Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1986
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Blue
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Grand Prix, Competition, Touring & Rally Cars and Collectors' Items
Autosport International
National Exhibition Centre
Birmingham
B40 1NT UK

Saturday 10th January 2009

In many ways, the 944 was a landmark car for Porsche, demonstrating as it did,
that a successful sporting model could emerge from the legendary 911’s shadow
and be respected in its own right. Although the front-engined four-cylinder
format terminated with the subsequent 968 series, the 944 paved the way for
smaller Porsches such as the Boxster. Following on from the unloved 924 model,
this was quite some achievement and gives some indication as to the 944’s merit.
Between 1983 and 1991, the Porsche 944 was the benchmark sub-supercar
coupe and with used models becoming increasingly tempting, it proved to be
popular. The original Porsche 944 Lux is a surprisingly rugged car with plenty
of tried and tested VW suspension parts and a relatively under stressed en