Up for auction is this collector-grade 1988 Porsche 944 Turbo S “Silver Rose” edition. Representing one of fewer than 1000 special editions built for the U.S. market, this 1988 example highlights unique Silver Rose Metallic paint, a Burgundy multicolored interior, Clubsport wheels and M030 Sports Suspension as standard. Having recently undergone some noteworthy service items, this Turbo S is now being offered for auction in excellent condition with only 28k miles shown on the odometer.
This 944’s Silver Rose Metallic finish is noted to be in excellent original condition. The seller does indicate that some small touch-ups have been performed on the front bumper and some minor scratches are present on the left rear panel. A collection of detailed images is provided in the photo gallery. This Turbo S rides on factory 16” Clubsport alloy wheels which are dressed in new Pirelli tires.
Inside, this special edition features a unique Burgundy interior with multicolored cloth inserts. The seller notes the interior to be in fantastic condition with all gauges, electrical components and accessories fully functional. Noteworthy features include a Blaupunkt Reno radio, power-adjustable seats, a rear window wiper, headlight washers, automatic speed control and a removable electric-tilt sunroof.
Power comes from a 2.5L turbocharged inline 4-cylinder engine rated at 250 HP and 258 lb-ft of torque. The rear wheels are driven by way of a 5-speed manual transmission with factory limited slip differential. The Turbo S is capable of accelerating from 0-60 in approximately 5.7 seconds while reaching top speeds north of 160 MPH. This special edition comes equipped with the M030 Sports Suspension package which consists of Koni adjustable shocks, larger sway bars and Brembo brakes with 4-piston calipers. In 2018 following about 18 years in storage, this 944 underwent a comprehensive service which included the following items:
The seller notes the brake pads and rotors were replaced in 2019 and that a performance chip has been added, however the original unit will be included in-sale. Accompanied by extensive records, this Turbo S is said to be in excellent driving condition.
The sale of this special edition Turbo S will include a set of two keys, original books and documentation, tools, a stamped service book, maintenance records, a clear title and a clean Carfax report. Do not miss this opportunity to own a truly well-preserved Silver Rose edition 944 Turbo S.