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Sold for: £47,250
The 3.2 Carrera is revered as the ultimate development of the original 911 that first appeared in 1963. These final cars (before being replaced by the more complicated 964) were the most flexible and usable of Butzi Porsche's original design. Launched in 1984, and reviving the ‘Carrera' name for the first time since 1977, these were the ultimate 1980s sports cars.
The all-alloy, flat-6 engine, which had been fuel injected since 1971, received a final stretch to 3,164cc, giving a torque-rich 231 bhp - enough to propel the lithe and slippery coupé to over 150 mph, with 0-60 mph coming up in 5.6 seconds. The 5-speed 915 gearbox was carried over from the previous model 911 SC and all 3.2 Carreras feature galvanised bodies, which together with Porsche's legendary build quality, ensure that these classics are long-lasting. Although offered as a Targa, Cabriolet and Coupe derivative - it was the Coupe that has since captured the imagination of collectors and enthusiasts worldwide.
This left-hand drive version was delivered new to Japan in March 1984 finished in Guards Red with Black 'dust' upholstery (a luxury cloth) featuring Porsche logos on the seats. Used sparingly as part of a collection, it has covered 28,690km (17,830 miles) from new with a comprehensive service history. The car is highly original throughout, including all paintwork, and even has the original 16-inch Fuchs alloys with 205/50 R16 Bridgestone tyres on the front and 225/50 R16 Bridgestones at the rear. The car comes to the Sale with a comprehensive service history and all handbooks, original toolkit and both keys.
This car has formed part of a significant collection for the past few years. In preparation for the sale, the engine will be flushed, filled with fresh oil and a new filter fitted, the fuel tank drained, flushed and filled with 20 litres of fuel, fitted with a new battery and issued with a fresh MOT Certificate. A safety check will also be carried out along with an inspection report included in the history file.
You can now book a one to one appointment (up to one hour) to view this lot at our central location between 16th and 30th July. Please contact us on 01926 691 141 to secure your appointment or email@example.com to discuss the car in more detail. The health and safety of both our customers and team remain the utmost priority, we are therefore operating to strict COVID-19 guidelines and full instructions for arrival and inspection protocols will be given when making your appointment.