1996 Porsche 911 (993) C2 Targa

Warwickshire, UK
Silverstone Auctions
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24th October, 2015


993 is the Porsche model designation for the version of the 911 manufactured and sold between late 1993 and early 1998, replacing the 964. Its discontinuation marked the end of many years of air-cooled Porsches, with the 993 being not just the last air-cooled 911, but also the last of the hand built 911s.The Targa version of the 993 was introduced in model-year 1996 and saw the debut of a retractable glass roof, a design feature that has continued on the 996 and 997 Targas. This system was a complete redesign, as previous Targa models had a removable roof section and a wide B-pillar functioning as a roll bar whereas with the 993 and later cars the glass roof would retract underneath the rear window revealing a large opening. A shade was fitted to help prevent the greenhouse effect when the glass roof was closed. This new design allowed the 993 Targa to retain the same side-on profile as the other 911 Carrera variants and avoided the need to find somewhere to store the removed top of the old system.This right-hand drive, six speed manual 993 Targa, was first registered on 07/03/1996, being one of the early versions of the Targa, and has been meticulously maintained by its 5 owners with all the relevant service history present. From these service records we can see that the car has been through the garages of Evans Halshaw, the Porsche Centre, Guildford and more recently, the Por...

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1997 Porsche 911 (993) C2 Targa

1997 Porsche 911 (993) C2 Targa

The 993 Targa was released in the 1996 model year and showcased a retractable glass roof dubbed the...

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31st July, 2020