1992 Porsche 911 Carrera Cup

The ad below does a good job of explaining the intention behind the Carrera Cup model so I’ll get right to the present example. Purchased as a collector, this pristine Carrera Cup has spent its life in California and at no point has it visited a track. I don’t want to say it’s flawless because few cars are, but this is probably as close as we’ll get. This leaves me torn. Opportunities for coming across a 20 year old track car that is in nearly new condition are obviously quite rare, especially when only 45 of such cars were built in the first place. Yet, these were cars specifically built to be raced. As such, this car has never had a chance to fulfill its single-minded purpose in life. So here we are: a beautiful and rare 964 that is both lighter and more powerful than the Carrera 2 on which it was based. It needs a home (and maybe just one track day).

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Year: 1992
Model: 911 Carrera Cup
Engine: 3.6 liter flat-6
Transmission: 5-speed manual
Mileage: 773 mi
Price: Call for price

CLICK FOR DETAILS: 1992 Porsche 911 Carrera Cup at Canepa Design

VIN: WP0AB2967NS420576

Only 773 miles
One of 45 produced
In 1992, Porsche introduced two Carrera lightweight cars for the US market. One was the RS America, a performance oriented lower cost alternative to the regular Carrera 2, that was 76 pounds lighter than the base Carrera 2. 701 of these cars were sold in North America from 1992-1994. The second car was bit more special.

A total of 45 Carrera Cup USA editions were imported into the United States in 1992 exclusively to complete in a national race series. That series never materialized and Porsche decided to sell these 45 cars directly to consumers. Certainly not a low cost alternative, the Carrera Cup cars commanded a 20% premium over the base Carrera 2 Coupe, coming in at $78,340.

By the time the decision had been made to sell the Cup cars to the public, Andial had already transformed 25 of the cars into full race-spec. Although they had never been driven, the cars had to be “reconverted” back to street form by Andial and Porsche NA. This is one of the 25 “reconverted” Andial race cars. The only remaining elements of the conversion are 2 tubes left from the roll cage on each side of the engine compartment; remnants of the roll cage weld pads inside the car; and stiffer steering coupler links. The car received a special dash plaque with its VIN and separate Andial race-spec sub-serial number. This car is number three of the 25.

This is a Porsche that was slated to be a racecar from the outset. At 2760 lbs, the Carrera Cup USA is 271 lbs lighter that the standard Carrera 2. The engine is rated at 280hp, a 34 hp increase. The wheels on the car are the racing magnesium editions that save 23.3 lbs over the aluminum wheels. The suspension is firmer and 2″ lower than the Carrera 2. In fact, no system on the car was overlooked to produce as much performance as the 964 chassis could deliver.

Sold new through Newport Auto Center in California, this Carrera Cup USA has been a California car ever since. Kept as a collector car since day one it has only accumulated 773 miles since its purchase, and has been kept in immaculate cosmetic and mechanical condition.

Major differences from the standard Carrera 2:

Engine:
Increased horsepower and torque
Race type engine mounts

Drivetrain:
Varialble ratio limited slip differential
Sport Flywheel
Short shifter
Steel synchronizer rings in transmission

Body/Equipment:
Manual mirrors left and right
Various reinforcement chassis welds
Package shelf (no rear seats)
Hood is made of aluminum with no gas struts
Body cavity wax, undercoating and sound deadening components have been eliminated
No air conditioner
RS America-type door panels with pull strap for door opener
36 ampere hour battery
Master electrical cutoff in trunk
Partial electric seats
No sunroof
Racing electrical charging system

Suspension and Brakes:
Suspension has stiffer Carrera RS springs and shocks
Braking system has different calibrations
Manual steering
Adjustable stabilizer bars

Spares:

1 Roundel
1 Carpet covered package tray
1 Under tray 964-119-029-04
1 Engine cover 964-119-014-03
1 Engine cover 964-119-015-03
1 Engine cover 964-119-012-03
1 Engine cover 964-119-013-03
1 Floor mat set 000-044-801-41-5FV
1 Door sill trim 964-559-293-01-01C
1 Cover strip 964-559-295-01-01C
6 Plastic Grommets 999 702 160 40
1 Screw 900-143-149-07
6 Clip 999-591-916-40
1 license plate bracket.

