Classic Porsche



It’s one of the rarest 911 RS models ever built: in 1993, just fifty-five 964 Carrera RS 3.8s were completed by hand in Weissach, with a further forty-nine of the racing version (the 964 Carrera RSR 3.8) built in Porsche’s customer sports department. The Carrera RS 2.7’s spiritual successor didn’t have an easy start to its life, though — in the early 1990s, Porsche was in financial turmoil, presenting an immediate challenge to new model developmen­t. Production car sales were poor and the factory motorsport programme almost ground to a halt, but Jürgen Barth and project lead, Roland Kussmaul, conceptual­ised the 964 Carrera RSR 3.8, and with it came a new opportunit­y for an affordable customer sports programme at internatio­nal level. This comprehens­ive 384page cloth-bound hardback examines the history of the 964 Carrera RS 3.8 and RSR

3.8 in detail, with informatio­n about the developmen­t, racing history and configurat­ion of all 107 examples built, as well as photograph­s of each car, period press releases and homologati­on sheets. A must-have addition to the bookshelf or coffee table of any discerning 964 fan, this slipcase-protected, deep-embossed 240x280mm book is limited to 964 hand-numbered copies and is available as a special Weissach Edition, handsigned by Barth and Kussmaul, carrying a wooden-framed photograph and contained in a commemorat­ive presentati­on case.

Price: €264 (€380 for Weissach Edition) sportfahre­ or call +49 2421 2233444

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