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Lot 136

2016   |   Scottsdale Auctions 2016

1979 Porsche 930

SOLD $118,250

Estimate

$175,000 - $225,000| Without Reserve

Chassis

9309700373

Car Highlights

One of 820 European Market 930s Built in 1979
26,000-Mile Survivor with One Owner Until 2014
Classic Guards Red Paint with Rare Factory Graphics
Extensive Engine Service Performed in 2015
Includes Porsche Certificate of Authenticity, Owner’s Manual and Tool Kit

Technical Specs

3,299 CC SOHC Air-Cooled Flat 6-Cylinder Engine
Bosch K-Jetronic Fuel Injection
Single KKK Turbocharger
300 BHP at 5,500 RPM
4-Speed Manual Transaxle
4-Wheel Ventilated Drilled Disc Brakes
Front and Rear Independent Suspension with Torsion Bars
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In 1975 Porsche achieved a new level of excellence with the 930 Turbo Coupe, which blasted from 0-60 in a hair-raising 4.9 seconds and reached 156 mph. The first-generation 930 introduced wide-flared fenders and the “whale-tail” spoiler – fair warning of the performance it delivered.

Imported and federalized by its original owner, a doctor living in Virginia, this second-generation 930 is one of 820 European models built in 1979. Finished in Guards Red with black leather interior, rare Turbo billboard graphics, and a factory sunroof, chassis 9309700373 indicates less than 26,000 miles and presents as an extraordinary survivor, having been off the road for the 15 years prior to 2015. The 930 was kept in climate-controlled storage for most of its existence, and the benefits are clearly evident. In 2015, the long-dormant 930’s paint and underside were expertly cleaned and detailed, revealing the full extent of its outstanding condition.

In addition to the cosmetic work the Porsche received, an engine-out reseal was performed, which included new head studs. This Turbo is accompanied by its Porsche Certificate of Authenticity, the owner’s manual, tool kit, spare, and jack. This remarkable 930 represents a unique chance to turn the clock back and relive the remarkable thrill it first provided.