1989 Porsche 911 Speedster 1/161 LHD Narrow Body
Fantastic opportunity to acquired such a rare car, Porsche produced only 161 narrow carrera speedster that year (letter from Porsche Stuttgart to confirm this)
The first 911 NARROW body Carrera Speedster was presented in 1987 on the international Motor show and was originated on incentive of the general importer SONAUTO for the French market. In 82 with the thirtieth birthday of the Speedster 356 Porsche AG decided to launch the project of the 911 Speedster, the first show of the Speedster named Clubsport wasn’t equipped with any windscreen and the car cockpit was half covered with a fiberglass top so only the pilot could fit in.
In 89 the Speedster was commercialized to rejuvenate the 911 and permit Porsche to sell the last G type production cars.
The car was designed to make a new driving experience with non such sensations unparalleled to the cabriolet.
At the time 90% of the Speedster were delivered in Turbolook version (1942 cars), compared to the NARROW bodied version weighting 80 kilograms less than the Turbolook, which make it indeed, a rare bird !!
The NARROW body speedster features a shortened windscreen, side windows and a twin-hump fiberglass rear deck.
This very rare car came out of the factory in 1989, only 161 LHD NARROW body Speedster code 911730 were produced for the world market including 10 RHD for the Australian market (Porsche AG source), it was built for the Belgian market code C22 with the non catalyst 3,2L engine type 930/20 paired with the G50 five-speed manual transaxle so it produce 231 CH and was sold new by Porsche Dieteren dealer in Brussels and has been first registered in France in 2021, before that it was used and pampered by a well known enthusiast in the Porsche history scene.
This car is full matching numbers supported with a Porsche Certificate of authenticity to clearly decodes all numbers.It came out of the factory in Grand Prix white code 908 with leather velvet red upholstery and velvet red carpet, it’s equipped with a black soft top, 16 ‘’ Fuchs wheels, factory electric sport seats, this Speedster will be presented to the new owner with the tool kit roll, owner’s manual, Porsche certificate of authenticity, two keys, stamped service manual, Speedster owner operating top supplement manual, appraisal and service receipts.
Porsche magazine Flat 6 N°357 from December 2020 road test of this car is also supplied.
Icing on the cake Butzi Porsche itself was pictured next to this amazing car.
The 3.2L flat-six features Bosh fuel injection and was factory rated at 231 horsepower as a non catalyst Euro production engine (instead of 217 HP for the US market examples).
Service and maintenance of the car have always been done on time by renowned specialist or Porsche dealers.
Power is sent to the rear wheels trough a G50 five-speed manual transaxle.
There is still factory cosmoline wax from the factory on the under pans, all the factory weldings are original to support than the Speedster never ever been in an accident. All sekurit glasses are original, all factory identification labels and stickers are in place.
Decoding the option sticker reveals the following information :
243=Short shift kit
330=Radio Blaupunkt Toronto SQR 46
348=Painted wheels grand prix white
383=Sport seat, electrically adjustable driver side.
387=Sport seat, electrically adjustable passenger side.
605=Height adjustment headlights.
975=Trunk with velour carpet
|Year of construction:||1989|
|Model:||911 Carrera 3.2 Speedster|
|Cylinder capacity:||3,2 Liter|
|License documents (Click to open):|
|Manufacturer color code (exterior):||Grandprixweiss 908|
|New / used:||Used car|
|Ready to drive:||yes|
|Number of vehicle owners:||2|
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