Porsche 911 SC 3.0 TARGA | N/A



A modern classic example of Porsche's long-running 911. Two years after the original 911 Coupe's introduction, the convertible 911 - the 'Targa', named in honor of Porsche's numerous victories in the Sicilian classic - arrived in 1966. The Targa sporting a hefty roll-over bar to protect the occupants in the event of an inversion, continued to be popular well into the 1990s, sharing countless mechanical and styling developments with its closed cousin along the way.


For the 1976 model year, Porsche introduced the Carrera 3.0 with wide rear flares, optional whaletail, and a variety of other luxury options. The Carrera 3.0 was fitted with a variation of the 930 Turbo's 2994 cc engine without the turbo. The engine (dubbed the 930/02) featured K-Jetronic CIS. It developed 200 hp in contrast to the older Carrera 2.7 MFI model's 210 hp. The crankcase and gearbox housing were made of aluminium rather than magnesium for improved reliability.


The new engine, which featured bigger intake and exhaust valves, produced greater torque allowing the Carrera 3.0 to achieve the same performance as the previous Carrera 2.7, 0–100 km/h in 6.1 seconds and 0–200 km/h in 27 seconds. Both versions boasted a top speed of approximately 236 km/h (147 mph). Weight increased marginally by 45 kg (99 lb) to 1,120 kg (2,470 lb).


The 911 Carrera 3.0 was produced in both targa (1,125 examples produced) and coupé (2,566) versions. The Carrera 3.0 was available with manual gearbox (type 915) with 4 or 5 speeds as well as 3-speed automatic transmission (called the Sportomatic). Production totals were 3,691 manual cars and 58 Sportomatic cars.

Year: 1982

Body: 2 Doors Targa

Exterior: Slate Blue Metallic

Interior: Black and Grey Leatherette with Berber Cloth Seat inlay

Driver's Sider: RHD

Transmission: Manual

Indicated Mileage: 55,000 Miles

Location: Hong Kong

Registration: Hong Kong Registered

This motor car: A superb UK Delivered RHD example with just 3 owners from new. This car was bought from the reputable UK classic car dealer, Hexagon Classic in 2018 and road registered in Hong Kong. Currently showing 0 previous owners on the HK VRD. Throughout its life, the car has been diligently maintained and has periodically received annual services as shown by the stack of history file. Today this stunning example has covered just 55,000 miles from new and presents superbly, the paintwork retains a deep gloss and the interior shows almost no sign of wear, evidently a well-cared for car always stored correctly. The car is carefully kept in an excellent mechanical condition, original book pack and owners manuals are presented. This matching number car, also comes with the Porsche Certificate of Authenticity. This excellent example is ready to enter a new stable. Available for viewing by appointment for serious interest only.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Superb condition throughout, tasteful exterior colour with desirable Berber cloth seats

  • Air Condition and cooling system upgrades, making it ideal for Hong Kong

  • Excellent all weather car with Targa top and 5 speed manual

Classic Insider condition score: 97 points out of 100

CONDITION REPORT:

Original. Exceptionally well-kept and consistently maintained. Exterior is unmarked, paint still looks fresh and shiny. Original wheels are unmarked and shod with 2015 tires. The Interior is original, seats, dash, carpets and door cards shows little signs of wear and tear. Mechanically excellent, Engine bay is kept super clean and tidy. Service records shows consistent service and the mileage can easily be traced. Owner's book pack and tool presented. Additional equipment includes a non original radio with Bluetooth function (original supplied), upgraded Air Condition and cooling.

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SERVICE HISTORY


2020 April 54,280 miles GEMBALLA

  • Heavy duty relay installed

2020 April 54,000 miles Tai Cheong

  • Replace Front and Rear brake pads

2019 December 53969 miles KM MOTORS

  • Replace Wiper Relay

2019 May

  • Replace Battery

2019 October 53816 miles KM MOTORS

  • Replace Alternator & Pulleys

2019 March 53297 miles KM MOTORS

  • Engine overhaul, Gasket changed to prevent oil leak, New insulation pads

  • New Clutch Installed, gearbox oil replaced

  • New ignition line, coil, rotor arm and spark plugs

2018 December - 2019 January Jetto Auto

  • Annual service, fluid change

  • Replace Oil Pressure Sensor

2018 June GEMBALLA

  • Electric A/C System Installed

2018 May Sunrise Stereo

  • Interior lighting, New radio, Alarm system, Parking sensor, new speakers, central locking system installed

2018 April GEMBALLA

  • Engine Tune-up, check idle


** All previous Service records available upon request

BACKGROUND AND HISTORY:


Porsche engineers don’t make mistakes very often, but the 2.7-liter 911s built between 1975 and 1977 were plagued with engine problems when new. In 1978, Porsche put those problems behind them with the introduction of the brilliant 3.0 liter 911SC. Porsche now finally mated a body that was capable of lasting indefinitely with an engine that was capable of lasting nearly that long. Well maintained 911SCs are capable of 300,000 miles between rebuilds.


Power was up from the 2.7 liter 911 as well, although not by an enormous amount and the SC was good for a 0-60 run of about 6.3 seconds. Leather, air conditioning, power mirrors and forged alloy wheels became all but standard. The last year of the car saw the addition of the first full convertible Porsche since 1965. It wasn’t quite yet the perfect 911, though. Timing chain tensioners and exploding airboxes would continue to plague the 3.0 liter cars. By now, though, enthusiast owners have updated these trouble spots on most cars and the 911SC remains an excellent, surprisingly affordable choice for a first Porsche.


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