1992 Porsche 911 964 Carrera RS
27,008 km from new
One owner from new until 2014
Highly original throughout
Includes original manuals
Recent specialist maintenance
Following in the tyre tracks of the 1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7, the 964 RS was designed from the outset to offer the same pure driving experience as its legendary forbear.
Finished in iconic Guards Red and trimmed in grey leather, this particular Carrera RS was first registered in Switzerland. It remained in the ownership of the same German family before being acquired by marque expert Thomas Schmitz in late 2014. The previous owner purchased the car in March 2015 and used the car predominantly for continental trips, during which it has always behaved flawlessly. It was last serviced in by leading UK-based specialists Paragon Porsche at 26,916 km, and since then has been driven just 92 km.
Being a standard ‘lightweight’-specification car, it features the full suite of weight saving and performance enhancements that combine to make it such a supreme all-rounder.
This includes a stripped out, track-orientated interior; a revised 260-bhp version of the air-cooled M64 3.6-litre engine; lightweight flywheel; a limited-slip differential; a track-optimised suspension with a 40-mm drop in ride height and a non-power-assisted steering set-up.
That being said, the previous owner was quick to stress that this example has spent its life solely on the road and has never been raced or used on the track. This statement is evidenced by its immaculate condition, both from a mechanical and aesthetic point of view. The car remains highly original throughout, still sporting the proper factory markings on screw heads and bolts. It still retains its original manuals and even the seldom-seen tyre pressure gauge.
The rare and highly desirable 964 RS is considered by some to be the ultimate incarnation of one of the world’s greatest sports cars and was lauded by Evo magazine as having the ‘perfect blend of poise, poke and long-lap pace’.