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Porsche 993 Turbo review

£148,960 - £170,410
Published: 30 Dec 2020


What should I be paying?

Porsche 911 values have rocketed into the atmosphere across the board in recent years, but the 993 – once one of the cheapest routes into 911 ownership – has suffered/benefited the most, depending on whether you’re looking to buy or sell.

The stock Turbo we see here is most attainable. Porsche made just shy of 6,000 of them – almost a tenth of total 993 production – so there’s still a reasonable amount to choose from. The entry point is £120,000, the upper limit a smidge under £200,000. In short, the price you'll want to pay for one tallies rather neatly with the £134,400 starting point of the stock, 572bhp 992 Turbo which launched in 2020. Old versus new... where’s your money going?

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Then there’s the 993 Turbo S. A product of Porsche’s bespoke Exclusive division – before bespoke divisions were all the rage – just 345 were made, a mere 23 of them right-hand drive. Which side the steering wheel sits on doesn’t seem to alter their values at all, however; you’ll pay north of £330,000 either way, and as much as £400,000 depending on its history and who’s selling it. For a marginal performance jump, it’s poor value. For rarity that makes a modern hypercar blush, it might just be worth every penny.

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