<b>1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet</b><br />VIN. WP0EB0933JS070093<br />Engine no. 68J00223

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Lot 82
1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet

Sold for US$ 456,000 inc. premium
1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet
VIN. WP0EB0933JS070093

Engine no. 68J00223

3,299cc SOHC Turbocharged 6-Cylinder Engine
Bosch Fuel Injection
282bhp at 5,500rpm
5-Speed Manual
4-Wheel Independent Suspension
4-Wheel Disc Brakes

*From the Collection of Walter & Emily Mead
*One owner from new
*Less than 3,500 original miles
*Incredible build specification
*Extensive list of accompaniments and documentation


THE PORSCHE 930 SLANT NOSE

By combining a turbocharged engine with open coachwork, modified in competition style, Porsche created what is considered today to be one of the most desirable late model 911s—the 911 Turbo SE ("Flat Nose" or "Slant Nose") Cabriolet. Group 4 homologation rules, requiring 400 road cars to be built, had spurred the development of "Project 930"—the original 911 Turbo. In October of 1974, Ernst Fuhrmann officially unveiled the first Turbo production model. The Turbo married a KKK turbocharger to a completely reworked 3.0-liter engine, in road trim a combination that delivered 260bhp for a top speed of 153mph. The Turbo's characteristic flared wheel arches and "tea tray" rear spoiler were carried over from the Carrera model, while the interior was the most luxurious yet seen in a 911. The engine was enlarged to 3.3-liters for 1978, gaining an inter-cooler in the process. Power increased to 300bhp (265bhp for US models) and the top speed of what was the fastest-accelerating road car of its day went up to 160mph.

The 911 Turbo's raison d'être—the racing 935—had pioneered what would come to be known as the "slant" or "flat" nose, and this new look was soon in high demand from 911 customers. Early on, Kremer Racing offered a conversion service that was later taken up by the factory's own Customer Department for special order (Sunderwunschen) in 1981. The race inspired slant nose body work would not become an official Porsche option until 1986. The 930s equipped with the rare modified panels were modeled after the 935 race car. The converted front wings were steel, incorporating cooling vents and pop-up headlamps (early examples had them in the air dam). The car's side skirts lead to the rear which had extra cooling intakes ahead of the rear wheels. Along with the body modifications came an even more luxurious full leather interior. The interior was graced with luxuries such as air conditioning and special electrically adjustable and heated Recaro seats. Production of these modified 930s remained quite low due to the very high cost that they carried.

THE MOTORCAR OFFERED

This exceedingly rare Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet Slant Nose is part of Walter and Emily Meads world class Porsche collection. Mr. Mead ordered the Slant Nose new at Semersky Enterprises in Highland Park, Illinois. The car was specked with Dark Blue paint and top over a Dark Blue interior. The car was heavily optioned for the US with the $28,422 Slant Nose option, an electronic cabriolet top, a limited slip differential, left and right heated sport seats with electronic height adjustment, a raised hub steering wheel, Blaupunkt "Reno" radio, alarm system, and Goodyear Tires. The Slant Nose was completed at the factory on September 17, 1987 and first registered in New Mexico on August 11, 1988.

Having been sparingly driven throughout its life, the car has covered fewer than 3,500 miles from the time it left the factory. The car has been continually stored inside a temperature-controlled garage at Mr. Meads home in New Mexico. The dry desert climate has kept the car in "time capsule" condition. The car is as original as they come, right down to the original tires. Prior to making its way to Bonhams, the Slant nose was sent to one of the country's leading air-cooled Porsche experts, Patrick Motorsports. At Patrick Motorsports, the car was serviced and detailed, before leaving with a clean bill of health.

This incredibly rare, single owner 930 Turbo Cabriolet Slant Nose is accompanied by a tremendous list of original items and documentation. Some of those items include service receipts, the original window sticker, manuals in the original pouch, including the supplemental Slant Nose manual, the original jack, tool, and spare. As one of the rarest models in Porsches history, a better example is likely never to be seen again.

