1976 Porsche 911 3.0 Carrera EuroHunting Ridge
- January 10, 2020
- Posted by Simon Streich
1976 Porsche 911 3.0 Carrera Coupe in Black with Special Order interior with Driver Sport Seat and Plaid inserts.
This rare and limited production 3.0 Carrera Coupe is a car that is known to us since 1981 when I purchased the car from the original owner in Dusseldorf Germany. It is a remarkable example that is in exceptional condition. It has a well documented history and is one of the best driving, lightest and quickest G Series 911’s ever built. The 3.0 Carreras offer a true visceral driving experience that is unavailable in a modern day Porsche.
A bit of history on the 3.0 Carrera cars. Porsche revived the evocative ‘Carrera’ name for its luxuriously equipped, top-of-the-range 911 supercar in 1973. Revised suspension and wider wheels improved the handling, while the Bosch fuel-injected, 2.7-litre engine boosted top speed of close to 150mph. The next major development was the arrival of a new 3.0-litre (200bhp) engine, derived from that of the Type 930 Turbo. Introduced in the autumn of 1975 as a 1976 model, the 3.0-litre Carrera was destined for a relatively short life, disappearing when the 911 range was updgraed to ‘SC’ specification for 1978. Its introduction marked an important development in the 911’s production process: the adoption of Thyssen anti-corrosion zinc coating for the steel body panels, which was a vast improvement on what had gone before. Only 3,687 3.0-litre Carreras were built.
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