1975 Porsche 911 2.7 Euro Carrera Coupe

Here in the US, the 1974-1977 911 is the red-headed stepchild of the 911 lineage (at least among collectors). These cars featured neither the original long-hood design of the pre-1974 911 nor did they possess the fuel-injected 3.0 liter engine and 915 transmission of the 911SC. As such, they remain confined to no man’s land. There is, however, an exception: the Euro 2.7 Carrera, which utilized the 2.7 liter MFI engine from the 1973 Carrera RS. Rather than the 173 hp produced in the top of the range 911S of the period, the Euro model’s engine produced 210 hp and had the same widened rear fenders and lower weight as the RS Touring. Which brings us to the car featured here: a Lime Green(!) 1975 Porsche 911 2.7 Euro Carrera Coupe.

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Year: 1975
Model: 911 2.7 Euro Carrera Coupe
Engine: 2.7 liter flat-6
Transmission: 5-speed manual
Mileage: 86,685 mi
Price: Reserve auction

CLICK FOR DETAILS: 1975 Porsche 911 2.7 Euro Carrera Coupe on eBay

Beautiful and rare Lime Green 2.7 RS MFI Carrera in Excellent condition throughout. Recently imported from ideal European climate. Older, very nice paint. Excellent interior. 7 and 8 inch Fuchs wheels with new Pirelli P6000, Legendary 2.7 Mechanically injected 2.7 RS runs and drives very strong. More pictures here: Porsport.com

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The seller of this car has left the buyer to do a lot of the leg work to determine this car’s present state. It looks good and the Lime Green paint is such an eye-catching color on the classic 911 body. The interior is…interesting. I’m not sure I’ve come across a scotch plaid interior so it’s certainly rare! Otherwise, the interior looks to be in equally good condition as the exterior and given the cleanliness of the engine compartment I would hope this is a well maintained example. It needn’t be stated that any serious buyer will want to know the full state of the mechanicals and make sure that the service history has been suitable. I have seen these cars listed anywhere from $80,000 to $200,000 so I will not hazard a guess at a reasonable price for this particular car, but bidding is currently at $70,100 with reserve still on. Value aside, this a rare and eye-catching car that would be a joy to drive, but will likely come at a very steep price. I definitely will have my eye on this one to see if it sells.

-Rob

1996 Porsche 911 Carrera

For my 2nd 993 of the week I’ve chosen this 1996 Carrera, which stood out to me for one very obvious reason: it’s Speed Yellow. This might be the only standard Carrera I have ever seen in Speed Yellow. I’ve come across a few other variants in this color (Turbos, the GT2, Cabriolets), but not a bog-standard 993. It’s a flashy color so it shouldn’t be surprising that it might not be hugely popular amongst buyers choosing the Carrera. Regardless, I love a Yellow on Black car (cue Wiz Khalifa) and with the base Carrera toning down the flash just a bit, this makes for a fantastic combination.

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Year: 1996
Model: 911 Carrera
Engine: 3.6 liter flat-6
Transmission: 6-speed manual
Mileage: 48,957 mi
Price: $52,750

CLICK FOR DETAILS: 1996 Porsche 911 on Excellence Magazine

Just 2 adult owners. Currently owned by local PCA member. Complete, comprehensive and documented service history. 2,000 miles on tires. Never damaged. Clean Autocheck and Carfax. Speed Yellow over Black leather, Yellow seat belts. 6 Speed manual. The car drives perfectly and all systems function. This car is in excellent condition.

Offered at just $52,750 offers considered.

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The rest of this car comes across just as well as the color. The mileage is very reasonable, the interior and exterior appear in very good condition, and the seller claims a fully documented service history. The asking price certainly isn’t low, but for a well maintained 993 in a rare color, it isn’t especially high either. For someone who might be a fan of this color, but would prefer something either a little less flashy or a bit less expensive than what a 993 Turbo might set you back, this car should present an excellent opportunity.

