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Lot 29

2019   |   Amelia Island 2019

1989 Porsche 911 Carrera Speedster

SOLD $187,600

Estimate

$225,000 - $275,000| Without Reserve

Chassis

WP0EB0912KS173229

Engine

64K05691

Car Highlights

One of 823 Speedsters Delivered to North America in 1989
Showing Less than 9,500 Miles
Finished in Classic Guards Red over Beige Leather
Recently Serviced at Porsche Jacksonville
Offered with Books, Tools, Spare, Jack, Window Sticker, and Porsche COA

Technical Specs

3,164 CC Flat 6-Cylinder Engine
Bosch Motronic Fuel Injection
217 BHP at 5,900 RPM
5-Speed Manual Transaxle
4-Wheel Vented Disc Brakes
Fully Independent Suspension with Torsion Bars
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From The Brumos Collection

The 356 Speedster first came to life in 1954, initiated by US Porsche importer Max Hoffman, who implored the German automaker to develop a stripped-out, less-expensive, driver’s car. Commemorating the 25th anniversary of the 911, Porsche released the 1989 911 Carrera Speedster, which rekindled much of the spirit of the original. Like its namesake, the 911 Speedster offered a windshield that was lower and more raked than that of the standard cabriolet, a thin fabric folding top, while a svelte dual-hump tonneau cover replaced the back seats. Of the 2,104 Speedsters built, 823 were allocated for North America.

This 1989 Porsche 911 Carrera Speedster is finished in Guards Red over a beige leather interior. According to its window sticker, options included air-conditioning, left and right sport seats, a rear storage compartment, a raised hub steering wheel, alarm system, black velour luggage compartment, and Blaupunkt Charleston cassette radio. Registering just 9,439 miles on the odometer at the time of cataloguing, the Speedster underwent a comprehensive service, including a new fuel pump, injectors, filters, belts, new tires, and an alignment, in January 2019. Service records dating to 1991 are included with the sale, along with this Carrera’s corresponding books, tools, spare, jack, and a Porsche Certificate of Authenticity.

Purchased by The Brumos Collection in 2004, this one-year-only, commemorative Speedster retains all the hallmarks of a well-kept example, and presents in a well-preserved state throughout. A head-turning addition to any Porsche collection, this exceptional Carrera Speedster merits your close scrutiny.