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Lot No. 544 - 1997 Porsche 911 (993) C2 Targa

Sold for: £78,750

A 'C16' UK-supplied, right-hand drive, manual gearbox 993 Targa and only 23,916 miles from new.
Details Specification
  • A 'C16' UK-supplied, right-hand drive 993 Targa. Desirable manual gearbox and only 23,916 miles from new
  • The last of the hand-built 911s
  • All-glass retractable roof rather than removable panels - cementing the link between heightened functionality and aesthetic form
  • Less than 24,000 miles from new with service book, manuals, and spare keys

The 993 Targa was released in the 1996 model year and showcased a retractable glass roof dubbed the “greenhouse” system which would continue to feature on the 996 and 997 models. The glass roof slides underneath the rear window creating an open-air motoring experience without the hassle of a convertible. The new design allowed the Targa to retain the same profile as the other Carrera variants and freed the driver from the inconvenience of storing the detached roof. Delivered on the 28th of August 1997, this particular Arctic Silver C2 Targa with the desirable six-speed manual gearbox has covered less than 24,000 miles from new. Leaving the factory with Sport Seats, Optional Rear Wiper, and a Graduated Tint Windshield, the condition throughout is exceptional and would be extremely difficult to better. Accompanied by a complete book pack, numerous invoices, previous MOT Certificates, and spare keys. A true long-distance tourer with the look of the Coupé but the benefits of a convertible. Viewing of this outstanding Targa comes highly recommended to any potential future custodian.

This car has formed part of a significant collection for the past few years. In preparation for the sale, the engine will be flushed, filled with fresh oil and a new filter fitted, the fuel tank drained, flushed and filled with 20 litres of fuel, fitted with a new battery and issued with a fresh MOT Certificate. A safety check will also be carried out along with an inspection report included in the history file.

You can now book a one to one appointment (up to one hour) to view this lot at our central location between 16th and 30th July. Please contact us on 01926 691 141 to secure your appointment or charles@silverstoneauctions.com to discuss the car in more detail. The health and safety of both our customers and team remains the utmost priority, we are therefore operating to strict COVID-19 guidelines and full instructions for arrival and inspection protocols will be given when making your appointment. 

Year of manufacture:
1997
Make:
Porsche
Chassis number:
WPOZZZ99ZVS381252
# of cylinders:
6
Transmission:
Manual
Engine capacity:
3600
Body colour:
Arctic Silver
MOT Expiry:
Monday 28 June 2021
LHD/RHD:
Right-hand Drive
Registration number:
R307 NPN
Model:
993 C2 Targa
Engine number:
63V06422
Interior colour:
Black
Odometer Reading:
23916
miles

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