DT: 1986 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet

Making its debut in 1984, the highly updated Carrera 3.2 was last iteration in the original 911 series and would become one of the most quintessential sports cars of the 1980’s.  Finished in traditional Guards Red over Tan, this 3-owner 1986 cabriolet example shows just 67k miles on the odometer and is now available for auction in fantastic overall condition out of New Jersey. 

Clearly garage kept, the classic Guards Red paint on this 911 is believed to be all original as per the provided paint meter readings. It is in truly fantastic condition, bearing only a few small imperfections.  This 3.2 retains its original 16” anodized Fuchs wheels, which remain in like-new condition and come wrapped in brand new Continental Contact DSW tires.  The cabriolet top, windows, lights, and exterior trim all stand in great condition for this vehicle’s age.  Highly original and still showing beautifully, this 1986 Carrera is an absolute time capsule.

Inside, this Carrera is fitted with a clean and complete tan leather interior.  The highly desirable factory equipped sport seats remain in excellent shape and are believed to have been protected by seat covers most of their life.  This 911 retains its factory installed Blaupunkt radio and is fitted with aftermarket speakers behind the original speaker grilles.  All electronics are stated to be in excellent working order.

A massive update over the previous SC model, the 911 Carrera 3.2 boasted all new braking, electronic, and suspension technologies as well as an updated 3.2L flat-six engine.  This Carrera’s new and improved power plant delivers 207HP to the rear wheels via a 5-speed 915 transmission; allowing for a 0-60 time of 6.3 seconds and a top speed of around 150mph.  Larger brakes, updated suspension, and improved Bosch electronic fuel injection make this Carrera 3.2 a joy to drive.  Complete with extensive records, this Carrera 3.2 has recently received oil and brake fluid changes as well as new belts and an oil filter.  With a clean bill of health as per the technicians that had carried out this recent service, this Carrera is ready to be enjoyed for many years to come.

The sale of this 1986 Carrera Cabriolet will include a binder of services records and invoices dating back to 1989 as well as original books, tools, jack, and top canvas cover.  Also included is a clean Carfax report confirming that this 911 has enjoyed an accident free and well maintained lifetime on the road.  With classic styling and updated yet visceral performance characteristics, this Carrera 3.2 makes a great drivers vehicle.  Do not miss your opportunity to own this very well kept and highly collectible 1986 Carrera 3.2 Cabriolet.

Please Note: The Carfax shows a potential mileage discrepancy, however, the seller has provided detailed service records dating back to 1989.  These detailed records show a strong indication that the mileage on the car is indeed accurate.  It is believed to be a clerical error.

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Comments (13)

  • $34,500 offer from New York, NY 3 weeks, 4 daysago

    Offer in the amount of $34,500

  • eyeonair3100 3 weeks, 4 daysago

    Bid in the amount of $33,000

  • trvlpass 3 weeks, 4 daysago

    Bid in the amount of $32,500

  • Aiello11 3 weeks, 4 daysago

    I’m a little late to the game but i was
    Shocked to see this at this price. I was fortunate to see this in person and she is perfect. Interior exterior was pristine. Maybe I’ll sell the ff cobra

  • Aiello11 3 weeks, 4 daysago

    Bid in the amount of $30,000

  • Jb423 3 weeks, 4 daysago

    @Ambassador-Auto Yes, and thank you for the quick reply. A remarkable lack of comments and questions here.

  • Ambassador-Auto (seller) 3 weeks, 4 daysago

    @Jb423 Hello and thanks for your questions. The A/C functions and blows cold air. There are no grinding gears and the shifting and the clutch feel great. At this point the car needs nothing. No leaks. I had it serviced and looked over when I got it. The only things it needed were a fresh oil change, brake fluid flush and new belts, which I had done at that time. I hope that helps.

  • Jb423 3 weeks, 4 daysago

    Is AC functional? Is there any grinding of gears? Clutch ever replaced? Oil leaks? Any issues that need attention at this point?

  • eyeonair3100 3 weeks, 4 daysago

    Bid in the amount of $22,000

  • Robocopct 3 weeks, 4 daysago

    Bid in the amount of $17,500

  • tomneedles 3 weeks, 4 daysago

    Bid in the amount of $15,000

  • Aperf10310 1 monthago

    Bid in the amount of $12,000

  • trvlpass 1 monthago

    Bid in the amount of $10,000

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DT: 1986 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet
Current offer: $34,500