1976 Porsche 911 "G"Turbo
Year of manufacture1976
Exterior brand colourPorsche Z272 Metallic Silver
Coys Auction - Techno Classica Essen
Saturday 2 April 2011
Motor Cars 15:00
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
Estimate: €55,000 - €65,000
Registration Number: German Registered
Chassis Number: 930 6700 581
In 1974 Porsche introduced the first production turbocharged 911. Called simply Porsche 911 Turbo in Europe, it was marketed as the Porsche 930 (930 being its internal type number) in North America. The body shape was distinctive thanks to extended wheel-arches to accommodate the wide tyres, and a large rear spoiler often known as a "whale tail" on the early cars, and "tea-tray" on the later ones. Starting out with a 3.0 engine (260bhp), these early cars are known and respected for their exhilarating acceleration coupled with challenging handling characteristics and equally striking turbo lag. For 1978, capacity rose to 3.3 (300bhp), and an intercooler was added which was placed under the rear spoiler.
Production figures of the basic 930 soon qualified it for FI