1997 Porsche 993 Cup RSR Coupe / WP0ZZZ99ZVS398063 Chassis Information

1997 Porsche 993 Cup RSR photograph

1997 Porsche 993 Cup RSR photograph

1997 Porsche 993 Cup RSR1997 Porsche 993 Cup RSR
Coupe
Chassis #: WP0ZZZ99ZVS398063
Engine # 62P85703
Sold for $357,500 at 2017 RM Sothebys : Monterey.
The Type 993 was introduced by Porsche in 1993, and was the last air-cooled 911 produced by the Germany Company. The stripped down race cars were officially named the 911 Cup 3.8 RSR and were developed to participate in national championship series in Europe, Japan, and the United States. Customers could select between three factory-built 3.8-liter engines, each one tuned to a different specification.

The majority of Porsche RSRs were used for professional competition; this example, however, was used in Porsche Club and National Auto Sport Association racing. The original hood, doors, and rear wing were removed before racing the car to preserve their original finish and weren't reinstalled until purchase by the current owner in June 2016. It is believed that the majority of Guards Red finish is original. It has covered just over 8,000 miles from new, and retains its matching-numbers M64/75 engine.

This tuned engine is fitted with a resonance intake system, six intake plenums with separate throttle valves, a different camshaft profile, and no catalytic converters. The engine is equipped with the type M50/34 close-ratio six-speed manual transaxle.

This RSR was originally delivered to Michael Doolin of Sandy, Utah, in July 1997. Most of the 45 examples built to 3.8 RSR specification were raced extensively. However, this example was never race professionally, instead competing in Porsche Club races and National Auto Sport Association races.


By Daniel Vaughan | Nov 2017


2017 RM Sothebys : Monterey

Pre-Auction Estimates :
$500,000-$600,000 
Sale Price :
$357,500

2017 Gooding & Company : Amelia Island

Pre-Auction Estimates :
$750,000-$950,000 
Lot was not sold

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1997 sales)
1997 Porsche 911 Cup 3.8 RSR
Chassis#: WP0ZZZ99ZVS398063
Sold for $357,500
  2017 RM Sothebys : Monterey
1997 Porsche 993 Cup RSR image  1997 Porsche 993 Cup RSR image  
1997 Porsche 993 Cup 3.8 RSR
Chassis#: WP0ZZZ99ZVS398070
Sold for $935,000
  2016 Gooding & Company : The Amelia Island Auction
1997 Porsche 993 Cup RSR image  1997 Porsche 993 Cup RSR image  

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1997 Porsche 993 Cup RSR's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1997 Porsche 911 Carrera RSRWP0ZZZ99ZVS3980622017 RM Sothebys : London $800,000$900,000
1997 Porsche 993 Cup 3.8 RSRWP0ZZZ99ZVS3980632017 Gooding & Company : Amelia Island $750,000$950,000

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