****** Interested parties should note, this vehicle was previously recorded as Category D on Condition Alert Register but has since been inspected and removed. See paperwork below******
Air-cooled 3.6L M64 Flat-6
Replacement hood fitted November 2022
With its stereotypically gorgeous 911 curves, naturally aspirated flat-6 and praised build quality, The Porsche 993 may have only been in production for a mere five years but many recognise it as one of the best 911s created by the Stuttgart giants. The last of the Air-Cooled 911s, the 993 was, according to Porsche, a much-improved car, significantly more advanced both technically and visually than its predecessor. With only 20% of the previous generations' parts used and featuring a new light-alloy subframe, plus coil and wishbone suspension, the 993 was hailed as an agile, civilised driver that provided all the thrills you would expect from a Carrera but with everyday usability and comfort.
Finished in the exceptional Iris Blue Metallic, this 993 Cabriolet has undergone recent recommissioning including a full respray for its use in the film industry. Its seductive aesthetics have been restored to an excellent standard with the help of a small team who are frequently involved in blockbusters such as Fast & Furious and Batman. Mechanically inspected and maintained by the same team, this 993 boasts a recent advisory-free MOT and is reported to be in great running order.
With prices ascending for these loved classics, this is an exciting opportunity to own a stunning Porsche that will be sure to bewitch with its captivating appearance and enthralling driving experience.
History & Paperwork
UK registered 1st August 1994
5 previous keepers
Current ownership since 2021
Paperwork includes invoices for parts purchased for mechanical recommissioning all dated early 2023
Invoice for replacement convertible roof November 2022
Advisory free MOT carried out April 2023
Good condition with some minor wear
Splendid 90s nostalgia
Inside the 993 you’re welcomed by a sensible, mature fusion of grey leather and plush carpet, displayed in a pleasant 90s nostalgic style. Condition-wise, the interior is in good shape, with only small indications of wear present, most noticeable on the gear knob and driver's seat bolster. At the front, the luggage space is clean and free from any obvious signs of wear. There is no escaping the car's cultivated ambience once inside, from the instrument cluster to the sun visors, Porsche has executed sophisticated sports car expertly here, every switch, button and gauge is delightfully attractive and suiting.
Believed to be Iris Blue Metallic
The convertible roof was replaced in November 2022
Recently Refurbished alloys wheels
The deep, rich Iris Blue is a stunning colour on the 993 that amplifies the 911's familiar tantalising style. Benefiting from a recent respray and installation of a new convertible roof, the condition of the exterior is excellent. Sat on 18’’ Turbo alloy wheels, the 993 exhales graceful athleticism and capable luxury. It's an outstanding-looking car especially with the roof down and elite roadster mode engaged. Arguably one of the best-looking 911s produced, this 993 has aged exceedingly well, its beauty eclipsing more modern variants easily.
Air-cooled 3.6L M64 Flat-6
Last of the Air-Cooled 911s the 993’s flat-6 is powerful, enjoyable and enchanting. Its courageous roar is a sensuous experience, providing continuous pleasure for both occupants and onlookers. The mechanical health of the car is reported to be excellent, backed up by an advisory-free MOT completed in April 2023. The small team had to ensure the car was in great operational condition for its use in the film industry, inspecting, servicing and upgrading parts such as the steering rack and brake pads.
A superb classic Porsche in excellent order, this Carrera has benefited from the touch of a small team who prepares cars for the big screen. With only a short production run, the 993 is a desirable and highly commended classic 911 that will provide owners with a refined and joyous air-cooled Porsche experience. A recent respray and a new roof make this car even more attractive and should place it high on any potential buyers list.
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1994 Porsche 911 Carrera C2 Cabriolet (993)
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