In 1978, Porsche introduced a new SC series to the 911 line. The SC was basically the European 3.0-liter Carrera in everything but name. Arriving with 172 U.S. horsepower and a much flatter torque curve, it was the most tractable 911 ever. It was also the most civilized, thanks to steady additions to standard equipment.
All Porsche 911 SCs ran a beefed-up version of the 3.0-liter 911 flat-six.
The 1979 Porsche 911 SC Targa had standard power brakes and a stronger clutch.
Headlamp washers and leather front seats were 1982 Porsche 911 SC standards.
1978-1983 Porsche 911 SC Specifications
- $25,000 for 1978 coupe
- $30,400 for 1982 coupe
- $39,500 for 1982 Targa
|Length (inches)||Wheelbase (inches)||Weight (pounds)|
|2993||sohc flat 6||172||1978-1983|
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