CALIFORNIACLASSIX 1986 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2 Targa {63 Photos}

Price: US $15,100.00 Item location: Ventura, California, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Porsche
  • Model: 911
  • Trim: Carrera
  • Year: 1986
  • Mileage: 149,190
  • VIN: WP0EB0916GS161303
  • Engine size: 3.2-Liter Boxer
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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1986 Porsche 911

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Make Mine Red: 1986 Porsche Carrera Targa

Porsche experts agree: the 1984-89 Carrera is the best 911 ever built. Why? It's simple, eally. It is the last air-cooled 911 to feature a body style now considered "classic" and the first to incorporate technological advancements such as the vaunted BOSCH Motronic engine management.


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The Carrera struck the perfect balance between old school and jet age. It is a far cry from the hyper-complex, eavyweight 4-seater offered up by Zuffenhausen today. No, his Carrera is the last user friendly Porsche: it's known to be ultra-reliable, owever, f the need ever arises, t can be worked on with hand tools instead of plug-and-play computers. Thusly, ore than 25 years later, he last 3.2 Carreras are eminently collectible sports cars.


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The 1986 Porsche 911 Carrera Targa presented here, IN *WP0EB0916GS161303*, s one of just 1,976 U.S.-spec Targas manufactured during the model year. Sold on May 30, 986 At Forest Lane PORSCHE-AUDI of Dallas, exas to a major in the U.S. armed forces (and lifelong PCA member), t is a matching numbers example that has been a pampered toy for the last 29 years, aving been driven less than 5,500 miles annually, n average.


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Burgundy vinyl pouch containing owner's manual, tamped service and warranty book, nd dealer directory accompanies the car, s well as maintenance receipts totalling $11,328.59, recisely documenting all work done by the last owner. Since 2011, he Targa top was completely restored, correct Blaupunkt Mannheim radio was sourced and installed, he transmission was completely rebuilt, new clutch kit fitted, nd various smaller items taken care of, uch as shifter bushings, dle control valve, wheel bearing, uel sending unit, nd the crankshaft pulley seal. An alignment was also performed recently; naturally, he car runs and drives like a champ!

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Dealer-maintained throughout its life, he various entries on the pages of the service book assist in recording the car's history and confirming its mileage.
Let's have a more in-depth look at this fine car now.


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When inspecting a vintage Porsche, tarting with the trunk is always a good idea, s neglect tends to manifest itself here first. The presence of the factory tool kit, hown here atop the very clean original plush tan trunk carpeting, s always a good omen! Let's dig a little deeper, hough.

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Removing trunk carpeting and spare reveals every nook and cranny: the sensitive "nose" section appears factory fresh; there is no rust or accident damage; all the factory finishes are still intact.
Unused VREDESTEIN inflatable tire and factory tire jack are present. And, es, he trunk light works, oo!


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In recent years, he Targa version of the 911 has skyrocketed in value as more and more enthusiasts came to appreciate it as the perfect combination of a rigid Coupe and an open-air Convertible design. Let the sunshine in, ecome on with nature, nd enjoy the unique sound of the air-cooled 3.2 liter engine!
Carrera's coachwork belies its age to the fullest. The body is arrow straight, ith perfect shut lines of doors and hoods. There are no signs of accident damage or corrosion.


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Targa top was restored by a well-known specialist, avid Brown of Boulder, O. Both sun visors are in pristine condition.


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Light alloy five-spoke wheels are a must for any classic 911. These have been fitted with DUNLOP XP Sport Signature radials sporting the correct 205/55R16 and 225/50R16 sizes. Notice clean inner wheel wells.
Let's look inside now!


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This Carrera was delivered from the factory sporting the most attractive Guards Red -- German: "Indischrot" -- color, aint code L027. ("L" stands for Lesonal, German paint manufacturer.) The marvelous finish has retained its magical luster over the years and still looks stunningly beautiful today. There are no bubbles, ings, ents, cratches or other mishaps that would cause even the pickiest fanatic sleepless nights.


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Dash layout is pure, lassic 911. Everything is bone stock, ven the leather-wrapped, 80mm sport steering wheel (option code M018) is the original, actory-issued item, nd it has remained in pristine condition. Dash top looks like new; there are no hairline cracks, plits, r chips anywhere. This Porsche was always kept well-protected inside a climate-controlled garage when not in use!


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The iconic, arge, lack-dialed 911 gauges with their white markings and day-glo orange pointers -- yes, hey all work perfectly, ncluding the clock.


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Front leather seats are clad in the original gray-beige leather; they present clean, upple, nd fully intact, ith just minor signs of age. Driver's seat features power adjustments; other options include central locking and air conditioning.


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Those spacious rear seats don't look like they've ever been used. Push a small red button and the backrests fold down individually as needed to create additional luggage space. Note rear seat belts: even family men can own Porsches!


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How about a quick peek under the deck lid before we take off?


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Engine compartment has been kept toothbrush clean and -- apart from a K&N air filter -- bone stock. Even the various factory-applied decals are still in place.


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The 3.2-Liter engine featuring BOSCH MOTRONIC, aid to be near indestructible, uns excellent, elivering 217 strong Teutonic horses at 5,900rpm. Yippiee!

Perfectly undisturbed, he undercarriage displays all the factory-applied coatings, ncluding some Zuffenhausen-generated paint overspray. Again, here's no rust, o flaking, o damage, ust the all-original finishes. Based on the condition of the undercarriage, e don't think this car has seen much rain in its liftime!

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The factory's enhanced corrosion-protection includes liberal zinc-plating; even outside of California, his Carrera could conceivably last forever! There are no annoying oil drips to note.


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Wednesday, une 17, as another lovely spring day here in San Bueanventura and we were looking forward take our red Porsche for a ride.


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Driving such a clean, ell-maintained vintage Carrera is a pure delight; the car starts, uns, rives, hifts, orners, nd stops perfectly.


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On the freeway, ther motorists respectfully relinquish the fast lane as soon as they spot the bright red 911 in their rearview mirrors. It's the real thing!


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Be it as a prestigious everyday sports car or a cherished collectible, his superb Carrera provides unequalled driving enjoyment. Keep it garaged, uned and detailed, nd it will never lose its value; that's guaranteed! It's easy to maintain, nexpensive to insure, oved by the PCA crowd, nd looks as good as a late-model Ferrari Spyder, t a fraction of the cost.


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Returning home, e are all smiles. This Carrera Targa fully delivers on its promise. It's a full-blooded sports car that can be driven every day, ithout any reservations. Like no other car of its vintage perhaps, t'll make you look good and feel good.


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Clean '84-'89 Carrera Targas with "no stories" are among the most sought-after Porsches today. Here's a bona fide opportunity to snag a great one that checks all the right boxes. Please, id accordingly.

You are most welcome and encouraged to view this fine automobile in Ventura, y appointment, uring the auction, r have someone inspect it for you. Please, erform your due diligence before you bid.
Please, ote that this car is currently advertised on our Web site and on display in our Showroom. We reserve the right to accept a satisfactory offer and close this auction at any time. Feel free to contact us via e-mail at bill@californiaclassix.com or call us at (805) 653-5551.

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We require a $1,000 deposit to be paid via PayPal within 24 hours of the end of the auction and the balance to be paid via bank wire transfer (or in cash) within 5 business days, nless other arrangements have been agreed upon during the auction. The car comes with a clear Colorado Certificate of Title. It is sold "as is, here is" with no warranty stated or implied. Mileage stated above is the current odometer reading. License plates shown for photographic purposes only. You fully understand that you are not bidding on an "option to buy" this vehicle. You bid to own! There are no contingencies. We ship worldwide.
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