The 993, produced from 1994 to 1998, was a huge stepping stone in terms of design and technological advancements for the 911 series. The car was given an outright makeover and was tremendously different from its predecessor. So different in fact, that Porsche reported that every part of the 993 was designed from the ground up, carrying over only 20% of its components from the previous model. The car was an instant legend and is to this day considered to be one of the best 911s of all time. This single owner 1998 Porsche 911 Carrera 2 Cabriolet can be seen in Massachusetts with a mere 17k miles on the road.
Porsche calls the exterior paint Guards red, and reportedly the car has never seen any paintwork jobs since its purchase. This 993 has been meticulously maintained and housed in a heated garage. It includes its service records and original documentation, which is a testament to the effort taken in preserving its original parts. This 1998 Porsche 911 Carrera 2 Cabriolet also comes equipped with relatively new tires reported to have only 7000 miles on them which frame a set of original wheels with 4-inch hubcaps housing the Porsche crest. The car, of course, comes with a black soft top, making it one of just 2723 Cabriolets produced in 1998. The 993 comes equipped with an entirely black interior that is partially leather. A set of bucket seats up front that includes the power seat package, a Passport radar wired into the dash along with an AM/FM radio and CD player, HI-FI sound package with speakers, as well as an infrared security system.
Under the hood of this car is a 3.6L flat-6 engine tuned to U.S standard emissions and was the last of its kind to be air-cooled. The result is a power output of around 272hp. It's all delivered via a 6-speed manual transmission. The 993 is capable of 0-60mph in just 5.4 seconds and a top speed of 168mph. Of course, being a 1998 car, this was the year of the 911 to feature an air-cooled engine.
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