1985 Porsche 928S

It’s rather amazing that 36 years after its introduction, the Porsche 928 still looks fresh. In 1977, it must have appeared to have arrived from another planet. Integrated bumpers, a streamlined shape and potent V8 power were meant to take over where the 911 was about to leave off. Funny then, that the 911 has carried on almost twenty years after the last 928 rolled off the line. These grand tourers are beginning to creep up in value, but are still lagging a bit behind most 911s. Buy a really cheap one, though, and it could put you in the poor house. This 928S for sale near Philadelphia is a low mileage minter with the desirable 5-speed manual gearbox.

Year: 1985
Model: 928S
Engine: 5.0 liter V8
Transmission: 5-speed manual
Mileage: 25,300
Price: $23,500 Buy It Now

1985 Porsche 928S on eBay

You are bidding on a 2 owner 1985 Porsche 928S. This is a RARE 5-speed manual transmission,less than 500 units built this model year. Automatics dominated 1985 sales and are more available and much cheaper. Vehicle has 25,300 original miles. (This will change as I drive it when weather permits). Car comes with original purchase and service records, all owner’s manuals and key set and documentation service in the DC area. This is not the six thousand dollar 928 you hear about. (The wheels and tires alone would cost almost that much)!

Now what you SHOULD worry about……..in the last 2 months….NEW timing belt with NEW Pork tensioner system, NEW water pump. NEW rear coupler bushings (PIA to replace) flushed radiator and changed oil and filter. All other fluids clean and full (brakes, transaxle). Front and rear wheel bearings checked and adjusted as necessary. Breaks are great. ALL electronics and on board computers are working as they should. The back of my fuse/relay panel is all properly connected grey wires. The #42 fuse for the fuel pump is segregated. In other words the electronics are as they should be with NO jumpers or other homemade electronic configurations!!!

Front tires (Bridgestone Potenza) almost new 235s and the rear tires 285s are new. The wheels “real” Porsche Carrera III, 18”. The rear wheels were professionally refinished and LOOK NEW. The front wheels look great with a just a “smudge” on a spoke on the right front. If wheels and tires make a car…..consider this “made.” As you can see in the pictures the car really sits nice. I think the wheel/ tire combination is perfect. I have the stock wheels and almost new tires to go with the car at my asking price. I have a NEW Lizard short shifter ready to be installed. I will include with asking price.

What else….you can do a lot to a six thousand dollar 928 but it will cost you another 20 to make it as nice as this one. BODY/PAINT/INTERIOR all near period perfect. New Lloyd’s floor mats. It was cleaned up of any imperfections, scratches ,door dings, etc. before I bought it. The paint on this car looks great. Porsche Guards Red. A few repaired stone chips and 1 small size ding on exhaust cut out. (I don’t notice it) NO evidence of it ever being in an accident. Other than that I can honestly say this is a well cared for 25,000 mile interior. Interior is a 9 out of 10? OK so what are the cons? A few drips of oil from rear cam covers. Not enough to worry about. Nine dollar part and labor (I’m guessing 2-3hrs).

The rear hatch sounds like it’s working but isn’t. The professional 928 mechanic I use thinks we can adjust it. That being said…this car has been gone over and repaired by a “well known” 928 expert in the Mid Atlantic/North East region. He’s a good guy and if you’re really in the game I think we can get him to speak with you. The service manuals are a 9 set binder. I have a condensed version that is one manual but I have the 6 CD Jim Morehouse manual. Please call with any questions. With the above exceptions, EVERYTHING WORKS! This is a great ride. 610-368-3673. Good luck bidding. I may end auction early for a local sale or trade.

The last 928 we featured was a 1983 model and was listed at $22,500. It had similar mileage but didn’t have the later 5.0 liter engine that this car does. It seems that extremely low mileage 928s from the mid 1980s are reaching into the low $20,000 range, but if you look hard enough, there are still examples out there that can be had in the $15,000 to $18,000 range. The 5-speeds seem to bring a little bit more cash, since they are more rare and tend to be favored by more hardcore enthusiasts. Reach any lower than $15,000, though, and it could be a gamble.

