Porsche 911 Turbo (930)
The first generation of the Porsche 911 Turbo series
Thrilling driving experience
The Porsche 911 Turbo 930 is a legendary sports car produced from 1975 to 1989. It is the first generation of the Porsche 911 Turbo series. The car is known for its performance, iconic design, and significant impact on the automotive industry.
The 911 Turbo 930 features a rear-engine, a characteristic design element of the 911 series. It is powered by a turbocharged 3.0-liter flat-six engine, delivering impressive power for its time. The engine produced 260 horsepower, but later Porsche upgraded it to 300 in the later years of production. The turbocharging technology gave the 911 Turbo 930 exhilarating acceleration and a top speed of around 160 mph (257 km/h).
One of the unique features of the 911 Turbo 930 is the wide rear fenders, often referred to as «wide-body» in German. This design enhanced stability and grip, especially during high-speed cornering. Additionally, the car featured a distinctive rear spoiler, commonly known as the «whale tail,» which improved aerodynamics and downforce.
The 911 Turbo 930 was renowned for its thrilling driving experience and became an icon among sports car enthusiasts.
With its timeless design and exceptional performance, the Porsche 911 Turbo 930 has become a highly sought-after classic car. It played a significant role in establishing the 911 Turbo legacy and paved the way for the succeeding generations of the iconic Porsche sports car. Today, well-preserved examples of the 911 Turbo 930 command high prices in the collector car market, reflecting its enduring appeal and status as an automotive icon.