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2003 Porsche (986) Boxster
This 2003 Porsche Boxster (986) is a clean-presented modern classic, showing in a tidy and understated specification. A mid-mounted 2.7-litre flat-six-cylinder engine outputs 165kW (222hp) to the rear wheels through a five-speed manual transmission in this example. It can complete the zero-to-100km/h sprint in 6.4 seconds and run on to a 253km/h top speed. This example currently displays 162,661km on its odometer.
Facing financial ruin through the 1990s, Porsche needed a major shift in product and production to turn the tides back into the black. Many believe that the Cayenne SUV lifted the brand out of troubles, though it was actually the two-seat Boxster roadster that breathed life back into the company and allowed it to springboard onto new ideas such as the Cayenne. The Boxster shared development with the 996-generation 911 and a great many parts, meaning it’s closely-related to its bigger brother in many respects. The new model found favour with a younger audience chasing the thrills of top-down motoring and quickly became Porsche’s best-selling model.
This example is painted in silver and is paired with a grey leather interior. A black soft-top roof is specified. It presents in original specification with no modifications. A set of dark grey brake calipers is hidden underneath factory-optioned 17-inch wheels wrapped in Michelin Pilot Sport tyres. This is a facelift car with subtle design tweaks throughout.
Built in 2003 and delivered new to Australia in June 2003, this three-owner vehicle has been kept in reliable shape since new. It has enjoyed a full service history between official Porsche outlets and German independents, with most servicing taking place at Jocaro Porsche Specialist in Melbourne. The most recent service was completed in August 2021 at German Auto Haus where the water pump, cooling system, thermostat, drive belts, tensioner and idle pulleys, brake fluid and filters were tended to.
The exterior condition of this Boxster is described as very good. The silver paintwork shows in great shape for the vehicle’s age and mileage, while all exterior trimwork and highlights look to be in fine order. There are some minor marks to the car’s paintwork, though the car is largely devoid of damage and the paint shines and reflects nicely. The black soft-top pulls taut, though does need to be re-glued to the frame according to the owner. There are small curb rash marks on two of the wheels, with the tyres only being approx. 2,000kms old being replaced in 2020.
Inside the cabin this Boxster shows in excellent condition. The grey leather upholstery is largely unstained and shows minimal signs of creasing or cracking, while the carpets, door cards and dash look to be undamaged. Some discolouration and wear is seen around the radio controls, though this is considered normal for the car’s age. Minor scratching can be identified on some of the interior plastics and around the glove box. The owner notes some minor scuffing on the leather around the stereo.
This vehicle will be supplied with a spare key, full log books, service records and nine months’ of registration if sold within NSW.
To the best of the sellers knowledge, this listing is accurate and not misleading in anyway. As per Trading Garage’s Terms and Conditions, although Trading Garage have completed the following checks, bidders must satisfy themselves to the accuracy of the description and do any research, they feel necessary before bidding. All listings are sold in Australian dollars. This vehicle is currently registered in NSW until 1/9/22 and there are no security interests registered on the PPSR against the serial number. It is not recorded as stolen or written off.
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