1997 Porsche 993 C4S


Canepa is offering this stunning Porsche 993 C4S for sale. 12,652 miles, less than 500 miles per year. Family-Owned Since new. 100% Original paint. Well-maintained example with service records. 3.6-liter flat-six engine with 6-speed manual trans-mission. Includes books, tools, compressor, and spare.


The last of the air-cooled Porsche 911s, the 993 is the final evolution of the long-air-cooled lineage from Porsche. The 993 boasts all of the innovations and refinement that Porsche learned from building the 911 for 30+ years, creating a simple package of excellent driving dynamics, everyday comfort, and accessible performance. The C4S, first built for the 1996 model year, uses the same wide body as the coveted 993 Turbo and also used the same all-wheel-drive system that the Turbo was equipped with. With exceptional mechanical grip, the 993 C4S, with its natural aspirated engine, provides a fantastic driving experience in all conditions.

This Grand Prix White over cashmere leather Carrera 4S was purchased new it’s first owner in Glendora, CA on September 14th, 1996. The owner had a great relationship with Porsche, as he previously owned a late 80s 911. The Carrera 4CS was ordered with some special items such as white wheels, a special air intake, and Rosewood shift knob. He had the Carrera maintained yearly at McKenna Porsche in Norwalk, CA, and drove the car less than 500 miles per year. The owner decided to pass down his Carrera 4S to his son as he was not driving it as often. Its last service was performed at Porsche Ontario, where it received various services, along with 4 new Bridgestone Potenza tires.

Each and every collector car that comes to Canepa is put through an extensive and diligent process called the “Canepa Difference.” This includes a major and comprehensive mechanical inspection where all systems are checked and serviced as necessary. They also receive an award-winning concourse-level detailing, a thorough cleaning of each and every surface that ensures that every car is a sight to behold. Finishing off with a foam-pad-only polish to enhance the paint finish, each and every car is a perfect example and a personification of Bruce Canepa’s impeccable attention to detail. This C4S is in fantastic condition and a stunning rare find.

This 1997 Porsche 993 C4S now presents as a stunning example of the breed. It is the complete package with its excellent maintenance record along with the “Canepa Difference” level of mechanical and cosmetic preparation. A well-preserved factory exterior and interior, and top-tier driving dynamics, this 993 C4S exists to impress and dares anyone not to enjoy driving it.

Optional Equipment:
HiFi Sound Package with Speakers
Remote CD Changer
US Standard Emissions
Porsche Floor Mats – Cashmere
Comfort Package
Power seat Package
Dark Rootwood Shift Lever Knob
Rim and Caps – Exterior Color
Bridgestone Tires

Option List:

032​Touring Suspension
197​Stronger battery
220 ​Locking differential 40%
224 ​Automatic limited-slip differential
288​Headlamp washer
329​Radio Blaupunkt Toronto SQR48
​Radio “Porsche CR-210” USA
335​Automatic seat belt, 3-point rear
339​All-wheel drive
379​Standard seat, left, electrical vertical adjustment
380​Standard seat, right, electrical vertical adjustment
413​18-inch Turbo-look wheels
423​Holder for cassettes and coins
454​Automatic speed control
455​Anti-theft device for wheels
480​6-speed transmission
490​Sound Package
491​Turbo Look Carrera 4S
529​Anti drive off feature 315 MHz
534​Theft security system
566​Front fog lights, white
567​Windscreen tinted, upper part darker colored
573​Air conditioner
650​electric sliding roof
651​Electric window opener
657​Power steering
975​Luggage compartment lining
P01​Option bundle incld 139 seat heating left, lumbar support
P15​Option bundle incl 437 8 way electrical seat left and right
XC9​Dark Rootwood shifter

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