1978 Porsche 911 SC ---- Super Carrera Targa ---- California ---- 2-Owner Car

Price: - Item location: Sonoma, California, United States
  • Make: Porsche
  • Model: 911
  • Type: Coupe
  • Year: 1978
  • Mileage: 144,632
  • VIN: 9118210849
  • Color: White
  • Engine size: 3.0
  • Number of cylinders: 6
  • Power options: Air Conditioning
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: White/Black
  • Drive side: Left-hand drive
  • Options: Cassette Player, Leather Seats
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
  • Want to buy? Contact seller!
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1978 Porsche 911

1978 Porsche 911 SC Targa for Sale
1978 Porsche 911 SC Targa California, 2-Owner Car ......please be patient while the many photos load.....

Very nice 1978 Porsche 911 SC Targa for sale. Purchased new May 17, 1978, at Max Dial Porsche in Los Angeles, California. Most current, second owner purchased from the first owner in 1980 and has loved and cared for this special California car since. Rare factory ordered two-toned black and white interior, Fuchs wheels and in all around very good condition, especially after forty years and 144k+ miles.

Nice, straight body with no rust ever. Beautiful, well-preserved undercarriage including straight floors. Paint has a nice shine to it and it's original trim and glass still look nice. Touched up over the years as needed so it continues to present well.

The car starts; runs and drives beautifully burns clean and has plenty of oil pressure. Shifting, brakes, and suspension feel nice and tight. The engine compartment is clean and new deck shocks have been installed.

Interior is all original. The unusual, black & white interior was custom ordered according to the original owner. The leather has held up well though there is wear on the driver's seat surfaces. The rugs, dash and console all present well. The rear shelf leather has had some typical shrinkage. The Targa top was refurbished a few years ago, seals up nicely and looks great. The A/C blows cool. It is very comfortable and nice to ride in. The trunk area as shown is complete and the pan is straight. New hood shocks just installed.

This is a wonderful vintage Porsche, a California car with its second owner now for 38 out of its 40 years. Books included. Call Donn Dabney at 844-533-8262 for additional information or to make an offer.

This listing will end the moment a reasonable offer is made. Available only at Left Coast Classics!

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