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AutoHunter Spotlight: 1978 Porsche 928

Powered by an M28 4.5-liter V8 engine


Featured on Autohunter, the online auction platform driven by ClassicCars.com, is a 1978 Porsche 928

“This 1978 Porsche 928 2+2 grand touring hatchback has driven 72,240 miles since new and received recent attention to the fuel system, air conditioning, and fluids as part of a mechanical refresh,” AutoHunter notes in the listing. 

, AutoHunter Spotlight: 1978 Porsche 928, ClassicCars.com Journal

It’s powered by a front-mounted, water-cooled 4.5-liter V8 M28 engine with a factory-rated 219 horsepower when new. The engine is paired with a console-shifted dog leg 5-speed manual transmission. 

, AutoHunter Spotlight: 1978 Porsche 928, ClassicCars.com Journal

Finished in Silver Metallic, this two-door hatchback has aluminum doors, front fenders and hood to keep this 928 light and balanced. It features pop-up headlamps, dual-tipped exhaust, and color-matched front and rear polyurethane bumpers. 

, AutoHunter Spotlight: 1978 Porsche 928, ClassicCars.com Journal

It rides on 16″ phone dial wheels with Porsche center caps with 225/50-series tires.

The 2+2 interior features white and black stripped front bucket seats with black door panels and carpeting. Amenities include air conditioning, a tilt-adjustable steering wheel, power door locks and power windows. 

, AutoHunter Spotlight: 1978 Porsche 928, ClassicCars.com Journal

The auction for this first-year 928 ends on January 17, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. MST and the sale includes a clear title in the seller’s name. 

David Castro
David Castro Sr. is an experienced automotive and motorsports writer with a passion for American muscle cars. He is a credentialed automotive, NASCAR, and IndyCar reporter that graduated from the University of Nevada-Reno with a degree in journalism. The Santa Rosa, California native currently resides in Phoenix with his wife, son, Siberian Husky, and Mini Cooper.


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