Up for auction is this European-spec 1981 Porsche 911 SC finished in Guards Red over a black leather interior with custom Red Tartan upholstery. Reported to have spent the first 5 years of its life in Europe before being imported to the U.S. in 1986, this 911 SC has been kept in top running condition with a full engine rebuild performed in 2018 and a full glass-out respray done in 2019. Showcasing subtle modifications including ghosted Porsche racing stripes, this stand-out 911 SC is now being offered by its seller in Texas with approximately 91k miles shown on the odometer.
In 2019, this SC was treated to a full glass-out respray in Guards Red with custom ghosted Porsche racing stripes down the center and along both sides of the car (detailed images are provided in the photo gallery). This 911 features sugar-scoop headlights, Euro-spec bumperettes and lighting, black exterior trim, a sunroof and staggered-width 16” Fuchs-style wheels which come dressed in Firestone Firehawk Wide Oval tires. Tire measurements are 205/55 in front and 225/50 at the rear.
The black leather interior was professionally reupholstered in 2018 with new carpeting and Red Tartan fabric seat inserts. An Alpine AM/FM/Bluetooth head unit has been installed in the factory location and a silver shift knob has been paired with the upgraded Rennsport short shifter. All gauges, electrical components and accessories are noted to be in good working order.
Offering higher compression than its U.S. market counterpart, the Euro-spec air cooled 3.0 L flat-six engine in this 911 is rated at 204 HP stock. Power is sent to the rear wheels by way of a numbers matching Type 915 5-speed manual transmission. A full engine rebuild is said to have been carried out in 2018 and performance modifications have also been installed including a Dansk muffler, SSI heat exchangers and a Carrera chain tensioner update. Approximately 1,500 miles have been driven since the engine rebuild and this SC is reported to be in excellent running order.
The sale of this 911 will include multiple keys and service records. With a recent engine rebuild and some attractive customizations, this 911 SC is the perfect choice for any aspiring air-cooled owner.