Porsche Type 951 Turbo Cup number 15 of 200 pieces Porsche Classic Certificate 1st hand (1988)
After the sales figures of the 924 had meanwhile slumped, Porsche launched the 944, a vehicle on the market that clearly showed the handwriting of the Zuffenhausen-based company again. Although the money for a completely new body had been missing, the retouching carried out and above all the Porsche's own four-cylinder set a lot of positive accents. The new model was introduced in 1981, the motorized hammer followed in model year 1985: The 944 Turbo appeared and pushed initially turbocharged 220 hp to the rear axle. In 1986, Porsche launched a one-make cup for the 944 Turbo, in which specially modified "Cup" models were used. Only 200 units of the so-called Porsche 944 Turbo Cup were built.
General information about the vehicle:
Now in this auction a Porsche 944 Turbo Cup from the year 1988 is offered for auction, which comes from first hand and carries the FIN WP0ZZZ95ZJN101515 - thus this Porsche is the number 15 of 200 944 Turbo Cup models ever built. This car was purchased at the presentation in Jarama (Madrid) directly from Porsche Spain with Spanish registration. Until 2019, the 944 drove in Spain and has since been registered in Germany with H license plate and TÜV. The last completed TÜV is valid until May 2024, matching numbers are completely given according to the seller's information and a traceable history including Porsche Classic certificate from 2022 is also available.
This Porsche 944 Turbo Cup was delivered ex works in the paint colour "Indian red": Over the years, after consultation with the seller, only the bonnet and fenders were repainted due to stone chipping, otherwise the 944 is in its original paint. Minimal traces of use can be seen on the Indian red paint, gross damage or even modifications deviating from the original condition can not be detected on the body. In addition, the current owner informs that the Porsche is in accident-free condition.
Bridgestone high-speed summer tyres from 2022 are mounted on original Porsche alloy wheels. Neither on the brake system (ventilated disc brakes all around) - which the seller estimates to be in condition of 70-90% - nor in the area of the chassis (independent suspension on MacPherson struts, anti-roll bars front and rear, semi-trailing arms and transverse torsion bar springs) can be found that could spoil the good overall condition of the car.
Partial leather seats with Porsche lettering can be found in the interior of the Porsche 944 Turbo Cup. Complaints in the interior can not be made, everything is in good condition and all electrical functions and displays go about their service without hesitation. This Porsche 944 Turbo Cup features include: M030 sports suspension (coilover suspension with height adjustment front and rear), ABS, air conditioning and a contemporary radio. For a detailed overview of the interior, we refer to the other photos of this Porsche.
According to the seller, the car is said to have run a total of 153,000 kilometers. This mileage can be proven by a rich history and a partially kept checkbook.
The turbocharged water-cooled in-line four-cylinder engine delivers 250 hp - the power of the engine is transmitted to the rear wheels via a 5-speed manual transmission. In 2022, after consultation with the current owner of the Porsche, final service work took place.
There are no inconsistencies on the underbody of this 944 Turbo Cup - the seller states that the car is in a stainless condition. This first-hand Porsche with its well-documented history represents a collector's vehicle as a limited model, which is also inseparably linked to Porsche racing history. The seller also mentions that this Turbo Cup did not participate in any racing event. A Porsche Turbo for collectors and enthusiasts of racing.
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