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1992 Porsche 944 Turbo Cabriolet

Lot No.: 210

Registration: J988 BYG
Chassis Number: WPOZZZ95ZMN130131
Engine Number: 47M00985
Number of cylinders: 4
CC: 2479
Year of Manufacture: 1992
RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Estimate (£): 25,000 - 35,000
(+buyer's premium of 15% including VAT @ 20%)

Introduced in 1988, the 944 Turbo was the fastest production four-cylinder car in the world at the time. By 1989, the 'S' designation was dropped and for the last few years of production all the previous "S" enhancements became standard - including 7 inch and 9 inch wheels with 225/50 and 245/45 tyres, a high friction disc-type clutch, an external oil cooler, and a limited slip diff with 40% lockup. The engine now produced 250bhp resulting in 0-60mph in 5.5 seconds and a top speed of 162mph.

This 944 Turbo Cabriolet was supplied new in June 1992 and is one of the last 944 Turbos made and of just 100 right hand drive UK 944 Turbo 'S' convertibles. JCT 600 Leeds were the supplying dealer and Glenlyon Development Services of Keighley, the original owner. The second owner is our vendor - a private collector with the most amazing personal collection of classic cars featuring many different periods and marques. The history file contains many previous invoices and MOTs which confirm the cars upkeep and low mileage of just 29,600. Most of the car's miles were done early in its life, with just 3,000 miles covered since 2011.

Today it is presented in exceptional condition and represents a modern classic that is both highly usable and very collectable. The electric hood works perfectly and the tonneau cover is as good as new. Well finished in the original Guards Red with a traditional black interior, we understand the car drives as well as it looks. Great looks, full matching numbers and, for those of us that prefer our classics with a few mod cons like ABS and air conditioning, ready to use and enjoy.