924/944/968 Frequently Asked Questions

944 Option Codes, Model Years '86 - '88 (Series 2)

The following option codes are from Porsche's parts documentation for the 944 model.  These option codes relate only to new and replacement parts for this model, such as the M030 suspension package.  They do not relate to manufacturing options, such as a configuration of emissions control equipment for a particular country market.

Thanks and credit to Jim Pasha for providing this information.

M018 SPORTS STEERING WHEEL
M018 WITH ELEVATED HUB 30MM
M020 SPEEDOMETER WITH TWO SCALES MPH-KM/H
M024 VERSION FOR GREECE
M026 WITH ACTIVATED CHARCOAL CANISTER
M027 VERSION FOR CALIFORNIA
M030 SPORT-TYPE RUNNING GEAR
M034 VERSION FOR ITALY
M036 IMPACT ABSORBERS
M036 FRONT AND REAR
M058 IMPACT ABSORBERS FRONT AND REAR
M061 VERSION FOR GREAT BRITAIN
M062 VERSION FOR SWEDEN
M111 VERSION FOR AUSTRIA
Ml13 VERSION FOR CANADA
Ml19 VERSION FOR SPAIN
M124 VERSION FOR FRANCE
M126 CONTROL AND INDICATIONS IN FRENCH LETTERING
M139 SEAT HEATING SYSTEM, LEFT SEAT
M150 OPERATES WITH LEADED GAS
M154 CONTROL UNIT ENGINE FOR
M154 IMPROVED EMISSION RESULTS
M157 THREE-BED CATALYST, OXYGEN SENSOR AND DIGITAL
M157 ELECTRICAL ENGINE EQUIPMENT
M158 RADIO BLAUPUNKT RENO SQR 46
M160 RADIO BLAUPUNKT CHARLESTON SQR 26
M164 TIRES 215/60 VR 15 INSTEAD OF 195/65 VR 15
M185 SAFETY BELTS 2-POINT,
Ml85 REAR AUTOMATIC
Ml86 SAFETY BELTS 2.pOINT, REAR
Ml86 MANUAL
M187 H4+1EADLAMP FOR LEFT HAND TRAFFIC
M193 VERSION FOR JAPAN
M195 PREPARED FOR CELLULAR-TELEPHONE SYSTEM
M197 STRONGER BATTERY
M198 HEAVY DUTY ALTERNATOR
M215 VERSION FOR SAUDI ARABIA
M220 LOCKING DIFFERENTIAL 40%
M225 VERSION FOR BELGIUM, ENGINE MARKED: -S-
M249 AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
M261 OUTSIDE MIRROR - PLAIN - PASSENGER'S SIDE,
M261 ELECTRICALLY ADJUSTABLE AND HEATABLE
M262 REAR VIEW MIRROR - PLAIN -PASSENGER'S SIDE, MANUAL
M277 VERSION FOR SWITZERLAND
M288 HEADLAMP WASHER
M298 PREPARED FOR UNLEADED
M298 FUEL
M298 MANUAL TRANSMISSION
M299 CATALYST TOGETHER WITH
M299 AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
M325 VERSION FOR SOUTH AFRICA, NEW ZEALAND
M326 RADIO BLAUPUNKT BERUN IQR 88
M326 WITH ARI
M328 RADIO BLAUPUNKT BREMEN SQR 46
M328 WITH ARI
M329 RADIO BLAUPUNKT TORONTO SQR 48
M330 RADIO BLAUPUNKT TORONTO SQR 46
M335 AUTOMATIC SAFETY BELT, 3-POINT,
M335 REAR
M340 SEAT HEATING SYSTEM, RIGHT SEAT
M341 CENTRAL LOCKING SYSTEM
M347 FORGED WHEELS PLATINUM-ANODIZED
M347 RIM 7 X 16
M347 TIRE 225/50 VR 16
M348 FORGED WHEELS, LACQUERED - GRAND PRIX WHITE -
M360 SPLASH GUARD CORNER PIECES
M383 SPORT SEAT LEFT, ELECTRICAL
M383 VERTICALLY ADJUSTABLE
M387 SPORT SEAT RIGHT, ELECTRICAL
M387 VERTICALLY ADJUSTABLE
M393 CLUB-SPORT - WHEEL 16 INCHES
M394 ALUMINIUM ALLOY WHEEL (CAST WHEELS),
M394 TELEPHONE-STYLING, 8J / 9J X 16
M395 LIGHT -MET AL RIMS,
M395 FORGED, 16 IN.
M398 OUTSIDE MIRROR FOR DRIVER'S SIDE - PLAIN-
M398 ELECTRICALLY ADJUSTABLE AND HEATABLE
M401 LIGHT-METAL RIMS, FORGED 15 IN.
M404 STABILIZER, FRONT AND REAR
M409 SPORT SEATS, LEATHER
