1978 Porsche 911SC Targa

Condition Used
Body Coupe
Make Porsche
Model 911 SC
Mileage 272000 mi
Fuel type Gasoline
Year 1978
Transmission Manual
Exterior Color Silver
History Yes
VIN: 9118211580

This 1978 Porsche 911SC Targa — one of 3,564 such removable-roof cars the manufacturer produced that year — rust-free example that spent most of its existence in California. The car is said to have been extensively refurbished, both mechanically and cosmetically, including an upgraded interior, chassis modifications, and a repaint described as about 15 years old. This 911SC Targa is reported to have a modern audio system, a completely cleaned interior, and no rust. The 911SC Targa was powered by Porsche’s 2,994-cc SOHC horizontally opposed six-cylinder engine. With a compression ratio of 8.5:1 and Bosch K-Jetronic fuel injection, the engine was rated by the manufacturer at 172 horsepower when new. The engine in this Targa is reported to have recently been tuned, and fitted with Turbo camshaft covers and titanium heat shields. The seller says the five-speed manual transmission recently underwent of service, including a new clutch and upgraded billet-type Rauch & Spiegel oil-return tubes. this Targa was repainted about 15 years ago, and he notes there are no dents, swirls, or other blemishes. The Targa roof is reported to be in proper working order, with no missing components, and free of leaks. the seats and related materials have been disassembled and thoroughly cleaned, and they show minimal wear creasing and appear to have no visible damage. The center console and rear seats have been removed from the car, but will be included in the sale. The carpeting is reported to be free of holes and protected by aftermarket mats. The Targa has been outfitted with Rennline pedals, and a steering wheel and shift knob from MOMO. The dashboard shows no cracks or missing trim. A Rennline lower dash delete cover has been installed. No issues with instrument functionality. The audio system has been upgraded with Sony and Audison components. The trunk is said to be outfitted with a custom three-piece carpet kit. This Targa has been retrofitted with a Rennline strut bar and Brey-Krause harness bar for additional chassis stiffness. The suspension is reported to have been rebuilt with new axle shafts, StopTech slotted disc brake rotors, fully rebuilt and powder-coated brake calipers, stainless brake lines, and Bilstein sport shock absorbers.