Whereas the brand new 992-generation Porsche 911 Turbo and Turbo S fashions are able to hypercar ranges of acceleration, we suspect you may have simply as a lot enjoyable driving this 2002 996 911 Turbo, full with a six-speed handbook transmission.
Porsche stopped providing the 911 Turbo with a six-speed handbook after the 997-generation, and whereas that has helped set up the Turbo as an absolute weapon in a straight line, a PDK transmission merely can’t provide the similar stage of really feel as a stick shift. This explicit 911 Turbo could also be nearly 20 years outdated however it’s nonetheless very quick and will show to be fairly a discount.
The Bring A Trailer itemizing reveals the automotive was initially bought new in Illinois and has beforehand resided in Texas, Wisconsin, and Minnesota earlier than the present proprietor registered it in Iowa after which in California. It’s being bought with a Carfax report, manufacturing unit documentation, and a clear California title.
The bodywork is painted in Polar Silver Metallic that’s properly complemented by a set of 18-inch aftermarket wheels wrapped in Sumitomo HTR Z2 tires that measure 225/40 on the entrance and 295/30 on the rear. Braking is supplied by four-piston calipers with ventilated and cross-drilled discs in any respect 4 corners.
Energy comes from a twin-turbocharged 3.6-liter Mezger flat-six engine rated at 415 hp and 415 lb-ft (562 Nm). The automotive presently has 55,000 miles (88,513 km) on the clock. On the time of writing, and with three days left till the public sale ends, the very best bid stood at $30,000.