1987 Porsche 924S Registration No: D701GYM

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1987 Porsche 924S
Registration No: D701GYM

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Model: 924S
First Registered:1987
Registration No: D701GYM
Chassis No: WP0ZZZ92ZHN400948
Colour: Guards Red
he Porsche 924 is a luxury sports car which was produced by Porsche AG of Germany from 1976 to 1988. A two-door, 2+2 coupé, the 924 replaced the 914 as the company's entry-level model, and was the model that finally retired the 912. In production terms, the 924 was the first Porsche model powered by a water-cooled, front-mounted engine although the similarly configured 928 was designed first. The front-engine, rear wheel drive arrangement was normal for most other manufacturers, but it was unusual for Porsche having previously only used mid- or rear-mounted engines of a boxer configuration, all of which had been air-cooled. It was the first Porsche to be offered with a fully automatic transmission.

The first official appearance of the 924 took place in November 1975 (as a press launch rather than a motorshow appearance) at the harbour at La Grande Motte, Camargue in the south of France. The model was a qualified success with just over 150,000 produced (from 1977-1988),The 924 was meant to be replaced by the closely related 944 in 1983 in the U.S. market, but it returned in 1986 and continued to be produced until 1988.

For the 1986 to 1988 model years, the car acquired the powerplant from the 944 model and became the Porsche 924S

With only two private owners from new and an excellent history file including a service book with 33 service stamps and lots of invoices for service and mechanical work done, old MOT's and original book pack this car has to have unrivalled history. There is an Invoice for a full body repaint in 2003 for £3,300, and a fully documented speedo change carried out in 2004

The car is finished in Guards Red and has the black Porsche embossed seats.

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Auction Date:
25th Oct 16 at 1pm BST
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