Who’s the U Boat Commander? Classic Porsche 928 For Sale at Sears Imports 56k Original Miles

Risky Business Porsche 928

This 1985 Porsche 928 has just over 56,600 original miles and looks great in classic black on black. This is a 5 speed manual transmission car with a solid clutch ready for many more miles. It has a clean Carfax vehicle history report and is in exceptional condition inside and out. The leather inside, on both seats, including the outboard driver’s seat bolster is clean and unworn, the interior looks new. There are no typical Porsche dash cracks or any other interior detractors. The glass is clean and clear, free of chips or cracks, there is no delamination of the glass. The exterior is equally clean, the original black paint shines, there is no evidence of previous paintwork… it’s clean and straight, all the way around.

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Joel (Cruise) and friends drive through downtown Highland Park in his dad's 928.

The 928 became famous on a pop culture level after its appearance in the John Hughes film “Risky Business” starring Tom Cruise as ‘Joel Goodsen’ who takes his dad’s 928 out cruising through the North suburbs of Chicago with a friend a couple of ‘working girls’. The car eventually ends up in Lake Michigan and once it’s pulled out of the lake and towed to the Porsche dealership one of the great lines of the movie is delivered by a dealership employee as the driver’s door is opened and water and fish come pouring out… “Who’s the U boat commander?”

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Joel (Cruise) trys to stop the 928 from rolling into Lake Michigan.

The 928 was Porsche’s attempt at a 911 replacement in the late 1970s. As it turned out, Porschephiles never accepted this front engined 32 valve V8 super car as a replacement for their beloved rear engined flat six based 911, but it does enjoy a loyal following today and represents an excellent value in the ‘young classic’ Porsche market today. The Sears Imports 928 pictured here is in top condition and represents a great value priced at just $14,900. Skip the 928s you see for sale in the $8,000 – $10,000 range, there a few things more expensive than a ‘cheap’ Porsche 928.

It’s worth paying up for a well maintained, low mile example such as this. Please give me a call if you’d like to set up an appointment for a showing and test drive.
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