1985 Porsche 911 Carrera

Engine No. 63F00690
Online May 2020: Collector Cars - Barrett-Jackson
Friday, 8 May - Sunday, 17 May 2020
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Unrestored Original
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Chassis No. WP0ZZZ91ZFS140179, Engine No. 63F00690. Guards Red over black leather. 3165-cc, 200-hp H-6, 5-speed manual. Black-painted Fuchs wheels, Bridgestone Potenza tires, Blaupunkt cassette stereo.

Evaluation: Unrestored original | Represented with 9911 miles. Engine bay looks a little grubby for the mileage. No service history represented or shown. Light scuff on the driver’s door panel, another scuff on the steering wheel, and light wrinkling to the driver’s seat. Impressive mileage and seemingly good condition for the most part, but unclear history. Located in Arizona.

Bottom Line: Consigned for Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2020 (wearing gold BBS wheels) but withdrawn. One would think, given the current climate, that Scottsdale was the best opportunity this car was ever going to have at a big price. Instead, the online bidders seemed to throw caution to the wind, focusing on the low odometer reading and ignoring everything else. The seller should be elated. A quick note about Porsche taxonomy, which rarely fails to be confusing: 1985 is one of those years when “Carrera” means the base model. Coupes are worth the most, but they are followed closely by Targas, then Cabriolets.

by Hagerty Editor
8 May 2020
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