Arrow Blue 1982 Porsche 911SC Targa

This car really checks a lot of the boxes for my own personal preferences. So I hope others like it just as much! This is an Arrow Blue 1982 Porsche 911SC Targa, located in New York, with black interior and 105,627 miles on it. The 911SC remains my favorite of the 911 models, not necessarily the best model but my favorite, it’s a Targa, which I love, and it has a bright blue exterior. As far as best 911SCs I’ve featured this one should run close to the Signal Yellow 911SC I featured almost exactly one year ago. I guess this is the time of year for selling my preferred beautiful 911s!

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1982 Porsche 911SC Targa

Alright, let’s move away from green, but we’ll still keep things vibrant. This one also will be much more reasonably priced. Here we have a Guards Red 1982 Porsche 911SC Targa, located in Oregon, with 133,700 miles on it. If we want to see the relationship between the 911SC and yesterday’s 930, they both utilize a variant of Porsche’s 3.0 liter flat-six. Porsche took some of the lessons learned from development of the Turbo and applied it to this naturally aspirated 3.0 liter and through that was able to excavate itself from the issues that plagued the 2.7-liter engine that preceded it. The 3.0 liter is a stout and reliable engine when shown proper care and we’ve seen plenty with mileage exceeding 200K. Granted, some of those have been rebuilt, but it’s still a fine engine and a sound base for a sports coupe. Those looking at a 911SC now should feel secure knowing that these are very good engines.

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1982 Porsche 911SC Targa

You’re really going to have to be a fan of red to like this 911. And not a subtle red; not a burgundy. Not only does this 1982 Porsche 911SC Targa sit with Porsche’s well known, and bright, Guards Red for the exterior, it also has the brightest of the reds in the interior: Can Can Red. There’s some black to break up that interior, and of course the SC Targa itself has plenty of exterior elements to set off the paint, but overall you won’t miss this one and the red definitely dominates.

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1979 Porsche 911SC Targa

Here’s another 1979 Porsche 911SC, this time a Targa, and you’ll notice it’s a good bit different from yesterday’s example! For one, it’s from Europe (or, at least, the European market since they’re all from Europe). For the most part the differences between Euro market classic 911s and their American counterparts aren’t all that significant. So it usually is not a huge deal to find one and we don’t really see too much difference in value. We hear various anecdotes about better handling and performance due to revised suspension and varying weight, and while they certainly may be true those changes are more subtle. You’ll probably notice them, but it’s not like the Carrera RS vs RS America.

There are some aesthetic differences though that can make these an attractive alternative. For one, there’s a greater prevalence of cloth seat inserts, which I love. They provide contrast as well as a very period-correct look and feel. Add in the wind-up windows of this SC and you’ve nearly left the world or technology behind.

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Year: 1979
Model: 911SC Targa
Engine: 3.0 liter flat-6
Transmission: 5-speed manual
Mileage: 44,430 mi
Price: Reserve Auction

1979 Porsche 911 SC Targa

Same owner since 1985
European market spec 911SC (lighter weight and more torque)
Fitted with euro market seats and wheels
One of 3,607 targa Porsche 911s made for 1979
Black metallic exterior and cork cloth/vinyl interior
Remarkable exterior paint that has a slight purple violet tint that is similar to the viola-metallic paint from 1993 Jahre 911’s
3.0L aluminum flat six-cylinder engine producing 195 ft/lbs with Bosch K-Jetronic fuel injection
Five-speed manual transmission
Power brakes, heated sideview mirrors, removable Targa top and “Whale Tail” rear wing
New paint, brakes, Sony sound system and Bridgestone tires
MotoeXotica Classic Cars is proud to offer a Teutonic favorite, a 1979 Porsche 911 SC Targa that has had the same owner for the past 32 years. Road & Track magazine called it “one of the best GTs in the world, exotic cars notwithstanding. Its performance, handling, looks, ride and quality are second-to-none…” This is a rare model, with just over 3,600 examples made in 1979 and this particular 911 is a european market spec car that benefits with lighter weight and more torque than the NA market 911’s.

