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Lot No. 542 - 1991 Porsche 944 S2 Cabriolet

Sold for: £31,500

A 'C16' UK-supplied Series 2 Cabriolet with 19,283 miles from new.
Details Specification
  • One of the last examples produced in the final year of production
  • Gleaming Crystal Silver Metallic paintwork, unmarked midnight blue interior and hood
  • Only 19,283 miles from new and three previous owners
  • Complete with its original leather wallet containing service manuals and records, and previous MOTs

In 1989 the second series of the 944 was introduced, powered by a 210 bhp normally aspirated, double-overhead-cam 16-valve 3.0-litre version of the 944S engine, which was the largest four-cylinder engine in production at the time. The 944S2 also benefited from a revised transmission and the gearing was tweaked to better suit the torque and peak power characteristics of the 3.0 L M44/41 powerplant. The S2 had the same rounded nose and a rear valance found on the 944 Turbo model and this was the first example of the use of an integrated front bumper, where the bumper and bonnet profiles would merge smoothly with the valance, a design feature that has only now seen widespread adoption on production cars from the early nineties. In 1989, Porsche released the 944 S2 Cabriolet that featured cabriolet body built by the ASC-American Sunroof Company at Weinsberg in Germany, creating a very good looking car with excellent dynamic qualities that was rewarding to drive and well received by the motoring press.

This 19,300 mile, 944 S2 Cabriolet has enjoyed the sunshine with three previous owners who were obviously fastidious and caring, as is evident from the car's proud stance and impressive appearance. We are informed it has always been garaged and maintained to the highest standards. The car's history file contains some relevant records and invoices in its leather wallet, including the service manuals and records, and previous MOTs. A fresh MOT will be issued before the sale.  Built in the last year of 944 production, there can't be many 944 Cabriolets with mileage as low as this. The car positively shouts "Buy me" with its gleaming Crystal Silver Metallic paintwork, unmarked midnight blue interior and hood, and its smartly polished alloys. Inevitably, as the prices of good 911s creep ever higher, 944s, 928s, and 968s will surely follow, so now may be as good a time as any to join the party. 

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. Powered by a 210 bhp normally aspirated, DOHC 16-valve 3.0-litre, four-cylinder.

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 Lionel on 07831 574381 / lionel@silverstoneauctions.com to secure your appointment or 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.

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H116 ECW
944 S2 Cabriolet
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