Friendly, approachable cars tend not to acquire nicknames like “widowmaker”, so it’s no surprise that the 930-generation 911 Turbo has a reputation for being a little bit of a handful. This 1989 911 Turbo is one of these legendary first-generation forced induction Porsches, and it’s going under the hammer at Osenat’s upcoming Youngtimers Online auction on the 25th of April. Featuring the larger 3.3-litre turbocharged flat six producing a hefty 300hp, this 911 Turbo is one car we wouldn’t jump at the chance to drive in the wet. Luckily, considering it’s a cabriolet, you’ll always have an excuse to stay inside if the weather takes a turn for the worse.
Whether or not you’re brave enough to battle this Turbo on wet tarmac, as an extremely well-kept example, it’s probably one you’d prefer to enjoy with the roof down on a sunny day. After all, listening to the whooshes and chirrups from the turbocharger behind you with the wind in your hair has to rank highly on the list of motoring’s greatest pleasures. The eagle-eyed among us will have noticed the brake light above the whale tail spoiler, revealing that this Turbo is originally an American example, which suggests rust shouldn’t be a worry for its next owner. Finished in a lovely combination of metallic grey paint with black Fuchs rims, this 930 Turbo will be easy on the eyes no matter the weather.