An ultra rare collectors Porsche 911 Millennium Edition with 23,901 miles
The 911 is the epitome of individuality and in recognition of its unique place in motoring history, Porsche created a special limited edition to mark an unforgettable moment in the worlds timeline by creating the Porsche 911 for the Millennium. Just 911 were made guaranteeing exclusivity with unique exterior paintwork, natural interior and almost all of the special equipment options.
Retractable rear spoiler, low angle Litronic headlamps, occupant side impact protection, airbags, Porsche Stability Management, digital speed indicator, electric memory heated sports seats, automatic climate control, cruise control, Porsche Communication Management (PCM) and Navigation, edition number plaque, electric sunroof, CD autochanger, Digital Sound Processing (DSP), rear wiper, lowered sports suspension. Dealer accessories; tailored carpet mats.
The exceptional 911 for the Millennium all feature Violet ChromaFlair paint work, (Code L3C5), and depending on light conditions the colour of the car changes from black to dark green to elegant violet. Number 493/911 has a virtually flawless factory finish which is guaranteed to impress even the most demanding scrutineer and the car is totally standard without exception. A miniscule mark to the rear number plate surround and stone chips to the front do not detract from the show winning appearance but rather prove originality. All painted surfaces were protected by Permagard 5000 treatment when the car was brand new and combined with indoor storage this sports car is stunningly beautiful. The correct 911 logo on the engine cover is still fitted.
Many interior components of this rare Millennium Edition are crafted by hand taking hours of skilled workmanship. The unique Natural Brown leather, (Code TA), is used on the deeply bolstered sports seats, dashboard, door panels, instrument cover, column casing and even the PCM handset, all presented in exemplary condition. All the leather seats have natural light veins but no wear owing to the low miles and appreciative ownership. The tightly grouped overlapping layout of aluminium finish gauges with the tachometer in the centre are an unmistakable testament to the 911’s racing heritage and everything functions. The dark burr maple trim is unmarked and the carpeting has been protected by dealer fitted carpet mats from new. All door shuts and luggage areas are factory fresh with stickers still attached. Fully specified with every conceivable option the final stamp of exclusivity being the chrome-plated plaque with its unique edition number, 493.
ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
The 3.4-litre engine in the 911 for the Millennium develops 300bhp and 350Nm of torque. A top speed of 174mph is quoted with 0-60mph despatched in 5.2 seconds. Featuring four-wheel drive with at least 5% of engine power always being applied to the front wheels pure pleasure is guaranteed. The 6-speed manual gearbox is precise with a short throw.
WHEELS, TYRES & BRAKES
The 18inch Turbo-look one piece chrome polished alloy wheels are unique to the Millennium Edition and unmarked. Shod in matching and premium Michelin Pilot Sport 225/40 ZR18 tyres. The lightweight jack, tools, compressor and pressure tester are all present. The 4-piston monobloc fixed calipers proudly display the Porsche inscription and grip tightly to the vented cross-drilled discs.
The Porsche Certificate of Authenticity confirms this 911 (996) Millennium Edition was produced on the 18th November 1999 and registered by Five Oaks Official Porsche Centre, Jersey, on the on the 19th January 2000. The first registered keeper, Mr Horsfall, cherished the car until June 2014 before selling the car to Midas Car Sales Ltd who handled the sale to the only other private owner, Mr William. The New Vehicle Order form reveals Mr Horsfall paid £62,700 when new and maintained the car well with eight services by Porsche main dealers and marque specialists despite covering low miles. The mileage is now only 23,910. All invoices, handbooks, spare keys and manuals are present. The black leather Porsche wallet contains all radio cards and instruction pamphlets and the desirable brochure specific for this model supplied when new is included. An ultra rare, sought-after modern classic and one for the Porsche enthusiast.
MOT August 2017, HPI Clear.
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