The Carrera RS 3.8 is the ultimate lightweight special edition 911 variant of the 993 Carrera generation. It featured a naturally aspirated 3.8 liter engine with 300 hp and 262 lb/ft of torque. On the outside, it has aggressive looks, that easily distinguishable rear wing, small front flaps and 3-piece 18-inch wheels. The Carrera RS was produced in model year 1995 and 1996.
First registered in August 1995, this Porsche 911 (993) Carrera RS currently being auctioned on Collecting Cars is one of the 1,014 examples ever made and comes with a host of factory options which includes:
- Speedometer with two scale mph/kph
- Controls and indicators in English
- Locking differential 40%
- Limited-slip differential
- Rear Wheel Drive
- Bucket seat left
- 18-inch RS wheels
- Reduced Radio Operation
- Anti-theft device for wheels
- Airbag driver and passenger side
- Fog lamps
- Electric Windows
- Power assisted steering
The car is finished in Polar Silver Metallic with a matching black leather-trimmed interior with grey seat panels. A Ceramic Guard protection was applied to the paintwork in July 2021, along with a layer of paint protection film (PPF) to front end, leading headlight face surrounds and inner wings. The upholstery is reported to be original, and it now presents with some minor creasing but in very good order.
This Porsche 911 (993) Carrera RS is a well-optioned and well-documented example that would make for a rewarding acquisition for its next owner to enjoy—without limitation! See the full listing here.
Note: All photos are courtesy of Collecting Cars