The 1980s called -- Do you have the right car to answer with?
New Arrival - 1987 Porsche 930 Slant Nose Cabriolet
The definition of polarizing – “to divide into sharply opposing factions, groups, etc.” I think there are generally three schools of thought when it comes to the “Slant Nose” Porsches - either:
- You love it because it signifies everything the 1980s.
- You hate it because it signifies everything the 1980s.
- You love the motorsport tie-in with the Porsche 935, and cannot believe that you could order a car like this from the factory.
While the first racing Porsche 935s wore standard headlights, Norbert Singer poured over the rulebook for the race sanctioning bodies, and determined where the rulebook could be pushed. They first installed "slant nose" fenders on the 935 for the 1976 1000km Nurburgring race in an effort to increase aerodynamic efficiency. The racing 935s were dominantly successful for many years, including an overall win at the 1979 24 Hours of LeMans.
This popularity of the race cars led to customers requesting “slant nose” fender conversions to their roadgoing Porsche 930s. Porsche fulfilled over 200 of these requests by the end of 1986 through their Sonderwunsch, or “Special Wishes” department. In 1987, Porsche decided to add the option to the factory production line cars, with options codes M505 (USA) and M506 (RoW).
These factory Slant Nose cars remained uncommon, as the M505/M506 options codes were very expensive choices. With just 609 US market cars (Coupes, Cabriolet, and Targas) produced over the three model years, the factory cars are indeed rare. More specific to our car here, the total 1987-1989 Turbo Cabriolet production was 229, with only 42 of those produced in 1987.
This car on offer has just 38K miles and features original paint, top and interior. With only two owners from new, and local to the Seattle area, this factory slant nose car is your chance to add some 1980s inspired flare to your collection.
You can see pictures and full details here - 1987 Porsche 930 Slant Nose Cabriolet
Please give me a call today on this Porsche 930 Slant Nose Cab.
Cars In Our Network
Here is a list of cars recently uncovered in our network that are looking for a new home. Give me a call or drop a note to discuss.
- 1987 Porsche 930 - Black/Black, very low miles
- 1985 Porsche 911 Coupe, Prussian Blue, 110K miles
- 1977 Porsche 911S Targa, Irish Green, very low miles
Cars We Are Seeking
Here is a list of cars we are actively seeking for clients:
- 1971 Porsche 911 in Brown - must be 1971, must be brown!
- Land Rover Defender 110 - 5 door station wagon, originality desired