Contact Canepa Design on (831) 430-9940

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We’ve seen a Carrera Cup listed anywhere from $75,000 to $160,000 so pegging the likely cost of this one is a little difficult. Given the condition of this car we can expect it to be at the higher end of that scale, possibly even exceeding it. At this point, this car will remain forever a collector; a museum piece witnessing to a racing series that never was and the closest thing to a 964 RS ever sold in the US. In a way that’s sad, but I suppose having every one of these raced until they died would be sad too.

-Rob

1993 Porsche 911 RS America

Back in the days before Porsche fully realized they could charge their prospective customers more for offering a pared down, track ready version of their cars, they cooked up a version of the 964 for the U.S. market to appease the lack of U.S. bound RS models. While the RS America lacked some of the cool racing bred details of the European market 964 Carrera RS, Porsche at least offered it to the market at the lowest price point of the market range. Since you had to option in most of the comfort features that buyers want in these cars, a fair amount of prospective buyers passed on the RS America went instead to its more portly and well appointed brethren. Still, as the lightest of the 911s out of the box, these became a favorite amongst Porsche Club racers and weekend auto crossers, who typically modified them to the nines. That’s why it’s so rare to find an unmolested example such as today’s Guards Red 1993 :

Year: 1993
Model: 911 RS America
Engine: 3.6 liter flat-6
Transmission: 5-speed manual
Mileage: 67,000 mi
Price: $79,000 Buy It Now

CLICK FOR DETAILS: 1993 Porsche 911 RS America on eBay

Guards Red on Black, 5-speed, #438/701, AC, Sunroof, Limited Slip, complete service and maintenance history, 67k miles, collector condition. It is very rare to find one of these cars that is still completely stock/as delivered from manufacturer. The body and paint on this car is in near perfect condition, it has almost no flaws. All the paint is 100% original with exception of the front bumper cover and has never been damaged. All the factory RS America badges and decals are still on the car.

The interior is also pristine and 100% original and correct with the exception of the new Infinity Speakers. No bolster wear and no smoking. Mechanically it is 100% stock and original. The only modification is the installation of H&R Euro ROW ride height springs, which came stock on all of these cars delivered outside of the U.S. Everything in and on the car works perfectly as it should, even the A/C blows cold, which is uncommon on older Porsches. All original owners manuals, booklets, original keys, tool kit, and RS America supplements.

This is a very good collector Porsche. Just over 700 ever made, many of which were turned into track cars.

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For a while in the late 90s, these cars could be had on the cheap. I new a man who went through a string of them, and they always were $25,000 – $35,000 cars. Like the E30 M3, those days appear to be long gone and the RS America – despite its bargain roots – now commands the strongest money this side of a Turbo in the 964 lineup. This holds especially true for pristine examples like this one. Perhaps the market has finally corrected Porsche’s original pricing error in a very German touch.

Finding a stock example such as this really is a treat. As the seller notes, most have been modified for track use and few seem to be in original specification, never mind pristine condition. Unmodified except for Euro-market springs, this is a re-optioned car with A/C and sunroof, both desirable options for the owner long-term, though they soften the hard-edged true nature of the RS. That leads me to my main complaint of the RS America – like most Porsches in the 1990s, it just never really felt special enough compared to what I knew was available across the pond. Though I admit Midnight Blue is my favorite on these cars, this Guards Red example looks so excellent it might be enough to change my mind. The spoiler, stance and wheels give the RS America the look that suits the car well, but I’m still left scratching my head, wondering if the RS America is really an $80,000 car today.

-Carter

1991 Porsche 911 Turbo

The 964 iteration of the Porsche 911 fell into a bit of a no-man’s land in terms of collectability for a while but is now gaining a little more of the respect it deserves. This iteration of this venerable sports car had a short run. The first model introduced was the Carrera 4 in 1989, which introduced the notion of an all-wheel drive Carrera to the mainstream. The model range was succeeded a few short years later in 1995 by the much loved 993, the final air-cooled 911. In that short span, there was a good deal of variety in terms of model variants, however. One of the most fearsome was, as usual, the Turbo.

This would be the last rear-wheel drive Turbo that Porsche would unleash. As such, it has started to become a bit of a legend. Introduced in 1990, the 964 Turbo used the same 3.3 liter engine as in the previous Turbos, but was upgraded slightly for better performance, capable of 320 bhp and 332 lb-ft torque. It would not be until 1993 that Porsche would unveil a Turbo based on the new 3.6 liter engine that debuted with the Carrera and Carrera S. The 3.3 Turbo was more common than the 3.6, with 3,660 being built versus 1,500. This 1991 Turbo on offer in California has just shy of 40,000 miles on the clock and comes with a few tasteful performance upgrades.