Finished in striking black exterior, this car’s new professional metallic paint is in excellent condition as expected. This remarkable paint job has a slight purple violet tint that reminds us of the viola-metallic paint from 1993 Jahre 911’s. The car’s windows are in overall very good condition, clear and intact. This Porsche’s lights, including its Hella headlights, are also clear and haze-free. This wunderauto rolls on new Bridgestone tires, 195/60R15 in front and 215/60R15 in back, and surround Fuchs alloy wheels that are painted charcoal gray and look great against the black paint.

All of the Porsche’s body panels are straight and solid and was a recipient of a window out quality respray, including the removable targa top and the famous “Whale Tail” rear wing. The engine bay is quite tidy under that whale tail and the car’s bumpers look great. Under that giant spoiler is a 3.0L horizontally opposed six-cylinder engine with Bosch K-Jetronic fuel injection and buttoned to a five-speed manual transmission. Driver convenience features include power brakes and heated sideview mirrors.

Inside, the car’s distinctive cork-colored interior is very eye-catching. If you hold still after opening the doors, you can hear the car’s original clock still tick. The cloth and vinyl bucket seats are in very good order while the back seat looks equally fine and makes a great place to temporarily stash the targa during a drive. The matching color carpet is in overall good condition, as is the instrument panel with its VDO gauges but there is a crack visible on the passenger side of the dash. The blower motor switch is inoperable. A four-spoke steering wheel is present and in good order, as are the car’s inner door panels, mirror glass, center console and shifter. Finishing off the interior is a Sony AM/FM stereo with CD player.

In 1978, Porsche introduced the new version of the 911, called the ‘911SC’. Porsche reintroduced the SC designation for the first time since the 356SC (as distinguished from the race engined 356 Carrera). There was no Carrera version of the 911SC. The “SC” stands for Super Carrera. It featured a 3.0-liter aluminum engine with Bosch K-Jetronic fuel injection and a 5-speed 915 transmission.

In 1979, Porsche had plans to replace the 911 with the new 928. Sales of the 911 remained so strong that Porsche revised its strategy and decided to inject new life into the 911 editions.

Competition to this Porsche in 1979 included Chevrolet’s Corvette, Ferrari’s 308 GTS, Mazda’s RX-7, Mercedes-Benz’s 450SL, Nissan’s 280ZX and Porsche’s own 928.

This car is currently located at our facility in St. Louis, Missouri. Current mileage on the odometer shows 44,430 miles. It is sold as is, where is, on a clean and clear, mileage exempt title. GET OUT AND DRIVE!!!

Click here for our YouTube video of the 911!

VIN: 9119311575

While I generally really like the look of this 911SC Targa – cloth seats, cookie cutters, classic Targa design – there are a couple issues that immediately jump out. The first I find kind of confusing. The seller refers to the color as black metallic. It doesn’t look black metallic, and the seller’s description of the color as somewhat purplish doesn’t match the black metallic Porsche produced at the time. Which would make me think it is not painted its original color. Or I’d think that if it didn’t look like a standard non-metallic black! So I’m not sure what the seller is quite describing here. Either the pictures aren’t showing the metallic nature of the paint or it isn’t metallic at all. The second, perhaps more minor flaw, is that the tail is incorrect. This is a tail from the 930 – generally referred to as the tea tray – rather than the standard whale tail of the 911SC and later 3.2 Carrera. For some that issue might be minor. For me, as a big fan of the whale tail, it’s a nuisance because I think the tea tray looks really out of place on a narrow-body 911. That’s probably not a big deal to change, but it’s there.

I doubt the issues stop there, but given that it has been under long-term ownership we can at least hope this 911’s service history will be easily discernible. Even better if it’s completely up to date! This is a really nice looking Targa as I love the contrast of the Black exterior with Cork interior. And as I noted I really like the seats and the way they fit into the overall look of this 911. Bidding right now sits at a very reasonable $21,802. There are certainly some questions to be asked about this one, but if bidding remains in this area it should be a very nice value for a pretty unique 911.

