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Porsche 911 GT3 996 // 18k Genuine Miles // Club Sport Options // Series 1

£52,450

Porsche 911 GT3 (996)

Summary

At approx 9000 miles this GT3 was recorded on VCAR as a Category C Insurance Loss, damaged but repairable on 20th Jan 2010.  The car has had an identity check carried out by VOSA and VIC PASS issued on 18th October 2013, the supplied HPI report documents this.

The GT3 was purchased by the owner of a bodyshop and the nearside front damage professionally repaired to a very high standard and used by him for many European Driving trips without fault.

For piece of mind we will supply an independent full Mechanical and Geometry check from a Porsche UK Approved Bodyshop prior to sale as there's simply nothing to hide. This road and track inspired MK1 GT3 needs to be enjoyed to its full potential and represents excellent value for money considering regular similar mileage cars are now circa £80k.

The history file contains the original 2 Porsche keys, Porsche Leather Bound folder with all official handbooks, receipts and invoices for thousands of pounds of Porsche and Specialist services plus MOT history back to 2006 all documenting the low recorded mileage.

We will consider any part exchange with funds either way no matter what it is.  We have buyers in all fields of expertise so we would consider modern cars, vans, caravans, motorhomes, motorcycles and of course any classic so just give us a call or drop us an email.

We can deliver any vehicle throughout the UK and Europe using our own covered transport or using one of our vehicle logistic partners, please ask for details.

MOT Until April 2019 and full HPI Report supplied.

Low Rate Finance can be arranged please ask for details.

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More details

The Porsche 996 was an all-new design made by Harm Lagaay – the first new 911 that didn’t carry over a significant component from a previous variant. All the bodywork, interior and drive-train were new, including the first water-cooled engine in a 911. The first 996s were available as a coupé or cabriolet, initially with rear wheel, or later, with four-wheel drive, and a 3.4 litre normally aspirated engine producing 296bhp.

The "GT3" nameplate was introduced in 1999 as part of the first generation of the Porsche 996 model range. As with Porsche's previous 911 RS models, the 996 GT3 was focused on racing, and so was devoid of items that added unnecessary weight to the car. Sound deadening was almost completely removed, as were the rear seats, rear loud speakers, sunroof, and air conditioning although automatic air conditioning and CD/radio became no-cost optional add-ons.

The engine of the 996 GT3 set it apart from most of the other Porsche 996 models, although it shared the same basic design of the standard so-called "integrated dry sump" flat 6 engine. The engine is naturally aspirated and based on the unit used in the Porsche 962 and Porsche 911 GT1 race cars. That engine was known as the 'Mezger' engine, after its designer Hans Mezgar The engine uses the original air-cooled 911's versatile dry-sump crankcase, with an external oil reservoir. The 996 GT3 has 355 BHP compared to the 296 BHP of the regular 996.

To bring the vehicle's track-prowess to the maximum level, Porsche endowed the GT3 with enlarged brakes, a lowered, re-tuned suspension system, lighter-weight wheels and a new front bumper with matched rear spoiler to help increase downforce, thereby increasing grip. The GT3 was claimed to be the first car to crack 8 minutes (7 minutes and 42 Seconds in fact) at the Nurburgring.




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