-Paul

Motorsport Mondays: 2007 Porsche 997 Cup – Championship Winning Car

It’s been a while since we’ve featured a race prepared car here on GCFSB, and what better way to motivate us to do so than Motorsport Mondays? This 997 Cup was built by Belgian race outfit GPR and won the 24 Hours of Zolder in 2007. Imported to the US in 2008, the car had a break until appearing in a few events last year.

Year: 2007
Model: 997 Cup
Engine: 3.8 liter flat six
Transmission: 6-speed manual
Mileage: N/A
Price: $80,000

2007 Porsche 997 Cup on Rennlist

Porsche 997 “Cup” multiple race winning car. The car was number #56 below. It was the winner of multiple races in 07 including the 24 hours of Zolder. The Belgium race shop GPR Racing built it to from the ground up from a bare GT3 shell using all 997 Cup parts. The only difference from a stock Cup car is a slightly different cage design.

Around 2008, it was imported to the US. Since then it has been in the hands of the ex Farnbacher Loles race team at Goldcrest Motorsports. Last year, it had one SCCA Race at Road Atlanta and one NASA race there. Goldcrest states that there is no evidence of any previous accident damage. Goldcrest has fully maintained the car including full time trackside support. Partial work in 2012 includes:

gearbox rebuild
New clutch
Jew JRZ RS Pro’s
Radios, GPS, Shift Light
Wing, hood, new harnesses
Race suspension setup

Here is a link to GPR which built the car: http://www.gprpinoracing.com/pages/fr/contact/contact.php

It was only run in 2007 and then retired by GPR. After being imported to the U.S. in 2008, it was not run again on the track until 2012 where it ran two races and three open track weekends.

Competition vehicles can be harder to value than street vehicles, but victories on the track are one good way of honing in on a price. The handful of 997 Cup cars I’ve seen for sale have ranged between $100,000 to $130,000, so at $80,000, this 997 Cup could be a bit of a bargain for someone in the market for a track day car with known race success.

The following is an in car video of this 997 Cup in action at Road Atlanta:

-Paul

1987 Porsche 911 Carrera

It’s a cycle with me. Every couple of weeks, I can’t get 911s off the brain. Perhaps it was early experiences I had with these sports cars or they have just come to symbolize everything I hold sacred about the brand in these days of SUVs and odd looking executive saloons with the Porsche crest on them. Whatever the case may be, the 911 will always have a place in my fantasy garage.

If I had to choose right now, I’d probably seek out a nice 3.2 Carrera. I wouldn’t want a garage queen, but I’d like something that has been well broken in without being clapped out. This 3.2 Carrera for sale in Texas grabbed my attention with its Venetian Blue paintwork, giving it a classy touch.

Year: 1987
Model: 911 Carrera
Engine: 3.2 liter flat six
Transmission: 5-speed manual
Mileage: 159,900 miles
Price: $23,900 Buy It Now

1987 Porsche 911 Carrera on eBay

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1987 Porsche 911 Carrera Coupe finished in Venetian Blue with Grey/Green Interior. This is a very rare color combination. New clutch and Top Engine Rebuilt at 110k Miles, with extensive service history dating back to 1992. There are no leaks or issues with the engine or tranny and service records do accompany this car. All gauges, lights and A/C function properly. Clean Autocheck Report!

Options Include: 3.2L 6-Cylinder, 5-Speed Manual G50 Transmission, Sport Seats, Alpine Stereo, Strut Brace. BFGoodrich G-Force Tires: front (205/50ZR16) and rear (225/50/R16) have 90% Tread.

Over 100,000 miles might seem excessive for a high performance car, but the 911 3.2 Carrera and earlier SC models are known to be fairly robust, well engineered vehicles that last if properly looked after. With a top end rebuild and a decent amount of service records, I wouldn’t hesitate to consider this car, seeing as how the exterior cosmetics and interior give off the appearance of a well cared for 911. The asking price is about in line with what higher mileage 3.2 Carreras are bringing these days, albeit at the higher end. Somewhere around $18,000 to $20,000 range would be closer to the sweet spot for this car.

