26k-Mile 1979 Porsche 911 Turbo Coupe
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Final bid:$160,930
Categories: Air-Cooled
Auction type: ReserveEnded
20 bids, 47 comments

Vehicle Details


  • Year: 1979
  • Make: Porsche
  • Model: 930 Turbo
  • VIN: 9309800959
  • Mileage: 26,014
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Title Status: Clean
  • Color: Talbot Yellow
  • Seller Type: Dealer
  • Location: Westmount, QC H3Y 1B4
  • Dealer Fees: None
  • Lot #: V-0027743

This 1979 Porsche 911 Turbo Coupe was originally delivered to Precision Imports of Tulsa, Oklahoma, finished in the rare and eccentric combination of Talbot Yellow over a Light Red leather interior. Records show the car to have spent time in California during the late 1980s through the 1990s before being imported to Canada in 2005 at which time a significant amount of service was completed. Having been maintained as part of a high-end private collection, this incredibly unique Porsche 930 is now being offered for auction with just over 26k miles showing on the odometer.

This Turbo is finished in Talbot Yellow (106), a rarely seen factory color offered during the late 1970s. The 930’s bodywork is defined by wide fenders with black stone guard decals and an iconic Tea Tray rear spoiler. Other equipment includes a rear window wiper, an optional electric sunroof, headlamp washers, front fog lights, a front chin spoiler, and 16” Fuchs wheels with Bridgestone Potenza S-02 tires. Additional images are provided in the gallery along with paint meter readings.

The cabin features Light Red leather covering the seats, center console, and door panels with a contrasting black leather dashboard and carpeting. An upgraded Porsche Classic radio has been installed and the car came factory equipped with power windows, air-conditioning, automatic heat control, an integrated boost pressure gauge, a rear window defogger, and a four-speaker sound system.

A turbocharged and intercooled 3.3-liter flat-six engine routes as much as 265 HP and 291 lb.-ft of torque to the rear wheels through a 4-speed manual gearbox and an optional limited-slip differential. Records show a major service completed in 2005 at just over 25k miles including new Bilstein front shocks, CV joints and boots, a new clutch assembly, main seal, thermostat O-ring, oil pressure switch, and steering column bushing. Another invoice shows new rear brake rotors and fluid purchased in 2015.

This sale will include the original window sticker, a Porsche Production Specifications Certificate, maintenance records, and a clean title. 

Auction Results

  • Highest Bid: $160,930
  • Auction End: Mar 22, 2023 07:51:16PM UTC
  • Number of Bids: 20
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  • Nonissan (registered bidder) 11 months, 1 weekago

    @PCARMARKET I am in a meeting right now. Will call when it wraps up. Shouldn't be long

  • PCARMARKET 11 months, 1 weekago

    @Nonissan our office has tried to call you, it did not meet reserve and we try to give first right of refusal to the high bidder. Please call us back right away before we have to move this in to DealTank and call other bidders thank you!

  • oceangreen59 (registered bidder) 11 months, 1 weekago

    IT better have .IN MY OPINION ..GOOD LUCK..

  • 911addicted (registered bidder) 11 months, 1 weekago

    @Nonissan 6 digits later there you are, congrats, hope you made it

  • Nonissan (registered bidder) 11 months, 1 weekago

    First bid and last bid... did I hit the reserve?

  • Nonissan 11 months, 1 weekago

    Bid in the amount of $160,930

  • Freebirddrive 11 months, 1 weekago

    Bid in the amount of $160,000

  • Neillo189 11 months, 1 weekago

    Bid in the amount of $150,930

  • 930collector 11 months, 1 weekago

    Bid in the amount of $150,000

  • Izzyblue 11 months, 1 weekago

    Bid in the amount of $125,250

  • Freebirddrive 11 months, 1 weekago

    Bid in the amount of $125,000

  • AlexV11 11 months, 1 weekago

    Bid in the amount of $117,500

  • Freebirddrive 11 months, 1 weekago

    Bid in the amount of $111,979

  • Thgach 11 months, 1 weekago

    Bid in the amount of $102,229

  • Freebirddrive 11 months, 1 weekago

    Bid in the amount of $101,979

  • AlexBert (seller) 11 months, 1 weekago

    @Izzyblue GoodMorning Vijay and to ALL. I have the Best custom broker of the country on Speed dial, that will align all the necessary paperwork, and find You the transporter that will bring the best proposal. All of that for very small finance. You will receive Your car doorstep in No Time. TurnKey. Not my First BBQ. Have a very pleasant day.

  • Izzyblue (registered bidder) 11 months, 1 weekago

    Hi Seller- what is the process to get this car to Houston, will you handle all the paper work shipping end to end for me?

