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Porsche 911 Pictures and Specifications


1975-1979 Porsche 911 Turbo Carrera Pictures and Specifications

Though obviously 911-based, the Turbo Carrera was so heavily modified, both structurally and mechanically, that it was given its own factory type number: 930. The 930 was the fastest road car Porsche had ever produced, yet road-testers found it docile around town and blessed with handling that was surprisingly benign for such a potent rear-engine machine. All this moved one journalist to describe it as "the finest blend of ultimate performance and refinement I have ever come across," a view that found wide agreement the world over.

Due to its high price tag, the Porsche 930 remained very exclusive.
Due to its high price tag, the Porsche 911 Turbo Carrera remained very exclusive.

The cockpit of the Porsche 930 was equipped for comfort.
The cockpit of the Porsche 911 Turbo Carrera was equipped for comfort.

The powerful Porsche 930 engine could power the car from 0-60 mph in 4.9 seconds.
The Porsche 911 Turbo Carrera -- 0-60 mph in 4.9 seconds.

The distinctive
The "whale tail" spoiler made the Porsche 911 Turbo Carrera unmistakable.

1975-1979 Porsche 911 Turbo Carrera Specifications

Prices New:

  • $25,880 for 1975 Turbo Carrera coupe
Dimensions:
Length (inches) Wheelbase (inches) Weight (pounds)
168.989.42,700-2,990

Engines:
Size (cc)
Type
Horsepower
Years
2993
Turbo sohc flat 6
234
1975-1977
3299Turbo sohc flat 6
253
1978-1979

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