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1992 Porsche 964 Turbo Was Recently Imported From Japan

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This modern classic Porsche 964 is a low-mileage gem.

Porsche’s 964 model brought everything great about the 911 into the future with improved aerodynamics, increased performance and better handling. This Porsche being offered on PCarMarket started off as a well cared for 1992 Porsche 964 Turbo Coupe.

When it premiered a year earlier, the 964 Turbo featured wide bodywork, tea tray spoiler, and revised 3.3-liter turbocharged flat six cylinder that was familiar to the 930. Only 863 of these were made to RoW-spec’ed examples. It spent it’s life in Japan before being importune to the United States in July of 2020 and has recently been serviced.

This Amethyst Metallic Porsche can be spotted as out of the normal U.S. spec’ed cars by the German side marker lights, wide rear license plate cutout, and clear from lenses in place of rubber bumpers. It

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Japan car makers scramble to assess impact of Renesas auto chip-plant fire

TOKYO (Reuters) – Toyota, Nissan, Honda and other Japanese automakers scrambled on Monday to assess the production impact of a fire at a Renesas Electronics automotive chip plant that could aggravate a global semiconductor shortage.

“We are gathering information and trying to see if this will affect us or not,” a Honda spokesman said. Other car makers including Toyota and Nissan said they too were assessing the situation.

The effect on car makers could spread beyond Japan to other auto companies in Europe and the United States because Renesas has around a 30% global share of microcontroller unit chips used in cars.

Renesas said it will take at least a month to restart production on a 300mm wafer line at its Naka plant in northeast Japan after an electrical fault caused machinery to catch fire on Friday and poured smoke into the sensitive clean room.

Two-thirds of production at the

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