AutoHunter Spotlight: 1992 Porsche 968

Featured on AutoHunter, the online auction platform driven by ClassicCars.com, is this 1992 Porsche 968 that has been with its original owner for 30 years. A stock 3.0-liter inline-four is connected to a six-speed manual transmission. During ownership, this Porsche has been upgraded with lowering springs, 17-inch wheels, Billy Boat Muffler and Kenwood stereo. New parts include the air conditioning system and Michelin tires. Finished in Guards Red over a tan leather interior, this garage-kept Porsche is available now and comes with receipts, a clean CARFAX report and clear California title in the seller’s name.

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1992 Porsche 968

According to the seller, this Porsche features its original coat of Guards Red paint plus original-spec fog lights and black rear wing. The windshield was replaced with a new unit by Circle Porsche of Long Beach, California. A scratch on the passenger-side rocker panel is visible in the photo gallery.

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1992 Porsche 968

The stock wheels have been upgraded with 17-inch units with Porsche crest center caps, all wrapped in new Michelin Pilot Sport All Season 4 tires.

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1992 Porsche 968

Cabin furnishings include tan leather seating for four including matching door panels and carpeting. The cockpit is equipped with power windows, power front seats, sport pedals, air conditioning, a tinted windows upgrade and a Kenwood eXcelon AM/FM/CD head unit. The covered storage area under the rear hatch contains an Alpine V12 amplifier and a Bazooka EL Series subwoofer. The air conditioning system and various relays were replaced by Autowerkes of Huntington Beach, California, within the past six months.

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1992 Porsche 968

The refurbished instrument panel includes a 180-mph speedometer, 7K+-rpm tachometer, and gauges for the coolant temperature, fuel level, oil pressure and voltage. The six-digit mechanical odometer shows 113K miles, which is consistent with the mileage shown on the CARFAX report.

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3.0-liter inline-four engine

Under the hood sits a naturally aspirated 3.0-liter inline-four that was factory-rated at 236 horsepower and 225 lb-ft of torque. The engine delivers output to the rear wheels through a six-speed manual gearbox.

1992 porsche 968, AutoHunter Spotlight: 1992 Porsche 968, ClassicCars.com Journal
1992 Porsche 968

This 968 has been lowered with replacement springs. According to the seller, this 968 breathes through a Billy Boat muffler, with the vehicle having passed the California-mandated smog test in March 2021. The video in the photo gallery shows the car idling and an exterior light check; additional photos of the underbody are available in the photo gallery.



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