Porsche 911 Targa 4S 997.2 Triple Black and Red Belts

Porsche 911 Targa 4S 997.2 Triple Black and Red Belts SOLD

— Sold to Dewi & Carys —

Very rare, collectible and highly optioned Triple Black Porsche 911 Targa 4S 3.8 997 Gen 2. This Targa 4S looks truly incredible, sounds sensational and drives like a brand new Porsche! Full Porsche service history from new and just serviced. Over £15k worth of factory options. 6 month warranty & roadside/home assistance. Unmarked Basalt Black Metallic (code LC9Z) bodywork, black extended leather and black Alcantara headlining. The 911 Targa 4S is a very special and rare model (only around 200 were produced for the UK), it has an all glass roof which opens and stows electrically, which provides the best of open air driving and Coupe convenience. The glass rear window also opens like a hatchback via the remote keyfob, to provide easy access to the storage area behind the rear seats. The 911 Targa 4S is the most versatile model variation made by Porsche and also has a unique style, with the chrome strips from front to back above the side windows. The turbo widebody and iconic red rear light strip is paired with striking 19-inch Sport Design lightweight alloy wheels which are finished in gloss black and fitted with recent Pirelli P Zero tyres. It comes with the incredible 7-speed PDK double clutch automatic gearbox with manual shift paddles.

The specification of this second generation 997 Targa 4S is sensational, it includes many Porsche Exclusive Options, Galvano Silver door trim, various aluminium dashboard trim pieces including the instrument surround, red seat belts, 19 inch Carrera Sport alloy wheels and mechanically locking rear differential. This 997.2 Targa 4S also comes with Porsche Active Suspension Management PASM, Sport Chrono Package Plus with SPORT and SPORT PLUS button, PCM 3.0 touchscreen with satnav and telephone module with Bluetooth connectivity, BOSE 445 Watt 12-speaker Sound System, Apple iPod Music/AUX connectivity, heated leather seats, rear parking sensors and Porsche Vehicle Tracker.

This 997.2 Targa 4S comes with a full Porsche Main Dealer (OPC) and Porsche Specialist Service History, last major serviced at 49,612 miles in August 2022. This included spark plugs, auxiliary drive belt change and brake fluid change. The next service is due in 18,500 miles or August 2024, whichever comes sooner. Total mileage is 49,800 miles and there are 4 previous owners from new. The 911 Targa 4S has had a full diagnostics, overrev and engine hours check carried out by us with excellent results, details are in the history file and available to view as a PDF on our website.

The 911 Targa 4S comes fitted with the rear mounted 3.8 litre flat six engine that produces 385bhp and propels the 4 wheel drive sportscar to 60mph in under 4.5 seconds and on to a 188mph top speed. The 997 generation 2 cars do not suffer all of the problems of early 997 generation 1 cars, including IMS bearing failures, RMS leaks and Borescoring, all of these issues were eradicated by Porsche when they designed the all-new direct fuel injection (DFI) 911 engines for the generation 2 997s.

The 911 Targa 4S comes with 2 original Porsche keys, all tools, leather manual pack, Tracker, Alarm and Immobiliser. The car is HPI clear, has MOT until 4 September 2023 and comes complete with 6 months warranty and roadside/home assistance.

The full list of options that are fitted to our 997 Gen 2 Targa 4S
LC9Z Basalt Black Metallic Paintwork
AT Extended Black Leather Interior

C16 UK RHD Specification
XCL Aluminium Instrument Surround
XCN Aluminium Side Vents
XCY Aluminium Centre Vents
XRR 19-inch Carrera Sport Lightweight Alloy Wheels in GT Silver Metallic and polished edge
XSX Red Seat Belts
XTW Galvano Silver Door Handles and Armrests
023 Silver Instrument Dials
026 Silver Chronograph Stopwatch
220 Mechanically Locking Limited Slip Differential (LSD)
248 High Performance Summers Tyres
250 PDK Porsche Doppelkupplung Double Clutch 7-speed Gearbox
288 Headlight Cleaning System
342 Heated Seats – 2 Stage System
369 Leather Seat 2-way Electric Adjustment, Left
370 Leather Seat 2-way Electric Adjustment, Right
424 CD Storage Compartment
426 Without Rear Wiper
444 Thatcham Approved Locking Wheel Bolts
446 Wheel Centre Caps with Coloured Porsche Crests
475 PASM Porsche Active Suspension Management System -10mm Ride Height
476 PSM Porsche Stability Management
567 Top Tinted Windscreen
573 Climate Control Air Conditioning System
601 Bi-Xenon Headlight System with Self Levelling
605 Daylight Running LEDs
610 European Maps for Extended Navigation Hard Drive System
621 12V Socket in Passenger Side Footwell
635 ParkAssistant Rear Parking Sensors
640 Sport Chrono Package Plus with SPORT and SPORT PLUS
665 PCM 3.0 Porsche Communication Management System with Touchscreen CD/DVD/Radio
666 Telephone Module for PCM with Bluetooth® Connectivity
672 Extended Navigation for PCM 3.0 Touchscreen System
674 Porsche Vehicle Tracking System Preparation
680 BOSE Digital Surround Sound System with 445 Watt 12-speaker system
810 Porsche Embossed Floor Mats
841 Leather 3-Spoke Sports Steering Wheel with Round Centre
870 Universal Audio Interface (iPod®, USB, AUX)

Standard items include the Hill Start Assist, retractable rear spoiler, Automatic climate control, Electric windows, Headlight washers, daylight running LEDs, silver dashboard dials, dual cup holders, Remote central locking, Trip computer, PSM Traction Control, ABS, Locking wheel bolts, Locking glovebox, Alarm and Immobiliser. All equipment fitted to our 911 Targa 4S works perfectly, so the car is exactly as it left the factory in April 2010.

