1990 Porsche 911 Carrera 2 Cabriolet (964)
Offered for sale is an absolutely stunning, xtremely original 43k mile, wo owner, echanically strong 1990 Porsche 911 Carrera 2 Cabriolet finished in iconic and factory original Guards Red paint over Champagne leather, particularly appealing and era-specific livery. As mechanically tight and sound as it is beautiful, his example has always been well cared for, as never been in an accident and comes with a folder of service receipts, stamped service booklet and an entirely clean CARFAX report. The car was sold new to its original owner in Brookfield, isconsin, ho would own the car until 2009, t which point it was sold to its second and last owner, n enthusiast from a suburb of Chicago. He would own the car for an additional six years and, ike its original owner, ould only use it in fair weather months, ould always keep it garaged and would use it sparingly.The completely original Guards Red finish is striking, n excellent condition throughout, loaking an entirely straight body with correct and consistent panel gaps and fits. The body and finish is marred only by incredibly minor imperfections, one of which are significant enough to appear in any of the pictures or detract from the car’s considerable overall appeal. The glass and rubber is all in excellent condition, s are the original alloy wheels, hich are wrapped in Goodrich tires with plenty of remaining tread.The car’s interior is equally as clean, he original Champagne leather seats, arpets and interior panels all showing only minimal wear. The original dash is free of cracks or warping and the original Blaupunkt radio has been replaced with a high quality Alpine unit, ftermarket speakers and a K40 Radar Detector. The rest of the car, owever, s entirely factory original. The original soft top (including the plastic rear window) is in great original shape, s is the original boot cover.The car is mechanically excellent, he original, umbers matching 3.6L engine starting immediately, dling consistently and pulling strongly and smoothly through each of the 5-speed transmission’s gears. The compression is excellent across all cylinders, he car drives and brakes straight and true and its road manners are exceptional. The car is entirely comfortable cruising down the highway or tooling around town, ut Porsche’s legendary handling also becomes abundantly clear when pushing the car through back-road corners. Everything works as it should, ncluding the power spoiler, ower soft top, ower seats and power windows, aking this a truly turn-key example that needs nothing to be enjoyed but an appreciative new owner.Over the last ten years the 964 model reached the bottom of its depreciation curve and has been quickly appreciating, aving recently joined its predecessors in the ranks of timeless Porsche classics. This should come as no surprise, onsidering that between 1989 ½ and 1994 (the 964’s production run), he U.S. economy was dealing with a recession, ielding considerably lower production numbers compared to its 3.2L predecessor and 3.4L successor. Further, he 964 is exceptionally comfortable compared to earlier 911s, et it still retains that visceral, rin-inducing Porsche ride quality and air-cooled engine tone. There will inevitably come a time when enthusiasts’ will wish that they’d acquired a 964 at 2015 prices, aking this an excellent opportunity for weekend enthusiasts and collectors alike to acquire a low mileage, echanically strong, osmetically beautiful example finished a rare-special order livery and outfitted with desirable options.