1999 Porsche 911 / 996 Carrera

Carrera Tiptronic S

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1999
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Black
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Spring Classics
Royal Horticultural Halls
Elverton St
Westminster
London SW1
Thursday 11 March 2010
Registration Number: M1FCJ Chassis Number: WPOZZZ99ZXS643112
After 34 years in production, the famous air-cooled 911 was replaced by an all-new water-cooled model. Known as the Type 996, this car represented a major leap for Porsche, although many of the traits that made the 911 what it was over more than three decades still remained with the new model. As with the 993 before it the 996 was also a significant model, but mainly for the way it was conceived and designed, and the effect it had on Porsche during the 1990s. Although controversial amongst Porsche afficionados due to its radical departures from its predecessors, the car has enjoyed great success, with its water-cooled engine helping to both increase performance and meet ever more stringent noise regulations.
The first 996s were available as a coupe or cabriolet, with either rear wheel or all wheel dri