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1988 Porsche 944 Turbo Coupe Silver Rose
Show Class Condition
Extensive Service History
Rare Air Conditioning
The Holy Grail 944

An Appreciating Model To Treasure
Water cooled is on the move, the Porsche used car market is as hot as this
car looks and it is very rare to find this model let alone in this virtual
concourse condition, both the history and care is nothing short of splendid.
A turn key ready to perform Sports car that will fit into any collection
or be the main focal point of classic ownership.

First registered and delivered on 28.04.1988 by Ian Anthony Porsche in
Wilmslow. The service records make very good reading being maintained by
OPC and other independents with a total of 18 individual service stamps.
Accompanying the stamped service book is a folder of bills. The most
recent keepers have been lifelong Porsche enthusiasts and the car has
attended regular shows. You will not find a cleaner more original
Silver Rose anywhere, it puts all other 944 examples to shame.

Chassis : WPOZZZ95ZJN101051
Engine : 47J00860
Paint Code : LM3Z

- 567 Windshield green graduated tint
- 573 Air conditioner
- 593 Anti-lock brake system
- 685 Divided rear seat
- 758 Special model 944 Turbo 1988
- 990 Seats all cloth

Silver Rose
Simply an extremely hard car to try and source these days and now deservedly
has serious classic status. The Silver Rose model made in very limited numbers
is essentially as marketed a true race performance car for the street, despite
the some 28 yrs that have lapsed since incarnation this 944 model can still
out accelerate, out handle and brake many modern high performance coupes.
Based on the very agile Cup Turbo competition model the Turbo S retains most
of the enhanced performance eqpt and capabilities of the race car whilst
providing an elevated level of standard comfort features & amenities.
The Turbo S will accelerate to 60 in 5.6 secs and onto 162 mph. Handling honed
and sharpened on the track translates to exemplary response and agility on
the street,the excellent chassis was modified over the older model to
handle the extra power of the S engine, firmer springs & shocks, thicker
front stabiliser bar, and more rigid suspension bushings combine to deliver
sportier handling that is remarkably taut, precise and responsive. The
gearbox features toughened 1st and 2nd gears, an external oil cooler for
added longevity and a limited slip diff. Totally stock with no deviations
just as it should be right down to the original Blaupunkt head unit with
carry case.

Recent Maintenance
The car wants for nothing looking and driving exactly as it should thanks to
knowledgeable enthusiastic owners and those that are prepared to spend. The
engine power is very impressive and this is a sharp Turbo to drive with quick
pick up, not surprising as the engine bay is superbly detailed and starts
quickly and is amongst the quietest smoothest running Turbos I have owned.

The all important cam belt and balance belt were changed last at 88983 miles
by Tom Ferguson Porsche, at this time he also treated the car to a major
service with spark plug change and all the filters. Also recently the front
brake calliper's have been rebuilt by the brake caliper specialist in Nottingham.
A recent clutch slave cylinder and lower wishbone fitted. The clutch is light
to the pedal and the gearbox like a knife through butter. All component's are
harmonised and working perfectly, no disappointments and the rare air con blows
hard and cold.-

The seats and bolsters look like one year old, no kidding, as does the dash and
door cards, as do the carpets and all the switchgear, the conditions defies age.
The paintwork is truly stunning with little to no imperfections appearing all
original. A light detailing session reveals a truly immaculate example with
quality finish and no disappointing cosmetics. The alloys refinished recently
are flawless. All the black work and seals that can perish over time are in
fine order. The interior carpets to boot and floor are as new. The dash is
in perfect condition and all switchgear works as intended.The engine bay is
extremely impressive and show worthy which is the general theme with the whole
car. Inside the arches are a visual delight. Pop the vents out on the B posts
and you can see witness what lies beneath, truly stunning top and underneath.
Peeling the carpet away in the boot reveals how original it truly is as the
images all suggest. I have inspected the underside and was amazed at how clean
and dry it is with no corrosion and needless to say, no leaks. Anyone would
struggle to source a better classic car and one that is properly set up ready
to be enjoyed. This car will pass any inspection and reckon having handled
literally hundreds of 944s this will suit even the fussiest of standards, and
if you are looking for a finished article to take to shows etc then this is it.

Other Information

* HPI Clear in every respect
* MOT April 17 with no advise
* Detailed Service Records In Presentation Folder
* All Drivers Handbooks
* Porsche Owners Wallet
* Matching Toyo Proxes Sport tyres
* Spare wheel
* Luggage/storage cover
* Cargo net
* New stone-guards
* Toolkit complete
* Air Compressor
* Perfect paint
* 2 Keys
* Cat 1 immobiliser



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