Up for auction is this 1989 Porsche 911 Carrera Coupe finished in Slate Grey Metallic over a Linen and black partial leather interior. Marking the final year of the G-Series 911 Carrera, this 1989 Coupe was sold new from Reeves Import Motor Cars of Florida with factory optional front and rear spoilers as well as a shortened gear shift lever for the 5-speed G50 manual gearbox. It has also received a host of upgrades including 930 Turbo brakes, Dansk sport exhaust, a 917-style shift knob, Steve Wong performance chip, Momo steering wheel, 17” Fuchs-style wheels, and more. This Carrera was acquired by the current owner about 15 months ago after being serviced with a new clutch, fuel pump, oil lines, engine sensors, and ignition components. Accompanied by the original window sticker and service records dating back to the 1990s, this beautifully appointed Carrera is now being offered for auction by its owner out of Southern California showing approximately 135k miles on the odometer.
This 911 comes finished in Slate Grey Metallic, an optional extra-cost color first offered for the Carrera in the 1989 model year. Front and rear spoiler are equipped from the factory and 17” Fuchs-style Euromeister wheels have been equipped and dressed in a set of Continental Extreme Contact tires. Black stone guards are applied ahead of the rear wheels and the seller reports several small imperfections throughout the exterior, additional images are provided in the gallery along with a clean CARFAX report.
Inside, you will find a Linen and black partial leather interior featuring an upgraded Momo Prototipo steering wheel, 917-style wooden shift knob, vintage Coco floormats, aluminum Rennline pedals, and a new Continental radio. The driver-side power window motor was recently replaced under the current ownership along with a recharge of the A/C system. The front seats have been reupholstered and the factory specifications label on the underside of the hood lists the following equipment codes:
This final-year Carrera is equipped with an air-cooled 3.2L flat-six engine paired with a 5-speed G50 manual transmission. As much as 217 HP stock is sent to the rear wheels while stopping power comes from upgraded 930 Turbo brakes. A Steve Wong performance chip and upgraded Dansk sport muffler have been installed, and the factory catalytic converter remains in place. Service carried out just before the current owner's purchase includes new oil lines, a new camshaft sensor, speed reference sensor, fuel pump, engine pad, spark plugs, and distributor cap and rotor as well as a new clutch, fork, and throw-out bearing. More recent services carried out under the current ownership include new engine mounts, throttle bellcrank bushings, breather cover gaskets, a new alternator, and oil pressure switch. A corresponding invoice is provided in the gallery along with a sampling of the service records accompanying the sale. A recent engine compression test is said to have yielded the following results across the corresponding cylinders:
This sale will include service records, the original window sticker, and a clean title. Well-equipped from the factory and tastefully customized with high-end upgrades, this final-year Carrera G50 makes an excellent choice for any discerning air-cooled driving enthusiast.