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Year: 1991
Model: 911 Turbo
Engine: 3.3 liter turbocharged flat-6
Transmission: 5-speed manual
Mileage: 39,990 mi
Price: $100,000 Buy It Now

CLICK FOR DETAILS: 1991 Porsche 911 Turbo on eBay

Very rare 1991 965 Turbo with know history from new only 39,990 miles from new meticulously maintained, non-smoker, with no paint work or accidents ever as new and with [EXCELLENT TO LIKE NEW CONDITION WITH PERFECT INTERIOR] originally sold out of Calrsbad San Diego Porsche dealership to a Physician California for $100K USD. I have all books, keys, contracts invoice sale books with dealer stamps and service records from new. This 965 Turbo also as very rare factory order sport seats.

Lots of $$$$ spent and with reiceipts lightweight flywheel and clutch package, with over 430BHP and B&B triflow exhaust system with heaterboxes and high flow cats, limited slip differential, The suspension is Bilstein PSS9 fully adjustable coil over suspension, has been lowered and adjusted, thus handles as if on rails.

This is an very clean and exceptional example of the last real rear wheel drive Turbos, less then 700 copies. Recent SMOG and PASS with extremely low emissions. Absolutly no dissappointment. E-mail for more info or addional pictures. Won’t find a nice example in this condition with this history. All books, maintenance records, original tools, spare, jack, keys and totaling over $30K in upgrades. Serious inquiries only please. Thank you.

Engine:
3.3 liter
K-29S-11-11 Turbocharger originally used on 962 Porsche single turbo race cars will flow over 600 HP
1 bar boost spring
HPV Electromotive’s Direct ignition system {DIS}
Lightened flywheel with cluctch package
B&B Try-flow Headers/ with heat exchangers
European fuel system/K&N filter

Suspension:
Limited slip differential
Billstein PSS9 fully adjustable with coil over suspension

RH Germany 3.6 turbo three-piece wheels (18×8.5″ & 18×11″) Brand new Dunlop 225/40/ZR18 front 265/35/ZR18 rear

Additional factory parts included, with under 17K miles when removed

Factory fuel system

K27 Turbo

Complete distributor system

Some addional exhaust system included

Paint- 9.5
Interior- 9.5
Mechanics- 9.5

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As usual, Porsche 911 Turbos do not come cheap, no matter the year. But the asking price of $100,000 left me scratching my head. A 911 Turbo of this vintage with anywhere between 20,000 to 40,000 miles should run you between $50,000 and $70,000 at the most. Sure, this Turbo has been breathed on a bit to put performance up there with the best of them and the mileage is quite reasonable, but the seller has an uphill battle in reaching for six figures.

-Paul

1994 Porsche 911 Speedster – REVISIT

The 911 Speedster is one of those fleeting models in the Porsche lineup, appearing from time to time in limited numbers. Only 936 of the 964 Speedsters were produced, with the majority coming to the US. We featured this particular Speedster for sale on Long Island last September. It was last listed for sale at $89,900 and since then has traveled a little over 200 more miles.

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Year: 1994
Model: 911 Speedster
Engine: 3.6 liter flat six
Transmission: 5-speed manual
Mileage: 23,885 miles
Price: $109,000 Buy It Now

CLICK FOR DETAILS: 1994 Porsche 911 Speedster on eBay

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Unique and extremely rare Porsche Speedster in Concours condition and a must have to complete any collection. With only 23,602 miles from new, this Porsche is one of only 427 shipped to the United States. Immediately recognizable and a real head turner with the iconic bathtub styling. The Factory sport seats were replaced with a more comfortable RS seat as well as the ugraded radio and speakers.This is the final edition of the drop head air cooled 964 models and a must have.The 964 edition is significantly more performance oriented with a larger 3.6 liter Engine (247hp) Larger Wheels and Tires, Better Brakes (ABS) and a higher top speed of 162 mph. This car is equipped with a 5 Speed Manual Transmission, Color Coded 17″ wheels, AM/FM CD Player, Black soft top (in near perfect condition), Automatic Rear Spoiler, Driver Airbag, Power Windows and Locks, Cockpit Tonneau Cover and Complete Books and Keys. The Dunlop tires are brand new. It has a clean Carfax with no accident history.

