The new Porsche was different from his predecessor's more powerful (272 hp) engine, gearbox two types – a 6-speed manual gearbox or a 4-speed automatic Tiptronic. Also, 993-th received a fundamentally new multilink rear suspension, wide more streamlined body and sloping headlamps. Again, the premiere – to consolidate its market position poslekrizovoe sports cars in the class of inexpensive cars, Porsche is at the Paris Motor Show 1996 a new type of car – a model Boxster. Being a middle-roadster, Boxster offers a new generation capacity with impressive numbers (2,5 liters. and 204 hp).
Engine – a brand new 6-cylinder opozitny, with 4 valves per cylinder, which was placed in front of the rear axle with water rather than air-cooled. Model had a 'soft' or 'hard' roof. This year was also remarkable access to the world one millionth Porsche, it has become – a police 911 Carrera. 1997year: the next prime minister – to secure the success of the model Boxster, Porsche is in Frankfurt an entirely new 911 (index 996), which is very much like Boxster, but it was a complete 911-m. A year later, the audience was presented 911 Cabriolet, the roof opened and closed hydraulically by clicking on the button.
Fixed aluminum roof comes as standard. 2000-2000 E-published Model Turbo, which by law has the status of the flagship series of 911. Changes affected the exterior and powertrain, which for a volume of 3.6 liters gave out 420 horsepower. Of course, this is not the last role was played by two turbines. Body Model 'Poobros' many cooling air intakes and 'skirts', which gave the resistance a car on the road even at speeds of 305 km / h. Also this year there is a more powerful version of the Boxster, which was the index 'S' and a new 3.2- liter engine. In Paris, was a prototype Carrera gt. Novelty engine formula-type V10 power 558 hp A year later, in Frankfurt the presentation of the second-generation Carrera 911. Body had four options: two compartments, with complete and a rear wheel drive and two convertible. The engine is again added to the volume, and now stood at 3.6 liters. As on the Turbo model, but without the turbine with capacity of 320 hp Changed the lighting and the front bumper, improved trim and made easy facelift bodywork. Maximum speed rose to 285 km / h and acceleration to come around in 5 seconds. Also, based on 911 Build gonochngo Beast '- Porsche 911 GT2 (996). The engine is even more aggressive than the turbo version, speed and dynamics even more. In 2002 came two new items that have completed a series of 911 in body 996. These models are called the 911 Carrera 4S and 911 Targa. Engines, they were the same as that on other Carrera. The main differences were in appearance: Carrera 4S was 90% similar to the turbo model but without the static rear spoiler, but with a special rear-lamp unit, which is installed only on this model; Targa coupe based on the model, and therefore received more rigid body, the roof was completely glass.