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Buying a 1979 Porsche 930

1979 Porsche 930The 1979 Porsche 930, a true classic representing the finest in Porsche engineering and design, is easily recognizable by a number of distinguishing characteristics. Among these characteristics are a boxier Tea Tray rear spoiler, a boost gauge on the dash, an intercooler atop the engine and larger brake discs and calipers. More commonly known as the Porsche 911 Turbo, the classic 1979 Porsche 930 encompassed all of the changes that came down the line in 1978 after a very successful initial launch in 1975. The 3.3L 911 Turbo is about what youd expect from a second-generation example a faster, better stopping car than the previous 3.0L edition. Improvements also lead to even more impressive statistics. The changes in the 1979 model-year resulted in a 0.2 second drop in 0-60 times and 0.4 seconds off quarter mile times. The top speed also increased 9mph to 162mph, while bigger, more powerful brakes also meant shorter stopping distances and increased driver confidence. Quite simply, the 1979 Porsche 930 offers everything the 911 Turbo is known for: distinctive body shape, wide wheel arches, a large rear spoiler and legendary Porsche performance.

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1979 Porsche 930 Buyers Guide

Whether youve been dreaming of owning a Porsche 911 Turbo for decades or want to add a 1979 Porsche 930 to your growing collection of classic Porsches, youve come to the right place to learn valuable Buyers Tips and model information. The 1979 Porsche 930 is often seen to be of particular importance to collectors and Porsche enthusiasts as it was the last Turbo brought into the United States in real numbers until 1986. Little more than 80 examples of the 1980 models would be snuck in, but Porsche would continue to develop the 911 Turbo through 1985. A number of European Turbos were also brought into the states as gray-market cars. When buying a 1979 Porsche 930, particularly a gray-market car that may have been converted to meet U.S. emissions standards of the era, it is important to have the example inspected by an experienced classic Porsche expert. The Beverly Hills Car Club can help connect you to a professional in your area. Additionally, The Beverly Hills Car Club reminds you to always verify engine and chassis numbers against Porsche records, and to ask sellers for any and all documentation they have regarding the cars history. This includes owners, maintenance and repair, and restoration.

For more Buyers Tips on the 1979 Porsche 930 or any classic Porsche 911 Turbo, The Beverly Hills Car Club team welcomes you to connect with them today. In the meantime, feel free to browse their online inventory to view the classic Porsche 911 Turbo models currently available for sale. Should you have any questions, they are just a phone call away and look forward to helping you find the Porsche 930 you desire. Connect now to get started!

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