Up for auction is this 1979 Porsche 930 Turbo Coupe. The 930 Turbo was introduced as Porsche's iconic top-tier sports car that eventually formed the basis for the 935 race car, allowing it to win a succession of outright victories through 1984. Needless to say, the 930 holds a very special place in Porsche history. Being 1 of only 806 examples produced in 1979, this 930 Turbo offers an excellent opportunity for the air-cooled enthusiast.
The Metallic Black paint is stated to be in excellent condition with slight wear including rock chips to the front end. Noted, is a minor respray on the drivers side that is said to be due to cosmetic reasons. Overall, the car presents itself as a very solid example according to the seller. A few noteworthy exterior features are the iconic Turbo whale tail spoiler, factory fog lights, exterior color-matched rear reflector panel, and original chrome Fuchs wheels that wear a set of Pirelli tires.
The original black leather interior is also stated to be in excellent condition with well-below normal wear. The factory sport seats are completely intact, showing very little wear on the bolsters. Interior features include a 917 style shift knob, factory sunroof, Kenwood graphic equalizer, and an aftermarket Alpine head unit. All electronics are stated to work as they should.
The seller states that the odometer was replaced at 26k miles 1986. In 1988, the next owner purchased it with a replaced odometer reading 4,300 miles. The seller estimates 50,000 total miles according to maintenance records, documentation, and evaluating the extremely original and excellent condition of the interior and overall presence of the car.
This 930 Turbo is powered by its original 3.3L flat-six cylinder engine which produces approximately 265HP at 5500 RPM. Adding to the performance of this Turbo is a dual exhaust system, K27 Turbo, Andial intercooler, and a freshly rebuilt transmission. Bringing this car to top level driving condition, the seller states that a handful of service items were recently addressed including:
The sale will include original books, tools, service records, and both keys.