This Cherry Red 1987 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet marks the first year of the desirable G50 manual transmission and was upgraded under prior ownership with a larger 3.6-liter flat-six engine. The car also features a retrofitted 993-style electric rear spoiler, a factory limited slip differential, and a custom dual exhaust system with a Magnaflow muffler. This Carrera is now being offered for auction by its seller out of Tennessee with approximately 79k miles showing on the odometer.
This 911 is finished in Cherry Red (80F) an uncommon shade that is now offered as an option in Porsche’s exclusive Paint to Sample catalog. Equipment includes a power-operated black soft top, slim European-style bumperettes, dual exhaust outlets, a front spoiler, integrated front fog lights, black headlight rings, and an automatically deploying 993-style rear spoiler custom retrofitted into the decklid. The car rides on 16” Fuchs alloy wheels measuring 7” wide in front and 9” wide in the rear, dressed in a set of Toyo Proxes tires. The seller notes the rear quarter panels, doors, and decklid were previously refinished, additional images are provided in the gallery along with a clean CARFAX report.
The black interior has been customized with an aftermarket Ruspa sport steering wheel and a newer Blaupunkt San Francisco 300 radio paired with upgraded Blaupunkt door speakers. Other accessories include power windows, an alarm system, and automatic heating control.
A replacement 3.6-liter flat-six engine was sourced from a 1995 Porsche 993 Carrera and installed by Performance Porsche of San Diego in 2020. The conversion was completed using a component kit from Instant G of Newark, Delaware, and the engine has been further upgraded with a dual outlet exhaust system, Magnaflow muffler, and high-flow air filter. Power is sent to the rear wheels by way of a 5-speed G50 manual transmission with a factory optional limited-slip differential as well as a replacement flywheel and Sachs clutch kit which were fitted during the engine installation. The suspension consists of Bilstein dampers at each corner and includes a Rennline front strut tower brace.
This sale will include some records and a clean title.