Drivetribe commented, “Out back was an all-new air-cooled 3.6-litre flat-six that revved to a little shy of 7,000rpm, generating 244bhp and 310Nm of torque. Performance was comparable to the outgoing 930 Turbo, while tractability and were refinement were in a different league. An extensive overhaul of the already highly evolved 930 powerplant managed to significantly reduce the infamous turbo lag while increasing both power and refinement. The 964 Turbo’s 315bhp would whisk it to 62mph in 5.0-seconds dead and on to a top speed of 167mph. Everything is instantly recognisable as a 911 in the truest sense, and yet the controls are light, the engine refined, the sense of steadily increasing speed offset by an unprecedented level of quiet, luxury and comfort, aided and abetted by a full leather interior, plush carpets and various unexpected electronic ancillaries. Power steering yes, but also ABS, air con and even airbags”. “On the move again, confidence building, the narrowness of the 964, even in Turbo trim, makes it exceptionally easy to place on the road, its steering and chassis endlessly communicative without being intrusive. Accelerating hard through second, third and fourth, the power delivery is remarkably linear considering this engine’s infamous ancestry, and the sense of speed, the thrill and fear of it, a world removed from today’s heavily cosseted performance cars.
Back off the throttle mid-corner and the weight transfer is immediately evident, but keep it balanced, turbo spooled, and both traction and acceleration on exit is incredible. It’s easy to see how the addiction starts, the twin challenges of rear engine and turbocharging demanding a deft touch and a healthy degree of commitment that, tricky as it is to get right, could not be more compelling when you finally do.”
Supplied by AFN Ltd, Porsche in February 1993, this example boasts 20 service stamps, and has its original handbooks and spare keys. Our 964 Turbo has recently been the subject of a complete mechanical reconditioning programme costing in excess of £25,000, to provide the next owner with complete mechanical peace of mind. Available to view now at our London showroom.
GUARDS RED WITH LINEN LEATHER INTERIOR, PIPED RED
SPECIFICATION INCLUDES: – 5-SPEED G50 GEARBOX, LEATHER SPORTS SEATS WITH ELECTRIC HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT, ELECTRIC WINDOWS, ELECTRIC MIRROR ADJUSTMENT, CENTRAL LOCKING, 40% LOCKING REAR DIFFERENTIAL, TOP TINTED WINDSCREEN, ELECTRIC SUN ROOF, POWER STEERING. 3 SPOKE LEATHER SPORTS STEERING WHEEL.