The 993 Turbo, introduced in mid-1995, retained a tight hold on the torch of the most powerful 911 variant whilst continuing the general developments and improvements to the breed as a whole. Amongst the new features, was an electronically controlled, viscous coupling, all-wheel-drive system, something Porsche had not offered on a turbocharged model since the 959 and a system that greatly improved the car's usability.
Under the engine lid, now topped with a sculpted spoiler tail with downturned edges, resided the 3.6-litre, flat-six fed by twin K16 turbos. Combined with bigger brakes, fatter tires, a wide body and a lower stance, the 993 Turbo had evolved into one of the fastest cars on the planet. With all four wheels helping to evenly distribute great handfuls of power, 0-60mph was dispatched in a staggering 3.7 seconds, 100mph whistled by in 5.7 seconds.
This is a great opportunity to acquire a car that is still considered blisteringly fast some two decades after its production ceased, yet is as docile and friendly as any 911 from the era. It's equally at home in the lanes of our tight roads on Island South or blasting down the freeway, but either way, as a super example of the last of the air-cooled Turbos, it will become increasingly sought after as the years go by.
Body: 2 Doors
Exterior: Vesuvius Metallic L40X
Driver's Side: RHD
Indicated Mileage: 71,501 KM (Odometer Stopped)
Location: Hong Kong
Registration: Hong Kong Registered
This Motor Car: This beautifully presented 1998 Turbo is likely the last Hong Kong Dealer-delivered car. First delivered to its first owner in February 1999, currently showing 5 previous owners on the registration. Presented in "Paint-To-Sample" colour combination of Vesuvius Metallic over grey interior with Interior Carbon Pack which combines leather and carbon on the door trims, steering wheel and handbrake lever.
Likely the last HK Dealer supplied 993 Turbo with an interesting specification
Presenting very well finished in Paint to Sample Vesuvius Metallic with Classic grey leather interior
Recent service include fixing all oil leaks and rubber seals
Specified with Porsche Exclusive carbon accents on dash, door-card, steering, gear lever, and handbrake
Handsome, high-performance 911 Turbo, the end of the air-cooled era and highly collectable
Classic Insider condition score: 85 points out of 100
Original. Paintwork is in good order, well-kept and bodywork is in superb condition, with flush shut lines and consistent panel gaps all around the car. Exterior trims in good condition. It is equipped with a power sliding sunroof and rear wiper. The car rides on unmarked 18-inch alloy wheels, with ‘Turbo’ centre caps and shod with 2019/2020 tires. They are accented by the correct six-piston red brake calipers. The interior presents in excellent original condition throughout. The leather upholstery has visible minor wear to the driver’s side bolster, and some minor blemishes, but is otherwise in very good order. Its cabin is accented by carbon-fibre trims that are unique to the Exclusive option, including a dashboard carbon trim strip and chrome instrument surround, door panels, steering wheel inlays, and the handbrake grip and gear knob column. The boot area is clean, with carpeted lining, tools, inflator kit, and the original carbon strut brace. Engine bay is relatively tidy and clean. Full service was performed in 2021 and the car needs nothing.
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Passed and Completed Porsche 111 Point Inspection
**Service records available upon request
BACKGROUND AND HISTORY:
In 1993, Porsche introduced what is regarded by many as the most beautiful 911 of all—the Type 993. Over the years the 911 had received numerous aerodynamic and safety-inspired add-ons, diluting the purity of the original form. The Type 993's arrival marked a return to basic principles, being recognizable a 911, but one in which all functions had been harmoniously integrated in a truly outstanding example of modern automotive styling. The 993-range offering was comprised of the familiar two- and four-wheel drive models, a Cabriolet convertible, the Turbo, but also included the new range topping 1997 993 Turbo S. All were powered by the latest, 3.6-liter version of Porsche's perennial flat-six engine.
Among the new features on the 993 Turbo was an electronically controlled viscous coupling all-wheel drive system—something Porsche had not offered on a turbocharged model since the 959—the system greatly improved the performance of the Turbo. Under the engine lid—now topped with a sculpted spoiler tail with downturned edges—resided the 3.6-liter flat six fed by twin KKK K16 turbos, each featuring integrated wastegates and two charge air intercoolers. Combined with bigger brakes, fatter tires, a wide body and stance, and specially designed "Technologie-Rad" cast alloy wheels, the 993 Turbo was one of the fastest cars on the planet.
Thanks to its status as the final air cooled 911, popularity of the 993 has steadily increased as the years go by.
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