Up for auction is this 1983 Porsche 944 5-speed presented in excellent condition. Originally purchased from Fred Lavery Porsche in Detroit, this 1983 example had been diligently cared for by its lifelong owner of of 35 years before being acquired by the seller only two years ago. Accompanied by a Porsche Certificate of Authenticity, comprehensive service records from date of purchase, and an original window sticker, this 26k mile 944 has earned several awards from different concours events over the years. This is a rare opportunity to get behind the wheel of an exceptionally well-preserved Porsche 944.
The classic Guards Red finish on this 944 is stated to be in excellent all original condition with all trim, moldings, and lenses clean and present. Comprehensive images can be found within the photo gallery. This 944 rides on 15" factory cast alloy Cookie Cutter wheels which come wrapped in new Yokohama Avid Touring S tires that are 1 year old.
This 944 sports a black interior that features Berber cloth front bucket seats and full thick-pile carpeting. The interior is reported to be in fantastic shape with no modifications. Accompanied by an original window sticker totaling over $20K, this 944 is equipped with the following factory options:
The seller has indicated that the dashboard clock is currently non-functioning and the A/C needs to be converted and recharged. Otherwise, all other gauges, electrical components and accessories are reported to be in good working order.
This 944 carries a naturally aspirated inline 4-cylinder engine that sends approximately 150 HP and 142 lb-ft of torque to the rear wheels by way of a smooth 5-speed manual transaxle. The 944 accelerates from 0-60 in under 9 seconds while reaching top speeds upwards of 130 MPH. Extensive maintenance records indicate that this 944 is up to date on all scheduled service. The seller notes that the water pump and timing belt were done in 2013 at approximately 24k miles. The top and bottom timing belt sensors have also been replaced. This 944 is being offered for auction in excellent driving condition.
The sale of this 944 will include two sets of keys, original books, the original window sticker, comprehensive service records and a Porsche Certificate of Authenticity. If you have been on the hunt for a true show-quality Porsche 944, this outstanding 1983 example makes an excellent choice.