Porsche 911 SC Targa 

  • $26k built in Germany
  • 1978-1983
  • 172 HP 3.0L
  • 138 mph
It was sold as a cheaper alternative to the 911 Turbo.
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Options included the rear whale tail, front chin spoiler, Bilstein dampers, 16 inch wheels with Pirelli P7 tires and sports seats.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Porsche 911 SC Targa

0-60mph

911 SC Targa
6.7 s
Veyron
2.7 s

Top speed

911 SC Targa
138 mph
Agera R
260 mph
Veyron
253 mph

0-100mph

911 SC Targa
19.7 s
Veyron
5.1 s

1/4 mile

911 SC Targa
15.3 s
Agera R
10.1 s
Veyron
10.2 s

Data points Key details of the Porsche 911 SC Targa

Price

911 SC Targa
$26k
Veneno
$4.106M
Veyron
$1.50M

Horsepower

911 SC Targa
172 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
Veyron
987 HP

In The News From around the web

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Porsche 911 SC Targa

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The 911 SC effectively replaced the 911 S and was one of Porsche's first models that was meant for the international market.
Options included the rear whale tail, front chin spoiler, Bilstein dampers, 16 inch wheels with Pirelli P7 tires and sports seats.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Porsche
Price $25,900
Type of car Production car
Year 1978-1983

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 16.31 lb/hp
Maximum hp 172 HP @ 5,500 RPM
Maximum torque 188 ft-lb @ 4,200 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 2,994 cc
Cylinders Flat 6
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 9.3:1
Bore/stroke 3.74 in / 2.77 in
Valvetrain Single overhead camshaft (SOHC)

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,805 lb
Width 65 in
Height 52 in
Length 168.9 in
Front track width 53.6 in
Wheelbase 89.4 in

road tests

Top speed 138 mph
1/4 mile 15.3 s
0-60mph 6.7 s
0-100mph 19.7 s

transmission

Drivetrain Rear Engine / RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 5 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 3.18:1
  2. 2: 1.83:1
  3. 3: 1.26:1
  4. 4: 1:1
  5. 5: 0.82:1
Axle ratio 3.88:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 406/? 152
Rear wheels 406/? 178
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