  • AlexBert (seller) 11 months, 1 weekago

    @i-like-german-cars Car was delivered with a 85 mph cluster from Zuffenhausen according to Experts here. ( New to Us ) it was a normal practice at the time to switch to a 150 mph before delivery, since it makes no sense having a cluster at 85 when the car can 2x that.
    Although I don’t have any evidence. You can trust that familiar scenario took place here. Car looks and feel like a 26000 miles car. No if. No and. No but. Period. Please.

    Brief Recap: Winner of This Lot will Own a Showroom Like-new Original 930, VIN # 930 9800 959, in a very Special Combo Color. Complete Chain of Ownership since New. Window Sticker, Service Records. 2 keys. PPS: Porsche Production Specifications. Original Prospectus. Great car. Good Karma. RockSolid. Sturdy. No Accident. No Damage. Engine & Transmission ## provided earlier today. Matching Number & Color.

    A lot to Love Here!
    Ticks All the boxes.

    GLWTA

  • i-like-german-cars (registered bidder) 11 months, 1 weekago

    In reviewing the provided service records, the documents do not verify the stated vehicle mileage of 26,014. Do you have a source to validate the stated mileage?

  • dchesrown (registered bidder) 11 months, 1 weekago

    @AlexBert thank you!

  • AlexBert (seller) 11 months, 1 weekago

    @dchesrown and to the benefits to All:

    Hello! I was around the Stunning Gem this PM. Too Gorgeous. Little inner voice said: : It’s mine. Lol!

    Seriously: Car was put on the lift; so i could take a snapshot of the Digits your are looking for. (See pictures at the end of the Gallery). We all agreed, the crew and I, this Fantastical specimen was the most desirable car on the Showroom floor, outrunning the Pagani Huayra listed here earlier…. And still available for 4 Millions USD.

    Engine # 6890692
    Transmission # 930 |34| 12 779 1798

  • AlexBert (seller) 11 months, 1 weekago

    Additional content has been added to the gallery for this listing.

  • Jimmy3Sticks 11 months, 1 weekago

    @Jsmilliken No. My family owned several TV stations in Oklahoma and Arkansas. My Dad bought his first Porsche in '72 - a 911 S. He would buy a new Porsche every year or two as his "company car". He rarely kept them long as he was always upgrading, but he kept this one much longer than usual as it was the last year before Porsche stopped importing the 930. Plus he really liked it. He had a '77 930 (Minverva Blue with blue interior) prior to this car, and he ordered this one when the intercooled 3.3L was offered. Not to mention better brakes.

  • ToddH677 (registered bidder) 11 months, 1 weekago

    breathtaking colors, GLWA
    Hope it meets reserve!

  • tvryan3 (registered bidder) 11 months, 1 weekago

    @AlexBert Thanks, Alex. Can you please upload pictures of all those service records to the auction listing or can you email them to me?

  • AlexBert (seller) 11 months, 1 weekago

    @tvryan3 Thanks for that contact. As I said before, Service records comes his the car. From day 1. Window Sticker. Titles. Service records. Nice Built Up of Services in conjonction of Odo reports. ( new cluster was probably adjusted to what the original one was at the time. ( Possible ).

    We had the great privilege to meet Jimmy, during this Forum, Son Of Owner #1, and second Owner John. Top class Custodians, who took care of the car, like White on Rice. It shows. Happy they Are their 930 is stille around, and has been preserved like no other.

    Car came to Canada in 2005. Major service done at the time, with mileage reported at 25000 miles.

    It will be a fun and Easy task for the Winner of this lot to complete the Puzzle, if needed. Second Owner, StandUp Guy John, knows Jimmy. And will be interested helping out, with Bonhomie and collaboration.

    Such a cool story. I bet a story that can Make a BlockBuster by Hollywood, with the good
    Producer.

    Hope Winner of this Lot will drive it to the ground. Outrunning Bill, who is in a Journey To cross the 1 million miles.

  • tvryan3 (registered bidder) 11 months, 1 weekago

    @seller given the odometer was swapped and the true mileage is unknown based on that, do you have a chain of service or other documentation that can show that the true mileage is indeed ~26k? that would be very helpful and give confidence to us bidders to get the value i am sure you are seeking. thank you

  • AlexBert (seller) 11 months, 1 weekago

    GoodMorning Everyone!

    2 days on the clock. You are more than welcome to come and see the car < LIVE > and/or have someone You know residing the Area ( 5 minutes from Montreal Airport ) to come and check and Report. Retrieving those stamped numbers this Afternoon.

    Life is short. YOLO. You Only Live Once. No other car, imho, Matches the enthusiasm and the pleasure generated by what the 930 has to offer. Don’t be stopped. Get Your inspiration by the proper people.

    Great role model in the community is Bill, 930 original owner of a 930: not afraid to put on miles on his own: in the process to Reach 1 million. Happy as Ever!

