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1997 Porsche 911 Turbo S

Will the madness ever stop? Looking at today’s car, maybe not.

This is a 1997 Porsche 911 Turbo S. The “king of the hill” 993 Turbo and one of the most desirable air-cooled Porsches ever made. Just 345 examples were produced and only 182 of them were imported to the US. As you might have guessed, most were driven sparingly. A few thousand miles a year at most and then once prices started climbing, the miles started decreasing. However, this is one example that didn’t even hit that few thousand miles. This example comes in with the number 1,779 shown on the odometer. That’s it. Also, it has a totally crazy leather-to-sample Boxster Red interior. Brace yourself for this price.

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Year: 1997
Model: 911 Turbo S
VIN: WP0AC2991VS375853
Engine: 3.6 liter twin-turbocharged flat-6
Transmission: 6-speed manual
Mileage: 1,779 mi
Location: West Palm Beach, Florida
Price: $899,975

====== 1 of only 345 units ever made ============ You won’t find another 993 Turbo S like this. Impeccable condition, great color combination, lowest miles. It will only increase in value over time ============ Specs ======* Engine: 3.6L engine that produces 424 horsepower and 423 lb-ft of torque* Transmission: 6 Speed manual* Exterior color: Arctic Silver* Interior color: Boxster Red===== Exterior =====* Body-color door handles* Dual windshield wiper system w/heated nozzles* Electric sliding sunroof w/wind deflector* Electrically adjustable & heated outside rearview mirrors* Litronic headlights w/high-pressure washers* Rear window wiper* Roof spoiler w/integrated third brake light===== Interior =====* 6-function computerized driver-information center w/boost-pressure gauge* Cruise control* Folding ignition key w/integrated remote control device* Individually folding rear seat backs* Integrated central locking/alarm/immobilizer system w/remote entry* Pwr windows===== Entertainment =====* AM/FM digital display stereo cassette radio w/10-speakers, amplifier, anti-theft coding, removable control face===== Options =====* Standard Turbo Equipment* Leather Interior In Color To Sample, includes: full leather dash/kneebar/door window sills/backwall/steering wheel/shift lever boot/door panels/rear side panels/console, leatherette roofliner/A & B pillars/sunvisors/instrument carrier ($2,390)* Embroidered Porsche Front Floor Mats ($375)* Arctic Silver Metallic

Stunning doesn’t begin to describe this one. It is hard to believe someone didn’t give in to the temptation of driving this one even with this totally insane interior. I personally love it as it follows my preference of being unsuspecting on the outside but wild on the inside.

However, the price is something to behold. $900,000. Are we heading towards a million-dollar 993 soon? What is to say a lower-mileage car doesn’t pop up next and ask seven figures for it? This one is totally out of my league it isn’t even funny, but for someone who adored these cars new back in 1997, this will be the one for them. Even at $900,000.

– Andrew

5 Comments

  1. Arun
    Arun March 9, 2023

    Wasn’t there a slant nose version of this that’s even more rare ? Perhaps that was only for Europe….

  2. Ricky Weston
    Ricky Weston March 9, 2023

    $1M for a 993 Turbo is insane. I don’t care if it’s covered in diamonds. The driving experience does not equate to $1M. This market is just insane. I can’t wait for a correction so all these speculators lose their shirts.

  3. jimf
    jimf March 10, 2023

    You must have to really really want a 993T S at that price….you have choices of much more interesting cars and other Porsches at that price.

  4. Mark Jawdoszyn
    Mark Jawdoszyn March 12, 2023

    Attractive colorway, gorgeous vehicle, disgusting price.

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