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1979 Porsche 911SC Targa

Ah, the Porsche 911SC Targa, the car my father owned when I was a kid and my first experience in a Porsche of any type. Those early experiences have made these a long-time favorite of mine even if other models now capture my attention more or elicit greater excitement. But for that basic 911 experience this is still the model to which I frequently return and I always enjoy coming across interesting examples. The one we see here fits that bill well: a Petrol Blue Metallic 1979 Porsche 911SC Targa, located in Alabama, with 65,095 miles on it. My own first car, though not a Porsche, was of a similar color to this Targa and it’s always been a part of the color spectrum I’ve enjoyed. As a metallic shade these colors show particularly well under direct light and I think the images here bear that out. With pretty low mileage for its age this looks to be an excellent 911SC and one that should turn some heads any time it finds its way onto the streets.

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Year: 1979
Model: 911SC Targa
Engine: 3.0 liter flat-6
Transmission: 5-speed manual
Mileage: 65,095 mi
Price: Reserve Auction

This 1979 911SC Petrol Blue Metallic with black leather interior, this incredible 911 has had just 2 owner from new and comes with all its original documentation, including window sticker, bill of sale, owner’s manuals, maintenance booklet, service records, warranty booklet, Porsche Certificate of Authenticity and its original tools. This Porsche listed for nearly $30,000 new and came with the rare and desired A97 option package which included 16” light weight Fuchs wheels, power remote mirrors, performance suspension. This was a $2,375 option, which was nearly 10% of the base price. Proud to offer this investment grade 911SC to the collector, investor or enthusiast who appreciates low miles and superior condition. Porsches most resilient and rewarding investments in recent years and posting gains of 400-percent over the last 10-years. Why not invest in something you can enjoy.

Please contact for more information. We will be happy to give you a complete walk-around, supply you with a more detailed description, and answer any questions you may have. Bid with confidence – you will not be disappointed in this 911SC. Trissl Sports Cars 256 335 9415

Judging by where the opening bid of this reserve auction has been set this seller is aiming for near top dollar for this Targa. With its rare color, low mileage, and what appears to be a good deal of documentation, it certainly possesses many of the attributes we would associate with such a car. That said, the condition doesn’t really seem to be at that level. It doesn’t appear to be in poor condition by any means, but the exterior doesn’t seem to have that pristine freshness that we would expect from the best examples on the market. I could be mistaken in my expectations in where this reserve might lie, but that is something we’ll have to follow. Either way, I do think this is a nice example that should provide excellent motoring to its new owner!



  1. Brad
    Brad August 31, 2015

    Gorgeous blue. Rather like Audi lago, eh Carter?

  2. Carter
    Carter August 31, 2015

    Pretty similar but a touch brighter! Good call.

  3. JA
    JA September 1, 2015

    Uh, the AC compressor is missing from the engine bay, no? Listed on the docs. Not noted in listing. Am I crazy?

  4. Charlie
    Charlie September 1, 2015

    When did Porsche join the “Holy Shit” price club? I know Italian car prices are crazy as their owners, but now Porsche is joining the club.

    At one point I owned a 944S2 – it was the only car I’ve ever owned that hit me for $500.00 oil changes at the dealer. It was consistent… Someone did me a HUGE favor and stole it from my garage.

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