1993 Porsche 968 Coupe Tiptronic

Highlights

  • Low mileage of only 68,000 miles
  • Thick history file of ongoing maintenance 
  • Recent service and cambelt change
  • Well kept car in popular Cobolt Blue 
  • Rewarding 235bhp 3L coupe with relaxing Tiptronic box 
  • MOT to October 2024 with no advisories

The Appeal 

16 years into the life of the original 924, Porsche did what Porsche does. Its engineers so enthusiastically made over the 944 that they changed almost everything about it. The resulting car got a new name - the 968 - and is, for many, the ultimate evolution of the firm’s small front-engined coupe. 
The 968 retained the delicate weight balance and sharp chassis of its predecessors, but got more power from the big 3-litre four pot - increased to 235bhp - and smoother, more modern styling. 
This pretty Cobolt Blue car was one of the first built. It is a very low mileage car with the relaxing Tiptronic box that suits the car’s blended GT and sports car character. A thick history file covers regular scheduled and preventative maintenance by its long term, doctor keeper. Of this work a full service and cambelt change are the most recent. 
Presented in very good condition for its year with particularly smart interior, this is a great and attractive example of these well regarded cars. An advisory-free MOT to October 2024 underlines the provenance. 



The History and Paperwork

  • First registered 22nd September 1993
  • Chassis number confirms 1993 model year and that this is an early car
  • Thick history file with regular invoices and receipts for genuine Porsche parts
  • Regular cambelt changes through life, most recently in October 2022 at 68,321 miles
  • Long term current registered keeper who is a doctor and acquired the car in August 2012
  • Only six registered keepers from new 
  • Car is only for sale now due to current registered keeper’s unfortunate ill health
  • Regularly home serviced by the current registered keeper during his ownership, with many invoices to prove
  • Invoice from Porsche specialist for transmission repairs with less than 10k miles since completion
  • Old MOTs to verify mileage 
  • MOT to October 2024 with no advisories
  • Factory handbook and wallet in good condition 
  • Various stamps in book for servicing in addition to work by current registered keeper
  • Car starts, moves and stops but due to recent lack of use would benefit from check over before use



The Condition

  • Smart Cobolt Blue metallic paintwork in very good overall condition 
  • Some minor age-related marks to note in photographs 
  • These include a small scuff to rear bumper and stone chips to sill covers and bonnet
  • Bodywork presents as very straight with good panel gaps and no accident damage advised
  • Underside in good order with no structural advisories on current MOT 
  • Five spoke alloy wheels in very good condition with quality Continental tyres
  • Well kept interior finished in blue leather piped white with matching wheel and dashboard
  • Cabin shows little wear even to commonly used surfaces
  • Very light wear to gear knob and driver’s seat bolster and base as shown in photos 
  • Clean carpets through cabin and boot with no notable staining or tears
  • Factory fitted, Porsche-branded mats fitted to front footwells
  • Specification includes electric seats and windows and steel sliding sunroof 
  • Aftermarket Kenwood stereo fitted but otherwise standard factor interior 
  • Cabin switchgear well kept with few signs of wear
  • Due to recent lack of use some checks and recommissioning may be required 



The Mechanics 

  • 2,990cc 4cyl Porsche 235bhp engine with variable valve timing 
  • 4spd automatic ‘Tiptronic’ gearbox with sequential shift option 
  • Well maintained car with thick history file 
  • Recent servicing and cambelt change with very few miles covered since 
  • Transmission work by Porsche specialist advised by seller with less than 10k miles covered since
  • No reported running or driving issues
  • Starts, stops and shifts correctly 
  • Little recent use so seller recommends check over and likely some recommissioning 
  • No mechanical or running gear advisories on current MOT 



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Auction Details
  • Year 1993
  • Make Porsche
  • Model 968
  • Colour Blue
  • Mileage 69,791 Miles
  • Engine size 2990
  • Seller Type Trade
  • Town Sawbridgeworth
  • County Hertfordshire
  • Country United Kingdom
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