MARKET WATCH: 964 Turbo spearheads a Porsche slide

Price update 29.12.2021

Classic Cars magazine

by Phil Bell |

The 964-generation 911 Turbo, built from 1990 to 1994, leads the slide at 10% down, giving the following spread of typical prices based on condition:

• Rough project £35,000 • Good usable £65,000 • Mint £105,000 • Concours £135,000

If you’ve had yours ten years or more, relax – back on 2011 your 964 Turbo was only worth £17,000, £22,000, £26,000 and £32,500 across the same condition points. That’s a 250% gain.

It’s joined by five of the 996-generation models that introduced water cooling to the 911, one Boxster variant, three impact bumper models from the 1973 to 1988 period, a 944 and just one pre-impact car, the 911S 2.0 from 1966-1969, which has dropped just 3.2% and that still leaves the 911S 210% more valuable than it was ten years ago.

Given the number of classics that shared the same price boom as post-chrome era Porsches but have turned from recent decline to growth again, I doubt that prices for GT2/3 and Turbo models will continue falling for long enough to approach 2011 prices. The modern era love affair with special 911 variants can only grow.

Price Guide Movers On The Up is part of our regular 16 pages of market and buying coverage in Classic Cars, which also includes smart buying guru Quentin Willson’s Hot Tips, market-watcher Russ Smith’s Chasing Cars, a detailed four-page buying guide and Ads on Test evaluations of four classics for sale.

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