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Of all the 911 Speedsters, I like the 964 the best, especially in comparison to the recent 997 series model. The tonneau cover on the 2011 model seemed a bit too elevated, giving it a hump backed look. With any rare Porsche, 964 Speedsters are not cheap. Current auctions and sales seem to have these cars pegged around the $75,000 to $100,000, with a few breaking into six figure territory if they have special provenance or options. Back in 2009, Jerry Seinfeld’s specially optioned 964 Speedster sold at the Barrett Jackson auction for a shade over $101,200 including the buyer’s premium.

The last time we featured this car for sale, it had been on the market for some time. Personally, I feel the seats and aftermarket radio detract a bit from the purity of this car, which leads me to believe getting top dollar for this one may be a bit difficult.

-Paul

1993 Porsche 911 RS America

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In these days of streets crowded with Porsche SUVs and “sedans,” it’s crazy to think that 20 years ago Porsche was barely selling 4,000 cars in the US. With the four-doors doing all the breadwinning, Porsche gets to make it rain with seemingly endless variations of the 911. In 1992-3, however, they were just trying to figure out how to stay afloat. A large part of the magic surrounding Porsche as an auto manufacturer is their ability to stick to what they do best regardless of how much naysaying surrounds them.

The 1993 911 RS America is a perfect example of this. In the face of impending doom, they released a stripped 911 ready to race. And unlike modern-day special editions, this one actually cost $10,000 less than a standard Carrera! Only 300 were made and, though rare, many were properly used on the track. Today’s example appears to be one that has spent most of its miles on circuits, the seller specifying that it “can be registered for street use” and its possession of aftermarket wheels and a huge double-tiered wing. History of use aside, this RS gets major bonus points for being the FIRST ONE EVER PRODUCED. That’s right: serial number 001.

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Year: 1993
Model: 911 RS America
Engine: 3.8l flat-6, 300 rwhp
Transmission: 5-speed manual
Mileage: 30,600
Price: $135,000

Click for details: 1993 Porsche 911 RS America #001 for sale on eBay

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1993 Porsche RS America – #001

Production date 2/12/1992

First RS America ever produced – Serial #001

#WP0AB2968PS418001

Currently about 30,600 miles

Car can be legally registered for street use. Many original parts except seats, including suspension, fuel tank, and original wing. Fresh 3.8 and has near 300hp rear wheel horsepower. Dyno sheet is available. Car is great. Two noted exceptions – front right wheel arch has small ding and rear bumper probably needs replacing due to exhaust leak which damaged part of the bumper cover.

Grand Prix White
All black interior
Limited Slip only (no sunroof or A/C)

Very nice original Factory paint

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The owner’s modification and track use of such a historical car is brazen and – I think – awesome. They were made to race and he bought it to race, so hats off to that. I’m sure there are many Porschephiles out there pulling their hair out though, imagining what this car could go for with no track miles or modifications. Well, this owner makes the way of the honey badger and does not care one bit. He’s still looking to get $135k for it, no small change for a 20 year-old stripper. Car, I mean. I’m sure the right collector could put it back together factory-new and drool over “001” all day, but it seems like a more appropriate use would be to go flog the hell out of it in front of admiring eyes at your next local Porsche track day.

-NR

1993 Porsche 911 RS America

The Porsche 911 RS America is quite popular with enthusiasts, especially those of the P-car set. A lightweight special sold in low numbers, these are revered by club racers and collectors alike. When new, it was less expensive than the more amply equipped C2, but now these 911s are on the radar of driving enthusiasts. As a result, they have eclipsed other non-Turbo 964s in value. This 911 RS America for sale in San Francisco is about as basic as a 911 of this vintage could get, with no A/C, radio, sunroof or limited slip differential.

Year: 1993
Model: 911 RS America
Engine: 3.6 liter flat six
Transmission: 5-speed manual
Mileage: 113,000
Price: Reserve auction

1993 Porsche 911 RS America on eBay

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1993 Porsche 911 RS America RSA 964 “Full Delete Package” LIGHTEST VERSION

In late 1989, the 911 underwent a major evolution with the introduction of the Type 964. With many innovative technologies from the 959 model, this would be a very important car for Porsche, since the world economy was undergoing recession and the company could not rely on its image alone. It was launched as the Carrera 4, the “4” indicating four-wheel-drive, a decision that surprised many but demonstrated the company’s commitment to engineering by reminding buyers that race and rally engineering (of the 959) does affect road cars. Drag coefficient was down to 0.32. A rear spoiler deployed at high speed, preserving the purity of line when the vehicle was at rest. The chassis was redesigned overall. Coil springs, ABS brakes and power steering made their debut. The engine was increased in size to 3600 cc and developed 250 PS (184 kW). The car was more refined, but thought by some journalists to have lost some purity of the 911’s concept. The rear-wheel-drive version, the Carrera 2, arrived a year later.

