For all the air-cooled Porsches that we feature, there is still one outlier that is the ne plus ultra when it comes to P-cars for me. The 968 Club Sport. This was another one of those forbidden fruits to US customers, but a formula which enthusiasts copied in earnest by either cobbling together a few of the more performance oriented options available at the time, such as the M030 option package, or by way of the aftermarket. Out of the box, the Club Sport was ready to hit the track, with about 222 pounds shed from the curb weight by way of deletion of luxury trimmings and complimented with a more aggressive suspension setup. This Club Sport for sale in Maryland has been worked over a bit to make it even more fearsome for track days.
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Upon initial release of the 964 Turbo, Porsche had yet to fully develop a turbocharged version of the 964′s standard 3.6 liter flat-six and thus chose to retain the 3.3 liter turbocharged flat-six from the 930. By 1993, however, a turbocharged 3.6 liter flat-six was ready. With 360 hp being delivered to the rear wheels, these cars provided effortless acceleration and spine-tingling excitement packaged in a neat and beautiful design. But what if some buyers might want a little bit more? Enter the 3.6 Turbo S: a 385 hp rear-wheel-drive monster and one of the most sought after 911s in Porsche’s storied history. Less than 100 examples of the 3.6 Turbo S were produced through the Porsche Exclusive program and buyers had the choice of the standard wide-body Turbo design or they could choose a 928-derived Slantnose. The Slantnose was a popular option on the 930 throughout much of the ’80s and we come across them fairly frequently. The 3.6 Turbo S is another beast entirely. Few exist and they rarely come up for sale, but here we have one. A stunning Guards Red 1994 Porsche 911 Turbo S Slantnose with Champagne leather interior, located in Cleveland, that has seen a very reasonable 36,300 miles.
CLICK FOR DETAILS: 1994 Porsche 911 Turbo S Slantnose on R&H Motor Car Group
Yesterday, Paul wrote up a nice looking 968 with lower miles. The problem with these low mile 968s seems to be that people ask a lot of money for them. Now granted, comparing the money that E30 M3s command compared to the 968 asking prices puts them in a less outrageous context, but compared to the prices 944 Turbo Ss or 944S2s command, they do seem out of line. Case in point is todays two stunning examples of the 968 prototype, the 944S2. Effectively the 968 was this car, restyled and with an extra cog in the gearbox. If you can deal with only 5 speeds and prefer the boxier styling of the 944s, these 944S2s are a screaming deal – for now. Let’s look at a black early example first:
CLICK FOR DETAILS: 1989 Porsche 944 S2 on Cleveland Craigslist
Following on to the early 924 we just featured, here we have the opposite end of the spectrum when it comes to four-cylinder, front-engined Porsche: the 968. What was originally supposed to be designated the 944S3 turned into the 968 after engineers realized so little was left of the 944 platform. Complementing the evolutionary styling was an enlarged 3.0 liter inline-4 with VarioCam variable valve timing and a 6-speed manual gearbox (4-speed tiptronic was optional). For those who want an affordable, modern Porsche but might not be turned on by a Boxster, these 968 Coupes and Cabriolets offer enthusiasts a unique proposition. This 968 Coupe with a 6-speed manual for sale in Illinois is a lower mileage example sure to please the more serious driver.
CLICK FOR DETAILS: 1995 Porsche 968 on DuPont Registry
It ain’t easy being green. Well, when it came to being the Porsche 924, it wasn’t easy just being. Porsche traditionalists weren’t keen on this front engined coupe with a power plant shared with an Audi. But, over time these early water-cooled Porsches have built a respectable fan base with prices staying at a reasonable level. This early 924 is genesis when it comes to the 924/944/968 series. Certainly a car that will grab the attention of P-car enthusiasts who appreciate these models in their purist form.