-Rob

Motorsport Monday – 1974 Porsche 911 Carrera RSR replica

In the 1970s, Porsche was on a racing high. It seemed wherever they went and whatever they produced, they won. The focus on motorsport and development through racing lead to some notable production based racers and crossover technology. In 1973 Porsche released the legendary 911 Carrera RS, a homologated race car that could be road registered. Through 1974 it received many upgrades that made it more competitive as a race car, but ultimately the factory saw an opportunity to take even the hard-edged RS to the next level. Thus was born the 911 Carrera RSR, the Rennest of the RennSport models. Running 917 wheels and brakes with lightened panels resulting in a sub-2,000lb curb weight and a 3.0 flat six pushing 330 horsepower, these cars were formidable racers that competed against tube frame F1 engined cars – and won. Highly sought after but with less than 60 produced, finding one to buy is both a pricey and difficult proposition. However, many of the pieces are available to make a recreation, just as today’s example is:

Year: 1974
Model: 911 Carrera RSR
Engine: 3.8 liter flat-6
Transmission: 6-speed manual
Mileage: N/A mi
Price: $150,000

CLICK FOR DETAILS: 1974 Porsche 911 Carrera RSR replica on Race-Cars.com

Description
Ground Up-Scratch built from a 1974 coupe,no expense spared to build this new,classic and fast RSR.Over $190k invested.Only 25 race hours on the car.Build sheet and extensive photos available.
Performance Data
• Weight: 2035 lbs
Engine
• Engine Builder: Porsche
• Manufacturer: Porsche
• Type: 911 RSR
• Displacement: 3.8L
• Horsepower: 402
• Torque: 279
• Heads: Camfer
• Connecting Rods: Carrillo RSR
• Pistons: 3.8 Supercup
• Camshaft: Ultra Race Cams
• Clutch: RSR
• Pressure Plate: RSR
• Flywheel: RSR
• Total Time: 10 race hours
Fuel System
• Fuel Cell
• Manufacturer: ATL
• Age: new
• Capacity: 17g
Oil/Water System
• Oil Cooler: 935
Transmission
• Manfacturer: Porsche
• Type: G50
• Gears: 6
• Shifter: Hargett
• Trans Cooler: 935
Rear End
• Differential: Torque Diff
Body
• Construction: steel/fiberglass
• Condition: excellent
Chassis
• Front Suspension: 935 RSR strut monoball billet
• Rear Suspension: 930 set up
• Shocks: JRZ 1231 3 way
• Wheels: Penta/BBS 917 11.3×16 14×16
• Tires: Hoosier
Spares
• $10k of spares

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Looking at those rear wheels should qualify as a religious experience. It’s a stark reminder that this was a time when there were no computers to control wheelspin, slip angles, and brake lockup. Determined to prove to the world that a 30/70 weight bias would work, Porsche put massive flares which just barely contained those nearly square wheels and a giant rear spoiler – the origin of the loved 80s “Whale Tail” spoiler that would adorn so many Turbos. This car has been faithfully re-created where necessary and important, but upgraded in all of the right areas – the G50 transmission is a great addition, and who wouldn’t need 20 percent more power and modern rubber to keep it planted? Read through most advertisements and run across the phrase “no expense spared” and they’re usually suspect, but in this case it’s hard not to believe. The car looks amazingly good and shockingly clean for a race car – check out that engine bay! I even love that they used a correct 1974 chassis as a basis, since many replicas use an easier to obtain newer car retrofitted with earlier panels.

At $150,000, this isn’t a car for everyone. It won’t be as fast as newer Cup Cars around a track. It won’t be easy to drive. It won’t even be cheap to run. However, this is very much the case of you couldn’t build it for the sale price. You could run $50,000 building the proper engine alone! What appeals to me about a car like this, though, is that it has a presence about it that the newer cars just can’t replicate. Pull up anywhere with this and you’re guaranteed to have a crowd. Then, take a moment to consider what it would cost to own a real one; the last that came up for sale was Emerson Fittipaldi’s IROC racer in the $800,000 range. In 2012, the 2.1 turbo RSR “Baby” sold for $3.25 Million. And the reality is, at that price would you really even want to drive (never mind race) one of those irreplaceable cars? Not likely. This then, is the way to have your cake and eat it too – look like a million bucks, have a million thrills, and don’t be (too) afraid to write it all off. To me, that’s a deal – now, anyone know what organs I can live without that would generate $150,000?