The 964 incarnation of the 911 Turbo returned in 1990 after an absence from the price lists. At first it used a refined version of the 3.3 L engine of the previous Turbo, but two years later a turbo engine based on the 3.6 L engine of the other 964 models was introduced.

In 1990, Porsche introduced the ahead-of-its-time Tiptronic automatic transmission in the 964 Carrera 2, featuring adaptive electronic management and full manual control. The 964 was one of the first cars in the world offered with dual airbags standard (from 1991), the first being the Porsche 944 Turbo (from 1987).

In 1992, Porsche re-introduced a limited-edition RS model, inspired by the 1973 Carrera RS and emissions-legal in Europe only. In 1993, appeals from American customers resulted in Porsche developing the RS America of which 701 were built. In 1994, the RS America returned with rear seats. Only 84 RSA’s were made in 1994. However, while European RS was a homologation special, RS America was an option delete variant of the regular model. The RS 3.8 of 1993 had Turbo-style bodywork, a larger fixed whale tail in place of the movable rear spoiler, and a 300 PS (221 kW) 3746 cc engine.

Since the RS/RS America was intended as a no-frills, higher performance version of the 964, there were only four factory options available: a limited-slip differential, AM/FM cassette stereo, air conditioning, and a sunroof. The interior was more basic than a standard 911 as well; for example the interior door panels lacked the armrests and door pockets and had a simple pull strap for the opening mechanism. Although the RS America was about $10,000 cheaper than a fully equipped C2 at the time of their production, these models now command a premium price on the used market over a standard 964 (RS Europe was about $20,000 more expensive than a C2).

http://www.rsamerica.net/whatis.htm

What is an RS America?

The RS America is a lightened, limited edition, performance version of the venerable Porsche® 911 Carrera® made for the 1993 model year which according to Porsche® both “commemorates the 20th Anniversary of”, and “captures the spirit of” the original 1973 Carrera® RS

The original 1973 Carrera® RS was available in Europe but unfortunately not in the USA. Porsche® decided to build the 1993 Carrera® RS both to European spec and a limited number in compliance with US regulations. These US spec cars were assigned the name “RS America”.

The intent was to create a basic lightweight, no frills 911 with minimal luxury options. Fitting the RS America with the M030 sport suspension package, which included the use of much of the running gear from the 911 C2 Turbo, led to higher performance limits. The Turbo’s progressively wound coil springs, larger diameter front stabilizer bar, and upgraded shock absorbers were standard equipment for the RS America, as were 17” diameter C2 Turbo wheels. The RSA rims were 7” wide on the front and 8” wide on the rear (as opposed to the 7” wide front and 9” wide rear wheels of the C2 Turbo).

ABOUT THIS RS AMERICA:

VIN: WP0AB2969PS418122
Mileage: 113,000
comes with CLEAN CA Title
Stock 3.6 Liter twin plugged motor
Stock G50 5 speed transmission
Rare ZERO optioned or full delete package (lightest version)
PSS9 Bilstein coilovers
RS drop links
Brey Krause carbon fiber strut brace
8′ & 9″ Cup 1 wheels ( stock RSA’s come with 7 & 8″‘s )
Lowered & aligned to Euro RS/Cup specs
Corner balanced
Primary & CAT bypass (stock CAT included for CA smog)

Of the 701 RS America cars made between 1993 & 1994, fewer than 5% were made with ” FULL DELETE ” option ( no sunroof, AC, radio & LSD ) which translates to roughly 35 cars however an aftermarket radio was added in the early 90’s. Car has been in CA its entire life being sold by Stead Motors in Walnut Creek as indicated by the Original Window Sticker which is included in the sale. I bought this car from the 4th owner who has cared for it the last 10 years with major service completed last year for $3K ( all fuids, valve adjustment, cam timing, timing case re seal ). Upgrades done to the car in the last 60 days are:

new Hankook Ventus RS-3’s ( 225/45 & 255/40 ZR 17’s )
newly painted CUP 1 wheels & center caps
carbon fiber heater bypass ( stock part included )
clear front indicators with amber bulbs
front brake ducts for aesthetics only
full polish, wax & seal
detailed motor & wheel wells
new front lower valance mesh grille

The Guards Red paint has been well maintained & looks extremely good for being 20 years old however minor chips on the front bumper, touched up driver door scratch & windshield chip are mostly the flaws. Included in the sale are all books & records, custom indoor cover & battery tender.