Saleroom notices

  • Please note that this car is a model year 1988 and correctly fitted with a 4-speed manual transmission.
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<b>1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet</b><br />VIN. WP0EB0933JS070093<br />Engine no. 68J00223
<b>1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet</b><br />VIN. WP0EB0933JS070093<br />Engine no. 68J00223
<b>1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet</b><br />VIN. WP0EB0933JS070093<br />Engine no. 68J00223
<b>1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet</b><br />VIN. WP0EB0933JS070093<br />Engine no. 68J00223
<b>1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet</b><br />VIN. WP0EB0933JS070093<br />Engine no. 68J00223
<b>1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet</b><br />VIN. WP0EB0933JS070093<br />Engine no. 68J00223
<b>1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet</b><br />VIN. WP0EB0933JS070093<br />Engine no. 68J00223
<b>1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet</b><br />VIN. WP0EB0933JS070093<br />Engine no. 68J00223
<b>1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet</b><br />VIN. WP0EB0933JS070093<br />Engine no. 68J00223
<b>1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet</b><br />VIN. WP0EB0933JS070093<br />Engine no. 68J00223
<b>1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet</b><br />VIN. WP0EB0933JS070093<br />Engine no. 68J00223
<b>1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet</b><br />VIN. WP0EB0933JS070093<br />Engine no. 68J00223
<b>1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet</b><br />VIN. WP0EB0933JS070093<br />Engine no. 68J00223
<b>1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet</b><br />VIN. WP0EB0933JS070093<br />Engine no. 68J00223
<b>1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet</b><br />VIN. WP0EB0933JS070093<br />Engine no. 68J00223
<b>1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet</b><br />VIN. WP0EB0933JS070093<br />Engine no. 68J00223
<b>1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet</b><br />VIN. WP0EB0933JS070093<br />Engine no. 68J00223
<b>1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet</b><br />VIN. WP0EB0933JS070093<br />Engine no. 68J00223
<b>1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet</b><br />VIN. WP0EB0933JS070093<br />Engine no. 68J00223
<b>1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet</b><br />VIN. WP0EB0933JS070093<br />Engine no. 68J00223
<b>1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet</b><br />VIN. WP0EB0933JS070093<br />Engine no. 68J00223
<b>1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet</b><br />VIN. WP0EB0933JS070093<br />Engine no. 68J00223
<b>1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet</b><br />VIN. WP0EB0933JS070093<br />Engine no. 68J00223
<b>1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet</b><br />VIN. WP0EB0933JS070093<br />Engine no. 68J00223
<b>1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet</b><br />VIN. WP0EB0933JS070093<br />Engine no. 68J00223
<b>1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet</b><br />VIN. WP0EB0933JS070093<br />Engine no. 68J00223
<b>1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet</b><br />VIN. WP0EB0933JS070093<br />Engine no. 68J00223
<b>1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet</b><br />VIN. WP0EB0933JS070093<br />Engine no. 68J00223
<b>1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet</b><br />VIN. WP0EB0933JS070093<br />Engine no. 68J00223
<b>1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet</b><br />VIN. WP0EB0933JS070093<br />Engine no. 68J00223
<b>1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet</b><br />VIN. WP0EB0933JS070093<br />Engine no. 68J00223
<b>1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet</b><br />VIN. WP0EB0933JS070093<br />Engine no. 68J00223
<b>1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet</b><br />VIN. WP0EB0933JS070093<br />Engine no. 68J00223
<b>1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet</b><br />VIN. WP0EB0933JS070093<br />Engine no. 68J00223
<b>1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet</b><br />VIN. WP0EB0933JS070093<br />Engine no. 68J00223
<b>1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet</b><br />VIN. WP0EB0933JS070093<br />Engine no. 68J00223
<b>1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet</b><br />VIN. WP0EB0933JS070093<br />Engine no. 68J00223
<b>1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet</b><br />VIN. WP0EB0933JS070093<br />Engine no. 68J00223
<b>1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet</b><br />VIN. WP0EB0933JS070093<br />Engine no. 68J00223
<b>1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet</b><br />VIN. WP0EB0933JS070093<br />Engine no. 68J00223
<b>1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet</b><br />VIN. WP0EB0933JS070093<br />Engine no. 68J00223
<b>1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet</b><br />VIN. WP0EB0933JS070093<br />Engine no. 68J00223
<b>1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet</b><br />VIN. WP0EB0933JS070093<br />Engine no. 68J00223
<b>1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet</b><br />VIN. WP0EB0933JS070093<br />Engine no. 68J00223
<b>1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet</b><br />VIN. WP0EB0933JS070093<br />Engine no. 68J00223
<b>1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet</b><br />VIN. WP0EB0933JS070093<br />Engine no. 68J00223
<b>1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet</b><br />VIN. WP0EB0933JS070093<br />Engine no. 68J00223
<b>1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet</b><br />VIN. WP0EB0933JS070093<br />Engine no. 68J00223
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