The Porsche 993
The Porsche 993
Driving at its core is about a car that allows you to feel the road and gives adequate feedback to the most minor texture changes in the tarmac. The Porsche 911 has been regarded throughout history as a driver's car, with each generation adapting to new technology and consumer needs. Having the longest production period in the history of automotive, the 911 has seen itself undergo many changes throughout its timeline. One of the most iconic cars in the 911 history and the car which is viewed by enthusiasts as the last modern classic, is the 993.
Sold between 1993-1998, the 993 was the first of its family to receive a six-speed gearbox. With an elegant design and high level of performance even to today's standards. The car has become known as the king of the 911’s. With Porsche’s advanced engineering, this model came equipped with revolutionary suspension componentry. This eliminated the issue of lift of oversteer that drivers would experience in previous models. This is yet another example of how Porsche is constantly seeking the most advanced and efficient engineering solutions for each vehicle they put on the road. The significant aspect of the 993 was it marked the end of the air cooled engine. Porsche enthusiasts feel that this was the last model in the 911 lineup which was built with the focus of lean performance.
Over two decades later, the 993 is still considered the bench mark to which new 911’s are measured. Porsche was able to create a perfect piece of machinery which gave the ultimate driver experience.