The last RS America we featured sold rather quickly right after we had posted it with a $69,900 Buy It Now price. That car had just over 10,000 miles more on the clock, which is a lot less than this car. Considering that, I’d suspect the reserve would be somewhere in the $35,000 to $45,000 range.

-Paul

1993 Porsche 911 RS America

In this day and age of cars with ever increasing curb weight – even sports cars – it’s nice to look back in the not too distant past and gaze upon what once was. While the original Porsche Carrera RS of the 1970s was never officially sold in the US, motorists stateside were given a treat in 1993 by way of the RS America. Fred Schwab, President and CEO of Porsche Cars North America put it rather succincntly:

“If you like to autocross, this is your car. If you are a time-trialer, you need this car. If driving is for fun, this is your car – the car that the Porsche Club of America built.”

When the RS America went on sale, it was the cheapest 911 available and sold for $10,000 less than a fully equipped C2. Due to their limited numbers, it’s not surprising that these lightweight specials are valued higher than the cooking variety 911s from the same period. This RS America for sale in New York has slightly less than 25,000 miles on the clock and is a nice piece for someone seeking the pure 911 experience. Nothing more, nothing less.

Year: 1993
Model: 911 RS America
Engine: 3.6 liter flat six
Transmission: 5-speed manual
Mileage: 24,531
Price: $69,900 Buy It Now

1993 Porsche 911 RS America on eBay

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This is a 1993 Porsche Carrera RS America in Black with Black Interior. Only 602 of these units were produced (Worldwide). This car represents the 20th anniversary of the 911 going back to 1973. It has every option available at the time and Porsche of Roslyn just performed a full service on the car.

The high end of the range for RS Americas is around $50,000 to $70,000, so we’re right at the top when it comes to values, which isn’t surprising given this is a dealer offering. As usual, I would prefer a car that was a bit more used and not a garage queen, but it’s nice to know there’s a few of these rare 964s lurking about out there, waiting for a new generation of motorists to experience the original, air-cooled formula at its peak.

-Paul

1994 Porsche 911 Speedster

In all the years that the Porsche 911 has been with us, we’ve only seen the Speedster appear three times, in 1989, 1994 and 2012. There were also two 993 based Speedsters produced by the factory, one for Ferdinand Porsche and the other for noted Porsche collector Jerry Seinfeld. Of all the 911 Speedsters, the 964 based one is my favorite. The smooth, integrated bumpers mesh well with the trademark tonneau cover. Most of the Speedsters you come across these days have low mileage and have been stashed away by collectors, and this one for sale in Florida is no different.

1994 Porsche 911 Speedster on eBay

This unique and extremely rare Porsche Speedster is in concours condition and a must have to complete your ultimate Porsche collection. With only 23,602 miles, this Porsche is one of only 427 shipped to the USA! Immediately recognizable and a real head turner is the iconic bathtub styling. This is the final edition of the drop top, air cooled 964 Speedster and a must have. The 1994 edition is significantly more performance oriented with a larger 3.6 liter engine (247 hp), larger wheels and tires, better brakes (ABS) and a faster top speed (162 mph).

This car is equipped with a 5-speed G50 gearbox, color coded 17” wheels, AM/FM/CD player, black soft top (in near perfect condition), automatic rear spoiler, driver airbag, power windows and locks, cockpit tonneau cover and complete books/keys. The Dunlop tires are brand new. It has a clean Carfax with no accident history. Don’t miss this opportunity to own a rare collectors Speedster in immaculate condition.

It seems that $80,000 to $100,000 is the sweet spot for mint, low mileage 964 Speedsters right now. The overdose of white might not be to everyone’s liking, but I’m a fan. While it doesn’t have the more aggressively bolstered seats with color keyed seatbacks, the cloth seats are a nice touch that you don’t see too often. Even though their price doesn’t reflect it, the 964 Speedster holds a special place in my heart, as they personify simple motoring pleasure.

