1986 Porsche 944 Turbo

The Porsche 944. For years looked down upon air-cooled purists as the Porsche for those of lesser means, these well balanced hatchbacks have become the darling of the track day set and have been lauded for their merits as a machine that purists can enjoy on a relative budget. While the 924 from which it was derived gets chided on occasion for being slow, you won’t run into that issue with a car like this ’86 944 Turbo for sale in California.

Year: 1986
Model: 944 Turbo
Engine: 2.5 liter turbocharged inline-4
Transmission: 5-speed manual
Mileage: 57,571 mi
Price: Reserve auction

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1 OF CAR & DRIVER’S 1986 10 BEST CARS- NEVER BEEN TRACKED- 2 OWNERS- VERY RARE COLOR COMBO- FULLY SERVICED- FUCH WHEELS- PROGRESSIVE SPRINGS- EXTERNAL OIL COOLERS FOR THE ENGINE & TRANSMISSION- The Auto Gallery is proud to present this amazing 1986 Porsche 944 Turbo Coupe with 5-Speed Manual Transmission. Finished in a Black Exterior and a Cashmere Leather Interior, this 944 Turbo is simply terrific! This Porsche has been very well maintained, recently serviced, and with only 57,014 miles, it is in immaculate condition! In addition to its luxurious standard factory equipment, this 944 Turbo boasts an extensive list of options that includes, FUCH WHEELS, PROGRESSIVE SPRINGS, EXTERNAL OIL COOLERS FOR THE ENGINE & TRANSMISSION, Leather Interior and much more!

Compared to the base model, the Turbo features improved aerodynamics, strengthened gearbox, modified final drive ratio and more than 30 major engine revisions to compensate for increased heat and internal loads. Car & Driver recorded this vehicle going 0-60 in 5.9 seconds and topping out at 157 mph. The 944 Turbo is critically acclaimed for its high-speed, get-me to-the-church-on-time pursuits, throttle response and sharp steering. This particular car features sporty factory optioned Fuch Wheels, Improved suspension via Factory installed Progressive Springs and increased cooling thanks to Porsche installing External Oil Coolers for the Engine and Transmission. Take advantage of this opportunity as this beautiful 1986 Porsche 944 Turbo is being offered at an incredible price and WILL BE SOLD SOON! The Auto Gallery Porsche has inventory levels that exceed the average Porsche dealer by more than 500%. As with all of our vehicles it is CARFAX certified. Please don’t hesitate to call or visit our showroom with any questions you may have.

The 944s have been accessible to enthusiasts on a budget for quite some time now. Only recently have we seen some later models and Turbo S variants bringing strong money. An early Turbo such as this with similar mileage can usually fetch in the $12,000 to $15,000 range. Not a lot of money for a lot of style and what has been deemed one of the best handling cars in recent memory.

-Paul

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