-Rob

1979 Porsche 911SC Backdate Hot Rod

I didn’t know exactly what to call this 911. I’ve sort of gone with how the seller has termed it as a 911SC Hot Rod, which I guess is accurate, but it’s also a backdated build since it now sports a long hood in place of the standard SC impact bumpers. Though unlike a lot of backdated SCs the goal here wasn’t to replicate the RS or RSR. So this one sort of stands separated from many of the rest and I actually appreciate that diverence.

With all of that out of the way, it looks phenomenal! There’s a great mix of subtlety and flash here that comes together really well. It also appears to be very well done in all regards. We come across a lot of these builds and they come in a variety of levels of execution. From what we can see here, this is one of the better ones.

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Year: 1979
Model: 911SC
Engine: 3.0 liter flat-6
Transmission: 5-speed manual
Mileage: 47,500 mi
Price: Reserve Auction

1979 911sc coupe hot rod build details

Exterior:

NOS Front latch panel to backdate
Getty Hood
Getty Front fenders
Getty Front bumper
Getty Quarter Panels
OEM Front horn grilles
Reproduction turn signal housings
Euro H4 headlights
Factory hood latch (upper and lower)
Helion Full Carbon Fiber Roof
Getty rear decklid
Mini duck tail spoiler
New Polished aluminum decklid grille
New Porsche “911” gold emblem
New “Porsche” script gold emblem
Getty Rear Bumper, heavily modified to accept factory chrome bumpers
New Chrome rear bumpers (modified and chopped)
Helion Composite 911r taillight housings molded in body
Factory door handles drilled and rechromed
New Factory keys and locks installed
all new factory rubber seals installed
Factory Pop Out rear windows installed
all hardward has been professionally Zinc Plated by Tru6
Rennline front ventilation kit delete
Helion Composite Steering cover
Helion Composite Smugglers lid
Rennline Battery relocation kit
Odysessy 925 battery
Glass out bare metal Glasurit Pepper white Paint job

Suspension
New Factory front RSR Coilovers
New Factory rear RSR Coilovers
New Eibach 250# front springs
New Eibach 300# rear srings
Tarret Engineering 935 front suspension
Tarret Engineering thru body front 20mm sway bar
Tarret Engineering Rear 22mm sway bar
Tarret Engineering 935 rear spring plates
Rennline front Mono Ball Strut Mount
RSR Rear bracing welded shock towers
RSR Rear spring plate bacing welded in
996T front brake kit with stainless lines
996T rear brake kit with stainless lines
New Turbo 23mm Master Cylinder installed
Rennline rear Mono Ball swing arm bushings
Rennline 3pt front strut brace
Wheels
Factory fuchs custom gold
Toyo Ra1 tires 215/50 and 225/45
Factory Lugs professionally plated by Tru6

Engine
Numbers Matching 79 Big Port 3.0 rebuilt
Custom Jenvey Individual Throttle Body kit installed
AEM Standalone Engine Management
Custom built wiring harness
Bosch Ignition Coils
Clewett crank trigger wheel
Clewett Aluminum Crank Pulley
Clewett Hall Effect sensor and bracket
Custom made throttle body air horns and filters
New Bosch 044 fuel pump
Earls Fuel lines and fittings
Earls Fuel Filter
Aeromotive Fuel pressure regulator
EB Motorsports RSR Engine Shroud
EB Motorsports RSR Engine Tin set
Fan, shroud, cross bar, engine mounts all powdercoated
Wevo Blue Engine mounts
Update Valeo 3 wire alternator
Becker RSR Stainless Headers
M&K GT3 muffler
Oil Tank professionally cleaned and painted with new sender installed
Rennline Stainless Alternator strap
Engine Compartment has been completely welded shut, body worked, and painted body color
New Factory engine compartment seals installed
Custom Leather sound pad

