Porsche 993 Targa /// Manual /// Excellent Example /// Just 54k Miles

Kingsley, United Kingdom

1996
54K
Miles
Petrol
Manual
282
BHP
3.6L

Porsche 993 Targa /// Manual /// Excellent Example /// Just 54k Miles

UK-supplied, manual, recently serviced and only 54k miles from new.
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EQUIPMENT
Arctic Silver Metallic paintwork, Grey leather upholstery, 6-Speed manual transmission, Electrically-operated Targa glass roof, Air conditioning, Electric windows, Electric mirrors, Analogue clock, Electrically adjustable front seats, Retractable rear wing, Rear window wiper, Remote central locking, Space saver spare wheel, Tool kit, Spare keys.
EXTERIOR
The lustrous Arctic Silver paintwork appears in fantastic condition under our studio lighting, displaying a lovely metallic flake and deep shine to every panel. Having driven only 54k miles from new the car is extremely well presented throughout, additionally boasting Amourfend paint protection film (PPF) to the front bumper, bonnet, and wings. It’s lovely and straight along both sides with no scuffs or scrapes to the bumpers, and the lights are perfectly clear all round with no signs of any moisture ingress or damage. In late 2017 the car was treated to a sympathetic cosmetic refresh costing in excess of £13k. The result is what you see here, a pin-sharp example of the air-cooled 911’s final iteration, looking every bit the low mileage.
INTERIOR
The sumptuous cabin is trimmed in supple Marble Grey leather with complementing deep pile carpets. The seats remain in excellent condition and are still perfectly supportive, with all the electronic adjustments operating just as they should. Looking closer, commonly worn areas such as the driver’s bolster and gearknob show signs of only light use, and the steering wheel is free from any unsightly ring marks. The switchgear is pristine and still reassuringly solid to operate, with great features such as the electric glass roof and air conditioning in perfect working order. A wonderfully clean and highly original interior overall, the only visible upgrade over standard being an Alpine CD player.
ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION
As to be expected the engine bay is in immaculate condition with no damage to any of the components and no unsightly corrosion to be found. The 3.6-litre flat-six looks as good as new and fires up first turn of key. In 2010 at 39k miles a new engine was fitted by Porsche Centre Reading, the invoice for this work alone totalling an eye-watering £18,620. The car has always been well maintained and has only ever been looked after by either Porsche main agents or Porsche specialists. The most recent service was carried out by notable marque specialists, Strasse, in February 2021 at 53,112 miles.
WHEELS, TYRES AND BRAKES
The car sits on stunning 17-inch split-rim alloys, all in perfect unmarked condition having previously been refurbished to the highest standard with new nuts and bolts all round. They are shod in a matching set of premium Michelin Pliot Sport tyres with plenty of tread remaining at each corner. The brakes have also been checked and remain in fine operational condition; new pads and discs were fitted all round at circa 48k miles. 4-wheel alignment was carried out shortly after, and the brake fluid was last changed in February 2021.
HISTORY FILE
This fantastic UK RHD (C16) 993 Targa was first registered in October 1996. It was supplied new by Lancaster Bow Porsche in London and has now driven just 54k miles in the hands of 7 registered keepers. The accompanying History File is complete with the original maintenance booklet (featuring 12 stamps), a raft of Porsche/specialist invoices, and every MOT certificate since 1999 further verifying the car’s very low mileage.
A brand new engine was fitted by Porsche in 2010 at a cost of £18,620 (as per the included invoice). The work was done by Porsche Centre Reading at 39k miles, meaning the current engine has now covered only 14k miles. The car has continued to be well maintained ever since, with 5 subsequent services having been carried out, the last at 53k miles in February 2021. Other notable works include a cosmetic refresh by Neinmeister Porsche Specialists in September 2017, costing £13,380.
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Engine

  • Layout Rear Engined
  • Size 3.6L
  • Aspiration Normally Aspirated

Performance

  • Power 282 bhp
  • Torque 251 lbs/ft
  • Top speed 171 mph
  • Acceleration 0 to 62 in 5.4 s

Transmission

  • Type Manual
  • Gears 6
  • Driven wheels Rear Wheel Drive

Fuel

  • Type Petrol
  • Economy 30.4 mpg

Interior

  • Seats 2

Exterior

  • Doors 2
  • Colour Silver
  • Body type Coupe

Dimension

  • Vehicle height 1,310 mm
  • Vehicle width 1,735 mm

History

  • Owners 6

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