Now available for auction is this 1987 Porsche 944 S racecar finished in red over a lightweight interior. This 944 has been made race-ready with the addition of a full roll cage, some considerable performance modifications and an upgraded 3.0 L motor sourced from a later S2 model. Highlighting a recent engine rebuild and new clutch, this SCCA/ITR-prepared 944 racecar is the perfect opportunity for any enthusiast looking to get out on the track.
The red exterior finish is said to be in good shape with some typical track going wear, detailed images are provided in the photo gallery. Exterior details include an aftermarket front bumper with integrated air vents and Fiske lightweight wheels mounted with slick racing tires. This sale will also include a spare set of Porsche Turbo Twist wheels with slicks, and another set of Porsche D90 wheels with rain tires.
Inside, the cabin has been stripped out and prepared with track-oriented safety equipment including a full roll cage with driver’s side petty bars and a newly installed Cobra FIA racing seat with Schroth harness (exp. 12/20). The seller confirms all essential gauges and electrical component to remain fully functional.
This 944 S has been upgraded with a larger 3.0 L inline 4-cylinder engine sourced from a later S2 model. Power is sent to the rear wheels by way of a factory 5-speed manual transmission which was paired with a new clutch in 2019. Both the top and bottom ends of the engine were also fully rebuilt in 2019 with only two weekends of racing since. This 944 showcases some considerable performance modifications including:
The rear struts were newly serviced and resealed, and the seller confirms the oil to have been changed since the car’s last race day. This 944 is not road compliant, although it is said to be in top running order just waiting for a new driver.
The sale of this 944 S will include one master key, an SCCA logbook and a box of spare parts including the original torsion tube and ECM. If you’re in the market for a ready-to-race vintage Porsche, this 3.0 L 944 S may just be the one.