Deriving from the bedrock of Porsche 911 heritage, the 1978 Porsche 911 SC marks the introduction of a new version to the model. It is also Porsches’ first attempt at developing a car for the global market and it replaced the Porsche 911S, 2.7 and the Carrera 3.0. The engine was upgraded to an aluminum one, implying strong dependability. The 911 SC outsold the front-engine variants, prompting Porsche President Peter Schutz to proclaim the 911 as the brand's icon model. This is a smartly restored example of the 1978 Porsche 911 SC done by Strosek, a German car tuner with an extensive range of Porsche conversions in Europe. This increasingly desirable car is given more vigor as this Strosek conversion is said to be a rare one. Its currently clocked at 14,251 original miles that reported to be documented and a set of documents are available with the sale.
The 1978 Porsche 911 SC shares similar features with the Carrera 3.0, such as the meaty rear wheel-arches. On our subject 911 SC, the rear fenders are further thickened thanks to the Strosek body kit, which also makes the headlights notably smaller. It is finished in a handsome black paint and fitted with Michelin Pilot Sport Cup tires on all four corners. The black rims are crowned with monochrome Porsche emblems, and the red Porsche brake calipers are exposed behind them. This car offers a well-preserved cream interior specious enough for four passengers. The driver is greeted with five large white dials contrasting elegantly with its cream dashboard. The creamy white leather that envelops the seats extends to the door panels as well. Moreover, it features a Blaupunkt radio, A/C, and Porsche floor mats.
Under the rear lid of this 1978 Porsche 911 SC rests a 3.2L flat-6 engine, driving the wheels via a five-speed manual transmission. As opposed to the earlier models, this engine features an aluminum-alloy crankcase. With an ample power output of 180hp, it’s able to accelerate from 0-60 in around seven seconds. With a reputation for being sturdy, this 1978 Porsche 911 SC combines classic Porsche looks and driving qualities that deliver an exceptional driving experience.
1978 Porsche 911 SC Strosek Seller reports 14251 mileage is documented and original Black exterior Cream interior Full Strosek body kit Reported to be a rare conversion Seller reports some documentation is available