For Sale: 1988 Porsche 911 in Costa Mesa, California

Vehicle Description

1988 Porsche 911 Carrera Targa

• VIN WP0EB0912JS160964
• No. 964 of 2,232 U.S. Carrera Targa's produced
• J Program- Produced from August 1987 to July 1988

Finished in Grand Prix White with a Linen leatherette interior. Three (3) owners, the first owner was from Houston, Texas, and took delivery on April 20, 1988. In July 1991, the 911 Targa was relocated to Southern California and has been here for over three decades.

Factory equipment includes
C02 - Smog Equipment
158 - Blaupunkt Reno Radio
348 - Fuchs Wheels Painted White
395 - Forged Alloy Wheels 6" x 15" Front and 7" x 15" Rears
454 - Cruise Control

The paintwork is mostly original and presents very well with original glass and integrated fog lights. All the doors, decks, and panels are original to the car, verified with the presence of the factory VIN stickers. The upholstery is original and features factory air conditioning that blows ice cold, Blaupunkt Reno radio, and VDO instrumentation. Refinished Fuchs alloy wheels 6 x 15 front and 7 x 15 rears are fitted to Hankook Ventus V2 Concept 2 tires 205 55 R16 fronts and 225 50 R16 rears. The undercarriage is in exceptional condition, it is all original, solid, and rust-free.

According to the Warranty and Maintenance booklet, this Carrera Targa was delivered by Ryan Motor Cars the Porsche dealer in Fort Worth, Texas to the first owner, Mr. Ballesteros. Dealer and Independent services are recorded from the date of purchase in 1988 and displays a linear progression of mileage until 1993 with 39,563 miles. Following the recorded services and paperwork on hand, the Carrera Targa eventually traded hands on June 4, 1993, to the second owner, Mr. Marcotte. Under Mr. Marcotte's ownership, the vehicle was driven very sparingly until July 16, 2003, when the Targa received a comprehensive service by AJ USA Inc. at 54,437 miles. A recent service was completed in 2022, new tires have been installed and the air conditioning compressor was replaced.

Mechanically powered by a 3.2-Liter flat-six engine (type M930/25) producing 217HP, paired to a smooth-shifting 915 manual G50 5-speed transmission (type G50/01) with four-wheel disc brakes. Complete with owner's manual, maintenance, and warranty booklet, tool kit, KPZ collapsible spare tire, front bra cover, and Certificate of Authenticity. An excellent opportunity to acquire a very low mileage, original, J-Series Targa with the coveted G50 5-speed transmission.

Vehicle Details

  • 1988 Porsche 911
  • Listing ID: CC-1615915
  • Price: $92,500
  • Location:Costa Mesa, California
  • Year:1988
  • Make:Porsche
  • Model:911
  • Exterior Color:Grand Prix White
  • Interior Color:Linen
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Odometer:55698
  • Stock Number:Po4242
  • VIN:WP0EB0912JS160964
Listed By:
European Collectibles
1665 Babcock Street
Costa Mesa, CA 92627

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