M410 SPORT SEATS, SEAT AND BACKREST SURFACE
M410 CLOTH; LEATHERETTE
M412 EXTERNAL ENGINE OIL COOLER
M414 EXTERNAL TRANSMISSION OIL COOLER
M416 4-SPOKES STEERING WHEEL (LEATHER), DIAMETER 380 MM
M418 SIDE PROTECTION MOLDINGS
M423 BOX FOR CASSETTES AND COINS
M424 AUTOMATIC HEATING CONTROL
M425 REAR WINDOW WIPER
M429 FOG-HEADLAMP, WHITE
M430 FOG HEAD-LAMP YELLOW
M431 4-SPOKES STEERING WHEEL (LEATHER), DIAMETER 363 MM
M432 SPORTS STEERING WHEEL LEATHER, DIAMETER 363 MM (4 SPOKES)
M437 COMFORT SEAT LEFT,
M437 ELECTRICALLY ADJUSTABLE
M438 COMFORT SEAT RIGHT,
M438 ELECTRICALLY ADJUSTABLE
M440 MANUAL ANTENNA, 4 LOUDSPEAKERS -> MJ 2002
M440 MJ 2003 -> ANTENNA DIVERSITY
M441 PREPARED FOR RADIO
M447 EMERGENCY WHEEL OUT OF STEEL
M454 AUTOMATIC SPEED CONTROL
M455 ANTI-THEFT DEVICE FOR WHEELS
M456 STABILIZER, FRONT DIAMETER 23,5 MM,
M456 REAR DIAMETER 14 MM, SPORTS SHOCK
M456 ABSORBERS FRONT AND REAR
M458 ALUMINIUM ALLOY WHEELS
M458 (CAST WHEELS) TELEPHONE-STYLING
M458 FRONT 7 J X 16 WITH TIRES 205/50 VR 16
M458 REAR 8J X 16 WITH TIRES 225/50 VR 16
M462 WINDSHIELD 'SEKURIFLEX'
M463 WINDSHIELD CLEAR
M466 2ND REAR FOG LAMP
M467 OUTSIDE MIRROR FOR DRIVER'S SIDE, CONVEX,
M467 ELECTRICALLY HEATABLE AND ADJUSTABLE
M472 WINGED REAR EMBELUSHER
M474 SHOCK ABSORBER (SPORTING) FRONT AND REAR
M475 BRAKE PADS WITHOUT ASBESTOS
M479 VERSION FOR AUSTRALIA
M484 VERSION FOR USA
M485 FORGED WHEELS, LACQUERED
M485 - WHITE-GOLD METALLIC-
M488 INSCRIPTIONS IN GERMAN LANGUAGE
M490 SOUND SYSTEM
M492 FOR LEFT-HAND TRAFFIC
M494 ADDITIONAL AMPLIFIER
M496 PREPARED FOR PHILIPS TELEPHONE 'C'-NETWORK
M498 WITHOUT VEHICLE-TYPE-LETTERING ON REAR END
M499 VERSION FOR GERMANY
M501 INSIGNIA 'TURBO' ON FENDER
M513 BACK-SUPPORT (LORDOSE) RIGHT SEAT
M525 ANTI-THEFT DEVICE WITH CONTINUOUS SOUND
M526 DOOR PANELS (CLOTH)
M528 OUTER REAR VIEW MIRROR FOR PASSENGER'S SIDE
M528 - CONVEX - ELECTRICALLY HEATABLE AND ADJUSTABLE
M529 OUTER REAR VIEW MIRROR FOR PASSENGER'S SIDE
M529 -CONVEX-MANUAL
M533 ANTI-THEFT DEVICE
M553 VERSION FOR USA, CANADA
M562 AIRBAG DRIVER'S SIDE AND FRONT PASSENGER'S SIDE
M563 AIRBAG - PASSENGER'S SIDE
M566 FOG-HEADLAMPS, WHITE
M567 WINDSHIELD TINTED, UPPER PART
M567 DARKER COLOUR ED
M573 AIR CONDITIONER
M576 WITHOUT REAR FOG LAMP
M586 BACK-SUPPORT (LORDOSE) LEFT SEAT
M593 ANTIBLOCK SYSTEM (BOSCH)
M605 HEADLIGHT VERTICAL AIM CONTROL
M637 CLUB-SPORT 'CS'
M650 DETACHABLE ROOF, ELECTRICAL
M651 ELECTRIC WINDOW OPENER
M657 POWER ASSISTED STEERING
M685 REAR SEATS, DE~DED
M686 RADIO BLAUPUNKT LUDWIGSBURG SQM 26 ARI
M688 RADIO BLAUPUNKT BOSTON SQM 23
M691 CD-PLAYER 'CD-2' WITH RADIO
M719 SPECIAL RECONSTRUCTION
M755 SPECIAL MODEL '88
M756 SPECIAL MODEL '88
M757 SPECIAL MODEL 944
M758 SPECIAL MODEL 944 TURBO S '88
M900 TOURIST'S
M900 CARS
M946 SEAT COVERS FRONT,
M946 LEATHER/LEATHERETTE LEATHERETTE
M974 LUGGAGE BOOT COVER
M980 SEAT COVER - DRAPED LEATHER
M981 LEATHER EQUIPMENT
M983 SEAT COVERS FRONT, LEATHER
M990 SEAT COVERS FRONT,
M990 CLOTH/CLOTH/LEATHERETTE

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