This short-lived successor to the 356B 2000 GS Carrera 2 was essentially the same car, albeit with minor changes to the body, interior and suspension, in line with the rest of the range.

As with the rest of the range, disc brakes were fitted as standard.

How to spot

Body style as per previous Carrera 2 but with flatter chrome hubcaps without central badges.


The 356C 2000 GS Carrera 2 was offered in Coupe, Cabriolet, and Hardtop/Cabriolet (Cabriolet with a removable hardtop) forms.


Capacity: 1966cc

Compression ratio: 9.5:1

Maximum Power: 130bhp @ 6200rpm

Maximum Torque: 162Nm @ 4600rpm

Brakes: Front: 274.5×10.5mm discs; rear: 285x10mm discs

Suspension: Front: Two swinging arms with two transvers torsion bar springs, telescopic dampers and anti-roll bar; Rear: Swing axles with radius arms, two torsion bar springs and telescopic dampers. Compensating spring

Wheels & Tyres: Front: 4.5Jx15 with 165/15 tyres; Rear: 4.5Jx15 with 165/15 tyres

Length: 3980mm

Width: 1670mm

Weight: 1010kg

Did you Know?

0-60mph: 9.0 sec Top speed: 124mph

Just 126 examples of the 356C Carrera 2 were made before it was replaced by the all-new Porsche 911.