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As car collectors continue to revel in ‘90s nostalgia, the most iconic rides of the decade are spiking in value. Case in point: a Porsche 911 Turbo S 3.6 from 1994 just sold for nearly $1.3 million on Bring a Trailer.
The online auction, which wrapped up on Friday, December 9, garnered a total of 33 bids that pushed the final hammer price to $1.27 million. It’s the most ever paid for a 964 Turbo on BaT. One look at the classic ride and the seven figures make perfect sense. Related Stories Bertone Just Unveiled a Slick New 1,100 HP Supercar, and It Runs on Plastic Trash College Students Made the World’s Fastest Solar-Powered EV. It Just Went 621 Miles on a Single Charge. These 4 Ruf-Tuned Porsche 911s Are Heading to Auction Next Year
The 3.6-liter turbocharged 964 was introduced in January 1993 and offered through the 1994 model year. After roughly 1,400 examples had been sold, Porsche decided to upgrade 93 with the Turbo S package. Of that, only 17 were “Package” cars like this particular rarity. Destined for North America, all 17 paired the standard Turbo bodywork with a distinctive front splitter, asymmetrical side air intakes, a whale tail, quad exhaust tips and 18-inch Speedline alloy wheels.
Under the hood, the 3.6-liter flat-6 was bolstered with the X88 Turbo S power kit. Essentially, the folks at Stuttgart added modified cylinder heads and camshafts, larger-capacity fuel injectors and a bigger turbocharger and intercooler. The mill is mated to a five-speed manual transaxle and a limited-slip differential. All up, the engine can churn out 380 horsepower and 384 ft lbs of torque.
This example is finished in black over matching leather upholstery. For a little contrast, the “Turbo S” on the floor mats is embroidered in cherry red while the shift knob and parking brake are dark rosewood. Other highlights include a power-operated sunroof, front sports seats with electric height adjustment and a Porsche cassette stereo with a trunk-mounted six-disc CD changer.
To top it off, the four-wheeler has just 8,700 miles on the dial. As a result, it was presented in pristine condition. There was also a little work performed on the car in 2022, which included the installation of new engine gaskets, an airbag module, door speakers and engine gaskets.
Click here to see all the photos of the 1994 Porsche 911 Turbo S 3.6 “Package.”
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