Built from 1991 to 1995 as successor to the Porsche 944 (built from 1981-1991)
and at the same time the last stage of development of the Porsche transaxle models with
dem, then still powered by an Audi engine Porsche 924 started in 1975
The design of the front of the vehicle was also included in the design two years later
Porsche 993 picked up.
The engine is based, as in the 944, on a 4-cylinder derivative of the Porsche
own V8 from the Porsche 928 and is in the 968 with almost 3 liters one of the
most powerful 4 cylinders ever used in passenger cars.
Not even 12,000 of the 968s were built before it went through the on the
911 based Porsche Boxter was replaced as a new entry-level model.