Trans
Patrick motorsports RSR Aluminum Flywheel
RSR Aluminum Pressure Plate
New Sachs clutch disc
New pilot bearing
New Throw Out Bearing
915 trans was completely rebuilt by Jerrys Auto
Hardware all Zinc Plated
Wevo Blue Trans mounts installed
Wevo 915 shift assembly installed
Wevo Percision Shift Coupler

Interior
Brey Krause Stainless Harness Bar
custom REPA 3′ harnesses
GTS Kevlar Front Seats covered in Red Leather outers and Leather Basket weave centers
GTS custom made rear parcel shelf with red leather / basket weave
GTS rear seat bottoms in red leather / basket weave
Custom Made door panels in Red Leather Basket Weave
Custom made Kick panels covered in red leather
black leather door straps
GT Racing aluminum door handles
GT Racing aluminum door pull surround
Rennline Aluminum Carpet thresholds
Rennline Aluminum door sills
German Oatmeal square weave carpet custom kit
Rennline Aluminum Passenger Floor Board
Rennline Aluminum Drivers Floor Board
Rennline Aluminum Pedal set
Rennline Aluminum Trans coupler cover
Rennline Aluminum Dash Delete
Factory Backdated glove box door
Rennline Aluminum one piece lower dash wrapped in black leather
New German Headliner
Nardi Steering wheels with leather Porsche horn button
Pedal Box has been fully rebuilt and powdercoated
Rennline Gauge Rings

TOTAL WEIGHT WITH ¾ TANK OF FUEL IS 2088 POUNDS!!!!

There is a pretty long shopping list of modifications to this 911. I’m not going to pretend to be an expert on every detail utilized because there’s a lot here, but this isn’t a build that focused on upgrading a single area with only made minor changes to the rest. The entire car appears to have been fully gone over, upgraded and lightened. Most of the body panels – especially front and rear – have been replaced, there’s new lighting all around, and the interior has been redone in a custom red leather basket weave along with a heavy dose of aluminum. It looks great! The combination of white, gold, and red works strangely well. Meaning, I wouldn’t really have expected these colors to pair well. I think the touched-up lighting in the photos actually is counter productive and working to the detriment of the car. It’s too bad we don’t really see the full effect, but the car still looks good.

The engine and transmission sound like they’re the original units from this 911SC. Each has been fully rebuilt and upgraded. Strictly visually speaking, I love seeing a set of ITBs on an engine. I’m sure they sound even better! We don’t get a statement about its current power, but with a stated weight of under 2,100 lbs it should go quite well even if power levels are close to stock. The suspension and braking also have been revised, borrowing heavily from the RSR and 911 Turbo. This is one that buyers really will want to drive to get a sense of how well everything has come together. This 911 certainly has the right look, the question is whether it also will have the right feel.

Bidding has been fairly strong too. Right now it sits at $90,100 with a few days remaining and with the reserve met. I’m curious where this auction will end because we see a lot of these cars and pricing them is always difficult, especially with the air-cooled market generally not doing as well as in the past. As one of the more thoroughly executed examples this should at least give us some insight into the higher end for these builds utilizing the drivetrain of the 911SC or 3.2 Carrera.

-Rob

1983 Porsche 911SC Coupe

I said I wanted to look a some cheaper Porsches this week and now I’m finally getting around to that. As is many times the case that means checking out a 911SC. While not every 911SC is inexpensive – last week’s Talbot Yellow Coupe being a prime example – the majority of them lie very much on the value side of the air-cooled spectrum. Once we move away from the very-low mileage examples our choices expand a good bit. They’re also fantastic cars! I don’t want to say the 911SC was the savior of the 911, but after the difficulties Porsche suffered with consistent reliability of the mid-70s models the SC did return the marque to its heralded status and, along with its successor the 3.2 Carrera, cemented the 911 as Porsche’s top dog. That wasn’t always destined to be the case.

