We are pleased to present this 1997 Porsche 993 Carrera S 6-speed finished in black over a black interior. Representing one of the most sought after 993 models on the road, the Carrera S variant was launched in 1997 featuring naturally aspirated rear wheel drive performance packaged within the iconic widened body of the 911 Turbo. This 3-owner 1997 example shows to have been well-cared for and is said to be up to date on all routine maintenance. Accompanied by a Porsche Certificate of Authenticity highlighting some noteworthy factory options, this 993 Carrera 2S is now being offered for auction in superb condition showing approximately 46k well-documented miles on the odometer.
The understated black finish on this 993 is said to be in excellent condition with some minor rock chips on the front bumper, detailed images have been provided in the photo gallery. Acclaimed for its looks, the Carrera S shares the widened fenders of the Turbo model with a unique split-grill rear decklid. Factory details include an optional rear window wiper, oval stainless-steel exhaust pipes and 18” “Turbo Twist” wheels which are currently dressed in Pirelli P-Zero tires.
Inside, the driver is situated in a black partial-leather interior with heated and power operated front seats. The cabin is stated to be all-original and in fantastic shape with all gauges and accessories remaining fully functional. Having carried an original sticker price of over $73k, this Carrera S has been equipped with the following factory options:
Marking the final iteration of the air-cooled 911, this 993 retains its original 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 number’s matching 6-speed manual transmission providing for a 0-60 time of approximately 5 seconds. Factory features include a limited slip differential and the Motor Sound Package which adds a more resonant air box and mufflers. A comprehensive collection of service records is included which details all of the routine maintenance performed throughout the years. With a full standard service carried out in 2019, this Carrera S is said to be in ideal driving condition.
The sale of this 993 will include a set of two keys, the original books and tools, service records, a car cover and Porsche Certificate of Authenticity. This highly collectible 993 Carrera S makes an excellent choice for any passionate air-cooled enthusiast.