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Porsche 996 C2 Cabriolet - Silver

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1997 Porsche 993 C2 Targa 

Manual
60,000 miles
Silver
Black Leather Interior
Porsche Stability Management System 
BOSE Surround System
Porsche CD Changer
Heated Seats
Partly Electric Seats
Climate Control
18" Alloy Wheels
Full-Service History
2 Previous Owners 

The 996 model year was the most drastic update since the original 911. The all-new chassis platform and new water-cooled engine marked a complete breakaway from the original stalwarts of the 911 line. The changes weren’t just under the hood, Porsche wanted a 911 for the new millennium so design chief Harm Lagaay and his team completely re-designed the bodywork and interior. The 996 featured a much sleeker body style, a more raked windshield, completely updated interior, and generation-defining “fried egg” shaped headlamps that harked back to the legendary 1997 991 GT1 race car. The 996 was made for the ultimate cruising refinement, tombstone seats provided long-distance comfort yet hard cornering support for peak enjoyment during everyday use. However, comfort doesn’t mean the 996 is track shy thanks to a 50 kg weight loss. On top of that, the 996 had a 45% stiffer high-strength steel chassis and a lower drag coefficient than its predecessor thanks to hours spent in the wind tunnel. Planted upfront with a traction optimised rear, the 996 shone when thrown into corners. The balance between comfort and drivability meant Porsche had succeeded in designing a 911 fit for a new era.

The 996 cabriolet is a modern car with all the features and amenities but with that oh so special bit of classic character. The M96 water cooled 3.6 L flat 6 produced 320hp, a top speed of 175mph, and a 0-60 of 4.9s. Despite the new design and new engine system, the 996 Carrera stayed true to Porsche’s brand ethos and made every day driving just as fun as a hot lap at the Nürburgring (albeit a lot more comfortable). This very low miles, two owner vehicle is in unsurpassed condition. We truly believe it is the best example on the market! 

 

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Specification

Colour Silver
Year 2003
Mileage 60,000 miles
Transmission Manual
Engine 3.6L
£21,000