The one we see here, a Slate Blue Metallic 1983 Porsche 911SC Coupe located in Los Angeles, fits into my reasonably priced parameters more in theory than in current practice. The BIN price is on the high end and it’ll need to come down before we can truly consider this a good value. But as current bidding on this auction suggests, its true value should be a good bit below this BIN price so with some patience we should get there.

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Year: 1983
Model: 911SC
Engine: 3.0 liter flat-6
Transmission: 5-speed manual
Mileage: 118,510 mi
Price: Reserve Auction ($45,000 Buy It Now)

True, 2 owner car – this car is better than a barn find; it was meticulously cared for throughout the years Was kept indoors and only driven on sunny days since the mid 1980’s. Look at the pictures closely, it is nearly impossible to find a car so original, and in this condition.

118,510 original, well cared for adult driven miles.

Original 3.0 liter motor runs very well, 5 speed transmission shifts as it should.

Silver/blue/gray in color with a black interior. No rips, tears, or cracks in the leather, dash or headliner. All accessories works as they should.

Has A/C, power windows, power sunroof, power mirrors, headlight washers, older aftermarket radio, upgraded antennae.

Tires have less than 500 miles on them, new battery, new sunroof cables, new alternator belt.

Has full factory tool kit including air compressor for spare.

Has original owners manual/books from dealer.

45,000 or best offer.

From what we can see this looks like a very pretty 911 that is in good condition inside and out. I say “from what we can see” because frankly the pictures aren’t the best. It looks good, but we need either better pictures or an in person visit to truly assess its condition. The same goes for verifying its originality. It’s said to be original outside of the radio. That looks to be the case, but assessing the originality of the paint and interior will require more investigation. All of that is ok. Doing your due diligence on a cheaper 911 always will be necessary anyway given the importance of avoiding the potentially significant costs associated with having to make up for deferred maintenance. All in all, I think we have a reasonable place to start here and with bidding at $29,077 the current price isn’t all that bad. If the above concerns check out, then this 911SC could make for a really nice value and a very enjoyable drive.

-Rob

Talbot Yellow 1980 Porsche 911SC Coupe

I’m gonna to start this post off with a bit of an apology. At its current asking price this 911 isn’t going to sell. I don’t think it will sell at a price even close to this asking price. In that regard, this is kind of pointless. But the same reasons that lead this seller to attach this very high price are what make me interested in writing about it. It just isn’t going to sell.

This is a Talbot Yellow 1980 Porsche 911SC Coupe, with Brown leather interior, factory sport seats, and 122,515 miles on it. It’s a pretty rare color combination and a very attractive one at that. It’s said to be entirely original paint and interior, with the exception of a Porsche classic radio. As 911SCs go it should attract a strong price even at this mileage.

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Year: 1980
Model: 911SC
Engine: 3.0 liter flat-6
Transmission: 5-speed manual
Mileage: 122,515 mi
Price: $80,911 Buy It Now

RARE FIND – SINGLE OWNERSHIP HISTORY – TALBOT YELLOW – FACTORY SPORT SEATS – PORSCHE CLASSIC RADIO INSTALLED – PORSCHE 80’S TIME CAPSULE – COCO MATS – ALL ORIGINAL & ALL ORIGINAL TALBOT YELLOW FACTORY PAINT – ZERO DRIPS – A/C BLOWS OLD SCHOOL PORSCHE COLD

OPEN TO SERIOUS OFFERS

With regard to the price, we must keep in mind two things: first, the air-cooled 911 market continues either to hold or move downward for cars like this one. I just don’t see a SC attracting this kind of collector attention. Second, this SC, as interesting a color combination and condition as it might be, is priced a above the Signal Yellow 911SC I featured last November. That SC was even more rare, came in a better and more iconic color, had lower mileage, and was being offered by a very well regarded Porsche seller. It did sell, though I’m not sure for how much, so its high asking price didn’t deter someone, but it’s likely top market for a SC so this one will have to come in under.

