Tony’s Take:

Highest Transactions

YearModelMileagePriceAuction HouseDate Sold
1979Porsche 911 Turbo$390,000RM Sotheby’sJan 17, 2020
1979Porsche 930 Turbo7,444 mi$370,930Bring a TrailerSep 27, 2022
1979Porsche 930 Turbo64 mi$360,000MecumAug 20, 2016

Recent Transactions:

  • Porsche 911 Turbo Carrera introduced in 1974, production starting in 1975 and US deliveries in 1976
  • Type 930 featured a 3.0-liter flat-six engine with a single KKK turbocharger and K-Jetronic fuel injection
  • US-market cars had 245 horsepower, while cars elsewhere had 260 horsepower
  • Weighed less than 2,700 pounds and could sprint to 60 mph in just over five seconds and easily top 150 mph
  • Turbo name quickly became synonymous with high performance, demanding the talents of an experienced driver
  • Luxuriously equipped with standard air-conditioning, full leather, rear wiper, headlamp washers, and stereo
  • In 1978, Porsche updated the model with a larger 3.3-liter engine, air-to-air intercooler, revised suspension, and new brakes
  • 1979 was the last model year that the Porsche 930 was specified for the American market for some time to come
  • Completed in December 1979, the car on offer is finished in Paint to Sample Continental Orange, a rare color
  • Car features California equipment, limited slip differential, electric passenger mirror, black roof liner, and electric sliding roof
  • Documented by Porsche Classic Technical Certificate, Porsche Certificate of Authenticity, owner’s books, and a collection of invoices from 1993-2021
  • Most recent work completed in September 2021 included replacing the sunroof and window seals, rear struts, and front right brake caliper
  • Odometer shows just 33,775 miles, indicating limited use over the past 40-plus years
  • Final-year example for the original run of the Type 930 Turbo with matching-numbers engine and gearbox

Model911 Turbo Coupe
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Highest Previous Price$390,000 ( Jan 17, 2020)
Auction HouseRM Sotheby\s
Auction Date4 MARCH 2023
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