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Is the Porsche 964 the New Air-Cooled Porsche to Own?

Updated: Mar 29, 2020

The Porsche 964 was overlooked for many years. Air-cooled Porsche buyers either wanted the “original” torsion bar air-cooled Porsches in the F- and G-Body models or “the best” of the Air-Cooled Porsches, the Porsche 993.

Porsche 964
Porsche 964 Air-Cooled Porsche of Choice

A recent sale of a1989 Carrera C4 Coupe for $108,000 at the RM Sotheby’s Amelia Island Auction caught my attention that the 964 is no longer overlooked. At least two serious Porsche collectors wanted an immaculate first-year Porsche 964 C4. This was an 11,000 mile all-original model in classic Grand Prix White.

Air-Cooled Porsche 964
Porsche 964 C4 Amelia 2020 | Image RM Sotheby's

The desirability of the 964 first gained market attention when the Singer re-imagined 911’s started to appear on the market selling for close to a million dollars. The re-imagined Singer 911 used the 964 as the donor car because customer Scott Blatner came to them with his 964 looking for performance and customization enhancements. The rest as you say “is history.” The 964 proved to be the ideal