Porsche 930

The Porsche 930 is a sports car manufactured by Porsche in between the years 1975-1989.

The Porsche 930 is the predecessor of Porsche 911 Carrera RS 3.0 and also considered as the top range model and the fastest production car at the time of its production. The Porsche 930 consists of a flat six 3.0 turbocharged and air cooled engine and delivers an output power of about 260 hp. In order to obtain high output power; stronger gear box, larger brakes, and a modified suspensions have been used.

Porsche 930 480
Porsche 930
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In the year 1978, modifications have been done where the engine was increased to 3.3 liters and air-to-air intercooler has been added to the engine. Due to this the engine was able to deliver an output power of 300 hp. Also, the braking system has been modified. Later the 5-speed transmission has been introduced in the 1989 models which was also the only version to feature the 5-speed transmission. The production of Porsche 930 came to an end in the same year 1989.

Specifications

Vehicle Type: Sports car,
Body Style: 2+2 Coupe, Cabriolet
Engine: flat-6, 3.0 liter and 3.3liter
Layout: Rear-engine RWD
Output Power: 260 to 330 hp

Performance:
1975 models
The Porsche 930 manufactured in the year 1975 delivers an output power of about 260 hp, reaches 60 mph in 5.2 seconds and attains a top speed of 153 mph.

1978 models
The Porsche 930 manufactured in the year 1978 delivers an output power of about 300 hp, reaches 60 mph in 5.0 seconds and attains a top speed of 162 mph.

1983 models
The Porsche 930 manufactured in the year 1983 delivers an output power of about 330 hp, reaches 60 mph in 4.7 seconds and attains a top speed of 171 mph.

1984 models
The Porsche 930 manufactured in the year 1984 delivers an output power of about 300 hp, reaches 60 mph in 4.6 seconds and attains a top speed of 173 mph.

1989 models
The Porsche 930 manufactured in the year 1989 delivers an output power of about 260 hp, consists of a 5-speed gearbox, reaches 60 mph in 4.9 seconds and attains a top speed of 162 mph.