Thursday 20th December 2012
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If you have ever owned a Porsche 944 then we would like to hear about your experience of the car. You can also let us know how any replacement parts performed when fitted to the vehicle. Write your review in the comments box at the bottom of the page.

Porsche 944 Overview

The Porsche 944 is classed as a sports coupe and is produced by the German sports car manufacturers Porsche. This car was in production from 1982 to 1991 and was available as a coupe or convertible. The 944 was built on the same platform as the Porsche 924 and was eventually succeeded by the 968 in 1991. These cars were great looking sports cars for their time and really high performance as well. As they were very stylish cars, and exclusive, they were very sought after. They are very well built and are extremely reliable, but the parts can be very expensive to replace. Does this sound anything like your experience of the Porsche 944?

Porsche 944 History

Originally the Porsche 924 was built as a joint venture between Porsche and Volkswagen and would eventually become the basis from which the Porsche 944 would be designed. The 944 was introduced in 1982 and was faster, better equipped, more refined and an overall better drive than the 924. Due to its even weight distribution with the rear transaxle balancing out the front mounted engine, this gave the car great handling. There were upgrades to the car in 1985, 87 and 89, with the 2.5L engine being replaced with the 2.7L in 1989. That same year the 3.0L version was introduced for the S2 model. The 944 was replaced with the 968 in 1992.

Model Types

944 S
944 S2
944 Turbo
944 Turbo S
944 Luxury

Fuel Economy

The Porsche 944 was available in 2.5, 2.7 and 3.0L petrol engines. The smaller 2.5L engine was the more economical of these engines. Which engine did you have and how did it perform in terms of fuel economy? Remember to consider the fuel type, engine size and age of vehicle when you are thinking fuel economy.


There was the option of the 3-speed automatic or 5-speed manual gearboxes for the Porsche 944. Which gearbox did you have and how do you rate its performance? You can have a look at our Porsche gearbox section to search for the gearbox parts you need for your 944.


We have Porsche 944 parts available at amazingly low prices. Our comprehensive network of UK Breakers has parts for all makes and models, and great prices to match. We know that replacement parts can be expensive for Porsche cars, so have a look at our 944 parts page or you can enter your vehicle details in our part finder.