The Porsche Bi-Xenon self-levelling headlights offer exceptional brightness, even in challenging conditions.

Background
Production of the second generation 997 series 911 Targa 4S began in 2009, it featured an all new engine with Direct Fuel Injection (DFI) which is mounted 10mm lower in the car, revised suspension system, new front bumper with larger air intakes, LED rear and front daylight running lights, all new Porsche Communication Management (PCM) System with touchscreen, hard drive navigation and Bluetooth.

“Behind the second-generation 997’s redesign lies one of the most significant sports cars of the moment. The 911 has always made sense for its practicality and dynamism, but now it’s even more polished, even quicker and significantly greener. It’s even better to drive. Porsche has played down the changes to the suspension, but they have completely eliminated the old car’s tendency to bob its nose up and down in response to changes in road surface and elevation. So you can lean on the front end with far more confidence now, while the 911’s trademark steering remains intact, offering stacks of feedback and instant turn-in. It’s pliant and handles brilliantly – a great mix.”
CAR Magazine 2008

Exterior
Our hand selected Porsche 911 Targa 4S looks stunning in its metallic coat of Basalt Black, a striking colour for the 997.2, especially with the red strip reflector on the rear of the wider bodyshell. The Porsche Exclusive Order 19-inch Carrera Sport lightweight alloy wheels finished in GT Silver metallic with a polished edge are the perfect contrast to the paintwork. The 911 Targa 4S has been waxed with Autoglym Ultra High Definition Wax by us, which will help protect the paintwork and repel surface contaminants. All the trim has a perfect finish, as do the front and clear rear lights, which are free from any damage or moisture buildup. The windows drop as they should when you open the door. The engine and boot struts also operate as they should. The glass Targa roof operates as it should, as does the soft-close rear hatch.

Interior
The leather seats come with the optional 2-stage heating, and just like the rest of the leather interior, are in excellent condition and provide a perfect pairing to the Basalt Black bodywork. There are numerous exclusive factory options that enhance the Targa 4S further over other examples, Galvano Silver door trim, various aluminium dashboard trim pieces including the instrument surround, red seat belts and the Sport Chrono Package Plus dashboard mounted stopwatch. There are no marks or signs of wear to any of the trim, panels or switchgear, with the leather retaining a wholly fresh appearance throughout.

Engine and Transmission
Our 911 Targa 4S is equipped with the 3.8 litre flat six DFI engine, which addressed all previous weaknesses of the 996 and 997 first generation engines. The 911 Targa 4S engine produces 385bhp and 310ft-lb of torque. The axle load distribution of approximately 40:60 ensures high directional stability and superb road behaviour. The engine starts cleanly when cold or hot, there is no smoke whatsoever either at startup or when driving. There are no unusual sounds or rattles when the engine is running. Our 911 Targa 4S is equipped with the highly desired switchable sports suspension system, which includes the dashboard switch that stiffens the suspension in an instant, increasing connection to the road. The Targa 4S is also fitted with Sport Chrono Package Plus, which adds a SPORT and SPORT PLUS button that sharpen the throttle response, decreases shift speeds, hold gears for longer and blips the throttle on downshifts whilst also adding a dashboard mounted stopwatch to add to the sporting image of the T4S.

The optional 7-speed double-clutch PDK transmission system provides instant changes, unleashing the power of the engine with minimal fuss. Because it has been specified in combination with Sport Chrono Package Plus, it unlocks additional shift speeds in both SPORT PLUS and LAUNCH CONTROL modes. These modes are only available with these options selected from the factory along with PDK. They enable the Targa 4S to respond and accelerate faster than the standard car, reducing the in-gear acceleration and the headline 0-60mph time by 0.4 seconds to just 4.5 seconds.

Wheels, Tyres and Brakes
Our 911 Targa 4S comes fitted with the optional 19-inch Carrera Sport Lightweight Alloy Wheels in GT Silver Metallic and polished edge, which are original, unmarked, free of damage and corrosion. The brake discs and pads are in good condition with minimal wear. The tyres are Pirelli P Zero high performance tyres with plenty of tread all round.

History File
Our Porsche 911 Targa 4S has a full Official Porsche Main Dealer (OPC) and Porsche Specialist Service History, last major serviced at 49,612 miles in August 2022. This included spark plugs, auxiliary drive belt change and brake fluid change. The next service is due in 18,500 miles or August 2024, whichever comes sooner. Total mileage is 49,800 miles and there are 4 previous owners from new. The 911 Targa 4S has had a full diagnostics, overrev and engine hours check carried out by us with excellent results, details are in the history file and available to view as a PDF on our website.

The 911 Targa 4S comes with 2 original Porsche keys, all tools, leather manual pack, Tracker, Alarm and Immobiliser. The car is HPI clear, has MOT until 4 September 2023 and comes complete with 6 months warranty and roadside/home assistance.

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