-Paul

1994 Porsche 911 C4 Widebody

The Porsche 964 was a 911 that wore many hats. Available in the usual Turbo and non-Turbo guise, this was the 911 that introduced all-wheel drive to the equation in normally aspirated models. In 1994, a Speedster version arrived on the scene and along with the race ready RS variant, a US market RS America, based on the Carrera 2, was offered. Along with the multitude of different models, one could request the widebody option, which gave owners the look of the Turbo without the added cost, or horsepower, for that matter. This C4 for sale in Florda is the recipient of an extensive rebuild in Germany and is a sharp example of one of those rare widebody non-Turbos.

1994 Porsche 911 C4 Widebody on eBay

You are looking at an extremely rare 1994 Porsche Carrera 4 wide body. There were only 254 964 Carrera 4’s made for the US market, and this one is simply stunning. It is original polar silver color exterior, and was completely restored from the ground up. The interior is wrapped in alcantara with red stitching. The engine and transmission were rebuilt during the restoration. This car is absolutely gorgeous. The vehicle was restored in Germany, and has been fully documented and completely TUV certified. You must see this vehicle in person to truely appreciate the craftsmanship and quality that went into this Carrera 4. There are hundreds of documented photos of this vehicle during its rebuild. For more information or photos, please email us.

The odometer still shows the original miles of 111,000 when the vehicle was purchased before the rebuild. The owner decided not to roll the mileage to 0, and chose to leave it with it’s original miles. Please note, the vehicle was completely rebuilt from the tub up. More pictures are available on our website. Link: http://www.tunersmall.com/picture-gallery.php?level=album&id=63

Complete List of Porsche 964 WTL(wide body) Modifications
Dis-assembly of the complete body Take off the doors, Fenders, Trunk-and engine lid, Sunroof Remove Motor and Transmission as well as complete Interior and Carpet Sort all parts and prepare selected items to be painted

Paint
Beat blasting of corroded areas, fix weld spots around the window frames and base coat afterwards, paint the complete inner trunk, all original labels and stickers will be reproduced and mounted in the same original spot, original polar silver metallic high solid manufacturers paint will be used body will be mounted on rotisserie set-up, door sills will be painted together with the body to avoid any paint seams, all dents will be removed, no filler will be used, plastic components below that are usually black will be prepped and painted in car color, rear spoiler insert will be painted in car color, door handles,door frames and sunroof frame will be painted in original black satin, the front bumper will have the license plate opening removed before painting.

New body parts
Replace mechanical Sunroof parts, head lights and hardware, windshield, rear light bar (red), all Rubber seals Front bumper air ducts in car color with hoses and hardware as well as white corner lights and clear bra are installed new

Dry Ice cleaning procedure
complete under carriage, gear box, engine compartment, motor and steering components will be cleaned with dry ice

New original Porsche parts
Suspension rods, all suspension rubber parts and fittings, hydraulic oil and grease

Brake system
Dis-assembly front and rear, grind outside of calipers smooth, powder coat red, original white Porsche font, 4x cross drilled RS rotors, new brake pads and stainless flex hoses, new copper pipes, original brake fluid

Wheels and tires
AP-Five Spoke Racing wheels in black satin with red outer ring and gold crest center caps Front 8.5 x 18ET52 with 225/40ZR18 Dunlop Sport Maxx Rear 10.0 x 18ET52 with 265/35ZR18 Dunlop Sport Maxx

Interior
Inner door panels and upper part complete in Alcantara with red pull-loop, Rear seat side panels in Alcantara as well, Remove rear seats and replace with RS carpet (stitching “WTL” in red), complete new floor carpet with red outer stitching, Momo 350 mm Supercup Alcantara steering wheel custom padded 5 mm with red stitching and gold center crest, delete the Airbag function, adjustable aluminum pedal set, carbon fiber GT seats in Alcantara and red cross stitching, adjustable seat frames, Alcantara headliner and sun visors,red seat belts, remove rear seat belts, upper and lower dash as well as center console Alcantara with red stitching, gauge rings and ignition cover carbon fiber, door sill covers carbon fiber, shifter and hanbreak in Alcantara, new radio with invisible speakers, rollbar with x-brace in car color, install 12 Volt socket in trunk area for battery tender, install 964RS 12 Volt main switch, install Alcantara pouch in trunk area for first aid kit etc., remove spare wheel and replace with tire-fit bottle

Motor
Dis-assembly and removal of valves etc., testing of all moving parts, install titanium valve springs, new seals, belts,spark plugs etc., install AP car design custom stainless steel exhaust system with cup pipe as well as BMC filter and chip tuning ( +20 HP), carbon fiber Air ram system, paint motor cover in polar silver, paint fan wheel in red, visible engine parts completely cleaned and some powder coated, replace all hoses, new compressor connectors, overhaul A/C, new alternator, new starter etc.

