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911 Turbo S Leichtbau 3.3 – 381 ch [1993]

30 yearsof 964: C2 v RS and Turbo v Turbo-look

Modernity is what the 964 brought to the 911, it arriving on the cusp of a new decade and would, in the then-CEO Heinz Branitzki’s words, “be the 911 for the next 25 years.” It never was, nor, admittedly, was it intended to be, but in the six years it was produced the increase in technology, as well as the proliferation of models, set the template for how the 911 would evolve into the model line we recognise today.

Its massively revised structure and chassis was able to incorporate necessities like power steering, driver and passenger airbags, an automatic transmission and also four-wheel drive. It was tested more rigorously on automated test beds, was built using more modern, cost-effective production techniques and brought the 911’s look up to date, without taking away from its iconic lines.

Such was Porsche’s focus on four-wheel drive it was launched as a Carrera 4, the Carrera 2 following it into production in 1989. Over the six, short years that followed the 964 would proliferate into a model line-up including Targa, Cabriolet, Turbo and RS in the regular series models, with specials like the Turbo S, RS 3.8, 30 Jahre and Speedster models all adding to the mix. It came at the right time, too, replacing the outdated 3.2 Carrera and boosting sales for Porsche when it needed them, the Carrera 2 and 4 selling 63,570 examples, those specials and the Turbos and RSs adding around 10,000 sales on top of that.

It was a successful, important car for Porsche, but just how does it stack up today, and which one to go for? The 964 is the car that introduced the 911 conundrum, one which, in part at least, we’re going to try and settle here today. We’ve four 964s here: a Carrera 2, an RS, a Carrera 4 widebody with its Turbo-aping hips, and a later 3.6 example of the 964 Turbo. The Carrera 2, naturally, is the most available, with some 19,484 sales globally, the RS selling some 2,405, the widebody being very limited (numbers are hard to come by) and the Turbo 3.6 finding 1,427 buyers for the year it was produced.

For many the Carrera 2 is the obvious choice, but take all the numbers out of the equation and things get a little bit different. To digest it there’s a natural split, the narrow and widebody cars, which is why I’m jumping first into the slim-hipped Carreras, and specifically that big-selling Carrera 2.

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Une 964 Turbo S vendue pour plus de 650 000 €

Image thumbPour sa vente du mois de mai, Silverstone Auctions proposait une vraie rareté. Une 964 Turbo S Leichtbau de 1993. Le chant du cygne de la g&eac …

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Porsche 911 964 Turbo S Leichtbau : vente record ?

Une Porsche, c’est cher. Encore plus quand c’est une ancienne et que celle-ci est une version ultra-limitée comme la 911 Turbo S Leichtbau type 964.

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Actualité : Silverstone Auctions : Porsche 911 Turbo S Leichtbau 1993

Le 13 mai prochain lors de sa traditionnelle « May Sale », Silverstone Auctions présentera un remarquable exemplaire de la Porsche 911 (964) Turbo S…

 

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For Sale: 1992 Porsche 964 3.3 Turbo S Leichtbau

Here’s an interesting car that is currently for sale in Germany for an undisclosed amount: It’s a 1992 Porsche 964 3.3 Turbo S Leichtbau with only 114 kilometers that has never even been registered. Only 86 of these factory “M720″ package lightweights were ever built and only 12 in this Polaris Silver. None of them were allowed into the good ‘ol U.S. of A. and we are still a few years out on exemption from the 25 year rule, so whether this is just an exercise in futility or not, apparently we still get our thrills out of daydreaming about raced out factory lightweights for the street. Call us juvenile if you want, we don’t give a shit. Hey, you called us juvenile after all, what did you expect?… What these cars are were basically turbocharged versions of the Carrera RS, built featuring all of the trick seam welding, thinner glass and options delete of that model along with asymmetrical LSDs, manual steering racks, 18″ Speedlines and a suspension designed by Bilstein. It wouldn’t be too far of a stretch to label it a leather clad, wide body, forced induction Cup car for the street, if you will. And we will, […]

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