15th Mar, 2023 13:00

Imperial War Museum | Duxford, Cambridgeshire

  Lot 55

1984 Porsche 911 SC Targa

Sold for £33,750

(including buyers premium)

Lot details

Registration No: B292 XAS
Chassis No: WP0ZZZ91ZDS141102
MOT: October 2023

  • Desirable D-Program SC and extensively restored to near-'concours' standard under previous ownership
  • Bare metal respray, complete interior re-trim and thorough engine overhaul in 2013
  • Large history file which documents its 73,800 recorded miles

Porsche launched the SC for the 1978 model year, which featured an engine of rather different construction, size and character. The crankcase was now of aluminium and the crankshaft stronger with larger bearings, while the capacity had risen from 2687 to 2994cc. The unit was fed by Bosch K-Jetronic fuel injection and drove through the 915 series five-speed gearbox. New camshafts endowed the unit with a higher, flatter torque curve that made the car easier to drive and virtually as quick as its predecessor overall. Nevertheless, the output was increased to 188bhp in 1979 and 204bhp in 1981.

A notably late D-Program SC (Super Carrera) fitted with the more powerful 201bhp/197lbft 3-litre flat-six, `B292 XAS' was supplied new to the United Arab Emirates in March 1984 and then imported to the UK three years later by its longest serving keeper. He also ran it in the US for a spell before returning the Porsche to Britain and selling it on. The left-hand drive car changed hands twice more before entering the previous ownership and being treated to a top class restoration during 2014. The receipts totalling £28,000 cover a bare metal respray in the original colour of Guards Red, total interior re-trim in Red-piped Black leather by Transcal, and a `no-expense-spared' engine overhaul by Glasgow marque specialist George Morrison. All seals, liners, carpets, Targa top components etc were either refurbished or renewed. In 2015, the current owner purchased the 911 and sent it to Porsche Centre Cambridge and Unit 11 Porsche Limited for servicing while Porsche specialists Type911 and Design911 supplied numerous parts to improve the car during his ownership. This handsome and very well presented 911 is now being offered complete with a Porsche Certificate of Authenticity and a Service Book and MOTs supporting its 73,756 indicated miles (at the time of consignment), The History File also contains the original handbook, a sheaf of invoices dating back to 1986 and import documentation, as well as the original old U.S. Certificate of Title from the State of Oklahoma and a current V5C.

For more information, please contact:
Julian Pinkster
07889 223 904


Auction: Imperial War Museum | Duxford, Cambridgeshire, 15th Mar, 2023

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