-Paul

1993 Porsche 911 RS America

The Porsche 911 RS America is quite popular with enthusiasts, especially those of the P-car set. A lightweight special sold in low numbers, these are revered by club racers and collectors alike. When new, it was less expensive than the more amply equipped C2, but now these 911s are on the radar of driving enthusiasts. As a result, they have eclipsed other non-Turbo 964s in value. This 911 RS America for sale in San Francisco is about as basic as a 911 of this vintage could get, with no A/C, radio, sunroof or limited slip differential.

Year: 1993
Model: 911 RS America
Engine: 3.6 liter flat six
Transmission: 5-speed manual
Mileage: 113,000
Price: Reserve auction

1993 Porsche 911 RS America on eBay

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1993 Porsche 911 RS America RSA 964 “Full Delete Package” LIGHTEST VERSION

In late 1989, the 911 underwent a major evolution with the introduction of the Type 964. With many innovative technologies from the 959 model, this would be a very important car for Porsche, since the world economy was undergoing recession and the company could not rely on its image alone. It was launched as the Carrera 4, the “4” indicating four-wheel-drive, a decision that surprised many but demonstrated the company’s commitment to engineering by reminding buyers that race and rally engineering (of the 959) does affect road cars. Drag coefficient was down to 0.32. A rear spoiler deployed at high speed, preserving the purity of line when the vehicle was at rest. The chassis was redesigned overall. Coil springs, ABS brakes and power steering made their debut. The engine was increased in size to 3600 cc and developed 250 PS (184 kW). The car was more refined, but thought by some journalists to have lost some purity of the 911’s concept. The rear-wheel-drive version, the Carrera 2, arrived a year later.

The 964 incarnation of the 911 Turbo returned in 1990 after an absence from the price lists. At first it used a refined version of the 3.3 L engine of the previous Turbo, but two years later a turbo engine based on the 3.6 L engine of the other 964 models was introduced.

In 1990, Porsche introduced the ahead-of-its-time Tiptronic automatic transmission in the 964 Carrera 2, featuring adaptive electronic management and full manual control. The 964 was one of the first cars in the world offered with dual airbags standard (from 1991), the first being the Porsche 944 Turbo (from 1987).

In 1992, Porsche re-introduced a limited-edition RS model, inspired by the 1973 Carrera RS and emissions-legal in Europe only. In 1993, appeals from American customers resulted in Porsche developing the RS America of which 701 were built. In 1994, the RS America returned with rear seats. Only 84 RSA’s were made in 1994. However, while European RS was a homologation special, RS America was an option delete variant of the regular model. The RS 3.8 of 1993 had Turbo-style bodywork, a larger fixed whale tail in place of the movable rear spoiler, and a 300 PS (221 kW) 3746 cc engine.

Since the RS/RS America was intended as a no-frills, higher performance version of the 964, there were only four factory options available: a limited-slip differential, AM/FM cassette stereo, air conditioning, and a sunroof. The interior was more basic than a standard 911 as well; for example the interior door panels lacked the armrests and door pockets and had a simple pull strap for the opening mechanism. Although the RS America was about $10,000 cheaper than a fully equipped C2 at the time of their production, these models now command a premium price on the used market over a standard 964 (RS Europe was about $20,000 more expensive than a C2).

http://www.rsamerica.net/whatis.htm

What is an RS America?

The RS America is a lightened, limited edition, performance version of the venerable Porsche® 911 Carrera® made for the 1993 model year which according to Porsche® both “commemorates the 20th Anniversary of”, and “captures the spirit of” the original 1973 Carrera® RS

The original 1973 Carrera® RS was available in Europe but unfortunately not in the USA. Porsche® decided to build the 1993 Carrera® RS both to European spec and a limited number in compliance with US regulations. These US spec cars were assigned the name “RS America”.

The intent was to create a basic lightweight, no frills 911 with minimal luxury options. Fitting the RS America with the M030 sport suspension package, which included the use of much of the running gear from the 911 C2 Turbo, led to higher performance limits. The Turbo’s progressively wound coil springs, larger diameter front stabilizer bar, and upgraded shock absorbers were standard equipment for the RS America, as were 17” diameter C2 Turbo wheels. The RSA rims were 7” wide on the front and 8” wide on the rear (as opposed to the 7” wide front and 9” wide rear wheels of the C2 Turbo).

