1986 Porsche 911 "G"Carrera Supersport Cabriolet
Year of manufacture1986
Car typeConvertible / Roadster
Exterior brand colourWhite
Coys Auction - Spring Classics
Royal Horticultural Halls
Tuesday 8 March 2011
Estimate: £18,000 - £25,000
Registration Number: C651 SRB
Chassis Number: WPOZZZ91ZGS151315
The 3.2 Carrera is revered as the ultimate development of the original 911 which first appeared in 1963, before evolving over twenty years later into the more complex 964 series. These final cars were the most flexible and usable of Butzi Porsche's original design. The all-alloy flat-6 engine, which had been fuel injected since 1971, received a final stretch to 3,164 cc, giving a torquey 231bhp, enough to propel the lithe and slippery coupe to over 150 mph, with 0-60 mph coming up in 5.6 seconds.
All 3.2 Carreras feature galvanized bodies, which, together with Porsche's legendary build quality, ensures that these classics are long-lasting. Such is the integrity and durability of the basic structure that whole legions of 3.2s have been turned into retro replicas by various companies.