Know your light­weight 964s

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964 RS Tour­ing

A more lux­u­ri­ous way to en­joy the RS, M002 spec in­cluded the likes of leather trim, elec­tric win­dows, air-con­di­tion­ing and a stereo. There was also ad­di­tional sound dead­en­ing and a dual-mass fly­wheel, both of which boosted re­fine­ment. This re­sulted in a car that weighed around 70kg more than the Light­weight mod­els. Num­ber built ap­prox. 76

964 RS Light­weight

Known as the Sport in non-uk mar­kets, this was essen­tially a Cup car for road use. All of the Tour­ing’s lux­u­ries were re­moved, leav­ing just a thin car­pet to pro­vide some ci­vil­ity, and lit­tle or no un­der­seal saved fur­ther weight. The lat­ter meant just a three-year anti-cor­ro­sion war­ranty.

Num­ber built 2,039

964 RS N/GT

badged as the ‘Club Sport’ for the uk and us­ing the M003 build code, it was pro­duced for euro­pean GT com­pe­ti­tion. The un­com­pro­mis­ing race spec in­cluded a Kevlar-shelled Re­caro seat, four-point Schroth har­ness and Mat­ter roll cage, and it also ben­e­fit­ted from a racing clutch and lighter fly­wheel.

Num­ber built ap­prox. 290

964 C4 Light­weight

Some­thing of an odd­ity and very rare, this was built at Weis­sach and cost a sub­stan­tial DM285,000. it used plas­tic for the side win­dows and alu­minium for the doors and front/rear lids, and was pow­ered by the 260hp RS en­gine. The rally-spec four-wheel drive sys­tem dif­fered from the one found in reg­u­lar C4s.

Num­ber built 22

964 3.8 RS

built to go racing in the GT cat­e­gory, the 3.8 was the rarest of the RS breed. Ma­jor en­gine re­vi­sions re­sulted in 300hp, while the re­main­der of the me­chan­i­cals were up­graded for the ul­ti­mate in driv­ing pu­rity and track per­for­mance. Scored a class win at Le Mans first time out.

Num­ber built 55 (Road Cars)

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