ABOUT THIS RS AMERICA:

VIN: WP0AB2969PS418122
Mileage: 113,000
comes with CLEAN CA Title
Stock 3.6 Liter twin plugged motor
Stock G50 5 speed transmission
Rare ZERO optioned or full delete package (lightest version)
PSS9 Bilstein coilovers
RS drop links
Brey Krause carbon fiber strut brace
8′ & 9″ Cup 1 wheels ( stock RSA’s come with 7 & 8″‘s )
Lowered & aligned to Euro RS/Cup specs
Corner balanced
Primary & CAT bypass (stock CAT included for CA smog)

Of the 701 RS America cars made between 1993 & 1994, fewer than 5% were made with ” FULL DELETE ” option ( no sunroof, AC, radio & LSD ) which translates to roughly 35 cars however an aftermarket radio was added in the early 90’s. Car has been in CA its entire life being sold by Stead Motors in Walnut Creek as indicated by the Original Window Sticker which is included in the sale. I bought this car from the 4th owner who has cared for it the last 10 years with major service completed last year for $3K ( all fuids, valve adjustment, cam timing, timing case re seal ). Upgrades done to the car in the last 60 days are:

new Hankook Ventus RS-3’s ( 225/45 & 255/40 ZR 17’s )
newly painted CUP 1 wheels & center caps
carbon fiber heater bypass ( stock part included )
clear front indicators with amber bulbs
front brake ducts for aesthetics only
full polish, wax & seal
detailed motor & wheel wells
new front lower valance mesh grille

The Guards Red paint has been well maintained & looks extremely good for being 20 years old however minor chips on the front bumper, touched up driver door scratch & windshield chip are mostly the flaws. Included in the sale are all books & records, custom indoor cover & battery tender.

The last RS America we featured sold rather quickly right after we had posted it with a $69,900 Buy It Now price. That car had just over 10,000 miles more on the clock, which is a lot less than this car. Considering that, I’d suspect the reserve would be somewhere in the $35,000 to $45,000 range.

-Paul

1983 Porsche 928

If I were to buy a Porsche based solely on looks, this would be it. It was never the most stellar handling Porsche, or the fastest, but there’s just something about the looks of it. Between the pop up lights to the shape of the rear, I find them oddly attractive.

The 928S was Porsche’s attempt at a GT car and frankly in that respect, they succeeded. These cars had all of the right ingredients; power, handling and versatility. The 928S sported a front mounted 4.5L V8 that made 219 bhp and 222 lb/ft, not particularly stellar now, but in 1983 it was one of the more powerful cars on the market. In order to live up to the Porsche level of performance, the 928 was fitted with a 5-speed transaxle that helpes push weight distribution towards almost 50/50. Most importantly to make a great GT car, was the hatch, there was actually space in these cars for a couple of suitcases AND a passenger.

This Kiln Red over tan 928S is a beautiful example of what is often viewed as Porsche’s red-headed step child.

Year: 1983
Model: 928
Engine: 4.5 liter V8
Transmission: 5-speed manual
Mileage: 24,215 mi
Price: $22,500 Buy It Now

1983 Porsche 928 on eBay

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Awesome 1983 Porsche 928S! This spectacular example has covered only 24,215 miles since delivered new and is 100% Original from factory specs! Finished in the unique color of Kiln Red Metallic over Tan leather interior and well equipped from Porsche with a manual 5-speed transmission, power drivers seat, Blaupunkt Monterey radio with cassette, protective side moldings and electric sliding sun roof. Fully Serviced since new with all the stamps in the original service manual along with all the original manuals. Powered by a large front mounted 4.5 Liter fuel injected V8 featuring a single overhead camshaft producing 234 Horsepower. The 928S utilized a transaxle to help achieve 50/50 Weight distribution aiding in the cars excellent balance. This beautiful 928S is truly a diamond in the rough, with unique colors, unbelievable low miles and perfect history you will be hard pressed to find a better collector 928!