-Carter

1996 Porsche 993 Turbo

For many, the Porsche 993 is the pinnacle of the 911 line. As the last of the air-cooled 911s, it is held in heightened regard by many Porsche enthusiasts. No less important, the styling miscues of the 996 have prompted many potential buyers to bypass those models for the more classically styled 993 (and to a lesser degree the 964). This, of course, has meant that 993 prices have shot up (as an aside, for those who are fans of the 996 styling, there’s great value to be had there). A 993 RS or GT2, assuming you come across one, will set you back a few hundred grand. As for the Turbo, this particular listing might show us where values for these cars currently stand. This 1996 993 Turbo, located in California, has seen less than 21K miles and from all appearances looks very clean.

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Year: 1996
Model: 993 Turbo
Engine: 3.6 liter twin-turbo flat-6
Transmission: 6-speed manual
Mileage: 21,000 mi
Price: Reserve auction

CLICK FOR DETAILS: 1996 Porsche 993 Turbo on eBay

Up for Auction is a 1996 model Porsche 993 (911) Turbo
Mileage is Documented please see Carfax and Car History reports
Original Paint
No collision or accidents
None Smoker
Stereo Code is on hand
Just completed emissions so Readiness Status is ACTIVE
Bnew Tires front and rear
No dents, no curb damage and no water stains
Complete service history all maintenance was done by Porsche dealers
Complete with 2 remote fob keys, tools, jack, manuals,and service records
Title is on hand and good to go
I can facilitate SHIPPING OR TRUCKING ——-> DOMESTIC OR INTERNATIONAL,
Please email me for more questions or pictures request etc…

Or Call +1-949-351-4491 Pacific Time

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Some 993s I’ve come across seem to leap off the screen; they are stunning cars whose photo albums can be like a black hole for my time. This isn’t one of them. Don’t get me wrong, this is a pretty car, but the pictures simply don’t convey the character of the car in the manner in which other 993s have. Obviously, that doesn’t mean the car is crap, it just doesn’t pop. And for a car that the seller is hoping to sell for 6 figures I could do with a bit more description. Regardless, this appears to be a well maintained car and should fetch a pretty high price. Speaking of which, the seller has set the opening bid at $100,000. That’s starting around the price I’d expect a car such as this to sell for so I’m not sure whether this will get many takers. 993 prices have gotten a bit crazy though, so given this car’s low mileage, I could be wrong.

-Rob

2007 Porsche 911 Targa 4S

It seems there are more varieties of 911s than days of the month, but it wasn’t always this way. Some models have come and gone, but one variant that has been a mainstay is this one: the Targa. Somewhat overshadowed by the introduction of the SC Cabriolet in 1983, the Targa has evolved throughout the years, starting as a 911 with a roll hoop and soft top rear section. The soft top gave way to a fixed glass window and was replaced by a large, sliding glass panel in 1996 on the 993. The subsequent generations have stayed true to this sliding glass panel concept, as we see here with this 2007 Targa 4S for sale in Iowa from our friends at EuroWerkz.

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Year: 2007
Model: 911 Targa 4S
Engine: 3.8 liter flat-6
Transmission: 6-speed manual
Mileage: 16,000 mi
Price: $64,900

CLICK FOR DETAILS: 2007 Porsche 911 Targa 4S for sale at EuroWerkz LC

2007 Porsche 911 Targa 4S – Black/Sand Beige Full Leather – 6 speed – Sport Chrono Plus
August 5, 2013
History – Bought new in FL from Champion Porsche. While in new car inventory Champion installed a set of Champion Motorsport Springs and 19” forged RG5B wheels. First owner traded it on a different vehicle with 9,300 miles on it fall of 2009. I brought it to IA September of 2009 and have owned it since. Since day one it has been enthusiast owned. I have driven it sparingly and stored in my climate control garage as well as secured covered parking at my office location. Professionally detailed 2 times per year and meticulously maintained. The car currently has just over 16,000 miles on it.

