This 1995 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet has had a total of two owners and spent its life in Arizona and California. It was first titled in Arizona in September, 1995 and was acquired by the current owner in March, 2002. The Carfax reflects a change of ownership in July, 2016 that is actually when the car was transferred to the 2nd and current owners trust when he moved to California in 2016. The Porsche’s owner is a prestigious Napa, California Vintner who owned the Porsche during his marriage to a world renowned Indy and NASCAR race car driver.
The car is finished in black (Schwarz) over tan leather interior with power is from a 3.6-liter flat-six paired with a six-speed manual transaxle. Additional equipment includes 8-way power-adjustable seats with supple pleated leather front & rear. A factory Becker CR1 cassette radio is fitted along with a Becker CDC-3 6-CD changer, 17” chrome wheels, automatic speed control, and wheel caps with colored Porsche crests. The factory original option sticker is shown in the listing and decodes as follows:
-233 Internal production code (change of tire manufacture on production line)
– 331 Cassette Radio Becker CR1
– 398 17” Wheels (now chromed)
– 437 8-way electrical seats (Left)
– 438 8-way electrical seats (right)
– 445 Wheel caps (steel grey with colored Porsche crest)
– 454 Automatic speed control
– 692 6-disc CD changer Becker Porsche CDC-3
-939 Pleated leather rear seats
-982 Pleated leather front seats
The seller had a comprehensive inspection completed by S Car Go Racing Inc., San Rafael, CA within 200 miles including replacement of the convertible top transmission, top straps, convertible top cables, replacement of front & rear hood shocks, repair of the back-up light switch and adjustment of the convertible top. The convertible top was replaced with an OEM quality top within the past 3 years. This 993 Cabriolet is offered with an owner’s manual, partial service records, a clean Carfax report, and a clean California title in the seller’s name.
The car is finished in Black (A1) and equipped with a black power-operated black soft top, a speed-activated rear spoiler, a “basket handle” housing the third brake light, and fog lights. Only the closest critical inspection reveals the few very minor front chips on the front of the car.
17” factory Porsche wheels wear Pirelli P-Zero ties with date codes 2005 and recommended replacement by the seller. The front brakes were measured at 40,118 miles (<200 miles ago) with 80% remaining (fronts) and 90% remaining (rears) with any minor mechanical issues being repaired at that time.
The interior is trimmed in pleated tan leather with matching tan carpet and door panels with black “Cabriolet” logo floor mats. Amenities include power-adjustable seats, automatic climate control, electric windows, cruise control, and a factory installed Becker cassette radio with 6-disc CD changer.
Instrumentation includes a 180-mph speedometer, a tachometer with a 6,800-rpm redline, and gauges for fuel level as well as oil level, temperature, and pressure. The six-digit odometer shows 40k miles, approximately 11,000 of which were added by the seller since his acquisition in 2002. The air conditioning system was recharged in November, 2020.
The 3.6-liter flat-six with Power is sent to the rear wheels through a six-speed manual transaxle. Within 50 miles, the 993 has had an oil service, complete safety inspection, and compression check/leak down test by SAS German, Pleasanton, CA. Results can be seen on the documents in the gallery. Tires are Pirelli P-Zero with date codes of 2005 that should be replaced as a function of time as opposed to tread wear.
The car is supplied with an owner’s manual, a factory spare wheel, a tool kit, and partial service records from the current owner.
Additional underside images can be viewed in the gallery.