<b>1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera</b><br />Chassis no. 9306800477<br />Engine no. 6860478

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Lot 55
1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera

Sold for US$ 84,000 inc. premium
1976 Porsche 930 3.0 Turbo Carrera
Chassis no. 9306800477
Engine no. 6860478

2,994cc SOHC Turbocharged 6-Cylinder Engine
Bosch Fuel Injection
245bhp at 5,500rpm
4-Speed Manual Transaxle
4-Wheel Independent Suspension
4-Wheel Disc Brakes

*Desirable early 3.0-Liter, US-Delivery 930 Turbo
*Matching numbers example
*Over $20,000 in recent maintenance receipts
*Offered with history file and Porsche Certificate of Authenticity


THE PORSCHE 930

Much of the Porsche 911's development had resulted from the factory's racing program, and it was the then FIA Group 4 homologation rules, which required 400 road cars to be built, which spurred the development of 'Project 930' - the legendary 911/930 Turbo. In production from April 1975, the Turbo married a KKK turbocharger to the 3.0-liter Carrera RSR engine, in road trim a combination that delivered 260bhp for a top speed of 155mph. But the Turbo wasn't just about top speed, it was also the best-equipped 911 and amazingly flexible - hence only four speeds in the gearbox - being capable of racing from a standstill to 100mph in 14 seconds.

What set the 930 Turbo apart from its peers was the relaxed way this stupefying performance was delivered. Comparing the Turbo to similarly quick 'he-man' cars such as the Holman & Moody-tuned Cobra 427 and the Ford GT40, Motor's Roger Bell reckoned what made the Porsche so different was that it "hurls you forward with similar velocity but in an uncannily quiet and effortless way. To be shoved so hard in the back that you need high-back seats to keep your head on, yet neither to feel nor hear anything more than a muffled hum, is a very odd sensation indeed in a car."

Due to strong emission regulation in the US, the Turbo was not imported for the US market between 1979 and 1984, but returned in 1985, now equipped with upgraded Motronic engine management systems. Targa and Cabriolet versions were also introduced. More refined than hitherto yet retaining its high performance edge, the Porsche 930 Turbo sold in the thousands, arguably becoming the definitive sports car of its age.

THE MOTORCAR OFFERED

Offered here is a beautifully presented example of the desirable, original 3.0-Liter 930 Turbo. The 477th example built of the limited 590 car model-run of the 1976 production year, this exceptional 930 was completed at the Zuffenhausen Porsche factory in May 1976, and finished in the classic color of Silver Metallic. A US market example, it was equipped much as it appears today, with its looks neatly set off by black-center Fuchs alloy wheels shod on Pirelli tires, and equipped with an electric sunroof, limited slip differential, and a passenger-side rear view mirror. Inside, the 930 Coupe was fully equipped with top-of-the-line features, and originally trimmed in black leather.

The new 930 Turbo was purchased through Joe Heishman's Porsche Audi, Inc of Arlington, Virginia by Edward Farrell of the Standard Leasing Corporation from Hyattsville, Maryland and delivered to this lucky new owner on September 17, 1976. The later history of the car is no well known until it entered into the collection of Glenn Hall of Cookeville, Tennessee, its penultimate owner, in January 2003. Remaining in Mr. Hall's garage for the next twelve years, it joined the current owner's collection about five years ago. A passionate enthusiast, receipts on file document the extensive and thorough maintenance to which the car has been subject. In 2015, substantial cosmetic and mechanical work was carried out including a complete engine reseal, detail and undercoating of the entire underside of the car as well as the drivetrain and suspension, clutch replacement, a new dash pad, and green tartan seat inserts. Bills total over $20,000 for the work completed, including parts.

