RHD, Arctic Silver Metallic, 6-Speed Manual, 18″ Turbo Alloys, Drilled Disc Brakes, Red Calipers, Full Leather Interior, Lowered Drivers Seat Cushion, Electric Adjustable Seats, CD/Radio, Bose Speakers, Air Conditioning, Climate Control, Electric Sunroof, Electric Windows, Electric Mirrors, Auto-Dimming Rear View Mirror, Aluminium Gear Stick + Handbrake, Top-Tint Windscreen, Tracker, Driver Front & Side Airbags, Passenger Front and Side Airbags, G-Techniq Ceramic Paint Protection.
Finished in Arctic Silver this example sits in excellent condition considering its mileage, with no fading or corrosion, the Metallic Silver finish still sparkles in the light. Pleasingly the wide arches are damage free, there are some stone small stone chips across the front of the car however the vehicle has benefited from a G-Techniq Ceramic Paint Coating which has kept any marks to a minimum.
All of the plastic trims and rubber seals are free from the normal fading and remain soft to the touch whilst the inner arches and underside are in good order with no damage or any signs of corrosion.
The interior presents very well, with the only signs of wear showing on the gear stick, the rest of the cabin sits in remarkable condition. The perforated black leather seats remain soft, free from any sagging or marks whilst the drivers seats remains as Richard Burns specified with its lowered cushion for a more driver focused seating position.
The alcantara headlining displays tight and clean whilst the stitched leather dash top is in excellent order. Door cards, carpets and matts display in superb original fit and finish.
The automatic climate control with air conditioning, functions as it should. This was refurbished in April this year and combined with the fully functional electric sunroof allows flexibility come rain or shine.
ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
The 996 marked a major step for Porsche with its Flat 6 engine utilising water cooling allowing its design to improve reliability and performance. The Turbo did just that churning out 415 BHP it delivered a good thump of boost and exhilarating power to the redline.
The all wheel drive system allows as much of this to put to the tarmac, With huge grip it makes the 996 Turbo feel approachable despite its power. The 6-speed manual gear box is a joy to operate, providing slick and precise changes.
Having covered just over 2,000 miles since its last routine service and a full service history prior to this the car is in good health. The history file, complete with MOT paperwork all the way back to 2005, outlines the levels of care and attention taken in the maintenance of this Porsche.
WHEELS, TYRES & BRAKES
The 18″ Turbo alloys present in excellent condition, having been recently refurbished they sit with no marks of scuffs and are shod with premium Pirelli P-Zero Rubber.
The drilled discs show plenty of life with no lipping, whilst the famous big red Brembo were subject to a complete overhaul less than 100 miles ago.
This 996 Turbo was delivered new on 31/03/2002 to Richard Burns after becoming the 2nd ever British driver to win the WRC world championship. The original invoice and letter of authentication are presented in the history folder of the car, indicating the car cost over £90,000 brand new.
After his diagnosis in 2003 the car went into storage and stayed there until it was sold by the family in 2005.
Presented with the car is a extensive log of history, including a full MOT history, a plethora of service invoices and the original service book which has 8 stamps to date:
8,944 – Porsche Wilmslow – 15/02/05
16,312 – Porsche Bolton – 23/08/06
23,978 – Porsche Leicester – 28/05/09
28,387 – GCR Central Porsche Specialists – 19/02/15
40,308 – Addspeed Porsche Specialists – 01/04/16
47,562 – Addspeed Porsche Specialists – 03/04/17
50,819 – Addspeed Porsche Specialists – 18/04/18
54,153 – Addspeed Porsche Specialists – 16/04/19
The car is supplied with a complete original book pack and two keys.
A very well documented and usable 996 Turbo spec’d by a British racing legend, this example is a true drivers car.
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- LayoutRear Engined
- Size3,600 cc
- Power414 bhp
- Torque413 lbs/ft
- Top speed190 mph
- Acceleration0 to 62 in 4.2 secs
- Driven WheelsAll Wheel Drive - Permanent
- Economy21.9 mpg
- Body typeCoupe
- Emissions309 (g/km)
- Vehicle height1,305 mm
- Vehicle width1,852 mm
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