1996 PORSCHE 911 (993) CARRERA 2 - MANUAL


  • A sought-after modern classic sports car which has been cherished by its long-term previous owner and presents very well.
  • Under the rear engine cover is the 282bhp 3.6-litre ‘VarioRam’ air-cooled flat-six, driving the rear wheels via an engaging six-speed manual transmission.
  • Recently acquired by the vendor from its previous owner of 19 years, this original UK car was first registered in 1996 and was delivered new with a series of desirable factory options.


  • Finished in the popular Iris Blue colour, this is complemented by a Marble Grey leather interior.
  • Factory options include the electric sunroof, air conditioning, top-tinted windscreen, hard-back sport seats, and rear wiper.
  • It rides on 17-inch ‘Cup II’ alloy wheels shod in premium brand tyres that are all in excellent condition.
  • An aftermarket Kenwood head unit has been fitted in place of the original Porsche unit.
  • Included with the car are the original stamped service records, complete book pack, master key, two main keys and immobiliser fobs, tool roll, locking wheel nut, air compressor and spare wheel, along with an impressive record of maintenance and invoices. 


  • The vendor reports that the car has no known prior damage to the bodywork.
  • The paintwork, believed to have been partially or fully resprayed in the original Iris Blue, presents very well with a deep gloss, showing some minor blemishes and small stone chips to the front end.
  • The interior is in excellent condition. The leather upholstery and door cards are in superb order, while the carpets are also in good shape, with only minor wear and stains noted in a few places.
  • The blue leather dashboard and steering wheel present in very good condition with few signs of wear.
  • The vendor reports that there are no known faults, and no warning lights illuminated on the dashboard.
  • The most recent MOT test was on 26 February 2021 at 94,813 miles, which resulted in a pass with the only advisory noting the presence of factory engine covers and undertrays.


  • The most recent service was carried out in December 2018 at 94,702 miles comprising of a minor service. Remedial work carried out at this time included an overhaul of the air-conditioning system, new engine lid gas struts, new rear wiper arm, and a new oil cooler.

Dates and mileage:

  • 17/12/1996 – 11,735 miles – Stratstone of Wilmslow
  • 01/09/1997 – 23,990 miles - Stratstone of Wilmslow
  • 30/09/1998 – 31,501 miles – Stratstone of Wilmslow
  • 17/11/1999 – 41,322 miles – Specialist Cars of Malton Ltd
  • 30/04/2001 – Not recorded – Specialist Cars of Malton Ltd
  • 25/10/2001 – 53,515 miles – Specialist Cars of Malton Ltd
  • 09/07/2002 – 61,057 miles – Porsche Strasse
  • 02/08/2003 – 68,074 miles – JZ Machtech
  • 13/08/2004 – 74,600 miles – JZ Machtech
  • 16/08/2005 – 80,791 miles – JZ Machtech
  • 25/08/2006 – 84,584 miles – JZ Machtech
  • 04/11/2011 – 90,911 miles – P.C.T Cars Ltd Porsche Specialist
  • 10/08/2016 – 94,216 miles – Charles Ivy Porsche
  • 04/12/2018 – 94,702 miles – RGA Porsche Centre


The last of the air-cooled 911s, presented in rear-wheel drive Carrera 2 specification, this Porsche 911 is finished in a great colour combination with desirable factory options. Benefiting from a strong main dealer and independent specialist service history, this example would be a worthy addition to any collection as a highly engaging weekend driver.

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Car Overview

  • 94,902 miles
  • manual
  • RHD
  • Iris Blue (L39V)
  • Grey
  • 3.6L
  • VINWP0ZZZ99ZTS314813

Lot Overview

  • Lot #05029
  • trade Sale
  • Fulham, London, United Kingdom


  • Graemek

Exterior  (60)

Interior  (85)

Mechanical  (19)

Documents  (18)

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