1997 Porsche 911 (993) 6-Speed Cabriolet: The final evolution of the original air-cooled 911 presented in its most absolute and contemporary form stemming from an exceptionally championed generation whose desirably continues to ascend to astronomic levels. Though incredibly engineered and impeccably driving 911s have transpired after the 993, none have come to encompass the hand-crafted 993's audacious aura, unwavering wit, stupendous driving feel, emotional impact that's imparted to its driver, unadulterated analog nature, and its signature air-cooled engine symphony which is a significant part of the 993's essence; the audible arrangement as provided by its lauded flat-6 bestows an exceedingly euphoric experience that is purely delightful and in cabriolet configuration, the uninterrupted listening pleasure your ears are granted, sublimely heightens. The 993-generation 911 signals the end of the hand-built, air-cooled powered, and greatly analog 911s.
Presented is one of the most exclusive 993's to be readily offered today. An astonishingly special 993, this exalted example left the factory as a Porsche Exclusive Manufaktur build well before it became in vogue -- a Porsche Exclusive Manufaktur bespoke build strictly commissions a project to your exact specifications and is typically a "spare no expense" type of build thus making for the end result to be a true and delectably distinctive, 1 of 1 creation. At any given time, locating a Porsche Exclusive Manufaktur build on the market possesses a tremendously small to nearly impossible probability and the impossibility only elevates when your search includes a 993 with the bespoke branding designation.
Adorned in the sensual and form emphasizing shade of Black (A1), boasting a black soft top that cases over a marvelous carbon-fiber outfitted and Black Leather (VD) upholstered cabin while exhibited on 18-inch "turbo-twist" wheels surrounded by brand new tires, this illustrious and exceptionally tight specimen displays an odometer reading of just 37,XXX miles from new, displays a Clean CARFAX Report, benefits from being thoroughly gone over by two Porsche dealerships within the last year and is accompanied by its certificate of authenticity (COA) and a full set of BBS wheels along with tires. Aside from the scarcely seen Aerokit, the Motor Sound Package is also a seldom-seen option as only %20 of 993's throughout the model's run was equipped with the package.
Featured equipment/factory-ordered options (Original MSRP of $105,219): US Standard Emissions; Motor Sound Package; Racing Style Sport Seats - L/R; 18-inch Wheels w/ Technology Rims; InfraRed Security System; Porsche Windstop (Deflector); Xenon Headlights; 6 Disc Remote CD Changer; Aerokit; AM/FM Radio w/ Cassette Player; Digital Sound Package; Instrument Trim Rings Cover in Leather (Can-Can) & Painted Instrument Dials (India Red); Oval Stainless Steel Exhaust Pipes; Door Entrance Panels in Stainless Steel w/ Porsche Insignia; Carbon Steering Wheel w/ Leather Cover; Leather Boot Cover; Inner Door Openers Cover in Carbon; Carbon Fiber Package; Brake/Shifter Carbon/ Aluminum; Front Deviating Door Handle Stitching; Deviating Seat Stitching; Head Restraint w/ Porsche Crest; Pirelli Tires.
Upon viewing this incredibly astounding Carrera Cabriolet, your presence is acknowledged by its aerodynamic heightening and remarkably rare Aerokit uniformly affixed to its seductive form that's draped in a sleek Black (A1) finish; Bi-Xenon headlights; the inaugural "turbo twist" 18-inch Technology Wheels (showcased in front of black brake calipers with white 'Porsche' script) whose design was a first for Porsche and was designed with lightweight and durability in mind with each rim created after the state-of-the-art wheel having been based on the same principles; the characteristic and notable rear spoiler; rear decklid located "carrera" script in black; the very iconic heckblende taillight design scheme.
Just before you enter its stirring Black Leather interior, you're first met by stainless steel door sills featuring Porsche insignia, followed by your attention being captured by the power-adjustable Racing Style Sport Seats accented by brilliant India Red stitching, the India Red fastened seat belts (a seat belt color option that was only made available via Porsche Exclusive during the time of this model's release) and the generous supply Carbon Fiber covered areas, such as on the steering wheel, brake handle lever along with the door and dashboard regions and when inside you can expect to find India Red stitching on select areas, "Exclusive" insignia featured in a bright finish and located on the dashboard, just to the right of the audio interface, and carpeting completed in black. The driver is faced with a leather and Carbon Fiber enveloped, 4-spoke design steering wheel; India Red instrumentation dials set in front of a Carbon Fiber inlay with the dials being further accentuated by white numerals and situated behind orange needles; the very precise 6-speed shifter featuring a leather-wrapped shift boot and a brushed metallic-look shift knob. Front occupants are embraced by the perforated sport seats featuring backshells completed in a scintillating metallic finish, a Porsche Exclusive option, and are underscored by "Porsche" badging inlays and can expect in-cabin audio playback via the period-correct and well-operating CR-210 Cassette Radio in conjunction with the infrequently equipped and originally costing $4K USD driver door located Nokia Digital Sound Processor that alters the audio in relation to the sound that's emitted from the engine.