Up for auction is this 1998 Porsche 993 Carrera S finished in Guards Red. Featuring the widebody of the Turbo model while offering naturally aspirated rear-wheel-drive performance, this 993 Carrera 2S remains one of the most collectible Porsche's on the road. Representing the air-cooled 911’s final year of production, this 1998 example shows just over 15k miles and is equipped with a desirable factory Aerokit, genuine Porsche Tequipment wheels, and an exclusive black interior with red leather accents. It is now being offered in excellent overall condition by its seller in California accompanied by a clean title and a Porsche Production Specification Sheet.
The traditional Guards Red finish is said to be in exemplary condition with paint protective film applied over the entire front end except for the right front fender which was recently removed for detailing (please see the photo gallery for detailed images). Noteworthy features on this example include a factory optional Aerokit Turbo II consisting of front and rear spoilers, Turbo S-style front brake duct inserts, Euro clear side markers, a Euro-spec rear bumper, and dealer installed Porsche Tequipment Sport Classic II wheels. Brand-new Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires have also been recently installed.
Inside, the cabin is appointed in black and red leather interior with Exclusive option codes 09981 and 09991. Red seatbelts have been added along with a two-tone Atiwe Ruf-style steering wheel and factory options include 8-way power-operated seats, a sunroof, and the HiFi Sound Package. The original Blaupunkt radio is said to remain fully functional along with all other gauges and accessories.
This 993 is equipped with an air-cooled 3.6 L flat-six Varioram engine that is capable of generating 282 HP. The rear wheels are driven by way of a 6-speed manual transmission allowing for a 0-60 time of approximately 5 seconds. Eibach lowering springs have been installed to provide a “Euro” ride height. This car is said to be in excellent driving condition with approximately $7k worth of recent service carried out including the following items:
This sale will be accompanied by a set of 2 keys, the original books, tools, spare tire, and air compressor, a clean California title, and a Porsche Production Specification Sheet. With some truly unique and desirable features, this low-mileage 993 C2S is not to be overlooked.