    Here is a cool footage: worth the 1-2 minutes::::

    https://youtu.be/8IXnSiUvEmw

  • oceangreen59 (registered bidder) 11 months, 1 weekago

    Has as past owner of a 79 turbo 930 with 10k DOCUMENTED miles .
    i am Glad every thing is clear to the new buyer i am thinking about jumping in . Color is great but so is knowing the true story and true miles.Lets keep asking questions and hopefully things will begin to get clearer for every one . Good luck to all the bidders Thank you

  • tvryan3 (registered bidder) 11 months, 1 weekago

    Per the info in this list bigchungus is correct that this chassis number was delivered with an 85 mph speedometer

    https://rennlist.com/forums/911-turbo-930-forum/883125-when-was-the-85mph-speedo-installed.html

    additionally, apparently the back of the speedometer is date stamped and can be compared to the chassis to cross check. but seems it was replaced

  • AlexBert (seller) 11 months, 1 weekago

    @bigchungus TYVM for Your message. Odo reads 26014 miles. Given. If Your encyclopedic knowledge on the history of the 930 shows it was delivered with a 85 mph cluster: Possible. Let’s give good faith to the owner who performed the swap, to have trimmed the replacement new cluster Accordingly. What else to say?! Hmmm! Owner #1 ( Jimmy’s Dad ) is Super stoked The car He knew / ordered, is still going Super Strong, Ready to please Next Custodian. We have the confirmation with Jimmy, that first Owner wasn’t Ronald McDonald lol!

    Montana state will Accommodate if your state does some nitpicking.

    There is Always a Way, if / When You are committed.
    Engine and Transmission ## tomorrow.

    All the Best To All!

  • Jimmy3Sticks 11 months, 1 weekago

    Holy Shit!!! I was just scrolling through Facebook and saw a post on this car. This is my Dad’s old car! He ordered it new from Precision Imports. I helped him pick the colors as he got a new Porsche as a “company car” every year. Haven’t seen it in decades but SO glad to see it has had a good life. This really brings back memories. GLWS!!!!

  • bigchungus (registered bidder) 11 months, 1 weekago

    @AlexBert This color combo is killer. The car presents very well. However, richardrobert brings up a valid point and after doing some investigating on the speedo, If someone, including me, is going to offer top dollar on this car, then in my opinion, the miles should be listed as TMU. No one knows when the speedo was changed and apparently there is no record of it and if there was it would help in the confidence of the bidder.

    Picture 121 shows a build date of 10/79 for chassis 00939. U.S. 930’s built from September to December 1979 were equipped with 85 mph speedometers (chassis # 00817 to 01200)

    As far as the exhaust this car would not pass CA regs which I believe a car has to be 1976 or older to be exempt in CA (not 100% sure on this)? There appear to be no cats on this car.

    Not busting any chops here, but a prospective buyer deserves as much transparency as possible. If seller doesn't know, they don't know. A written statement by the former owner referenced earlier declaring what mileage was on the car and when they replaced the speedo an/or exhaust would help immensely!

    Good luck with the sale!

  • AlexBert (seller) 11 months, 1 weekago

    @richardrobert Cluster is a regular/ standard 150 mph. Original miles. Extensive Service Records tell a story bringing this Baby to current mileage. No Drama. Just Wow! No parts comes with the cars. It’s possible the exhaust is a 1986+ specimen.

    I had a conversation with Owner between 1984 and 1989. Also Owner of Prestige Imports back then. His reference will comes with the car. More than happy to talk about his beloved 930 he is. THIS 1

  • AlexBert (seller) 11 months, 1 weekago

    @dchesrown I asked Dealership to retrieve it.
    Won’t be long. Later today / Max Tomorrow.

  • dchesrown (registered bidder) 11 months, 1 weekago

    Any progress on the Transmission and engine # photos?

  • richardrobert 11 months, 1 weekago

    McTurbo... that is appropriate. I have a couple of questions:
    1. That car should have a 85mph speedo, it has been changed to a 150mph. Do you have the original? Do you know when it was changed?
    2. When was the exhaust changed? The exhaust currently on the vehicle is 1986+. Do you have the original?

  • tvryan3 11 months, 1 weekago

    Bid in the amount of $86,911

  • Thgach 11 months, 1 weekago

    Bid in the amount of $86,161

  • Iceman911 11 months, 1 weekago

    Bid in the amount of $85,911

  • AlexBert (seller) 11 months, 1 weekago

    @richardrobert Learning something new Each day ! Lol!!!

    McTurbo
    I’m loving it!

    PS: Kindly transfer the link of this Auction to All Franchise Owners You Know!

  • richardrobert 11 months, 1 weekago

    Who knew Ronald McDonald had a Porsche…

  • tvryan3 11 months, 1 weekago

    Bid in the amount of $55,500

  • Thgach 11 months, 1 weekago

    Bid in the amount of $55,250

  • AlexBert (seller) 11 months, 1 weekago

    @dchesrown Received.

