1986 Porsche 924

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1986
  • Car type 
    Other
  • Chassis number 
    WPOZZZ92ZGN401387
  • Engine number 
    43G05982
  • Lot number 
    201
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    White
  • Interior brand colour 
    Standard
  • Number of seats 
    2
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Guide price: £0 - £0.
- A lost gem, the connoisseurs Porsche, simple to work on with a real classic charm
- Mostly original condition including supplying dealer plates and naturally the in-car phone
- Revered for its superb handling, the 924S is fast becoming more desirable and collectable
- Offered without reserve, a great opportunity to get your hands dirty and reap the rewards
The 1976 Porsche 924 was a complete departure by the company, in that it featured a front-mounted, water-cooled engine. The 1984cc engine was essentially an Audi unit which Porsche then tweaked to 125bhp. The power went to a rear mounted gearbox/transaxle and the advantage of this layout was that it gave the car near perfect weight balance which naturally improved the handling.  The 924 was clothed in a pretty two plus two body shell which featured a large glass hatchback giving access to a relatively large rear boot making this a very practical sports car. The 2-litre engine, which powered the earlier models, developed 125bhp and the maximum speed was in excess of 125mph. Things were to improve, however, with the arrival of the 924S which was fitted with an 'all-Porsche' designed, 2.5-litre engine with 163bhp available. With its sure-footed handling, the car was to prove a great success and nowadays is a popular choice as a potential future classic.Requiring some light recommissioning, this sought after 924S has stood idle for almost two years. Receipts in the history folder show that in 2015 the car was subject to some remedial work to gain an MoT Certificate as the intention was to use it as a daily driver. It seems the car made its way back from the test centre and hasn't turned a wheel since. This, therefore, appears to present a great opportunity, and a little TLC, some detailing, and a set of original 'tele-dial' wheels would transform this little Porsche into a useable modern classic with values only set to go one way.