Don’t miss your chance to own a truely rare vehicle. There are not many of these vehicles left in the world, and there are no other 1994 Carrera 4 Porsches with this level of detail and craftsmanship.

While the level of work done to this car is certainly impressive, I’m not so sure that a rebuilt C4, regardless of whether it is a widebody or not, constitutes much more than what a 964 would cost these days, which is generally in the $50,000 to $60,000 range for a clean, unmolested example. The cost of the rebuild was certainly not cheap, but whether it is feasible to make that cost up will remain to be seen.

-Paul

1992 Porsche 911 Carrera Cup

The 964 chassis Porsche 911 Carrera RS America was Stuttgart’s answer for those who wanted a lightweight special stateside. Based on the Carerra 2 and using the same engine, gearbox and brakes, this car featured a partially stripped down interior featuring flat door panels and removal of the rear seats. Outside, a whale tail spoiler and sport suspension rounded out the package. Not to be confused with the hardcore Carerra RS available elsewhere, the RS still had a warm reception by enthusiasts seeking something a bit more driver oriented.

However, one could “technically” get something similar to a Carerra RS in the US if they wanted. The Carrera Cup you see here was the product of a stillborn race series that never gained sponsorship, the Carrera Cup. Porsche had produced 45 cars for the series. Instead of crushing them or offering them in another country, they were put on sale in US dealers but not advertised. These cars had a seam welded chassis, aluminum hood, thinner glass and the M64/03 engine. Approximate weight shed over a standard Carrera 2 was 200 pounds. Rarely seen these days, this particular Carrera Cup for sale in New York has never modified for racing, has never seen track time and appears as is when it arrived in the port.

1992 Porsche 911 Carrera Cup on Hemmings Motor News

Grand Prix White with Black leather interior and Black carpeting, Two-owners from new, 5,000 original miles, 5-speed manual gearbox. This Carrera Cup car is one of only forty-five cars built for the U.S. Carrera Cup Race Series. Unlike the European Carrera Cup Race Series, the USA series never came to fruition. Based on a European Carrera RS, these cars came with the following changes from normal production:

Aluminum hood with aluminum strut brace, Deletion of body cavity wax and sound deadening components (except floor pad and roof), Sport Flywheel, Steel synchronizer rings in gearbox, Revised spring rates and struts, Recalibrated brake systems rates, Manual steering, Master electrical kill switch in front trunk, Partial electric seats, Rear seat delete (package shelf only), No sunroof, air conditioning or power mirrors, Racing electrical charging system, 36 amp hour battery, Racing engine mounts, Adjustable sway bars, Seam welding (extra stiffness of body shell), 3.6Liter engine rated at 256 h.p.

The car offered for sale is the most desired example being a Port Series Car which was never converted by Andial and then re-converted back to street trim and thus 100% as originally delivered by the Porsche Factory. This Carrera Cup is complete with original window sticker, Porsche Certificate of Authenticity, all paperwork from Porsche to all buyers who purchased the cars, original Carrera Cup Plaque never applied to car and all service records. This is one of the most unmolested and original non-converted U.S. Carrera Cup Cars in the USA. Completely street legal with no paintwork, accident damage or modifications, this Carrera Cup has never been tracked and remains in 100% impeccable, original, pampered, pristine condition. It is complete with all books, tools and spare. This is a chance to own a piece of Porsche history. $159,000

This car poses quite the conundrum: at $160,000, would anyone take this museum quality Carrera Cup and use it on track days? Only the super rich could contemplate such an idea. But with so few made, I’m not sure I could bring myself to put the kind of wear and tear on this car that comes with competition, even if I had the resources. It would almost certainly be better to find a clean RS America, save a ton of money in the process and have a bit more comfort when hitting the streets. Still, lightweight Porsches are a passion of mine, and I’m captivated by this car. It seems a sin to use this on the track, but maybe in a few years time, when this qualifies for vintage racing, it could be a fun toy to take out every now and then and remember the qualities that cemented the name Porsche in the hearts of enthusiasts.

-Paul