1959 Porsche 356 Convertible D

Immortalized by the actor James Dean, the Porsche 356 Speedster has become one of the most highly prized classic Porsches. This model was born from the suggestion by US importer Max Hoffman that a simpler, lower cost open roofed model would sell well stateside. A little under 1,200 of these two seater Porsches were built, before the Cabriolet D arrived in 1958. With a higher windshield, comfier seats and roll up side windows, it added a touch of practicality to an otherwise purist package. This Convertible D for sale in Illinois was restored by a well known Porsche specialist and a more powerful, enlarged engine.

Year: 1959
Model: Convertible D
Engine: 1.9 liter flat four
Transmission: 4-speed manual
Mileage: 12,989 mi
Price: Reserve auction

1959 Porsche 356 Convertible D on eBay

This 356 is the most unique car I have ever seen and had the pleasure to drive!! This car was totally restored by the world renowned Gary Kempton. Sad to say the Porsche world lost a true artist with his passing. However his legacy lives on in this absolutely beautiful Porsche. This multi-year restoration is second to none and you would be hard pressed to find a more perfect Porsche for your collection. Every nut and bolt has been restored to to perfection.

Needless to say there is absolutely no rust and every body panel is fit to perfection. The paint is flawless and is a special color that was requested by Ferry Porsche for his own 356 at the time. Gary was able to find the color code after much research and was able to duplicate the color exactly. The interior is finished in a beautiful full leather Cashmere beige that is soft and supple. Every piece of trim has been refinished to factory perfect condition. The engine although not original to the car is very special.

1989 Porsche 911 Carrera Silver Anniversary

The year 1989 was a watershed moment for the 911. The model had survived imminent death after Porsche had planned to succeed it with the 928 mainly due to the fact that 911 sales continued to be strong. With Porsche management changing course, the 911 went through a steady program of evolution throughout the 1980s, leading up to a major revamp at the onset of the 1990s with the 964, introducing four-wheel drive to the classic 911 formula.

Coincidentally, the 911’s 25th Anniversary fell on the same year as the final model year for the beloved 3.2 Carrera. Porsche celebrated the 3.2’s final year with the Silver Anniversary package. Available in either Silver Metallic or Satin Black, these special 911s had a slew of options that included Silk Gray supple leather seats with black piping, a center console covered in leather that had an outside temperature gauge and CD holders, a short shift kit, rear window wiper, front and rear spoilers and wheels which were body colored.

For some reason, I always keep coming back to the 911 3.2; it seems to be my favorite of the breed. This Silver Anniversary edition for sale in Michigan has me sitting here drooling.

Year: 1989
Model: 911 Carrera Silver Anniversary
Engine: 3.2 liter flat six
Transmission: 5-speed manual
Mileage: 71,602
Price: $49,900

1989 Porsche Carrera Silver Anniversary on Hemmings Motor News

We are thrilled to present this 1989 Anniversary Porsche in the extremely rare Satin Black Metallic Paint with color matching Fuchs. Only 60 of the 300 Anniversary coupes produced were optioned with this exterior color. If you truly want a Porsche that very few people ever get the opportunity to own – this is the one! 1989 marked the last year of this iconic body style and many are in agreement that this is the car to have in your collection or as your third vehicle.

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.

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.…

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.…

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.