Up for auction is this 1990 Porsche 944 S2 Cabriolet 5-speed finished in Linen Metallic over a Burgundy full leather interior. Marking the final evolution of the Porsche 944, the S2 model was launched in 1989 featuring a larger 3.0 L 4-cylinder engine and revised styling from the Turbo model. Finished in a rare color combination, this 1990 example is equipped with desirable factory options including leather Sport Seats and a limited slip differential. Highlighting some noteworthy recent service items carried out within the last 1k miles, this S2 Cabriolet is ready to be enjoyed with approximately 133k miles showing on the odometer.
The Linen Metallic finish is said to be in great shape with some minor roadgoing wear as can be seen in the photo gallery. The seller indicates the trunk and hood to have been professionally refinished under previous ownership. This S2 Cabriolet showcases Turbo-derived styling with its revised nose and body-colored diffuser located below the rear bumper. This 944 rides on factory D90 wheels which come dressed in ATR Sport tires from 2018.
Inside, this Cabriolet sports a Burgundy full leather interior with factory Sport Seats. The cabin is said to be in good condition, although there is a broken piece of plastic trim on the driver’s door and some cracks have been noted on the dashboard. The shifter and steering wheel have been newly wrapped in leather and the inner convertible top liner has also been replaced. Refurbished original Porsche floormats are installed up front with aftermarket Lloyds matts in the rear. A new Bluetooth stereo and amplifier have been outfitted and the factory 10-speaker sound system has been refreshed. The air conditioning system has been recently recharged and updated to R134, and the convertible top has also been switched to manual operation. The seller indicates all gauges and accessories to be fully functional although the driver's side door lock is not currently working. Factory options selected for this 944 include:
Power comes from a naturally aspirated 3.0 L 4-cylinder engine which is mated to a numbers matching 5-speed manual transmission with a factory limited slip differential. 208 HP is sent to the rear wheels making for a 0-60 time of approximately 6.5 seconds. New Koni strut inserts have been installed in the front with Bilstein inserts in the rear. Over $15k in service has been carried out over the past 5 years with the following items recently performed within the last 1k miles:
New front brake pads and rotors were also recently installed before a full brake fluid flush. Included service records from new show proper routine maintenance and this 944 is said to drive exceptionally well.
The sale of this 944 will include a set of two keys, owner’s books and a collection of service records dating back to the original purchase. If you’re in search of a vintage Porsche, this 5-speed 944 S2 makes an excellent choice.