1997 Porsche 911 993 Carrera Targa Specs

Porsche 911 Carrera Targa

1997 Porsche 911 993 Targa 6-Spd Manual powered by 3.6-liter Flat 6 Gas Engine with 6-Speed Manual transmission.

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Starting Price (MSRP)
3.6-liter Flat 6 Gas
6-Speed Manual
Rear-Wheel Drive
Body Type
Seating capacity
4 seater
Trunk Volume
Fuel Economy
City: 17 MPG
Hwy: 25 MPG

Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

  • Engine
    3.6-liter Flat 6 Gas
  • Horsepower
    282 hp @ 6300 rpm
  • Torque
    250 lb-ft @ 5250 rpm
  • Transmission
    6-Speed Manual
  • Drivetrain
    Rear-Wheel Drive


  • Steering Type
    Pwr Rack & Pinion
  • Turning Diameter
    38.5 ft


  • Wheels Type
    Aluminum Wheels
  • Front Wheel Size
    17" x 7"
  • Rear Wheel Size
    17" x 9"


  • Front Suspension
  • Rear Suspension


  • Front Tire
  • Rear Tire
  • Spare Tire

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

  • Combined
    21 MPG
  • City
    17 MPG
  • Highway
    25 MPG

Fuel Tank

  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    19.4 gallons

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

  • Length
    167.7 in
  • Height
    51.8 in
  • Max Width
    68.3 in
  • Front Width
    55.3 in
  • Rear Width
    58 in
  • Wheelbase
    89.4 in
  • Ground Clearance
    4.7 in

Interior Space

  • Seating Capacity
    4 seater
  • Front Seat Leg Room
    41.6 in
  • Front Seat Headroom
    38 in
  • Front Seat Shoulder Room
    51.7 in
  • Front Seat Hip Room
    51.7 in

Weight and Towing

  • Curb Weight
    3,130 lbs

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Arctic Silver (Met)
  • Arena Red (Met)
  • Black (Met)
  • Black
  • Blue Turquoise
  • Cobalt Blue (Met)
  • Dark Blue
  • Forest Green (Met)
  • Glacier White
  • Guards Red
  • Metallic Color to Sample
  • Non-Metallic Color to Sample
  • Oak Green (Met)
  • Ocean Blue (Met)
  • Ocean Jade (Met)
  • Pastel Yellow
  • Pearl White Metallic Paint
  • Polar Silver (Met)
  • Slate Grey (Met)
  • Speed Yellow
  • Viola (Met)
  • Violet Blue (Met)
  • Wimbledon Green (Met)
  • Zenith Blue (Met)

Standard Interior Materials

  • All Cloth Seats W/Cloth Porsche Lettering
  • Front Leather Sport Seats
  • Leatherette Seats W/Leather Inlays

Optional Interior Materials

  • Full Leather Seats

Features and Options

Interior Trim

  • Bucket Seats
  • Cloth Seats
  • Leather Seats
  • Leather Steering Wheel
  • Premium Synthetic Seats
  • Vinyl Seats
  • Woodgrain Interior Trim
    Not Available
  • Sun/Moonroof
    Not Available

Additional Packages

aluminum/chrome package


aluminum instrument dials, metal door sill w/insignia, oval stainless steel exhaust pipes *Net*

carbon package


instrument carrier/lower dash, door panel trim *Net*

dark rootwood package


dark rootwood dash/ steering wheel/parking brake lever/gear shift knob

dark rootwood package


dark rootwood instrument cluster/panel, dark rootwood door panels *Net*

dash package


leather side dash fresh air vents, leather center dash fresh air vents, leather covered ventilating cover, leather side of dash air vent cover *Net*

digital sound package


HI-FI sound pkg, amplifier system

door package


leather pwr window switches, leather inside door openers, leather loud speaker trim rings, leather LED rosettes on doors, leather sills for door entrance panels leather frame & knob for outside mirror adjuster *Net*

dual power seat package w/electric adjustments


(N/A w/373 & 374 Sport Seats)

instrument panel package


leather-covered air vents & covers/kneebar/key molding/ ventilating cover *Net*

instrument switch package


leather turn signal/wiper/window/clock switches, leather fuel tank flap/instrument panel knobs, leather glove box lock frame *Net*

leather seat package i


leather heat/pwr seat adjustment switches w/leather cover (REQ: P14 Heated Seats) *Net*

leather seat package ii


leather front seat hinges/front seatbelt locks/housings, leather heat & seat adj switches/ring plates for switch & seat adj (REQ: P14 Heated Seats) (N/A w/373 & 374 Sport Seats) *Net*

leather seat parts package iii


leather rear safety belt locks/lock housings, leather front safety belt lock housings/covers *Net*

light rootwood package


light rootwood dash/ steering wheel/parking brake lever/gear shift knob

light rootwood package


light rootwood instrument cluster/panel, light rootwood door panels *Net*

sample leather door panel package


leather pwr window switches, leather speaker trim rings/covers, rosettes for LEDs/alarm system, caps for window sills/frame, outside mirror knob/rocker switch *Net*


Safety Features

  • Back-Up Camera
    Not Available
  • Cross-Traffic Alert
    Not Available
  • Rear Parking Aid
    Not Available
  • Blind Spot Monitor
    Not Available
  • Lane Departure Warning
    Not Available
  • Lane Keeping Assist
    Not Available
  • ABS
    Not Available
  • Night Vision
    Not Available
  • Tire Pressure Monitor
    Not Available
  • Brake Assist
    Not Available
  • Stability Control
    Not Available
  • Traction Control


Warranty Summary

  • Basic
    2 Years / Unlimited Miles
  • Corrosion Note
    Paint - 3 year limited warranty
  • Corrosion
    10 Years / Unlimited Miles
  • Roadside Assistance
    2 Years / Unlimited Miles