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1996 Porsche 911 Carrera

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Grand Prix White has begun to grow on me. I know it’s somewhat of an iconic Porsche color, but white cars have generally left me feeling a little cold and they certainly aren’t something that is going to stand out in a crowd. I’m finding that opinion changing for me as I continue to come across white 911s that immediately draw my attention. I don’t want to get into cliches of good and evil, but there is something about these cars that looks very clean, very pure. And white certainly provides greater contrast from the trim pieces and other detail items. This will all go away once we get to summer and I begin craving brighter colors, but for now this Grand Prix White 1996 Porsche 911 Carrera, located in Florida, is hitting just the right note for me.

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Year: 1996
Model: 911 Carrera
Engine: 3.6 liter flat-6
Transmission: 6-speed manual
Mileage: 36,218 mi
Price: Auction

No Reserve -1996 Porsche 993 in Grand Prix White with Dark Blue interior. I originally purchased the car from Park Place Porsche 8/2013. The car is in nearly like new condition and all systems and components operate and function like new. 6 speed manual. Original radio w/cassette. Original window sticker. Documented oil service records. Dual full power seats. Power Sunroof. Carpet looks new. Original floor mats are the ones that came with the car (never used). Complete unused tool kit and tire pump with original warrantee.

Spare has never been removed from the car. Includes the original disposable gloves and car care instructions. All original manuals in like new condition. Two keys. Mileage verified by Park Place Porsche (34217) at time of purchase, currently reading 36218 on the odometer. All glass is scratch free and the windshield has no wiper rash. Leather is in very good condition with no rips or tears. No scuff marks on either of the door sills. All rubber is in like new condition. Paint and body are nearly flawless with no nicks or scratches. November 2013 PCA South Florida Concourse Winner (1st Place). Clean Car Fax – No accidents / No issues.


With some 3.2 Carreras nearing the same price point as a 993, we’re at a place where the 993 is becoming a nice relative value. This is true especially for low-mileage examples, since we can rest fairly secure in the knowledge that they will always command good value given their status as the last of the air-cooled 911s. There is nothing inherently special about this particular 993, it is simply a very good looking example of the standard car and there is nothing wrong with that. Collector status is probably a decade away, so in the meantime this can be enjoyed as it has enough miles on it already that adding more – within reason – shouldn’t harm its value too much. Bidding currently sits at $55,000 (though only 1 bid) on this no reserve auction so all that awaits now is for the new owner to grab the keys.