The Porsche 914 was an Audi/Porsche collaboration project that eventually morphed into a pure Porsche badged (but Audi built) two seater, powered by the VW Type 4 aircooled boxer. The 914 is known for its nimble handling, decent build quality and blaty-blaty flat-four Beetle-esque sound track...but not this V8 powered Pormaro.
The seller describes the engine setup as "the best out there. Super clean, no shortcuts, and runs great."
It looks extremely well done in the photographs, complete with proper ECU mounting, fantastic wiring discipline and a focus on presentation that shows this was built by no ordinary craftsman. This was the work of a detail obsessed maniac who poured his heart and soul into the setup...a huge plus compared to the some of the weekend '6-pack swaps' we've seen recently. The seller mentions the engine displaces 4.8 liters, meaning it is the Vortec 4800 LR4, the smallest V8 in the family and not technically an LS1...but closely related and puts out 295 horsepower.
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