1986 Porsche 928 S4

Highlights

  • Presentable car with MOT 
  • Described by seller as a restoration project 
  • Interior in good condition
  • Recent independent health check 
  • Driven 200 miles by seller in December 

The Appeal

The 928 is emerging from the 911’s shadow as enthusiasts rediscover its multifold abilities. In the annals of effortlessly powerful 2+2 GTs, the 928 can mix it easily with the very best from Ferrari, Aston Martin and Maserati.
The S4 gained the later 5litre version of the V8 - good for over 300bhp - plus some aesthetic and luxury trim improvements. These very well-built cars make excellent classics because they are so usable - and perfect for long-distance tours like the NC500 or across the Continent. 
With interest growing, this 1986 S4 offers a tantalising opportunity for the enthusiast. It was bought by the seller in December as a project after 13 years in storage. In typical Porsche fashion it covered the 200 miles home without fault. He is now selling it as a project due to a change of circumstances. 
Running, presentable, with a good interior and MOT to April 2024, it looks like the sort of project that could be chipped away at as you enjoy it. 



History and Paperwork

  • First registered 8th October 1986
  • Just six registered keepers 
  • Vendor advises that it was unused for approximately 13 years to 2023 
  • Acquired by the seller in December 2023 intending to restore it 
  • Now for sale due to a change of circumstances
  • Performed well for about 200 miles on the return journey when it was collected
  • MOT to 26th April 2024 with minor advisories and 144,737 miles showing on test 
  • Four new tyres apparently recently fitted
  • Check over and health check undertaken 19th December 2023 shown in photographs
  • Head gasket test 19th December 2023
  • Two keys 
  • Factory handbook 
  • Hifi system fitted at cost of £1,310 in July 2022 



The Condition

  • Mid blue metallic paintwork in fair condition with some deterioration visible in photos
  • Factory dished alloys in fair condition with steel spare 
  • Blaupunkt Bremen radio cassette head unit and recent hifi system fitted
  • Black leather interior with white piping in presentable condition 
  • Complete, undamaged interior including switchgear and headining 
  • Vendor advises that interior could do with a retrim, which buyers can judge from photos 
  • Sunroof model with electric front seats
  • Some wear visible to steering wheel 
  • Vendor describes car as an excellent restoration project for the right individual



The Mechanics

  • 32valve 4,957cc Porsche V8 engine with 300bhp 
  • 4spd automatic transmission
  • Vendor advises that the car runs and drives 
  • We are also told that the car is functional but requires a refresh
  • Sold with MOT to April 2024 as outlined above 
  • Vendor drove the car 200 miles in December 2023 with no issues 



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This vehicle is “Sold As Seen”, on an “As Is, Where Is’ basis and without warranty. A full inspection of the vehicle prior to purchase and bidding is highly recommended. Photos and descriptions are for guidance purposes only. 
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Vehicle specification
  • Year 1986
  • Make Porsche
  • Model 928
  • Colour Blue
  • Odometer 145,010 Miles
  • Engine size 4957
Auction Details
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Broadstairs
  • Location Kent
  • Country United Kingdom
Bidding history
21 bids
  • Mo•••• £6,600 01/03/24
  • Cs•••• £6,500 01/03/24
  • Cs•••• £6,400 01/03/24
  • Mo•••• £6,300 01/03/24
  • Cs•••• £6,200 01/03/24
  • at•••• £6,100 01/03/24
  • Cs•••• £6,000 01/03/24
  • ka•••• £5,750 01/03/24
  • at•••• £5,650 01/03/24
  • ka•••• £5,450 01/03/24
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