This is a pride of ownership, PCA Member, open check-book maintained Targa 4S. All services are up to date and the car is not in need of any reconditioning. Sale includes all books, documented service history at Porsche dealer, and three factory keys, window sticker, Porsche COA, Porsche fitted car cover, and the original exhaust and airbox.
Options and MSRP: $95,900
Black NC
Full Leather $3,365
Black Mats – Porsche Lettering $115
Power Seat Package $1,550
Self Diming Mirrors $385
Sport Chrono Plus $920
Navigation for PCM $2,070
Bose High End Sound Package $1,390
Destination Charge: $795
Exclusive Options:
Storage Compartment Lid w/Model Logo $290
Instrument Surround Aluminum Look $360
Thicker Steering Wheel – Leather $800
19” Carrera Sport Wheel $835
Porsche Crest in Headrest $270
Stainless Steel Exhaust Pipes $360
TOTAL STICKER PRICE: $109,405
Performance & Cosmetic Upgrades:
19” Champion Motorsport Wheels $4,000
Champion Motorsport Springs $1,200
Fabspeed Performance Package $6,895
GT2 Turbo Side Skirts $1,000
Clear Front Turn Signal Indicators $200
www.Fabspeed.com
997 Performance Package with ECU Upgrade/Comp Intake
Performance Package includes Maxflo mufflers, headers, X-Pipe sportcats, Tips, ECU upgrade, cold air kit-BMC filter/Competition Intake. Realized Gain: rear weight reduction, +40-50HP, excellent sound.
www.Championmotorsport.com
19” RG5B Wheels
The RG5B is made from a single piece of A6061 aluminum, heat treated to T6 standards, and forged in an 8000 pound press. The end result is an extremely light wheel, ranging from 19 to 26 pounds, depending on diameter and width. This process also produces one of the strongest wheels on the market.
Condition –
Exterior: Factory Paint and Panels, no dings or dents on the car and there are no scratches on the car. A few pin sized nicks from bugs and road grit. All trim is original and in excellent condition. All four wheels are straight and free of rash. All four wheels have matching Michelin Pilot Sports mounted with approximately 3,000 miles on them. The car is only hand washed and waxed by me and my detailer whose specialty is black paint. The paint is deep and shiny with no swirl marks. Short of a very few nicks from road use the exterior of the car is as new.
Interior: Leather is in beautiful condition showing very little wear to driver and passenger seat bolsters. Rear seats are both as new. No rips or tears in any seats. Dash leather is perfect. All door panels are as new. All trim is beautiful and free of scratches. Leather headliner is free of any stains or blemishes. Carpets are perfect. Floor mats are original and while showing slight wear are still in excellent condition. All rocker panel and other trim is in excellent condition. All switch gear is in excellent condition. EVERYTHING is in working order. A fresh looking, smelling and feeling full leather interior that is routinely conditioned.
Mechanical: Car is in perfect mechanical condition. Never any failures and all services done pro-actively and routinely. The car drives straight and true, runs very strong, and performs as it is engineered to do.
Service History Since my Ownership:

· 9,954 miles at EuroWerkz, LC 10/22/2009: Install Fabspeed Performance Package: $6,895
· 10,277 miles at European Motors 4/1/2010: Lube, Oil and Filter and Installation of GT2 side skirts: $199.18
· 12,344 miles at European Motors 7/19/2011: Lube, Oil and Filter and Installation of four new Michelin Pilot Sport Tires: $1,754.81
· 14,374 miles at Lujack Porsche 7/18/2012: 4 year service to include full inspection, Lube, Oil and Filter, Changed Brake Fluid, Replaced Spark Plugs: $1,406.82
· 15,303 miles at Lujack Porsche 4/4/2013: Replaced 4 Tire Pressure Monitors: $1,316.81
Closing Comments: I have enjoyed every minute of owning this car since 2009. In my opinion, it is really the best of all worlds in the 997 911 lineup: wide body without all of the spoilers and intakes, all wheel drive, open air cockpit, yet more rigid and coupe like than a cab, functional rear hatch for a little easier access for a duffle bag on a weekend trip, and a rarer model than a Turbo. Moreover, I put effort to tastefully expand this car’s sporting character than it was originally optioned, by adding the Fabspeed package and GT2 skirts. From top to bottom this car exudes quality and uniqueness while offering an excellent balance of touring and sport. It is a joy to drive and routinely receives positive comments from Porsche-philes as well as people simply admiring a beautiful car.