The pictures here honestly don’t do this car justice. If you search the VIN you’ll find pictures from when it was for sale by a dealer in Colorado. They are much better and do a better job of showing off the colors. That also calls into question the single ownership claim of this ad. I’m assuming this owner hasn’t had the car long and is trying to extract a bit of quick value. We’ll see about that. I would assume an appropriate price probably lies somewhere in the $50Ks.

I do love the overall look and an original paint, original interior, yellow 911SC definitely is rare so it should garner attention from buyers. The price just needs to come down.

-Rob

Wine Red Metallic 1982 Porsche 911SC Coupe with 5K miles

This one is going to be tough as this 911 possesses some attributes we simply do not see with almost any other car. Here we have a Wine Red Metallic 1982 Porsche 911SC Coupe, located in California, with Beige leather interior and a scant 4,934 miles on it. I can’t say definitively that this is the lowest mileage 911SC I’ve ever come across, but it’s certainly close. The Wine Red Metallic paint looks in nice shape and is a fantastic color. The interior looks nearly spotless. In those regards everything is exactly as we could wish for and nearly looking showroom new.

CLICK FOR DETAILS: 1982 Porsche 911SC Coupe on Rennlist

Year: 1982
Model: 911SC
Engine: 3.0 liter flat-6
Transmission: 5-speed manual
Mileage: 4,934 mi
Price: $59,900

This is an original 1982 911 Super Carrera or SC with ONLY 5K original miles and one owner.
It is Wine red on tan leather. Full history of the car is included in the sale including all service records and window sticker.

The car is in excellent like new condition inside and out.

Has following options:

– Option group M05
– Automatic speed control
– Electric sliding roof
– 172 HP engine with fuel injection
-5 speed manual
-Power windows
– Center console
– Power heated mirrors
– Blaupunkt Radio
– Veloce alloy wheels

Anyone familiar with the 911SC will notice immediately the problem: this SC has a non-factory wide body added. The seller has called it a Turbo-look addition, which I guess it is since it has the tea tray and wider rear like the Turbo, but we should not confuse it with the M491 factory package as that also added Turbo suspension and brakes. I suppose we might say this one is even more just a Turbo look than the factory version that gets called similar.

How do we value such a non-factory addition on such an insanely low mileage 911? Well, it obviously will detract from the value – and given the asking price relative to other ultra-low mileage 911s I’ve seen the seller is aware of this – but the question is by how much? I don’t really think we can precisely say. All classic cars are only worth what the market will pay for them, but in most cases we at least have comparables to establish what the market should be. With this one there really isn’t anything else to compare it to.

I should state, I’m taking at face value all claims about the originality of the mileage and other aspects of the car. Those points will need to be verified and whether the mileage especially can be verified certainly affects value as well. Assuming the mileage can be verified I’m still quite curious at what price this 911 will sell. I don’t imagine I’ll see one like it again, and that, in itself, is exactly the sort of thing that could push the value up.

-Rob

1982 Porsche 911SC Targa

Here is the second of the 911SCs I wanted to look at, also from 1982 though this time a Targa. Frequent readers will know that I love the Targa, but I will admit this one doesn’t grab me quite the way yesterday’s Coupe did. The colors just aren’t as captivating. Still, it’s a very pretty car, even if in a more subdued palette. I think outside of my lower regard for the color combination the rest of this SC presents as all together a better package than the Coupe. I have less questions about its present state and history, which should alleviate most concerns buyers might have.

CLICK FOR DETAILS: 1982 Porsche 911SC Targa on eBay

Year: 1982
Model: 911SC Targa
Engine: 3.0 liter flat-6
Transmission: 5-speed manual
Mileage: 70,991 mi
Price: Reserve Auction

You are looking at a “Single Owner” very rare and original 1982 Porsche 911SC. This car runs and drives like new. Everything works and is original to the car including the factory Blaupunkt Stereo with remote. This car has 70900 original miles and comes with the service records from the beginning of it ownership. There is no history of body damage or a spec of rust. There are several options on the classic including, Factory Alarm, Factory Air Conditioning, Factory Fuch Wheels, Cruise Control and more.