Any time I see one of these, I picture Gary Wallace doing a burnout as he pulled away form the mall in Weird Science. That, for me, was the moment that solidified this car’s status as one of my all time favorites. Even though I’m partial, I can’t ignore the fact that this car is a tad overpriced. Having traveled under 1,000 miles per year its whole life, this 928S is a perfect collector piece or Sunday driver. However, even with so few miles, $22,500 is just too much. All things considered, I’d be a buyer somewhere in the $16,500 price range.

-Brian

1992 Porsche 968 Cabriolet

When the Porsche 968 was introduced in 1992, the 924/944 formula was in its final throes. This car had come a long way, though, from the 924 of 1976, with the 2.0 liter four cylinder engine that was shared with the Audi 100 and Volkswagen LT van. Originally, the 968 was to be called the 944 S3, but with a majority of the parts modified or changed, Porsche management decided to come up with a new moniker for the car. At the heart of the 968, was an updated inline four, this time with Porsche’s VarioCam variable valve timing. Good for 236 horsepower, this engine was mated to either a 6-speed manual or 4-speed Tiptronic automatic.

These days the 968 is a relative bargain amongst the modern classic set. This 968 Cabriolet for sale in Kansas City has the all important manual gearbox and still looks modern over twenty years on.

Year: 1992
Model: 968 Cabriolet
Engine: 3.0 liter inline four
Transmission: 6-speed manual
Mileage: 86,471 mi
Price: $13,700 Buy It Now

1992 Porsche 968 Cabriolet on eBay

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1992 Porsche 968 Cabriolet Finished in Cobalt Blue Metallic, Dark Blue Top, with Light Grey Leather interior. *** THIS IS A ONE OWNER CAR!*** All services with the exception of a couple of oil changes, wiper motor, and door handle have been done at Aristocrat Porsche in KC, which is also the original selling dealer. I do have all the service records, and due to the ridiculous amounts of request I have received for them, we will only send them when we are into a serious deal. This is a well-equipped 968 Cabriolet, sticker for this car was 55496 with out destination!

If you are looking at this car you probably saw the 968 on eBay do 9800 with 180,000 miles! We know the car had a rebuilt motor 25,000 miles ago, but it’s still a 180K car with many things that will need attention! We have priced ours to sell at a fair price, we will not accept offers and our price is firm. I bought this car to keep it, but cannot sell one of my other cars, so this one is up for sale! Only item to note that needs attention is the clocks plastic crystal is cracked. You have two options for repair, buy a new clock, or put in a Porsche CD holder.

Remember that most 968’s are on owner 3-5 and do not have the receipts and title to show the care this car has received!
We have the original window sticker, two original Porsche keys, top boot, and original mats (mats do show some wear)

We do have receipts for,

AC Condenser
Power steering pump
Replaced convertible top (due to age)
Starter
Timing Belt
Water Pump
Balance Shaft Belt
Aux cooling fan replaced
75k service
60K service
45k service
30K service
15K service

Options on this 968 are,

Cobalt Blue Metallic with Dark Blue Top
Partial Leather Seat Light Grey Classic
17” Light Alloy Wheels
Full Power Drivers Seat
Hi FI Sound System 8 Speakers
Amplifier System
Lumbar Support Drivers Seat

For purists, the Cabriolet might be a compromise, but I’ve always liked the 968 Cabriolet, as it offers a bit of open air fun into what is a fairly serious motoring equation. I’ve heard from a few 968 owners as of late, and one Cabriolet owner told me once that someone asked him if that was the “new” Porsche. This design has stood the test of time well. Not only that, the 968 offers exclusivity at a price that is hard to match. Given this is a one owner car, service records are available and it is a 6-speed, I would say the seller is being pretty fair in his asking price. It’s hard to say whether these 968s will ever skyrocket in price, but for now, it’s hard to beat this kind of performance and handling for the price.

-Paul

1989 Porsche 911 Turbo Slantnose

Along with the Ferrari Testarossa, Lamborghini Countach and Mercedes-Benz W126 S class, the Porsche 911 Turbo Slantnose was a car that defined the style and excesses of the 1980s. Known as the Flachbau in German and offered under the Sonderwunsch, or “Special Wishes” program, these were a rare factory option where the front end of the car was transformed with concealed headlamps and hand formed metal front fenders, adding a considerable amount to the price of a standard Turbo. A little under 1,000 of these Slantnose models were made from 1981 through 1989.

