1995 PORSCHE 911 (993) CARRERA RS

Lot Description

KEY FACTS

  • An exciting and remarkably rare modern classic sports car, which is in fantastic condition.
  • Its engine is a 296bhp 3.8-litre naturally aspirated flat-six, driving the rear wheels through a six-speed G50/31 manual transmission.
  • It was given a comprehensive service and case reseal at Porsche Center Vancouver in 2020, with a two-year warranty.
  • While initially delivered to the Netherlands (C20 code), this 993 RS has spent most of its life in Japan, and comes with lots of Japanese service history.

EQUIPMENT AND OPTIONS

  • One of just 1,104 examples of the 993 Carrera RS built, this car was specified in the desirable Polar Silver hue, and was also ordered with the more discreet rear spoiler.
  • Its flat-six engine is equipped with lightweight forged pistons, dual oil coolers, large intake valves, a VarioRam variable-length intake manifold, a modified Bosch Motronic engine management system and lightened rocker arms.
  • The RS rides on lowered suspension with Bilstein dampers and adjustable anti-roll bars, also featuring an under-bonnet strut-brace.
  • The cabin features leather-trimmed sport seats, lightweight door cards, reduced sound deadening and rear seat delete. It was also specified with electric windows, front airbags, and air-conditioning.
  • A new retro-styled Porsche Classic Communication Management (PCCM) head unit has been fitted with navigation and USB connectivity.
  • Accompanying the vehicle are its original owner’s manuals, plus numerous Japanese maintenance invoices.

Specification:

  • C20: Dutch market car
  • 197: Stronger battery
  • 371: Carrera RS/GT2 sports seat, left, manually adjustable
  • 372: Carrera RS/GT2 sports seat, right, manually adjustable
  • 562: Front airbags
  • 573: Air-conditioning
  • 651: Electric windows

CONDITION

  • No known bodywork damage.
  • Its Polar Silver Metallic paintwork was fully resprayed after being imported from Japan to rectify small rock chips in the finish, and is now in excellent condition.
  • Its black leather sport seats are in great shape, with just some light creasing to the bolsters and seat bottoms.
  • The rest of the interior trim also presents superbly, in line with its low mileage.
  • No electrical faults have been detected.

SERVICE HISTORY

  • Its most recent scheduled maintenance was in September 2020, when Porsche Center Vancouver also carried out a full engine case reseal, which comes with a two-year warranty.
  • The car comes with more than a dozen Japanese maintenance receipts, which document the mileage from around 2,400 km through to 64,000 km. They have been transcribed below as accurate as possible. The original receipts are shown in the gallery.

Dates and mileage (transcribed from handwritten Japanese records):

  • 10/02/1997 – 2,491 km
  • 09/12/1997 – Illegible
  • 07/08/1999 – 17,756 km
  • 13/10/2001 – 26,103 km
  • 09/08/2002 – 30,127 km
  • Date illegible – 36,893 km
  • 17/09/2008 – Illegible
  • 29/09/2010 – 48,245 km
  • 03/09/2012 – 49,656 km
  • 18/11/2013 – 53,712 km
  • 09/08/2014 – 55,709 km
  • 28/09/2015 – 58,635 km
  • 21/09/2016 – 61,505 km
  • 22/09/2018 – 64,099 km

SUMMARY

This Porsche 993 Carrera RS is an iconic modern classic sports car, which is one of the 10 rarest ‘Rennsport’ models ever made. Resprayed in the original factory colour of Polar Silver, this European-specification 911 now presents superbly, and benefits from an excellent maintenance history from its time in Japan. It is one of the purest street Porsches, and as such is sought after by collectors and keen drivers alike.

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Car Overview

  • 64,528 km (40,095 miles)
  • manual
  • LHD
  • Polar Silver Metallic (L92M)
  • Black leather
  • 3.6L
  • VINWP0ZZZ99ZTS390167


Lot Overview

  • Lot #04343
  • trade Sale
  • Greenwich Village, NY, USA

Seller

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