This is the first time this car has been on the market since new. If you have always wanted a 911SC, you won’t find one better than this.

This car is located just outside of Sacramento CA.

This beautiful 911SC comes with the “Porsche Certificate Of Authenticity”

Of course, the grand equalizer of these two 911s could be price. I said yesterday that I thought the Coupe was pretty well overpriced at $52K. It likely would be overpriced in pristine condition, let alone with a few flaws and questions about its history and originality. The auction for this Targa appears to bear out that thinking. Bidding currently sits at $37,100. For a 911SC Targa with just about 71K miles that seems pretty reasonable. We should expect a lower value than a similar Coupe and there are more miles on this one, but I think the relative pricing of the two shows this currently to be the better buy by a pretty good margin.

The reserve remains unmet so that price will have to rise and I think given that it’s had a single owner and appears to be well documented we should probably expect it to come up a little bit more. But I don’t think it should rise too much beyond this. Whether the seller see things similarly, we’ll have to wait and see!

-Rob

1982 Porsche 911SC Coupe

I have a couple of 911SCs I want to look at today and tomorrow (and possibly after depending on what else I come across). There is no particular impetus to this, it’s just nice timing for a couple cars I like and my general interest in the 911SC market. This first one is the more striking of the two, though not necessarily the better of the two. I’ve become increasingly enamored with a dark gray over red/burgundy color combination and this one is really speaking to me. We aren’t provided the necessary documentation to support its originality, but we can hope such documents exist because outside of a few blemishes this 1982 Porsche 911SC Coupe looks pretty damn good!

CLICK FOR DETAILS: 1982 Porsche 911SC Coupe on Hemmings Motor News

Year: 1982
Model: 911SC
Engine: 3.0 liter flat-6
Transmission: 5-speed manual
Mileage: 50,548 mi
Price: $52,000

Two-owner 1982 Porsche 911 SC; current owner has had vehicle since 1983. Garage kept; excellent condition overall with some blemishes as expected due to the age. Recently had all six injectors replaced and resealed along with general spark plugs/CIS adjustments/oil change/alignment. No vacuum leaks! Fires up with vigor and settles into an aggressive sounding idle. Muffler was replaced previously with a tasteful sports exhaust. Interior is extremely clean. Leather was recently conditioned and full exterior detail done. Great running and reliable example of these cars; just hop in and go!

My guess is the exterior color seen here is Meteor Metallic, a really nice darker grey that reminds me of Slate Grey. The Burgundy interior looks in really nice shape and has a lovely patina to it, though I do wonder if there is some touching up to the photos that is bringing out some of that look. Touched up or not, I don’t see any significant wear, scuffs, tears, or rips in the leather and the dash, at least what we can see of it, appears free of cracks. With just over 50K miles reported this SC looks in a nice state.

There are some blemishes though and we must take note of one aspect in particular. There are a few scratches that look to be on the front bumper and hood, but the big issue comes on the last picture. There appears to be some rust damage to the passenger side door sill. It could be that this rust is fairly isolated and an easy fix, but it raises a lot of questions about the rest of the car. This 911 currently is located in Ohio so we can’t assume it’s lead a life of pristine weather and relaxed motoring. Needless to say, you’ll want a thorough evaluation to be sure there aren’t larger problems lurking under the surface.

Given that issue, along with the general lack of documentation provided, I don’t think at this asking price this 911 will be selling any time soon. I’m not even sure an ’82 SC in pristine condition with this mileage would reach $52K, but we could probably discuss it. As it stands this price can’t really be supported. But as I said I think it’s a nice color combination that looks great. The mileage is also quite low for its age. If we can come to terms with the potential rust issue and the price, then I’m sure this will make for a nice 911 for someone to take home.

-Rob