Porsche 911 Carrera (993) (1994), Porsche 911 Carrera (993) (1996)
The 911 (993) evolved with improved construction of the body to an all-alloy subframe, and was the first generation of the 911 model series to have a 6-speed manual transmission. In addition, it was the last generation of the 911 series to feature air-cooled engines.
It was initially available as Coupé and Cabriolet in 1994. For the 1996 model year, the car would be powered by a new 3.6-litre engine and a Targa variant would be introduced, being the first 911 Targa to feature a large, electrically adjustable sliding roof made of tinted laminated glass instead of a removable soft top.
The 993 series was succeeded by the 996 in 1998.
The Need for Speed
The 911 Carrera (993) appears in The Need for Speed.
In all releases, following the 3DO original release, it is grouped in Class B alongside the Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1 and Dodge Viper RT/10. It has noticeably better handling than the other cars in its class.
It can only be selected with a dark bluish-green paint although, in the PlayStation and Sega Saturn releases, it can appear in light blue when driven by A.I. and split-screen opponents.
Need for Speed: Porsche Unleashed
The 911 Carrera (993) appears in Need for Speed: Porsche Unleashed as a class 2 vehicle in the Modern Era category. As with the other 911 models, the Carrera (993) provides a balance of speed, acceleration, and handling, which makes it competitive with any other car in its class.
It is featured in coupé, cabriolet, and targa variants.
In the PC release, the 1994 Cabriolet can be acquired as used upon finishing the Class 3 Trophy tournament. In the PlayStation release, it can be acquired as new for 142,620 CR.
In the PC release, the 1994 Coupé can be acquired as used upon finishing the Class 3 Trophy tournament. In the PlayStation release, it can be acquired as new for 125,760 CR.
The 1996 Coupé appears in the PC release, and can be acquired as new for 132,950 cash upon finishing the Class 3 Trophy tournament.
In the PC release, the 1996 Targa can be acquired as new for 145,000 cash upon finishing the Class 3 Trophy tournament. In the PlayStation release, it can be acquired as new for 145,000 CR.
It is also featured in the quick race "Chase" mode at Winter Valley both as an A.I. controlled police pursuer, and a driveable car for split-screen races.
Need for Speed: No Limits
The 911 Carrera (993) appears in Need for Speed: No Limits as a Classic Sports class car. Its starting rank is 388 PR and blueprints are available from events in the campaign.
The stock Carrera (993) is a Classic Sports class car that requires 8 rare blueprints to unlock. The blueprints required to unlock the vehicle can be found from various sources:
- Campaign - Chapter 2: Custom Classic
- Campaign - Chapter 6: Porsche Unleashed
- Campaign - Chapter 19: Fight or Flight
- Upgrade Crate
- Premium Crate
- Chop Shop
Receive 80 mechanic level XP by building up and 570 mechanic level XP by fully staging up this car.
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- It appears in the cover art of the 3DO release of Road & Track Presents: The Need for Speed.
- In Need for Speed: No Limits, the player delivers a custom-painted Porsche to Ivy in the "Custom Classic" campaign race.