Daniel Schmitt & Company
Daniel Schmitt & Co. is located in historic St. Louis, Missouri. We have been a family tradition for over 50 years selling classic and luxury motorcars throughout the world. Our dealership spans 4 acres, boasts 3 luxurious showrooms, a state-of-the-art service department and a world-class restoration facility.
1986.5 Porsche 928S Sunroof Coupe
Spectacular condition with lots of originality
Only 33,521 actual miles
Rare and desirable 1986.5 928S
One of only 2,010 built and one of less than 25 fitted with the desirable 5-speed manual transmission
Sold new by legendary dealer brumos porsche
Known history from new
Gorgeous factory color combination
Factory air conditioning
4-wheel disc brakes with ABS
Limited slip differential
Power seats package
Sport shock absorbers
High speed engine cooling fan
16" platinum alloy wheels
Blaupunkt AM/FM Cassette stereo with HiFi sound system
Fully mechanically refurbished
Incredible documentation includes original books, tools, original brochures, Porsche Certificate of Authenticity, over 30 years of service invoices, photocopy of original window sticker and more
The dream 928S for the collector or enthusiast!
The perfect example to drive and enjoy!
When the 928 was first launched in 1978, Porsche viewed it as a possible replacement for the 911. While the 911 was and is still today considered a pure sports car, the 928 was a Grand Tourer and one of few Porsches to feature a front engine design. Porsche engineers were able to achieve a 50/50 weight distribution by mounting a transaxle in the rear. This achievement was praised given the V8 engine layout and made the 928 an extremely well handling car with more potential for higher power output. The accolades quickly came in for Porsche and the 928 was awarded the 1978 European Car of the Year, one of very few sports cars to ever claim the title. Considered the flagship performance GT car of its day, the 928 Porsche is still capable of leaving an impression against modern sports cars.
Midway through the 1986 928S model year production, Porsche introduced several improvements. Cars with a VIN sequence number exceeding 1001 are referred to as the 1986.5 models and featured a 5.0 liter V8 engine. A 16 valve cylinder head allowed for an improved torque curve and produced 288 horsepower. The braking system was upgraded to ABS beginning in the 1986 model year, but the 1986.5 models featured larger brakes that would eventually be featured on the 928S4 models beginning in 1987. The higher level of performance matched with the lighter 928S platform makes the 1986.5 928S one of the most sought-after 928 Porsche models, especially in rare 5-speed manual transmission form.
The 1986.5 Porsche 928S Sunroof Coupe featured here is finished in stunning Guards Red with an impeccably kept Gray Beige leather interior. This magnificent 928S Sunroof Coupe is among one of the finest examples we have had the pleasure of offering in many years. It comes fitted with many desirable options including a 5-speed manual transmission as well as climate control air conditioning, electric sunroof and much more. Accompanying this investment-grade Porsche 928S Sunroof Coupe is its original books, tools, original brochure, Porsche Certificate of Authenticity, window sticker photo copy and over 30 years of service records. We are proud to offer this example to the most demanding collector or investor who desires the best. Ready to make an investment that you can actually enjoy? Classic cars have proven to be among the most resilient and rewarding investments in recent years with the Historic Automobile Group Index (HAGI) jumping 39% in 2013, 16% in 2014 and 17% in 2015 while posting gains of 467% over the last 10 years. Please contact one of our expert sales consultants for more information. They will be happy to give you a complete walk-around, supply you with a more detailed description and answer any questions you may have. Buy with confidence.
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