Reason for sending her to a new home: I had no intention of selling the car until recently when I had the opportunity to buy not one, but two, other of my Porsche 911 dream cars. So, it’s really just a matter of freeing up the funds and the garage space.
Terms: Deposit of $1,000 expected within 24 hours of agreeing to purchase. Title is in hand, free and clear.
$64,900

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While I tend to prefer the classic silhouette of the 911 Coupe, I think I may have changed my mind with this Targa 4S. The chrome trim mirroring the roofline plus the added practicality of the rear hatch goes well with the dark color and eye-catching RG5B wheels. When you first look at this 911, you see a coupe, but look a little closer and you’ll notice the subtle differences. Add in the unique options and you have a 911 that sets you apart from the crowd.

For those interested in this Targa 4S, you can contact Doug Wittkowski of EuroWerks at witt@eurowerkzlc.com

-Paul

1986 Porsche Carrera

Please join me in giving a warm welcome to our newest contributor at German Cars For Sale Blog, Rob Simkins.

-Paul

This is a fitting car to serve as my first post here at GCFSB as my father owned the predecessor to this Carrera series, the 911SC, which served as my introduction to the marque. The 3.2 Carreras brought about the revival of the Carrera name, along with an increase in displacement, up from the 3.0 liter engines of the SC, and modest improvements to the drivetrain and braking systems. Perhaps most importantly, they retained classic 911 styling. For any buyer looking for pre-964 styling, the 3.2 Carreras serve as the most refined examples available.

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Year: 1986
Model: 911 Carrera
Engine: 3.2 liter flat-6
Transmission: 5-speed manual
Mileage: 108,338 mi
Price: $22,500

CLICK FOR DETAILS: 1986 Porsche 911 Carrera on Hemmings Motor News

This 1986 Porsche Carrera Coupe is in Iris Blue Metallic with Blue. Iris Blue, code 33P, a unique and desirable color. The car last changed hands in 2005 in Washington State. This car can best be described as a entry level mid year 3.2 Carrera that can be enjoyed and improved upon.

The car starts, runs and drives very nice with plenty of power, good suspension, reactive brakes and handling. Good clutch and sycnros in all gears. The paint has a nice luster and the color is consistant. Gaps are good and the doors shut correctly as does the hood and deck lid.

Interior shows well. Unmodified other than an updated stereo face plate. Stock speaker grills. Crack free dash. Headliner is good. Decent carpets and bright gages. A nonsmokers car. Matching Kuhmo tires all around, recently replaced. A/C blows but not cold. Carfax is posted, minor incident in 2006 on the driver’s side front fender.

Owners manual and jack (no tools or compressor) will be presented to the new owner. This is a nice opportunity to own a driver quality 3.2 Carrera in a unique color with a reasonable price point.

For FULL PHOTO COLLECTION, visit us at http://www.MohrImports.com. All inspections welcome. We ship world wide. Contact us at 831.373.3131 day or evening.

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This particular 1986 Carrera looks beautiful in its Iris Blue paint with the standard contrasting black wheels. Both the paint and the interior appear to be in very good condition. Perhaps most importantly for some buyers, the car is more or less original. With a little over 100K miles, $22,500 seems a good price for a car that will likely provide many more years of enjoyable motoring. It was always a treat going for a ride in my Dad’s SC, and I know he regretted the day he had to sell it. Were I in the market for a similar car, though with a few improvements, something like this ’86 3.2 Carrera would likely serve as an admirable replacement.

-Rob

1983 Porsche 911SC

The ’83 911SC we featured at the beginning of the month has had a price drop. It’s been relisted with a Buy It Now Price of $19,999.

