PORSCHE 911 (1996)

Sports RS 993 LHD

Key car facts

  • Sports
  • Manual
  • Yellow
  • 34500
  • Petrol
  • 1996
  • One owner from new
  • Zero Rated

A rapidly appreciating classic, the 993 Carrera RS is a lightweight variant of the standard 993 shaving some 100kg off the kerb weight. It features a naturally aspirated 3.8 liter engine with 300 hp. On the outside it is easily distinguishable by a special non-retractable rear wing, small front flaps and 3-piece 18-inch aluminum wheels. Inside the rear seats were removed, and special racing seats and spartan door cards were installed. Sound proofing was also reduced to a minimum. The suspension is also lower by 30mm front and 40mm rear and stiffer than the standard car.​

This particular car started life in France and was brought to the UK in 1999. It is finished in Speed Yellow with a black leather interior and fitted with the following Options:

Fixed back bucket seats
Driver harness fixing points
Porsche Cup steering wheel
Manual window winders
No A/C
'Big spoiler' pack from the RS Clubsport.

The service history is as follows:​

18/08/1996 – first delivery Porsche Velizy, France
12/1999 - Imported to UK
09/2001 – 26,881km - JAZ Porsche
10/2002 – 31,000km – JAZ Porsche
06/2004 – 33,772km – JAZ Porsche
04/2009 – 48,126km – JAZ Porsche
06/2010 – 49,636km – JAZ Porsche
10/2013 – 53,190km – JAZ Porsche
09/2015 – 54,774km – JAZ Porsche
02/2018 – 55,097km – Autostore Europe Ltd
10/2020 – 55,154km – Porsche Service Cambridge

Invoices for the above are present as well as others for general maintenance such as tyres/brakes etc. It has had 1 UK owner from December 1999 until December 2017 and then the current owner purchased it (2 UK owners in total since 1999) It has covered 55k KM (34k miles)​

This particular vehicle was delivered new on the 18th August 1996 via Porsche Velizy in France and is one of only 1,014 factory-built RS 3.8s. Around 1997, at only a year or so old, the car was re-shelled with a genuine (numbers-correct) Porsche AG-supplied 993 RS shell (given the special nature and expense of these homologation road cars, a re-shell might have been a necessity even if something heavy fell on the roof or bonnet). Given the newness, prestige and high value of the car in 1997, the re-shell would have been done via a Porsche-approved accredited body shop (most probably its supplying French Porsche dealership - but due to GDRP issues we are not able to confirm this). A UK Porsche specialist has checked the body number stamped in new shell (under the rear shelf) and they have confirmed that it is a correct Porsche AG factory-supplied 993 RS shell from 1997 - the body number stamped is 0470002 - original shells start with a '1' rather than '0' which denotes a factory-supplied shell after production, the 4 denotes an RS shell and the 7 is for 1997 production of the shell. The car retained its original engine/gearbox and is still in standard factory specification. In 2015 the car was treated to a £15k paint refresh and full cosmetic detailing by Fast Lane of St Albans (Porsche-approved body shop) due to minor stone chips - a full photographic diary of this accompanies the car's history (over 100 photos of before, during and after)

​To arrange an appointment to view this car, please call the Showroom: 01223 755 911 or Mobile: 07738 997 911. Viewing By Appointment Only​


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