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Who's the U-boat commander? Joel's Porsche from 'Risky Business' for sale

porsche.jpgThe joy of '80s films to me is so easy to understand. Each one of them taught me a valuable lesson.

  • Fast Times at Ridgemont High: People on 'ludes should not drive.
  • Valley Girl: The quickest way to meeting Deborah Foreman? Just open your heart.
  • Porky's: Never ask a gym teacher how she got her nickname.

And Risky Business: When you dad goes out of town and says "Don't touch my Porsche," then Don't Touch That Porsche unless you want to be forced to open a brothel and bed a prostitute to pay for repairs when you accidentally dump the car in a lake, with the unintended side consequence being you blackmail a college recruiter into letting you into Princeton.

It's a pretty specific lesson, but you never know what life is going to hand you.

Next lesson: Put money aside, in the rare occasion that said-Porsche goes on the market. Well, I failed on that one, which is a shame because the actual Porsche from 1983's Risky Business is about to go on the auction blog. The Porsche 928 is a 1979 model with 102,755 miles on the odometer, a five-speed manual transmission, says the Wall Street Journal, and was one of four cars in the film. (Alas, it's not the one that ended in the lake.)

Auction house Profiles in History said the car go on sale in July and could fetch up to $60,000.

Last lesson: Never too late to open that brothel. Time of your life, eh kid?

[Last modified: Friday, May 25, 2012 9:50am]


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