1981 Porsche 924

RHD Carrera GT

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1981
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Black
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - The Spirit of Motoring
Ascot Racecourse,
Ascot,
Berkshire SL5 7JX
Saturday 3 October 2009
Registration Number: SLD 933W Chassis Number: WPOZZZ93ZBN700423
In 1979 Porsche submitted a styling exercise to the Frankfurt Motor Show to introduce ideas that shaped the look of the forthcoming 944. The following year, the company entered the 924 at Le Mans, and needed to homologate a race car to meet Group 4 racing regulations (although the racers were eventually entered in the GTP class). The homologation version was called the 924 Carrera GT and was a developed 924 Turbo incorporating wider front and rear wings similar to those seen on the well-received styling exercise.
The 924 Carrera GT uses a turbocharged version of the 924’s 1984cc engine with an intercooler. A normally aspirated 924 makes 125bhp, the type 931 turbo 175bhp, and the addition of an intercooler brings the 924 Carrera GT up to 210bhp. Apart from lighter pistons, most of the engine internals are com