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1986 Porsche 911 Carrera

Here is our counter to yesterday’s low mileage no reserve Carrera: a 1986 Grand Prix White Porsche 911 Carrera, located in California, which has seen 162,000 miles. We’ve seen the rapid escalation of the air-cooled 911 market, but my interest here is on the effect that rise has had on higher mileage, less pristine vehicles. Can those still be had a reasonable value or have they too shot through the roof?

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Year: 1986
Model: 911 Carrera
Engine: 3.2 liter flat-6
Transmission: 5-speed manual
Mileage: 162,000 mi
Price: Reserve auction

California ONE owner car … retains some original paint in door jambs trunk and engine compartment
has paint chips under front bumper other than that paint is outstanding
all original seats …driver seat has seam that came apart could easily be fixed with just one new piece added
headliner is like new
no dash crack door panels are like new
air ,sunroof and windows are working perfectly
clean car fax and auto check which is include in pics
hood tag and door tag in place
drivers and owner manuals
original radio
currently has just over 160k miles
body fitment is excellent and doors still have that great Porsche ping
engine and transmission rebuilt about 6 or 7 years ago by reputable shop in Santa Monica calif ….under 10k miles since rebuild
shifts up and down perfectly through all gear no grinding clutch is excellent
this is a beautiful dependable fast car that could be driven every day

foreign bidders i can assist with transportation at your expense

i encourage your inspection
car is sold as is were it is with no expressed or implied warranty

any questions or concerns call me Steven 818 681 7313 cell … i am here to answer them


I really love the look of this car. The profile brings to mind my dad’s 911 from when I was a kid. For a 30 year-old-car with more than 160K miles the condition here appears quite good and that mileage really speaks to the potential longevity of the 911 and the quality of the engines. The engine on this Carrera has been rebuilt, but it sounds like the rebuild came after more than 150K miles had been put on it. It has had a long life, but in its current condition it may have quite a few more years left in it, and given that it is a one-owner car we can expect the seller to be capable of providing ample details on its history. With bidding currently at $22,100 we’re well below the top figures for a 3.2 Carrera seen lately, though admittedly still quite a bit higher than where this car would have sold 8 months ago. Still, for a buyer looking for a decent value on a driver-quality Carrera, this could make for a good option.



  1. audemars
    audemars May 26, 2014

    This extremely high mile 911 sold for $27,000. Amazing.

  2. Cole
    Cole May 30, 2014

    I wouldn’t call this car extremely high mileage. Sure its higher,, but its a testament to the quality of these cars, and the markets acceptance of higher mile examples. These cars can do 200K miles on original engines and transmissions with proper care . The bodies will last forever.

  3. David B
    David B May 30, 2014

    I’d call it it extremely high price for a pretty high mileage car. Things are going crazy in the 911 world id say

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