We are pleased to present this 1997 Porsche 993 Carrera S finished in black over a black leather interior. Representing one of the most rare and collectible 993 models on the road, the rear-wheel drive Carrera S variant was launched in 1997 featuring the iconic widened bodywork of the 911 Turbo. Reported to be one of only 759 U.S. market examples produced for 1997, this Carrera 2S is now being offered for auction in exceptional condition while displaying only 23k miles on the odometer.
The black finish on this 993 is said to be in excellent condition with only some minor rock chips. The seller indicates that the hood has been refinished for cosmetic purposes, although the rest of the paint is noted to be original (detailed images and paint meter readings have been provided in the photo gallery). The 993 Carrera S shares the widened fenders of the Turbo model along with a unique split-grille rear decklid. Highly desirable 18” factory hollow-spoke Technology wheels are equipped which are currently dressed in Pirelli P-Zero tires from 2012.
Inside, this 993 highlights a black leather interior with an 8-way power operated driver’s seat. The cabin is stated in fantastic shape with all gauges and accessories remaining fully functional.
Marking the final iteration of the air-cooled 911, this 993 is equipped with a naturally aspirated 3.6 L flat-six engine which is rated at 282 HP and 250 lb.-ft of torque. The rear wheels are driven by way of a 6-speed manual transmission providing for a 0-60 time of approximately 5 seconds. The factory optional Motor Sound Package has been equipped which adds a more resonant air box and louder mufflers. This 993 is said to have undergone all routine service and remain in excellent driving order.
The sale of this 993 will include a set of two keys, the original books and tools, and a Porsche Certificate of Authenticity. This highly collectible 993 Carrera 2S makes an excellent choice for any passionate air-cooled enthusiast, do let this increasingly rare opportunity pass you by.