1983 Porsche 911SC – REVISIT

The below post originally appeared on our site July 1, 2013:

The 911 is one of those cars that is constantly on my mind. Ever since I was a kid I’ve dreamed of owning one; buying one is on the “to do” list for the next couple of years. Hopefully if I can get into a living situation where I have more space. While late model 3.2 Carreras are at the top of my shopping list, the SC, or Super Carrera, is on the radar as well, so long as the livery is right. With just shy of 100,000 miles, this Euro market SC painted in classic Guards red with the black Fuchs wheels and Euro headlamps looks the part.

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Year: 1983
Model: 911SC
Engine: 3.0 liter flat-6
Transmission: 5-speed manual
Mileage: 99,000 miles
Price: $21,500 Buy It Now

CLICK FOR DETAILS: 1983 Porsche 911SC on eBay

1983 Porsche 911SC Carrera, Euro model, clean car. Recently upgraded air conditioning to rotary style compressor. Upgraded dash for better air conditioning outlets (no cracks). Upgraded front fog light panel. Euro style H4 headlights. Fresh overhaul about seven years ago // 10,000 miles by Scott Finlay Motorsports. Perfect shifting 5-speed transmission. Great grabbing clutch. New tires and polished original Fuchs wheels. Carrera 2 style power mirrors. This 1983 911SC is in great over all conditioning mechanically and cosmetically. Solid floors and structure. Buy it before all the good ones go back to Germany. For any other questions or a better description, call me @ (305) 772-8635, Peter Lima

Even though it’s not original, I don’t mind the later side view mirrors as they fit the flowing lines of the car and take a trained eye to really notice they are there. You can still find driver quality SCs in the $15,000 to $20,000 range, which is bargain territory when it comes to an air-cooled 911. I’d like to know whether this SC has had upgrades such as the blow off valve and SSI heat exchangers, as they add to the dependability of the car over the long haul. Given this car had a refresh by a noted Porsche specialist, I would hope these measures were taken. In the end, this SC isn’t doing anything to hold me back from pulling the trigger on a 911, and soon.

-Paul

1998 Porsche 911 Carrera C2S

Of all the 911s, the 993 has become one of the most prized variants. The stars aligned with this car, as it offered classic air-cooled performance with a host of modern amenities. Key among these was standard all-wheel drive on the Turbo models. As with previous generations, if you wanted the go-fast look without the Turbo price tag, you could opt for an in between model. The Carrera S did not have the fixed rear spoiler, but it had all the other styling bits to set it apart from the regular C2 and C4. This C2S for sale in Washington represents the end of an era and a time when Porsche was going through a major product shift.

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Year: 1998
Model: 911 Carrera C2S
Engine: 3.6 liter flat-6
Transmission: 6-speed manual
Mileage: 46,250 miles
Price: $79,000 Buy It Now

CLICK FOR DETAILS: 1998 Porsche Carrera C2S on eBay

Thank you for having a look at this pristine 1998 Carrera S Coupe. For sure the majority of people do not totally understand the Carrera S Coupe. Actually the non-aero kit optioned cars are more desirable today than the “turbo look” aero kit cars. Any non-turbo (964, 993, 997, and soon to come 991) wide bodied rear wheel drive Porsche cars are rare and collectable and the Carrera S Coupe twin grill with only 3714 produced worldwide for the run through 1998 make these coveted now more than ever by collectors and educated speculators.

The C2S and C4S originally did not make sense to the world market as the wider body created more aerodynamic drag thus slowing the car down for the all important top speed magazine figures and with the added aero option compounded the apparent lack of logic as it made no sense to Stuttgart or the automotive press at the time but they built it anyway as the air-cooled cars were winding up production and they needed a boost into the water cooled era.

The 993 Carrera 4S Coupe is also a popular collector car today but production on those was 6948 so many more in the marketplace with more to the USA and all the wheel drive system made the car heavier and non race/track oriented but still excellent cars. Many of these C4S cars were produced with the aero kit option and at the time, and I was there, the aero kit cars were considered a poser car or a Turbo wannabe but today many like the look and in the collector car world who really cares, if you like it own it.

