The decision was made to detune the Porsche 944 engine and upgrade the suspension. Porsche kept it visually similar to the original model with only the badge differentiating the S model from the previous model.
Need for Speed: Porsche Unleashed
The Porsche 924 S appears in the PlayStation release of Need for Speed: Porsche Unleashed as a Golden Era Class 3 car. It is slightly better in all statistics compared to the original model.