1978-1982 Porsche 928 Pictures and Specifications

The Porsche 928 was a combination of great luxury and incredible performance. It debuted in 1978 as one of the most expensive cars in the Porsche line. The 928 was a startling departure from the performance-driven 911, but was no less patiently and meticulously honed over the years.

Initial U.S. horsepower for the Porsche 928 was a stout 219.
Initial U.S. horsepower for the Porsche 928 was a stout 220.

The 928's front engine drove a rear transaxle via a flexible propshaft.
The Porsche 928's front engine drove a rear transaxle via a flexible propshaft.

The Porsche 928 boasted an aluminum 4.5-liter V-8 engine.
The Porsche 928 boasted an aluminum 4.5-liter V-8 engine.

1978-1982 Porsche 928 Specifications

Prices New:

  • $28,500 for 1978 model
  • $38,500 for 1980 model

Dimensions:

Length (inches) Wheelbase (inches) Weight (pounds)
175.1 98.4 3,300

Engines:

Size (cc)
Type
Horsepower
Years
4474
sohc V-8
220
1978-1982

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