Very rare 1987 Porsche 959 for sale. Currently licensed and titled in California. One of 106, "Comfort" editions built for 1987 by Porsche which include Air Conditioning and Power windows and door locks. Converted by Canepa Design for collectors that actually want to drive their cars in the US. Numerous modifications made that help performance, reliability and ease of use, yet don't hurt the aesthetics or provenance of the vehicle. According to Bruce Canepa, "Nothing is done to the car that cannot be undone". Original odometer was swapped out for US compliance with 7,439 miles, current odometer shows 1,679. Total miles are 9,118.
The Porsche 959 was built to create the ultimate road car and demonstrate the technology of the future. Only 226 of these supercars were built for the entire world. Canepa Design has invested five years of research and development to bring this awesome supercar to a new level of performance including California and Federal emissions compliance. An extensive engineering and development process including a new sequential engine management system, Garrett Air Research twin turbo system, stainless exhaust with dual catalytics, upgraded fuel system and wiring harnesses, has resulted in dramatic performance improvements. Everything works on this car including the Air Conditioning.
In addition the factory magnesium wheels have been modified to accommodate current technology Michelin Pilot Sport 245/45/ZR17 front and 275/40 ZR17 rear low profile speed-rated radial tires. The wheels also include Canepa Design exclusive coating finishes.
This particular 959 is a joy to drive, very reliable and easy to use in all types of environments.
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