1992 Porsche 944 S2 SE Coupé  Chassis no. WP0ZZZ94ZMN401336

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Lot 261
1992 Porsche 944 S2 SE Coupé

Sold for £ 40,250 (US$ 56,044) inc. premium
1992 Porsche 944 S2 SE Coupé
Registration no. K190 JES
Chassis no. WP0ZZZ94ZMN401336
*Ultra-rare, limited-edition last-of-the-line model
*One of 14 made
*One of only six known survivors
*Recently re-commissioned
*Documented circa 85,000 miles from new
*Full Service history

Footnotes

  • This ultra-rare and highly desirable Porsche is a rare survivor of a limited series built following the favourable reception given to a prototype 'Sport Equipment' version of the Type 944 S2. An internal Porsche Memorandum states: 'After being driven by a number of the Management Team, verbal approval was given for the purchase of the parts to construct 15 vehicles.' This memo is dated 7th February 1992, production of the 944 having ceased in 1991.

    The SE's improved specification included Koni adjustable dampers; shorter and stiffer front suspension springs; Additional coil springs at the rear; adjustable rear stabiliser bar; stiffer front stabiliser bar; engine output increased to 225bhp (with improved torque from 4,250rpm); and ride height lowered by approximately 30mm.

    Benefits listed include improved acceleration in higher rev range; flatter cornering due to stiffer springs and increased roll resistance; more precise steering; improved responsiveness and confidence-inspiring handling; adjustability – can be 'tuned' to suit customer requirements; and all-round better responsiveness. The downsides include a harsher ride, increased noise, and higher fuel consumption, but then increased performance always comes at a cost, not that this would have troubled the SE's target market.

    It was understood that only 14 cars were completed; indeed, so rare is this model that its creation was long thought to be a myth. As such there is very little information about the 944 S2 SE. Porsche Club GB records show that two of the cars were written off in accidents; only six, including that offered here, are known to exist today.

    This car is offered from 10-year storage, has covered a documented 85,000-or-so miles from new and a programme of re-commissioning/mildly restoration has just been completed, with the emphasis on originality and correctness. It comes with letters of authenticity from Porsche confirming that the VIN is one of the SE cars; a copy of the aforementioned Porsche Memorandum; sundry bills; a V5 registration document; and full service history. A wonderful opportunity for the discerning Porsche collector to own one of these mythical beasts.
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1992 Porsche 944 S2 SE Coupé  Chassis no. WP0ZZZ94ZMN401336
1992 Porsche 944 S2 SE Coupé  Chassis no. WP0ZZZ94ZMN401336
1992 Porsche 944 S2 SE Coupé  Chassis no. WP0ZZZ94ZMN401336
1992 Porsche 944 S2 SE Coupé  Chassis no. WP0ZZZ94ZMN401336
1992 Porsche 944 S2 SE Coupé  Chassis no. WP0ZZZ94ZMN401336
1992 Porsche 944 S2 SE Coupé  Chassis no. WP0ZZZ94ZMN401336
1992 Porsche 944 S2 SE Coupé  Chassis no. WP0ZZZ94ZMN401336
1992 Porsche 944 S2 SE Coupé  Chassis no. WP0ZZZ94ZMN401336
1992 Porsche 944 S2 SE Coupé  Chassis no. WP0ZZZ94ZMN401336
1992 Porsche 944 S2 SE Coupé  Chassis no. WP0ZZZ94ZMN401336
1992 Porsche 944 S2 SE Coupé  Chassis no. WP0ZZZ94ZMN401336
1992 Porsche 944 S2 SE Coupé  Chassis no. WP0ZZZ94ZMN401336
1992 Porsche 944 S2 SE Coupé  Chassis no. WP0ZZZ94ZMN401336
1992 Porsche 944 S2 SE Coupé  Chassis no. WP0ZZZ94ZMN401336
1992 Porsche 944 S2 SE Coupé  Chassis no. WP0ZZZ94ZMN401336
1992 Porsche 944 S2 SE Coupé  Chassis no. WP0ZZZ94ZMN401336
1992 Porsche 944 S2 SE Coupé  Chassis no. WP0ZZZ94ZMN401336
1992 Porsche 944 S2 SE Coupé  Chassis no. WP0ZZZ94ZMN401336
1992 Porsche 944 S2 SE Coupé  Chassis no. WP0ZZZ94ZMN401336
1992 Porsche 944 S2 SE Coupé  Chassis no. WP0ZZZ94ZMN401336
1992 Porsche 944 S2 SE Coupé  Chassis no. WP0ZZZ94ZMN401336
1992 Porsche 944 S2 SE Coupé  Chassis no. WP0ZZZ94ZMN401336
1992 Porsche 944 S2 SE Coupé  Chassis no. WP0ZZZ94ZMN401336
1992 Porsche 944 S2 SE Coupé  Chassis no. WP0ZZZ94ZMN401336
1992 Porsche 944 S2 SE Coupé  Chassis no. WP0ZZZ94ZMN401336
1992 Porsche 944 S2 SE Coupé  Chassis no. WP0ZZZ94ZMN401336
1992 Porsche 944 S2 SE Coupé  Chassis no. WP0ZZZ94ZMN401336
1992 Porsche 944 S2 SE Coupé  Chassis no. WP0ZZZ94ZMN401336
1992 Porsche 944 S2 SE Coupé  Chassis no. WP0ZZZ94ZMN401336
1992 Porsche 944 S2 SE Coupé  Chassis no. WP0ZZZ94ZMN401336
1992 Porsche 944 S2 SE Coupé  Chassis no. WP0ZZZ94ZMN401336
1992 Porsche 944 S2 SE Coupé  Chassis no. WP0ZZZ94ZMN401336
1992 Porsche 944 S2 SE Coupé  Chassis no. WP0ZZZ94ZMN401336
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