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1980 PORSCHE 924 TURBO SERIES 1 932 (1979 build date)
Pearlescent White / Pascha Interior
24 Stamp Service Record - Massive History File
Matching numbers with heritage certificate

Turbo Series 1 - A Pure Bred Sports Car
A model that arose out of the need to bridge the gap between the basic 924s
and the more powerful 911s. Having already found the benefits of turbochargers
on several race cars and crucially 1975 911 Turbo, Porsche chose to use this
technology for the 924, eventually introducing the 924 Turbo as a 1978 model.
The model remains as rare and elusive today as it was then and trying to find a
really good one is a hard ask. Over the last 20 years I have owned hundreds
of Porsche models though only two 924 Turbos. This is a real hardcore engine
engineered to an extremely high standard, offering a heady 177 bhp for the era
and the character of the car is wonderful, the dogleg gearbox and turbo
rush make each drive memorable. The years have not blunted the performance and
on a back road this car really shifts with sharp handling, point to point its
very satisfying indeed. Thus Series 1 was First registered January 1980 but is
a 1979 build (confirmed on Porsche Certificate of Authenticity) so is eligible
for more classic classes opening up the potential of the ownership experience..

Chassis : 93A0140769
Engine : 1984 CC 4 cylinder turbocharged
Engine no : 31012782/M31/01
Build date : November 1979
DOR : 15 01 1980
Reg : GJT 45V

The Drive
The engine runs well with excellent oil pressure. Gear change is
tight & supple and not wishy washy as some dogleg changes are that can be hard
to master. On the road manners are impeccable with sure grip from the
tyres and brakes, the whole experience is very tight and solid, a clear
indicator of ongoing care. Original 15 " rims providing a comfortable
experience on a level that modern sports cars can never replicate. The
whole impression is of a car that still feels fresh and usable moving as
one whole piece with excellent suspension and a wonderful deep burble to the
exhaust designed by powerflow. Note : I have the original Soram exhaust
to give the car its stock look when fitted. This is bubble wrapped for the
next owner to so as they wish.
Documented speedo change at 68000 miles in the file and the clocks show 63000
miles so a total of 131,000 miles.

Condition
Externally the coachwork is tidy with no problem areas and its tidy
underside too. Every panel looks original too and this is very much an
original survivor that has not been tampered with and has stood the test
of time. Aboard the cabin time has literally been standing still with little
wear indicators to seats doors cards or any leathers worth comment, a
particularly sharp vehicle internally with original carpets and mats in
wonderfully preserved order which is the general theme throughout, all
in full working order that means all switchgear is working well. The
shell is 100 % solid in all areas with no observable rust.
The alloys are immaculate having been properly cut and finished and are
in perfect condition. Aside slow movement to the electric windows everything
works correctly, which is remarkable for what is a 40 year old sports car.
Note : Resprayed in Pearl White, original colour was Alpine White, done at
least 15 years ago and a proper job which has stood up well. As with nearly all
924 models some dash cracking is apparent, this is pictured.

Service Information
Very well maintained with a large box file of service receipts and MOTs
dating back to the late 80s, an impressive record to bolster the service
booklet which has 24 stamps, this being the tip of the iceberg. There are
no outstanding matters and it drives exactly as Porsche intended it to.
Not used much in the last few years so I have given it a good going over
and drove it personally over 100 miles upon purchase. Since then I have
renewed the following parts below just last week setting it up for use. As a
matter of course it will get a fresh MOT when it sells and this will be
the last required, as come Jan 2020 it will be MOT exempt.

- Oil and fliter changed
- Air filter
- Fuel filter
- Spark plugs renewed
- New distributor cap
- Rotor arm changed
- New fuel pump relay
- New boost presure switch
- All brake pads renewed, calipers serviced
- Fan belt tightened
- All four wheels balanced
- Engine tuned

Summary
An example with such genuine condition is surely to be coveted and cherished.
An almost unrivaled 924 turbo in the current market in this price range, ready
to be appreciated stored and maintained in the manner it has clearly been
accustomed. This scarcely available model is nothing other than a pleasure
to be handling and have grown very fond of gazing and marveling at the utter
originality of it, the classic clean lines offer a simplicity that is perhaps
not yet fully appreciated truth be told, a car that captivates you very
easily and truly deserves a climate to be kept in. The 924 model is 40
years old now, the Turbo is a surefire Blue chip investment Porsche with
prices rising sharply, this next Summer will doubtless see gains on these
values. Get ahead of the revival with the rarest model of them all. The
car is in step in and drive condition.

Other Information
Porsche certificate of authenticity
Original owners handbook manual and service book
2 keys
Thick A4 ring binder of history
Comprehensive MOT history (no advise last time around)
Detailed Service Records
Original carpets throughout
Original interior throughout with no repairs
Fresh MOT upon sale
Drivers Handbooks
Technical specifications booklet (very rare)
Historic DVLA Photostats detailing owners history
Road tax history
Original sales brochure
Schematic diagrams
Leather sunroof bag
Porsche Owners Wallet
Period head unit
Toolkit & jack
Luggage blind
Fitted 924 Turbo embossed boot carpet
Space save spare wheel
Full size spare alloy and tyre
Considerable box of spares
Haynes workshop manual


£8,995

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