Fast forward 15 years when those magazine numbers now mean nothing in the collector car world and the Carrera S Coupe has become the 993 to have aside the Turbo S Coupe. Aero-kitted cars are simply not as much in demand and not something to assume will add value to the cars investment profile going down the road.

Please, I do not wish to debate these opinions as they are mine and many others so if you simply wish to comment or debate please refrain. I have been with Porsche and the Porsche brand for decades and follow the collector car world on a daily basis with appraisals, market analysis, auction sales, and industry trends. I have transacted near 1000 sales of Porsche and many recent 993 Carrera S and Carrera C4S sales to collectors. The valuation on this car is spot on the market. Simply put finding the correct 1998 the last of the air-cooled Porsche coupes in the correct colours, condition, with the correct miles and documented history is key to value.

This example is a true investment quality purchase with the only modifications being Euro height springs and Euro tail marker lights all period correct and reversible if desired. It appears the car has never been in the rain and has been exceptionally cared for over the years. Engine and underside is very clean and the car does not leak, drip, or do any of those things a bad Porsche does. PPI and SAI inspection welcomed and encouraged. The car drives as good/well as it looks, excellent and I can assist you with enclosed shipping anywhere you wish in USA or worldwide. Your final price does not include shipping and while I can assist it is the buyers responsibility to obtain shipping. You will not be unhappy with your choice. Car is currently titled in California.

$2000 deposit by PayPal 2 business days post acceptance of price and terms. Balance by Bank Wire preferred. Other options may be considered but please insure you have the funds available prior to bidding. Please ask any questions you may have.

Condition is 98 point
One less than 1/32 pit in front window not in drivers view so no need to replace.
Paint in excellent original condition using paint meter.
Tires matched and OEM correct with 80% remaining.
Interior appears near new and everything works.
Pretty boring inspection, I love this car.

Additional photo link available to true interested inquires or bidders. This car has come out of a collection for which I assist and advise. Open to real offers but car will be sold near BIN price.

This car is sold AS-IS with:

Books
Service Records
Tools
Tire inflation kit with pump
Body color L3AU Factory Order Code
Exterior Paint Color Z1Z1 Option Code
Colour; Snow Crystal White” aka “Glacier White
Carpet Color Code 5FV
Interior Trim LT
Engine Type M64/23
Engine number 64W0165
Gearbox Type G5020
Transmission Serial number 1012741

Current Front: Continental Sport Contact 2 225 / 40 ZR 18
Current Rear: Sumitomo HTRZ IIn295 / 30 ZR 18 94Y
USA Build Codes for WP0AA2994WS320739:

Code
Option Description
159
Motor Sound Pkg
490
Hi-Fi sound system
659
Onboard computer
P02
Stereo with Compact Disc Changer (Coupe)
P15
Power Seat Pkg includes dual power seats
X52
Console CD Storage for 5 Discs
X70
Metal Door Sill with Insignia
Complete European Build Codes for WP0AA2994WS320739:

Code
Option Description
058
Bumpers with impact absorbers
130
Labeling in English
159
Motor Sound Pkg
197
Higher amperage battery
218
License brackets front and rear
219
Differential
233
Original tires, Pirelli
288
996: Light washers
288
Headlight washer
335
Automatic 3 point rear seat belts
398
Left outside mirror – electric – plain [Prior to 1996]
398
18” Technology Design Wheels [1997]
426
Special model World Champion 1976 1978
426
without rear window wiper
437
Comfort seat left
438
Comfort seat right
441
Fader, antenna booster, 4 speakers
441
Radio speakers and antenna amplifier
445
Wheel Rim Caps with Porsche Crest
454
Automatic speed control
Thank you for your consideration

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Black, silver and white can be boring colors for people who want to play it safe when it comes to resale, but there is something so pure about this 993 in white. If I was going to get a 993, the C2S would be high on my list, because I like the Turbo styling bits but don’t necessarily need that much extra power or all-wheel drive. At almost $80,000, this C2S is closing in on new 911 money, or 993 Turbo money. A price closer to the $60,000 to $65,000 mark would be a bit more realistic, even if this is one of the last air-cooled 911s.