  • AlexBert (seller) 11 months, 1 weekago

    @dchesrown Mission well reveived.

  • AlexBert (seller) 11 months, 1 weekago

    @oceangreen59 First 26 years in USA. Crossed the boarder in 2005.

    ( i was fortunate enough yesterday night to receive a phone call out of the Blue of owner of this
    Car between 1984 & 1989 ) VIN # Were compared. Ecstatic We were and So Happy He was his Beloved Porsche was Still Glorious and Gorgeous. Was Super Well Treated.

    Easy Peasy Process going back to the States
    For US buyers. It’s Going Home! Or stay in Canada
    Or will leave to God Only Knows Where.

    2 forms to Fill up at the border for DIY, and Cruise homebase in style for a memorable RoadTrip, or use the usual combo to trailer it.

    I will Assist with Total Mastery. Not my First BBQ.

  • dchesrown (registered bidder) 11 months, 1 weekago

    PS: The reason I ask for the numbers is you don't have a COA. What is show in the basic product specification sheet that does not list out the engine or transmission number.

  • dchesrown (registered bidder) 11 months, 1 weekago

    Thank you for the paint meter readings. How about the transmission number on the bottom of the transmission. It is located near the large drain plug, going side to side not for and aft. Also the engine number. If you need help locating it on the right side of the engine as viewed from the back.

  • oceangreen59 (registered bidder) 11 months, 1 weekago

    Hi love the Color
    .A CLEAN title from CANADA ? OR USA?
    i just brought a G WAGON IN FROM EUROPE .Very COSTLY and i am still waiting to register her in NJ ..BUYER BEWARE.. GOOD LUCK TO ALL THE BIDDERS ..

  • AlexBert (seller) 11 months, 1 weekago

    Additional content has been added to the gallery for this listing.

  • AlexBert (seller) 11 months, 1 weekago

    Additional content has been added to the gallery for this listing.

  • AlexBert (seller) 11 months, 1 weekago

    SPEECHLESS -Really- Facing THIS monument of Sublimity. No need to open the book of superlatives on this one. Poster car, next to the other icon, the Lamborghini Countach! When You see it live, it’s like being in front of Leonardo DaVinci’s Masterpiece. No less. You Almost feel like crying! No kidding.

    Thank You All for the kind words so far. I Approve Absolutely everything. Following the request: Pictures of paint thickness meter will be added / uploaded in 10-15 minutes. Matching number and Color. Comes with the Certificate of Authenticity, built sheet. Complete Service records and complete chain of Ownership since it left the Factory in Zuffenhausen.

    You are more than welcome to see it live, or dispatch someone you know to report. I'll treat them like royalty.

    No Rush to pickUp. Free Storage for the time you need to organize the logistic. We have All the resources You need.

    Feel Free to Contact Seller, Anytime.

    Cheers!

    PS: Run the videos. 1 more time. And Bid !

  • dchesrown (registered bidder) 11 months, 1 weekago

    @dchesrown Also, is transmission number intact?

  • dchesrown (registered bidder) 11 months, 1 weekago

    any repainting? Can you add additional paint meter readings please. Would like to see more on front hood, doors and decklid.

  • Boathouse3 11 months, 1 weekago

    Bid in the amount of $55,000

  • MezgerTT 11 months, 1 weekago

    Bid in the amount of $50,000

  • Aiman1955- (registered bidder) 11 months, 1 weekago

    I saw the car personally in their showroom, color is way nicer than the pictures when you see it in person. more like a mango.
    reminded me of yellowbird by RUF.

  • Godabitibi 11 months, 1 weekago

    Hi, just for infomation. I met Alexbert for the first time this week and working a deal on a 2007 Gallardo and he is top notch as a seller. Always fast to answer questions very polite an totally non intrusive as a seller. Listen to you and what you need and ask.
    Also car I was going to look at was a different car and was better than expected.
    I sinderely think you can be confident with him.

  • Jsmilliken (registered bidder) 11 months, 1 weekago

    Maybe the original owner owned a McDonalds.

  • DSCO 11 months, 1 weekago

    Bid in the amount of $20,000

  • TomBoy (registered bidder) 11 months, 1 weekago

    Regarding the color combo; it just works... I really kind of like it. Eccentric is 100% accurate. Maybe it's for the guy who really likes ketchup & mustard?

  • JMS935 11 months, 1 weekago

    Wow, a window sticker from 1979! That’s almost as rare as the color combo, this is cool.

  • Michaelmotorcar 11 months, 1 weekago

    Bid in the amount of $5,000

  • Nonissan 11 months, 1 weekago

    Bid in the amount of $930

26k-Mile 1979 Porsche 911 Turbo Coupe
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