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
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.
Black Metallic Paint
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.
Reported to be in good running condition
3.6L Naturally Aspirated Flat-6
First Water-cooled 911
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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2004 Porsche 911 C4S Convertible (996)
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