-Paul

1988 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet

The red Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet. Short of the Corvette in some circles, is there any car out there that embodies the mid-life crisis dream? Or, for that matter, a dream for just about any age group? I have a 1:18 scale model of this exact 1988 Carrera 3.2 Cabriolet sitting on my desk, right down to the same color. I use it as a daily reminder that someday, as a result of all this toil, I will achieve the 911 dream. This 911 Cabriolet comes to us from our reader that brought the Ruf Slantnose Cabriolet to our attention. In Guards Red, it is just about how I’d order up my classic 911.

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Year: 1988
Model: 911 Carrera Cabriolet
Engine: 3.2 liter flat-6
Transmission: 5-speed manual
Mileage: 90,100 miles
Price: $29,500 Buy It Now

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This Porsche will exceed your expectations. Loads of service history, stamps in book up to 51,000 miles, log documents that show from 51,000 miles to 90,000 every time the previous owner filled the car up and serviced it he put dates, miles and what he did. Rear wind deflector, rear shelf mat, floor mats, new wheels and tires including new lugs and center caps, (I have a nice set of black center fuchs if you prefer the back) newer top, exceptionally clean in and out, 2-owner, all service history, all manuals with pouch, tools jack and most importantly all original paint! (see photos for paint meter readings) 4.0mm-5.3mm. SUPER NICE! $29,500.

Looking over these pictures, it’s hard to believe this car is closing in on 100,000 miles. This is one mint 3.2 Carrera. Normally a late model 3.2 Cabriolet with this kind of mileage would bring a few thousand dollars less, but with two previous owners and a comprehensive service history, I’d say this one is priced rather realistic. As we’ve seen, the market for the 3.2 Carrera is not going down. Most of us don’t get into the car hobby for investment reasons, but a classic 911 is a great way to spend your money on something you can enjoy everyday. Consider it a different kind of investment “vehicle.”

-Paul

1986 Porsche 911 Carrera Turbo

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Though I’ve always maintained a healthy respect for Porsches, it wasn’t until recently that I began to feel the nagging lust clearly espoused by a significant portion of German car fans. Perhaps it’s the 993 Turbo that shares my garage – its coolness has oozed into my life even through its ever-present cover. While the 993 is obviously the zenith of air-cooled Porscheness, I find myself more drawn the 930 and 964. And thus, I think I have found the Porsche for me in this 1986 911 Turbo, featuring the intercooled 3.3 liter boxer. Having covered less than 100k miles with a recent overhaul/reseal, this widebodied 911 bridges the gap between classic and more modern 911 looks with Turbo Twists and unique blacked-out lower valences. With so many variations available through generations of similar 911s, it’s hard to determine which is “the one.” For me, I think this is the one.

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Year: 1986
Model: 911 Carrera Turbo
Engine: 3.3 liter turbocharged flat 6-cylinder
Transmission: 5-speed manual
Mileage: 95,800
Price: Reserve still on at $18,100

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1986 Porsche 911 Turbo (930) Guards red exterior with black leather interior. This Porsche is in excellent condition and has been very meticulously maintained. Owned by last owner for the last 10 years with complete service records and upgrade receipts. Car runs great and is very fast!!!! Complete engine overhaul and reseal completed at 87,000miles by Automotive Techniques in Novi, Michigan.

Performance upgrades completed by last owner:

-K-27 high performance turbo charger
-B&B high performance headers and exhaust system
-1 bar boost spring
-Turbo twist wheels
-Weltmeister short shift kit
-“Turbo” car mats
-Aluminum clutch, brake, and gas pedals
-Leather shifter knob
-6-disc CD changer

This vehicle has not been tracked and has been pampered it whole life. Schedule your test drive or a PPI today. Service records available on request.

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I like the modest upgrades and apparent care and love bestowed on this beautiful 911. When I finally have a barn to fill instead of a garage, something like this will be top on my list. Prices have been climbing on these, so it seems that even at twice its current bid it would be a good buy. If it stays anywhere near $30k, it’s a steal.

-NR