1984 Porsche 911 "G"

Turbo

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1984
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    White
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

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Tuesday 7 December 2010
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 is 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 (260 bhp), 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 (300 bhp), and an intercooler was added which was placed under the rear spoiler.
Production figures of the basic 930 soon qualified it for FIA Group 4 competition, with the racing version called the Porsche 934 of 1976. Many participated at Le Mans and oth