Porsche model codes

OK, what’s the difference between a 901 and a 911? Is the 993 and older model? We hope that this handy chart of Porsche model codes can answer all of your Zuffenhausen-based questions:


Model nameYearsCodeLayout/s*Engine/s+
3561948-1965 RE, RWDF4 Petrol
718
(see Boxster
& Cayman)
9011964 RE, RWDF6 Petrol
9111964-1989911RE, RWDF6 Petrol
F6 Turbo-Petrol
9111975-1989930RE, RWDF6 Turbo-Petrol
9111989-1993964RE, RWDF6 Petrol
F6 Turbo-Petrol
9111994-1998993RE, RWD
RE, AWD
F6 Petrol
F6 Turbo-Petrol
9111997-2006996RE, RWD
RE, AWD
F6 Petrol
F6 Turbo-Petrol
9112004-2012997RE, RWD
RE, AWD
F6 Petrol
F6 Turbo-Petrol
9112011-2019991RE, RWD
RE, AWD
F6 Petrol
F6 Turbo-Petrol
9112019-992RE, RWD
RE, AWD
F6 Turbo-Petrol
9121965-1969 RE, RWDF4 Petrol
912E1976 RE, RWDF4 Petrol
9141969-1976 ME, RWDF4 & F6 Petrol
918 Spyder2013-2015 ME, AWDV8 Petrol Hybrid
9241976-1988 FE, RWDI4 Petrol
9281977-1995 FE, RWDV8 Petrol
9441982-1991951FE, RWDI4 Petrol
I4 Turbo-Petrol
9591986-1993 RE, AWDF6 Turbo-Petrol
9681991-1995 FE, RWDI4 Petrol
I4 Turbo-Petrol
Boxster1996-2004986ME, RWDF6 Petrol
Boxster2004-2012987ME, RWDF6 Petrol
Boxster2012-2016981ME, RWDF6 Petrol
718 Boxster2016-982ME, RWDF6 Petrol
F4 Turbo-Petrol
Carrera GT2003-2007980ME, RWDV10 Petrol
Cayenne2003-20109PAFE, AWDVR6 & V8 Petrol
V8 Turbo-Petrol
V6 Turbo-Diesel
Cayenne2011-201792AFE, AWDV6 Supercharged Petrol
VR6 & V8 Petrol
V8 Turbo-Petrol
V6 & V8 Turbo-Diesel
Cayenne2018-9Y0FE, AWDV6 & V8 Turbo-Petrol
V6 & V8 Turbo-Petrol Hybrid
Cayman2004-2012987ME, RWDF6 Petrol
Cayman2012-2016981ME, RWDF6 Petrol
718 Cayman2016-982ME, RWDF6 Petrol
F4 Turbo-Petrol
Macan2014-95BFE, AWDI4 Turbo-Petrol
V6 Turbo-Petrol
V6 Turbo-Diesel
Panamera G12010-2016970FE, RWD
FE, AWD
V6 & V8 Petrol
V6 Supercharged Petrol
V8 Turbo-Petrol
V6 Turbo-Diesel
Panamera G22017-971 V6 & V8 Petrol
V8 Turbo-Diesel
V6 & V8 Turbo-Petrol Hybrid
Taycan2019-9J1DM, AWDTwin electric

*FE = Front-engined, ME = Mid-engined, RE = Rear-engined, DM = Dual-motor. RWD = Rear wheel drive, AWD = All/four wheel drive.

+F = Flat / Boxer / Horizontal. I = In-line / Straight. V = Vee-formation.

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