Today, this era-evoking 930 3.0 Turbo presents extremely well throughout, and is accompanied by the Porsche-issued Certificate of Authenticity, Warranty & Maintenance & Maintenance handbook, and owner's manual. Also worth noting, it is equipped with a rare, period Blaupunkt radio system. Beautifully finished like very few cars of this era, the Porsche could be shown at concours events and retains its original, matching numbers engine. Combining the unmistakable looks of a classic Porsche, the powerful Turbo motor, and the collectability that goes hand in hand with its low production figures, this extraordinary 1976 930 3.0 Turbo Coupe will not disappoint.
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<b>1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera</b><br />Chassis no. 9306800477<br />Engine no. 6860478
<b>1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera</b><br />Chassis no. 9306800477<br />Engine no. 6860478
<b>1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera</b><br />Chassis no. 9306800477<br />Engine no. 6860478
<b>1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera</b><br />Chassis no. 9306800477<br />Engine no. 6860478
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<b>1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera</b><br />Chassis no. 9306800477<br />Engine no. 6860478
<b>1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera</b><br />Chassis no. 9306800477<br />Engine no. 6860478
<b>1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera</b><br />Chassis no. 9306800477<br />Engine no. 6860478
<b>1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera</b><br />Chassis no. 9306800477<br />Engine no. 6860478
<b>1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera</b><br />Chassis no. 9306800477<br />Engine no. 6860478
<b>1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera</b><br />Chassis no. 9306800477<br />Engine no. 6860478
<b>1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera</b><br />Chassis no. 9306800477<br />Engine no. 6860478
<b>1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera</b><br />Chassis no. 9306800477<br />Engine no. 6860478
<b>1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera</b><br />Chassis no. 9306800477<br />Engine no. 6860478
<b>1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera</b><br />Chassis no. 9306800477<br />Engine no. 6860478
<b>1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera</b><br />Chassis no. 9306800477<br />Engine no. 6860478
<b>1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera</b><br />Chassis no. 9306800477<br />Engine no. 6860478
<b>1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera</b><br />Chassis no. 9306800477<br />Engine no. 6860478
<b>1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera</b><br />Chassis no. 9306800477<br />Engine no. 6860478
<b>1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera</b><br />Chassis no. 9306800477<br />Engine no. 6860478
<b>1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera</b><br />Chassis no. 9306800477<br />Engine no. 6860478
<b>1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera</b><br />Chassis no. 9306800477<br />Engine no. 6860478
<b>1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera</b><br />Chassis no. 9306800477<br />Engine no. 6860478
<b>1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera</b><br />Chassis no. 9306800477<br />Engine no. 6860478
<b>1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera</b><br />Chassis no. 9306800477<br />Engine no. 6860478
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<b>1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera</b><br />Chassis no. 9306800477<br />Engine no. 6860478
<b>1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera</b><br />Chassis no. 9306800477<br />Engine no. 6860478
<b>1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera</b><br />Chassis no. 9306800477<br />Engine no. 6860478
<b>1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera</b><br />Chassis no. 9306800477<br />Engine no. 6860478
<b>1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera</b><br />Chassis no. 9306800477<br />Engine no. 6860478
<b>1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera</b><br />Chassis no. 9306800477<br />Engine no. 6860478
<b>1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera</b><br />Chassis no. 9306800477<br />Engine no. 6860478
<b>1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera</b><br />Chassis no. 9306800477<br />Engine no. 6860478
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<b>1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera</b><br />Chassis no. 9306800477<br />Engine no. 6860478
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<b>1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera</b><br />Chassis no. 9306800477<br />Engine no. 6860478
<b>1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera</b><br />Chassis no. 9306800477<br />Engine no. 6860478
<b>1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera</b><br />Chassis no. 9306800477<br />Engine no. 6860478
<b>1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera</b><br />Chassis no. 9306800477<br />Engine no. 6860478
<b>1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera</b><br />Chassis no. 9306800477<br />Engine no. 6860478
<b>1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera</b><br />Chassis no. 9306800477<br />Engine no. 6860478
<b>1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera</b><br />Chassis no. 9306800477<br />Engine no. 6860478
<b>1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera</b><br />Chassis no. 9306800477<br />Engine no. 6860478
<b>1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera</b><br />Chassis no. 9306800477<br />Engine no. 6860478
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<b>1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera</b><br />Chassis no. 9306800477<br />Engine no. 6860478
<b>1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera</b><br />Chassis no. 9306800477<br />Engine no. 6860478
<b>1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera</b><br />Chassis no. 9306800477<br />Engine no. 6860478
<b>1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera</b><br />Chassis no. 9306800477<br />Engine no. 6860478
<b>1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera</b><br />Chassis no. 9306800477<br />Engine no. 6860478
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