This final year example for sale in Texas has but a mere 11,000 miles on the clock and is a great way to celebrate the final year of an awesome decade.

Year: 1989
Model: 911 Turbo Slantnose
Engine: 3.3 liter turbocharged flat six
Transmission: 5-speed manual
Mileage: 11,600 mi
Price: $138,500 Buy It Now

1989 Porsche 911 Turbo Slantnose on eBay

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Black/Cashmere, 11,600 miles, factory slant nose (M505), limited slip differential, sunroof, short shifter, steering wheel with raised hub, lumbar seat-left, supple leather, Blaupunkt Reno radio, black piping and carpet welting, fresh service, Certificate of Authenticity, 1 of 60 factory built cars, finest available.

A comparable 911 Turbo from this era is never going to be cheap. The 1979 911 Turbo we featured last week did not sell with a final bid of $52,001. The Slantnose naturally commands greater values in the market, even if most purists prefer the traditional 911 front clip. At $138,500, this is certainly the high end of the range for a Slantnose. Typically, you see these cars for sale between $60,000 and $90,000, with the convertible versions bringing a little bit more. While this might be one of the lowest mileage Slantnose coupes out there, this car seems to be a bit ahead of the market.

-Paul

1984 Porsche 911 Carrera

When I was 15, I got my first taste of a Porsche 911. I was on my learner’s permit at the time, but had quickly mastered the art of driving a manual transmission. As I was told by my father: “you can either learn how to drive stick, or not drive at all.” Given that we didn’t have a vehicle in the house with an automatic transmission, this was an easy choice.

A few months after I learned how to drive, a colleague of my father’s stopped by with a car very similar to this one, a 1984 Carrera 3.2 similar to this particular car we are featuring today, with the wide, Turbo-look rear fenders and whale tail spoiler. I was speechless when my father’s friend threw me the keys and let me take it for a spin. It was the most exhilarating motoring experience I had up to that point. Easier to drive than I thought, I was careful not to push it too much, as I had of course heard the horror stories of lift-off oversteer. It’s a car that has had a lasting effect on me.

There’s always room for a good Porsche 911 here at GCFSB, and this 1984 example in California certainly fits the bill for those looking to embark on classic 911 ownership.

Year: 1984
Model: 911 Carrera
Engine: 3.2 liter flat six
Transmission: 5-speed manual
Mileage: 85,000 mi
Price: $26,995 Buy It Now

1984 Porsche 911 Carrera on eBay

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1984 Porsche 911 Carrera Coupe “survivor”: one owner since new; 100% factory original paint; 100% factory original interior; 85K original miles. Always garaged, no rust anywhere. Rare and valuable color combination. Purchased new through European delivery by a Silicon Valley engineer and kept near Cupertino since the 1980s. Well maintained and in excellent running and driving condition. As honest and straight-forward as they come. Thanks for the interest! The factory color code is Gray “661 9 3 scheiferblaumetallic X 6”, or slate blue metallic.

Early 3.2 Carrera coupes can be found readily in the $20,000 range for examples with around 70,000 to 100,000 miles on them. This California car looks quite solid from the video. At almost $27,000, this car is in the ballpark, but priced just a tad high. If this car was somewhere between $24,000 to $25,000, there would have been a good chance it would have sold already.

-Paul

1979 Porsche 911 Turbo

The original Porsche 911 Turbo, or 930 as it is also know, is one of those landmark cars that defined the start of a new generation of vehicles. Before the Turbo, the 911 was a fairly lightweight, rear-engined sports car true to the Porsche tradition and which could trace its genes fairly directly to the original Volkswagen Beetle. Then came the Turbo. This car burst on to the scene in 1974 with a 3.0 liter, turbocharged flat six hanging out behind the rear axle. Producing 260 horsepower, power was delivery was less than linear, with a good bit of lag off the line followed by a brutal thrust forward towards the horizon. This was not a car for those with less than honed driving skills.

