Pablo from flÃ¼ssig magazine is back once again to take a look at this clean, lower mileage 1987 Porsche 944S for sale in Pennsylvania.
It began with mild curiosity.
My then-future wife already knew of my close-minded, air-cooled superiority complex, but didnâ€™t understand why I thought her 944S didnâ€™t figure into my Porsche passion…then she took me for a ride. I was hooked. This car made me a believer; in fact, it was this very car that would inspire me to start a magazine called flÃ¼ssig ten years later.
What was it about this little car that nudged, no shoved, me into the world of early water-cooled Porsches? The smoothness. This is a character trait my beloved 911 didnâ€™t possess. In fact, that air-cooled fossil is very much like me; rough, uncouth, noisy…a little bit dangerous, a little bit friendly, but generally behaving like an oafâ€”a sophisticated oaf.
The S was the exact opposite. Its character mimicked that of my wife, Diane. Well mannered, svelte, elegant. Perfectly bulged hips, thin at the waist, and strong enough to shove you back when provoked. No wonder I was attracted to both.
Now, before we get too far ahead of ourselves, I want to point out the historical significance of this car.