Vintage, collector and antique auto value trends, model history and vin decoder. The 944 bridged the price and performance gap between the 924 and the 911 sc. May 07, 2001 porsche 944 ultimate portfolio paperback may 7, 2001. Porsche did address one of the perceived problems of the 924 by powering the 944 with a genuine porschedesigned engine. However, in the turn filled portions, the vette quickly fell behined the 944. Jul 05, 2011 my buddy just bought a 1984 porsche 944. I would say the best standard 944 were from 87 89 most if not all of the bugs were worked out by then, autotensioner installed, etc. The auto industry model year my runs from august 1 to 31 july, so a 1988 model could have been produced between 1 august 1987 and 31 july 1988.
Although the body of the 944 was based on the 924, it had considerably more striking contours. Join millions of people using oodle to find unique used cars for sale, certified preowned car listings, and new car classifieds. When you are in need of a reliable replacement part for your 1984 porsche 944 to restore it to factory like performance, turn to carid. The porsche 924 models were built from 1976 to 1988. Shop millions of cars from over 21,000 dealers and find the perfect car. Invoices for the most recent services are also present, with the last having been done in february this year. It is his first 2 door car and his first standard, thank goodness the tranny is rebuilt and it has a new clutch.
An incredible porsche 924 lux coupe with one owner and. Speaking of maintenance, the 944 may have been cheap to buy for many years on the used market, but it has never been cheap to keep running, and that has left plenty of budgetminded owners caught unawares. Repairs were 10k ago and fuel injectors were rebuilt 3k. May 31, 2018 the romance of driving a vintage car is something special.
A frontengine, rearwheel drive midlevel model based on the 924 platform, the. When you are in need of a reliable replacement part for your 1984 porsche 944 to restore it to factory like performance, turn to carid s vast selection of premium quality products that includes everything you may need for routine maintenance and major repairs. In my opinion the porsche 944 is one of the best handling cars in the world. Essential information for anyone planning on buying a 944. Porsche 944 classics for sale classics on autotrader. Datadriven analysis of used cars for sale, and specifically the market for porsche 944 models. I love retro cars but my 944 is the pick of the bunch for me. To make sure your vehicle stays in top shape, check its parts for wear and damage at regular intervals and replace them in time. An incredible porsche 924 lux coupe with one owner and just 16,985 miles. Major model upgrade in february 1985 with 944 receiving oval dash. Handling and grip were sensational, and deservedly the 944 went on to outsell the 924 keeping porsche afloat during the tough years of the early 1980s. Our sources for this article included tony assenza, porsche 944 turbo s, car and driver june 1988, pp. The 944 shared the 924s profile, looking like a smoothedout 924 carrera gt and that was enough to give the new car genuine road presence.
This rather striking yellow 944 lux features the earlier squaredash and 2. Known as the photocar porsche due to its graphics, it featured prominently at sprints and hill climbs most notably during the 2009 and 2010 seasons where the car ran in the midland hill climb. The romance of driving a vintage car is something special. The porsche 944 is no longer the bargain it once was hagerty media.
Its too bad the 944 came to such an untimely end with a strong, healthy powerplant, it would have made a truly thrilling track car. A frontengine, rearwheel drive midlevel model based on the 924 platform, the 944 was available in coupe or cabriolet body styles, with either naturally aspirated or turbocharged engines the 944 was to continue production in the 1990s but major revisions planned for a 944 s3 model. See all 2 formats and editions hide other formats and. See all 2 formats and editions hide other formats and editions.
Full mot history available online early retro square dashboard later model bridge spoiler and d9 alloys refurbished and in great condition all work carried out regardless of cost. Find 1984 porsche 944s for sale on oodle classifieds. Porsche 944 buyers guide porsche 944 register porsche club gb. The price range for the porsche 944 varies based on the trim level you choose. I would like to own a porsche again, but i would have to save a lot of money, to either find one in very good running condition, or to spend the money to get it fixed up. While the 924 was most often criticized for uncharacteristic performance courtesy of its audi fourcylinder, porsche equipped the 944 with a more powerful alloy 2. Jmg porsche independent porsche specialists 944 buyers guide. This balance is discussed, along with the reality of living with a 924, what to look for in any potential purchases. The porsche 944 appeared in 1982 as a more performanceoriented take on what the 924 initiated. Model 356 356replica 550 550replica 718 718 boxster 718 cayman 901 904 906 911 912 914 918 spyder 924 928 944 959 962 968 boxster carrera gt carrera gtreplica cayenne cayman custom macan other porsche models panamera taycan type 64. I have two questions concerning my beloved 1984 944 automatic that i hope you can help me with. Needless to say, the vette easily closed the gap on the straight aways. The hagerty classic car valuation tool is designed to help you learn how to value your 1984 porsche 944 and assess the current state of the classic car market.
Jan 22, 2016 the 944 shared the 924s profile, looking like a smoothedout 924 carrera gt and that was enough to give the new car genuine road presence. Livtee led panel lights with 194 168 2825 t10 w5w de3175 6428 ba9s 641116418 de3423 de3425 2112 569 578 festoon adapters replacement for car interior map dome reading trunk lights, blue. I would like to own a porsche again, but i would have to. While the 924 was most often criticized for uncharacteristic performance courtesy of. In 1984, car and driver named the 944 the best handling production car in america. Living with a porsche 944 ever wondered what its like to own a porsche 944 classic car. It is different to drive almost a 30 years old car and it needs to be. Porsche 944 owners manual 85 the porsche 944 is a luxury sports car that was built by porsche from 1982 to 1991. Shop millions of cars from over 2 dealers and find the perfect. Just a quick guide that might help should you be interested in a porsche 944 or 968.
In this article you will see what to look for, things to avoid and what models are which. The 944 was therefore viewed as a true porsche in the eyes of customers. Livtee led panel lights with 194 168 2825 t10 w5w de3175 6428 ba9s 641116418 de3423 de3425 2112 569 578 festoon adapters replacement for car interior map dome reading. It is different to drive almost a 30 years old car and it. In this episode, i take the porsche 944 s2 from 1989 for a spin. Porsche 944 ultimate portfolio paperback may 7, 2001. Pelican parts forums porsche forums porsche 924944968 technical forum. Jan 15, 2003 944 buyers guide broke but fancy the taste of pork. Follow my upgrades and fixes and hopefully find some helpful tricks and tips for yours. Turbo, lux, s, s2 turbo cup are all models covered.
The auto industry model year my runs from august 1 to 31 july, so a 1988 model could have been produced between 1. The porsche 944 is a sports car manufactured by german automobile manufacturer porsche. This car is a daily driver with over 150, 000 miles on the odometer. Porsche 944 buyers guide porsche 944 register porsche. Porsche 944s 944s2 944turbo technical specification book workshop manual. A frontengine, rearwheel drive midlevel model based on the 924 platform, the 944 was available in coupe or cabriolet body styles, with either naturally aspirated or turbocharged engines. The porsche 944 is a sports car manufactured by german automobile manufacturer porsche from 1982 to 1991.
This 944 lux was first registered in april 1988 and comes with its original porsche service book with 30 stamps all from porsche centres or specialists. Jmg porsche independent porsche specialists 944 buyers. The porsche 944 is no longer the bargain it once was. See 8 results for porsche 944 lux for sale at the best prices, with the cheapest used car starting from.1285 1094 295 1387 1549 804 1533 1294 1482 935 322 1512 596 550 629 30 1169 1304 1475 322 1054 772 316 620 409 1324 270 437 1207 357 344 1060 775 398 252 675 526 1333 1242 485 1312 1139 748 368 1496