Up for auction is this 1987 Porsche 944 Turbo. Starting life in Southern California, this example was driven sparingly, eventually making its way to Michigan in the mid-1990’s. A clean bill of health and a few tasteful upgrades are just a couple of reasons this 944 presents an excellent value to prospective buyers. The car now shows 90k well-documented miles and is being offered for auction by its current owner out of California.
Finished in black, this 944 is stated to be in great cosmetic condition with only a few minor flaws present including a slight area of thin paint on the passenger door. The seller notes that the windshield was replaced in June of 2015 with an OEM part and receipts of the work performed will be included with the sale.
Bespoke to the 944, you will find design features such as an integrated front bumper, pop-up headlights, and a rear spoiler. Taking this 944 Turbo's already sporty presence to the next level is a set of upgraded 17” Porsche Cup-1 wheels (7 ½” X 9”) that wear Hankook Ventus V-12 EVO Tires tires with a good amount of tread remaining.
The Grey partial leather interior is stated to be in excellent condition showing only minor signs of age including a few cracks on the dashboard. The seller states that a recent A/C recharge has been performed ensuring cold-blowing air for the next owner. The seller also notes that an upgraded Blaupunkt head unit with USB input and new 4’'x6’' Blaupunkt speakers are currently installed and in excellent working order. A few noteworthy factory options on this 944 include power steering, power brakes, and a detachable electronic roof.
Powering this 944 is a 2.5L turbocharged in-line four-cylinder engine that sends power to the rear wheels via a desirable 5-speed manual transmission. This front-mounted engine setup allows for an almost perfectly balanced car, enabling increased handling capabilities. A Bosch 3.0 bar fuel regulator and waste gate shims are currently installed. According to the seller, this car is in excellent running condition and with all service up-to-date, is ready to be enjoyed by its next owner. Here is a list of recent maintenance items performed:
- Oil change
- Replaced front wheel bearings and control arms
- CAM Belt replaced, reseal of balance shaft and crank seals
- Fuel Filter
- Koni sport shocks installed on all four corners
- New front wheel bearing replaces and other repacked
- Brake flush
- New engine mounts
- New exhaust without catalytic converter
- Bosch 3.0 Bar Fuel Regulator, Smart Shim Waste gate shims
- Oil Change and Brake Flush
- Steering rack rebuilt and alignment
The sale will include the original owner’s manual, a clean Carfax report, two sets of keys, tool kit, and jack. As the 944 market continues to heat up, Turbo models such as this one are becoming increasingly difficult to find. Don't miss your opportunity to own a well-sorted example of one of the world's most popular sports car.
- Sold for: $14,550
- Auction End: Dec. 12, 2019, 2:53 p.m.
- Number of Offers: 6