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Porsche 993 Carrera 4S

Porsche 993 Carrera 4S

Coupé, 1997

Highlights

  • X51 Power Kit
  • Rare interior!
  • Delivered new in Germany!

1997 Porsche 993 Carrera 4S X51 for sale!

Delivered new in Germany, in France since 2002 in the hands of the second and last owner.

Extensive recent servicing with double ignition, discs, brake pads, seals, shock absorbers, tires…

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The vehicle in detail

Option codes :

– X26: leather airbag
– X51: 3.8L – 300 hp engine kit
– X54: oval stainless steel silencer
– X70: stainless steel door sills
– X71 : aluminum dials
– 139 : heated seat G
– 340 : heated seat D
– 454 : blaupunkt car radio
– 567 : green windscreen
– 601: litronic headlights
– 602: third brake light
– 650 : sunroof
– 939 : rear leather seats
– 982 : soft leather

The first production Porsche with all-wheel drive appeared in 1989 with the 964 generation. However, these cars were often criticized for a relative lack of sportiness. In 1994, Porsche launched the 993 generation, and the 4-wheel drive version was presented at the Paris Motor Show. The 993 Carrera 4 offered the same technical and aesthetic features as the normal Carrera, and inaugurated a completely new all-wheel drive system, 50% lighter than that fitted to the 964 generation.

At the end of 1995, Porsche introduced the Carrera 4S, which, with its well-thought-out Turbo Look, made the car even sexier than a normal 993, thanks in particular to its wider, more curved rear wings.

The 4S features much of the look of the Turbo, with a front spoiler and sportier rocker panels. The car’s ride height is lower than that of a normal 993 (-10 at the front and -20 at the rear), and the Turbo’s 18″ wheels are used. The 4S takes over the Turbo’s chassis, as well as the big brakes with red 4-piston calipers in 322 and 299 mm.

The 4S is also better equipped than a standard 993, as it comes standard with Full Leather (full leather at Porsche includes the dashboard).

Mechanically speaking, no improvements have been made. The engine remains the 3.6 Varioram developing 285 hp (except for the optional 300hp X51 version) on the 4S. The 272 hp was never offered on the 4S.

Around 30 kilos heavier than a standard 993, the 4S is a little less powerful and a little more clumsy. The difference remains minimal, however, unless you push the car to its limits. Nevertheless, in our eyes, it remains one of the most beautiful 993s ever produced.

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Specifications

Year of construction: 1997
Initial registration date: July 1997
Model: 993 Carrera 4S
Body: Coupé
Series: 993
Mileage: 81500 km
Power: 300 HP
Cylinder capacity: 3,8 Liter
Steering: left
Transmission: Manual
Drive: Four-wheel drive
Fuel: Gasoline
Interior color: Green
Interior material: Leather
Exterior color: Black
New / used: Used car
Ready to drive: yes
Country of first delivery: Germany
Number of vehicle owners: 2
Car location: FRFrance

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