1989 White Porsche 944
Peterborough, United Kingdom
A Collectors Porsche 944 S2 Cabriolet with an Astonishing 12,379 Miles from New
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A collectors Porsche 944 S2 Cabriolet with an astonishing 12,379 miles from new.
Zinc galvanised steel body, integral front air dam, rear spoiler, rear under-lip spoiler, pop-up halogen headlamps, headlamp cleaning system, power operated hood, electric door mirrors, folding down the rear seats, electrically adjustable seats, electric hatch release, power windows, digital quartz clock, auto heating control, vertical headlight adjust, Panasonic AlphaTuner cassette player, FM/AM.
The Porsche 944 S2 was the last of the front-engine 944 line and this rare RHD Grand Prix White, (Code L90E), Cabriolet is fewer than 100 produced. Exquisite in all respects, the paint boasts a lustrous finish with only a few tiny stone chips to the smoothed-out front end. The fully lined, insulated black top contrasts beautifully against the bright white and along with the plastic rear window, is in excellent condition. The tonneau cover is present and virtually unused. Wheel arch apertures are incredibly clean and trims, rubbers and plastics retain excellent original integrity. This example is truly outstanding.
Finished in the optional Black Leatherette material, (Code LT), the orthopedically designed sports seats are pristine along with the rest of the gorgeous interior. The sense of occasion is maintained once settled in the commanding cockpit with a wealth of working crystal clear instrumentation of the late-type ‘oval’-shaped dashboard. There are no cracks to the dash and the carpets are spotlessly clean. The gearbox surround is free from any unsightly marks or stains and the original Panasonic head unit functions. There is a repair to the drivers door card hidden below the speaker. The car comes complete with its original space saver wheel, full tool kit (unused), aluminium brace, jack and the often missing, tyre compressor! The self-adhesive paper option sticker inside the rear of the boot compartment is present and matches the service book. The perfect performance interior.
ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
The 944 S2 four cylinder 3.0 L inline M44/41 powerplant boasts and impressive set of statistics with 211bhp on tap, enough to propel this Porsche to 62.5mph in 7.1 secs and a top speed of 149 mph. For peace of mind, an oil service was carried out in April 2020 and the cambelt and balance belt was replaced in July 2018 at 9,017 miles. The engine bay presentation is similar to both exterior and interior, extremely clean, tidy and with no signs of abuse. It is suitable for exhibiting due to the perfect factory condition. The gear engagement is positive and smooth and suits this once largest production 4-cylinder engine of its time.
WHEELS, TYRES & BRAKES
The flat-faced Design 90 rims are a classic style and remain unmarked shod in matching correctly sized Michelin Pilot tyres. Ventilated disc brakes combined with a Bosch ABS braking system provides quick, stable and fade free stops.
Supplied new on the 9th October 1989 by Swinford Motors Official Porsche Centre in Stourbridge to Mr W.M Taylor who cherished the car for the next 27 years. Just two subsequent enthusiasts have owned this rare example including serial car collector, Carlos Monteverde. The car has had eight services despite the low mileage – a combination of OPC and marque specialists; Two plus Two of the West Midlands and Jaz in St Albans. The cambelt and balance belt was replaced in July 2018 at 9,017 miles. All Porsche handbooks including the 944 S2 Cabriolet Supplement is included in the black wallet. To complete the appearance of this show-standard Porsche is the number plate ‘944SKY’. Unmissable.
MOT May 2021, HPI Clear.
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- LayoutFront Engined
- AspirationNormally Aspirated
- Power 211 bhp
- Torque 100 lbs/ft
- Top speed 149 mph
- Acceleration0 to 62 in 6.9 s
- Driven wheelsRear Wheel Drive
- Body typeConvertible
- Vehicle height 1,295 mm
- Vehicle width 1,735 mm
- Previous owners2
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