roof, both of which appear in good condition, the 996 can be transferred from coupé to convertible for year-round enjoyment. There is a noticeable group of blemishes present on the bonnet but otherwise, the exterior of the car appears to be in good condition with all alloys mark-free.

The Mechanics 

  • Reported to be in good running condition 
  • 3.6L Naturally Aspirated Flat-6 
  • First Water-cooled 911 
  • Rear engined 
  • All-Wheel Drive 
  • Getrag 6 Speed Manual Transmission 
  • IMS Replacement Bearings were fitted in April 2020 
  • Extensive mechanical maintenance in August 2019 to the sum of £5,000 
  • Further maintenance in 2021 to a sum of £2,900 
  • Serviced 2021 at 79,960 miles 
  • New rear tyres September 2021 
  • New front & rear brake discs September 2021 
  • New front & rear brake pads September 2021 
  • New front lower arms September 2021 
  • New radiators & A/C condensers August 2019 
  • New front shock absorber top mounts 2019 
  • New flywheel sensors August 2019 
  • New water temperature sensor August 2019 


 Owning a 911 is a dream for most of us, enchanting enthusiasts since its arrival in the 60s the Stuttgart seducer will forever be known as one of the greatest sports cars to ever exist. The 996 was the first modern, water-cooled model and it caused a stir with its slight shift from the usual frog eye appearance. Decades later, the 996 has concreted itself as a great generation, offering access to 911 experience at a more affordable level. With recent large expenditures including those IMS bearings completed, this 996 is a tempting offering that can be used as a daily driver or weekend cruiser. 

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Vehicle specification
  • Year 2004
  • Make Porsche
  • Model 996 C4S Convertible
  • Colour Black
  • Odometer 81,334 Miles
  • Engine size 3596
Auction Details
  • Seller Type Trade
  • Town Brighton
  • Location Sussex
  • Country United Kingdom

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