Porsche 944 S2 Coupé

Porsche 944 S2 Coupé

Coupé, 1991

Highlights

  • Manual Transmission
  • Black Leather Interior
  • Guards Red

Porsche 944 S2 Coupé in Guards Red for sale!

This 1991 944 S2 Coupe was completed in October of 1990 and was first sold by Bellevue Porsche in WA state on January 20th, 1992 w/ 502 miles to a Dr. Rosoff of Mercer Island. It is believed this car was the dealer’s principal’s demonstrator for the first year. It has remained in WA its entire life contributing to its overall excellent condition today. No harsh summers, and no gravel spewed roads in the winters. The car comes with extensive service records, retains all original owners books, tool kit, collapsable spare tire, compressor, 2 keys, rear cargo cover, and even has the original window sticker. A complete factory 944 shop manual set will also be included with the sale.

HIGHLIGHTS: Final year of the 944 w/ updates. Full history, books, window sticker, tools, spares, and more. 20k miles on full rebuild completed in 2017 by well known NW Porsche specialist.

Price: USD 25,900

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17351 NE 70th Street
WA 98052 Redmond
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This S2 is finished in traditional Guards red over Black interior and still shows almost like new. The paint shines well and has very little defects for its age while the interior has survived extremely well without any cracks to the dash or sun damage to the upholstery. All electronics function as designed. A/C and heat both operate well as do the windows, wipers, locks, cruise, and sunroof. There are some very nice upgrades fitted to the car that really set this S2 apart from the rest. 968 Cup design 5-spoke 16 inch wheels with H& R spacers wear 205/55 and 225/50 Dunlop Direzza DZ101 tires, the original 16 inch Design 90 cast alloy wheels are also included.

The headlamps have been upgraded to E-code H4s and the fog lamp / turn signal assemblies have been replaced with euro spec units allowing you to have both inner yellow fog lamps and outer clear driving lamps on as opposed to the single type on the US spec ones. The stereo is a later Porsche Becker CDR220 and has an iphone/iPod adaptor that operates when the CD changer source is selected, it will also charge your device. The steering wheel fitted is a genuine Porsche Club Sport 3 spoke leather wheel that looks the business and is super comfortable to grip (The original air bags were disposed of due to age expiration). The shocks have been upgraded to adjustable Konis and the brakes are cross drilled Zimmermann disks front and rear. The catalyst is currently not fitted since this car is now exempt from emissions here in the NW (replaced with a free flow non-cat downpipe) but it will be included as well. A partial front end clear bra is fitted along with rear fender guards so sensitive areas will be protected when driving on the freeway.

The real value with this well loved 944 is that a complete engine overhaul was carried out by Chris’s German in January 2017 about 20k miles ago. New pistons, rings, main bearings, rod bearings, timing chain, cam drives, balance shafts, water pump, drive belts, timing belt, and tensioners were installed. A new clutch kit was also fitted. This 944 was driven daily by its current owner since and has been very reliable and has served well on various road trips. At around 135k miles new tires were fitted as well as new ball joints and an alignment. New Koni adjust shocks were fitted at 132k miles. The DME control unit and relay was replaced along with a new knock sensor, clutch master/slave cylinders installed, clutch spring, and fuel injectors rebuilt at 125k miles. The air-conditioning system was updated to R134 at 113k miles with a new compressor, receiver drier, and switch. At 104k miles the hydraulic cam lifters were replaced.

This 944 is truly turn-key, all major components have been addressed over the last 40k miles and everything is in excellent operating condition. If you are looking for a classic front engine, rear transaxle Porsche with cool, bulged fenders when car design was actually unique and individual, this car will check all of the boxes.

The 1990/91 S2 was the final evolution of the highly succesful 944 range. It was the most powerful and quickest naturally aspirated 4-cylinder car that Porsche had produced. The performance was impressive for the day, 149 mph top speed, 0-60 in 6.9 seconds, and a 50/50 weight distribution, thanks to the rear transaxle, gave excellent road manners. The S2 received the clean aerodynamic nose of the Turbo, as well as the larger vented brakes w/ ABS, larger anti roll bars, and staggered 16-inch wheels. For the 91 model year only, the rear end of the 944 was treated to a low rise decklid spoiler that would be carried over to the 968 as opposed to the rubber lip type of the previous models. The split folding rear seat was also a 1991 only feature. The S2 had almost as much power as the early turbos but without the dreaded lag and as a result are some of the most sought after models today for entry level Porsche enthusiasts. A 944 will not break the bank to own and can be used as daily transport or trusty long distance touring cars. Parts and service support is excellent and online 944 forums exist to provide an additional source for how-to jobs you can do at home. Rust is generally not an issue as these cars were fully galvanized from the factory. Overall the powertrain is robust and 100k miles can easily be obtained before any major engine work is needed provided service intervals were followed by previous owners.

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Specifications

Year of construction: 1991
Model: 944 S2 Coupé
Body: Coupé
Series: 944
Mileage: 144033 mi
Power: 211 HP
Cylinder capacity: 3 Liter
Steering: left
Transmission: Manual
Drive: Rear drive
Fuel: Gasoline
Configuration: Sun roof
Interior color: Black
Interior material: Leather
Exterior color: Red
Manufacturer color code (exterior): Indischrot/Guards LM3A
New/Used: Used car
Ready to drive: Yes

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