1988 Porsche 928

Sale Price
21 October 2022
Sold Date
Lot Number
Unrestored original
Auction House
Chassis no. WP0JB0924JS861643. Cassis Red Metallic over burgundy leather. 4957/316hp, 5-speed, Toyo tires on the rear, Yokohamas up front, sunroof, tinted glass, power seats, Porsche Design touchscreen Bluetooth stereo.

Evaluation: From the Tyler Hoover (Hoovies Garage on YouTube) collection. Timing belt, water pump, and rear transaxle mounts done last year. Good paint with a handful of chips on the nose and hood, plus a few small chips in the windshield. The sunroof isn’t shut all the way. Very clean interior. A well cared for 928, represented with nearly $18,000 in service done in 2017.

Bottom Line: Last year at this sale Barrett-Jackson sold the 928 from Risky Business for a record $2M. Even the most famous YouTubers aren’t Tom Cruise, though, and this car just sold on its condition/equipment rather than its ownership. This is a fair result, all things considered. That service from five years ago made a up a huge portion of the 928”s overall value, but that is the way of things with old semi-exotic cars like this.

by Andrew Newton
28 October 2022

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