1982 Porsche 911SC Targa

I’m going to stick a little longer with the 911SC for today’s post. Unlike yesterday’s feature and its somewhat audacious interior, this Black Metallic 1982 Porsche 911SC Targa, with black interior and 65,933 miles on it, is a bit more standard, yet in none the less nice looking condition. Though it is less rare than yesterday’s color combination – even if Black Metallic is more rare than a standard Black exterior – I expect this one will be the more desirable of the two. Collector appeal will be lower, but I’m not really sure collectors are paying significant attention to the 911SC in general so that issue shouldn’t affect things too severely. The 911SC remains a great option for those hoping for a classic 911 to drive, so we shouldn’t let lower collector appeal influence our assessment of its merits.

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Year: 1982
Model: 911SC Targa
Engine: 3.0 liter flat-6
Transmission: 5-speed manual
Mileage: 65,933 mi
Price: Reserve Auction

1982 911 SC Targa

This 911 Super Carrera is preserved in beautiful original condition.

The 1982 Porsche 911 SC Targa featured here is finished in original rare and desirable black metallic with a beautiful matching black interior and Targa top. Accompanying this investment-grade 911SC is its owner’s manual, service book, and more. We are proud to offer this privately owned incredible Porsche to the most demanding collector, investor or enthusiast who appreciates the investment potential of this great German classic.

This magnificent motorcar looks as if it was in a time capsule and is believed to have only 65,933 actual miles. It comes equipped with nearly every available option. This 911 runs and drives like it is a few years old. Porsche 911’s are known to drive exceptionally well when maintained properly; this is a perfect example of that. It’s very quick and responsive, tight and agile.

Features & Options:

Low mileage – 65,930 miles
5 speed – 3.0 liter engine – engine # 64C4298
Certified USA model
Original everything – numbers matching
Excellent condition throughout
Runs and drives great – very tight – exceptionally fast
Zero rust – original paint – never wrecked
All rubber/trim/glass in great shape
Targa Top in great shape
Original wheels are perfect with zero pitting
Factory air conditioning
Power windows
Black leather interior
Factory sport seat option
Original Bosch fog lamps
This Super Carrera is fitted with the Legendary 3.0 Liter bulletproof air cooled Boxer engine matched to a 5 speed extremely smooth manual transmission. This car has been well maintained and service is up to date. The suspension and engine is tight – runs and drives like it did when it was new. Paint is exceptionally nice with a few rock chip touch-ups.

We encourage buyers to physically look at this car if possible before bidding. It is located in the Chicago land area.

Buyer storage option: when paid in full, we can store this car for no charge until August 1st 2017

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR POTENTIAL BUYERS:

This vehicle is sold AS-IS with a clear title, FOB Joliet, IL, and subject to prior sale.

Please review the pictures carefully and ask questions prior to bidding.

There are a lot of nice qualities to this 911SC and my criticisms remain somewhat standard. The statement about the mileage (“believed to have only 65,933 actual miles”) suggests to me that there isn’t a lot of history that comes with the car. That’s always going to hold back any prospective buyers. Precisely what sort of documents are available will be key. We’re told it has been well maintained and that servicing is up to date so perhaps that means service records are available. Otherwise, I really like the look of this one. The color is attractive and provides a slight divergence from the standard black. Sport seats are always a nice touch and everything looks in good shape inside and out. Outside of the radio and the front spoiler it appears original as well. All of that brings with it a good bit of optimism.

Bidding hasn’t really gotten going much as only one bidder has entered the action, which leaves bidding sit at $38,500. Given the potential lack of documentation that actually seems like about where I’d think this Targa should sell so the price in itself isn’t too bad. That said, the reserve is unmet so the seller is looking for more. Will it get there?

-Rob

2 thoughts on “1982 Porsche 911SC Targa

  1. The Targa roll hoop is painted gloss black, maybe even body color. Standard is flat black. I don’t know if that was an option or special order, or if it was done aftermarket. It looks good, but I think I prefer standard flat. I’m guessing so would most people.

  2. Appears to be a nice, somewhat original car, but w/o records who knows? And unless a gloss black Targa roll hoop was a factory option, that paint isn’t ‘original’. Wonder what else isn’t.

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