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Lot 43

2017   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2017

1979 Porsche 930

SOLD $121,000

Estimate

$200,000 - $240,000| Without Reserve

Chassis

9309800573

Engine

6890411

Car Highlights

Appeared in Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee with Jerry Seinfeld and Garry Shandling
Featured in PCA Panorama Magazine, January 2016
Rare Original Cashmere Beige Color
Impressively Original Condition
Accompanied by Books, Tool Kit, and Records

Technical Specs

3,299 CC SOHC Flat 6-Cylinder Engine
Bosch K-Jetronic Fuel Injection
Single KKK Turbocharger
265 BHP at 5,500 RPM
4-Speed Manual Transaxle
4-Wheel Ventilated Disc Brakes
4-Wheel Independent Suspension with Torsion Bars

Saleroom Addendum

Please note that this vehicle will not be sold for use or resale in California or to a non-dealer California resident.

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This beautiful, well-preserved Porsche 930 has enjoyed a pampered and relatively quiet existence through three owners. Originally purchased in Colorado, it is largely unrestored, with the only apparent exception being an aftermarket stereo. Its buttery-smooth, eye-catching Cashmere Beige paint and Cork full-leather interior are as period-perfect as they are ultra-rare.

Although he drove it infrequently, the current owner relished Porsche Club outings along scenic Colorado mountain roads where the thrill of the turbocharger could be fully enjoyed. In more recent years, the 930 was sent to Connecticut where it was appraised and displayed by Richard Sloan. It was through Sloan that comedian Jerry Seinfeld borrowed the car and had it shipped to California for use in his web series, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. The episode, co-starring Garry Shandling, was one of Mr. Shandling’s last filmed appearances. Friends for decades, the pair visited The Comedy Store on the Sunset Strip in this 930 and reminisced about their early days in comedy. A behind-the-scenes article about that episode appeared in the Porsche Club of America’s January 2016 edition of Panorama magazine.

On the market after 13 years of prideful ownership, and with under 36,000 miles when catalogued, this highly collectible Porsche 930 is ready for whatever comes its way, be it an urban coffee run or an exhilarating mountain drive.