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For Sale: Denzel Washington’s 1997 Porsche 911 Turbo

You have less than two hours to decide if you’ll get this 1997 Porsche 911 Turbo from Bring A Trailer which was purchased new by award-winning actor Denzel Washington. It has a black over black finish, powered by a twin-turbocharged 3.6-liter flat-six engine matched with a six-speed manual transaxle that drives power to all four wheels, and a limited-slip rear differential.


Exterior features include a fixed rear spoiler, 18-inch Turbo Twist wheels, fog lights, and xenon headlights. It has a wider bodywork, revised bumper covers, and the fixed rear spoiler to make way for the top-mount intercoolers compared to the standard 993 coupe. With a beautiful black (L741) finished, power sunroof, integrated fog lights, xenon headlights with washers, and a stainless steel exhaust outlets.

The 18-inch Turbo Twist wheels have the Porsche crest center caps with 225/40 front and 285/30 back Michelin Pilot Sport N2 tires.


Interior and driver-assist features include power-adjustable front seats, air conditioning, Porsche CR-210 stereo connected to the Nokia Digital Sound Processing system, automatic climate control, and cruise control. The front trunk-mounted six-disc CD changer is a great blast from the past.

This is the first 991 to have the multi-link rear suspension. It also has an Automatic Brake Differential (ABD), with braking power provided by the Porsche-branded four-piston calipers finished in red on cross-drilled rotors.

Black pleated leather wrapped seats proudly carries the debossed Porsche crests on the headrests matching the black dashboard, console, and door panels. It also has stainless-steel Turbo door sill guards and aluminum shift knob, as well as parking brake lever trim.

Wrapped in beautiful black leather, the steering wheel frames the aluminum-look VDO instrumentation with chrome trim rings, and a central tachometer with a 6,600 rpm redline, an analog Quartz clock, as well as gauges for oil temperature, oil pressure, and fuel level.

The six-digit odometer only shows 18,000 mileage.

This beautiful 1997 Porsche 991 Turbo is offered by the consigner on behalf of Denzel Washington. As of writing, there’s a bid of $319,000 with the auction ending in less than two hours.