1985 Porsche 911 Carrera Targa

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  • German delivery model
  • Comprehensive history from new
  • Serviced in October 2023 with new MOT
  • Verified mileage, service history, invoices
  • Free from accidents, no leaks

The Appeal

Often credited as one of the all-time greatest sports cars, the Porsche 911 Carrera hit the market in 1964 and continued to sell in impressive numbers all the way up until 1989. Depending upon who you ask, there are plenty of candidates for the 'best' 911 Classic. A common pick, however, is often the G series 911, which was introduced in 1973. This series of 911 would go on to sell some 200,000 units, and offered a superb all-rounder for handling, styling, comfort and performance. 

This 1985 example is a great ambassador for everything the G-Series got right. With verified mileage, a detailed service history, and plenty of invoices, this Carrera Targa is a great example through and through, having lived a very comfortable life that brings it to us in utterly fine fettle.

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History and Paperwork

  • First registered in Germany in January 1985
  • Has had a total of six registered keepers, three in Germany and two in Italy
  • Returned to Germany in 2005
  • The current owner has had it since 2019 and has only driven 5,000 kilometres
  • The original service book is available with over 17 entries from Porsche Centres or specialists
  • Last serviced in October 2023 and TüV without defects - valid until August 2024
  • Various other invoices and receipts are available that verify the mileage and the good condition
  • The vendor notes that they're unaware of any accidents or incidents in the car's history
  • Currently indicates 209,623km

The Condition

  • The vehicle was completely resprayed in its original colour some time ago
  • This paintwork is still nice and bright
  • Bodywork is in good overall order 
  • Trims are in fine condition throughout
  • The vendor notes that the targa top is carrying signs of wear, and may need an overhaul in future
  • Badging is all present and correct
  • Original black Porsche alloys look in fine order
  • Underside is clean and nicely kept with only light wear
  • Internally, the car appears sound
  • Seats are in excellent order with no rips or tears
  • Dashboard is nicely presented with all instruments clear and legible
  • Carpets appear sound 
  • Boot is clean and well-kept 
  • The air conditioning works and was recently overhauled for almost €4,000

The Mechanics

  • 3,164cc H6 powerplant
  • Manual transmission with 5 gears
  • Engine bay looks in sound order
  • We've no reports of any mechanical issues
  • The vehicle is reported to be in good working order
  • Ultimately, this excellent example appears ready and waiting to drive away

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Vehicle specification
  • Year 1985
  • Make Porsche
  • Model 911
  • Colour Red
  • Odometer 209,623 Kilometres
  • Engine size 3200
Auction Details
  • Seller Type Trade
  • Town Cologne
  • Country Germany
Bidding history
12 bids from 4 bidders
  • alan.ha•••• €56,000 20/06/24
  • slawomi•••• €55,000 18/06/24
  • alan.ha•••• €51,000 17/06/24
  • nmk-hon•••• €50,000 17/06/24
  • alan.ha•••• €46,000 17/06/24
  • nmk-hon•••• €45,000 17/06/24
  • alan.ha•••• €38,000 17/06/24
  • nmk-hon•••• €35,000 17/06/24
  • alan.ha•••• €25,000 17/06/24
  • nmk-hon•••• €20,000 17/06/24

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