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Lot 457 - 1986 Porsche 911 Turbo

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ESTIMATE €80,000- €100,000

Auction Grandes Marques January 2016
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Lot Number 457
Reg. Number EU Taxes Paid
Chassis Number WPOJB09306S051329
Year 1986
Make Porsche
Model 911 Turbo

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Beginning in the early 1970s, Porsche had demonstrated the worth of an exhaust-driven turbine for developing tremendous power for a given engine displacement, astounding the racing community with its World Endurance Championship-winning 917s. The company was quick to adapt turbocharging to its Group 4 Type 934 and Group 5 Type 935 racing coupes, basing those ferocious machines on the street-driven Type 930. Throughout the later 1970s and into the 1980s, the 930 evolved into an ever-more sophisticated, luxurious, and powerful road car. By 1987, the Turbo boasted a 3.3-liter engine, which was connected to a smooth four-speed manual transaxle and could produce 282 horsepower at 5,000 rpm and 289 foot-pounds of torque at 4,000 rpm, The ventilated brake rotors were drilled for increased efficiency, and a large intercooler was housed within the “Tea-tray” rear spoiler. The 1987 930 Turbo, of which 1,695 were built for the U.S. market and another 786 for the “Rest of the World” (RoW), was capable of a near-160 mph top speed.Type 930. 282 bhp, 3,164 cc SOHC horizontally opposed air-cooled six-cylinder engine with a single turbocharger and Bosch electronic fuel injection, Type 930/36 four-speed manual transmission, independent front and rear suspension, and four-wheel ventilated disc brakes.

This beautiful original Porsche 911 Turbo is finished in the traditional Porsche colour scheme of Indian Red, complemented by a black leather interior.  Showing just 83,000 recorded kilometers from new, this Turbo is offered with original books, also the correct Porsche stickers as per original. This lovely car is described as being in excellent condition in all respects.

A  great example of one of the poster cars of the ‘80s.


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