1977 Porsche 930 Turbo
1977 Porsche 930 Turbo
977 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera 3.0
Pristine, completely original, matching numbers, rust and accident free, ultra-rare original “Silver Metalic" exterior color. A preservation example without equal!
Type 930 (M781)
Model Turbo Carrera
Chassis No 930.780.0182
Engine No 687.0190
Engine Type 930/51
Gear Box No 770.393
Gear Box Type 930/30
Exterior Color Silver Metallic (Code Z2)
Interior Color Black Full Leather (Code 68)
Mileage 88,484 Miles (0 miles since full restoration)
This particular 930 Turbo Carrera was "Special Ordered" new in September of 1976 by Porsche Audi, Ltd., North America on behalf of the Garden Grove, California official Porsche agency, Don Burns Prestige Porsche Audi, Ltd. The order was completed on speculation and not for a specific client. The order specified:
-One Typ. M781 (930 Turbo Carrera 3.0 North American Market / California Version)
-Exterior Color Silver Metallic
-Interior Color Black Full Leather
The order including the standard options of:
-Electric Sliding Sunroof
-Blaupunkt Bamburg Stereo Cassete Radio, Amplifier
-Hirschmann Power Antenna
-Headlight Washing System
-Rear Window Wiper System
-Sport Seats Left and Right
The vehicle remained with the dealership, Don Burns Porsche Audi as a personal vehicle of the owner for nearly a decade before finally being sold in the late 1980s to Vito Labbate, a sometime resident of Southern California and avid Porsche enthusiast. At the time of his purchase, all of the original rare sales brochures and complete set of delivery items remained with the vehicle completely as delivered new. Even the warranty card remained intact without ever being filled out.
Labbate's ownership continued until 1999 when the vehicle in pristine original and un-restored condition was sold to AutoSport Designs in New York. It was then purchased by word-famous Porsche collector and specialist dealer, David Mohlman that same year and then again purchased back again by AutoSport Design in early 2000. In the Spring of 2001 AutoSport Design sold this Porsche to Bentley of Long Island. In the Fall of 2004, Cary I Scharlat, the owner of Bentley of Long Island sold this Porsche back to AutoSport Design who then sold it almost immediately to the well known New York Porsche collector, Nat Lanza. In 2009, Lanza sold this Porsche to fellow Porsche collector, Christopher Provo. Provo retained the vehicle until 2016 when it was sourced by Symbolic International on behalf of Jim Powell who was seeking to assembly the world's finest collection of original and limited production speciality Porsche Models. In October of 2017, Mr. Powell liquidated his entire collection to Symbolic International where they were then offered for public sale.
This Porsche has been meticulously cared for and preserved in a manner and state never seen before on such a model. A large documentation album documents the history going back to new. It is completely preserved as well as carefully and fully serviced so much so that all of the exterior paint is original to the vehicle other than a small hand touched-up spot on the front bonnet and similar area on the right rear fender lip. All of the original delivery items, books, manuals, tools, compressor, space-saver spare tire and rim are completely original as delivered new. This vehicle is completely matching numbers with all date coded items showing appropriate dates and stamps as delivered new.
All services and safety checks are completely current and up to date. This vehicle is without question one of the all-time most beautiful original “First-Generation" Turbo Carrera Coupés left in existence. If such a vehicle has been on your "wish list" look no further... you have found a true automotive treasure without equal!