No Reserve: Twelve Air-Cooled Porsche 911’s Hit the Auction Block

Cars, Features I By Justin Cornelison I January 13, 2023
Air-Cooled Porsche 911

Let’s set the scene: you’re travelling to Paris next month with €3-5 million euros burning a hole in your pocket, and you’re trying to decide what to bring back to your friends and family as souvenirs – how about a complete collection of air-cooled Porsche 911‘s; one for each of your nearest and dearest?  Following an impressive Scottsdale Auction at the end of January, Bonhams is offering an extraordinary single-owner private collection of a dozen air-cooled Porsche Turbos – representing the entire history of the ultimate 911 variant for Porsche purists – all at no reserve, in Bonhams Grandes Marques du Monde à Paris Sale on February 2nd.

From the first ‘widow maker’ Turbo model – a 1975 Porsche 930 Turbo 3.0 – to a last-of-the-line 1998 993 Turbo S, the collection spans every generation of what is widely regarded as the definitive sports car.  The twelve, which have an overall low estimate of €3 million euros, were carefully selected by their private collector owner in his quest to possess the very best examples of each model.

Have a look at the auction page here, and a selection of our favorites on offer below:

Air-Cooled Porsche 911

Air-Cooled Porsche 911

1993 Porsche 964 Turbo S ‘Leichtbau’ (Lightweight), estimate €1,000,000 – 1,200,000

Air-Cooled Porsche 911

1998 Porsche 993 Turbo S, estimate €400,000-500,000

Air-Cooled Porsche 911

1989 Porsche 930 Turbo 3.3 G50 Coupé, estimate €250,000-350,000

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