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1979 Porsche 930 Turbo

$82,500 (£64,440.75)
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car description

1979 Porsche 930 Turbo s/n 9309800323, engine no. 6891118 Salmon Metallic with Black Leather Interior Although the Porsche Turbo is now a natural fixture in the consciousness of car buffs because it is such an iconic car, it was genuinely earth-shattering when it emerged in the mid 1970s. After massive success pioneering the use of turbochargers during the first half of the 1970s in the 917 Can Am and 911-based sports cars, Porsche had the knowhow to bring a reliable and capable turbocharged road car to market. The 930 was hugely impressive when new, and contemporary road testers gushed about its effortless ability to gain speed with deceptive composure, an attribute that seemed positively alien in a period when few drivers had experienced turbocharged cars. And indeed the car's massive performance by contemporary standards made it a genuine contender for supercar status, placing Porsche in a different category than it had previously occupied in the eyes of performance car junkies for the first time. In many ways, the production 930 was diametrically opposed to Porsche’s previous high performance 911, the Carrera RS. Where the RS of just a few years earlier was a raw and elemental

Accessories

left-hand-drive 1979 porsche 930 turbo black black-leather leather metallic restored black-interior german rwd sportscar petrol 911 2wd dark-interior fast coupe 2-plus-2

key Facts

  • Ad ID
    242175
  • Ad type
    For sale
  • Category
    Porsche > 930
  • Year
    1979
  • Mileage
    103341 mi
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1145 Park Avenue
Emeryville, 94608, California
United States

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