So fearsome were the characteristics of this car, that it gained a reputation over the years. In 1978, a larger 3.3 engine was supplanted and subsequent generations of 911 Turbos became more and more tame while offering up an increase in power each time around, culminating recently in the form of the 997 Turbo S, with 523 horsepower, all-wheel drive and a 0-60 time in under three seconds. Only the boffins from Stuttgart can possibly know what the latest, 991 series 911 Turbo will have in store for us.

So while we await a new Porsche 911 Turbo, now is a good time to look back at where the legend started. This silver 1979 Turbo for sale in California has low mileage and has benefitted from a professional respray. It still looks sharp and modern after all these years.

Year: 1979
Model: 911 Turbo
Engine: 3.3 liter flat six
Transmission: 4-speed manual
Mileage: 25,544
Price: Reserve auction

1979 Porsche 911 Turbo on eBay

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Matching numbers – K27 turbo, new paint meeting factory standards. The Auto Gallery is proud to present this refined 1979 Porsche 911 Turbo with 4-Speed Manual Transmission. Finished in Silver Exterior and a Black Leather Interior, this 911 Turbo is simply stunning! This Porsche has been very well maintained, recently serviced, and with only 25,544 miles, it is in superb condition! In addition to its luxurious standard factory equipment, this 911 Turbo boasts an extensive list of options that includes MATCHING NUMBERS, K27 TURBO, NEW PAINT MEETING FACTORY STANDARDS, New Leather Interior Meeting Factory Standards, Factory Wheels, Original Radio and much more!

The 911 Turbo is critically acclaimed for its turbocharged intercooled six-cylinder engine, four-speed manual gearbox system and four-wheel disc brakes. This particular car features Matching Numbers through the entire car, a powerful K27 Turbo, and a new Paint job that meets factory standards, making this a great buy. Take advantage of this opportunity as this beautiful 1979 Porsche 911 Turbo is being offered at an incredible price and WILL BE SOLD SOON! As with all of our vehicles it is CARFAX certified.

A Turbo of this vintage in this condition should return somewhere in the high $40,000 to low $60,000 range. Last year, Bill Gates’ own 1979 911 Turbo sold at auction for $80,000, which more than likely represented a bit of a premium due to the celebrity ownership. Sure, some will argue the engine layout is all wrong, that the turbo is just a bit too lairy for everyday driving, but I just love these early Turbos. They represent everything good that I remember about the era of my childhood: bull markets, energetic music and general sense of optimism that seems to have drifted away.

-Paul

1993 Porsche 911 RS America

In this day and age of cars with ever increasing curb weight – even sports cars – it’s nice to look back in the not too distant past and gaze upon what once was. While the original Porsche Carrera RS of the 1970s was never officially sold in the US, motorists stateside were given a treat in 1993 by way of the RS America. Fred Schwab, President and CEO of Porsche Cars North America put it rather succincntly:

“If you like to autocross, this is your car. If you are a time-trialer, you need this car. If driving is for fun, this is your car – the car that the Porsche Club of America built.”

When the RS America went on sale, it was the cheapest 911 available and sold for $10,000 less than a fully equipped C2. Due to their limited numbers, it’s not surprising that these lightweight specials are valued higher than the cooking variety 911s from the same period. This RS America for sale in New York has slightly less than 25,000 miles on the clock and is a nice piece for someone seeking the pure 911 experience. Nothing more, nothing less.

Year: 1993
Model: 911 RS America
Engine: 3.6 liter flat six
Transmission: 5-speed manual
Mileage: 24,531
Price: $69,900 Buy It Now

1993 Porsche 911 RS America on eBay

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This is a 1993 Porsche Carrera RS America in Black with Black Interior. Only 602 of these units were produced (Worldwide). This car represents the 20th anniversary of the 911 going back to 1973. It has every option available at the time and Porsche of Roslyn just performed a full service on the car.

The high end of the range for RS Americas is around $50,000 to $70,000, so we’re right at the top when it comes to values, which isn’t surprising given this is a dealer offering. As usual, I would prefer a car that was a bit more used and not a garage queen, but it’s nice to know there’s a few of these rare 964s lurking about out there, waiting for a new generation of motorists to experience the original, air-cooled formula at its peak.

-Paul