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The Volkswagen Kombi van reached iconic status, with even a school lunch box fashioned in its image. During those early years, the Volkswagen Microbus morphed into various forms. From a cargo carrier with no windows behind the driver's seat to a windowed passenger van with three rows of seats, the possibilities seemed endless.
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1977 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera 3.0 Pristine, completely original, matching numbers, rust and accident free, ultra-rare original Silver Metalic exterior color. A preservation example without equal! Year 1977 Make Porsche Type 930 (M781) Model Turbo Carrera Chassis No 930.780.0182 Engine No 687.0190 Engine Type 930/51 Gear Box No 770.393 Gear Box Type 930/30 Exterior Color Silver Metallic (Code Z2) Interior Color Black Full Leather (Code 68) Mileage 40,033 Miles This particular 930 Turbo Carrera was Special Ordered new in September of 1976 by Porsche Audi, Ltd., North America on behalf of the Garden Grove, California official Porsche agency, Don Burns Prestige Porsche Audi, Ltd. The order was completed on speculation and not for a specific client. The order specified: -One Typ. M781 (930 Turbo Carrera 3.0 North American Market / California Version) -Exterior Color Silver Metallic -Interior Color Black Full Leather -Pirelli Tires The order included the standard options of: -Electric Sliding Sunroof -Blaupunkt Bamburg Stereo Cassete Radio, Amplifier -Hirschmann Power Antenna -Headlight Washing System -Rear Window Wiper System -Air Conditioning -Power Windows The vehicle remained with the dealership, Don Burns Porsche Audi as a personal vehicle of the owner for nearly a decade before finally being sold in the late 1980s to Vito Labbate, a sometime resident of Southern California and avid Porsche enthusiast. Labbates ownership continued until 1999 when the vehicle in pristine original and un-restored condition was sold to AutoSport Designs in New York. It was then purchased by word-famous Porsche collector and specialist dealer, David Mohlman that same year and then again purchased back again by AutoSport Design in early 2000. In the Spring of 2001 AutoSport Design sold this Porsche to Bentley of Long Island. In the Fall of 2004, Cary I Scharlat, the owner of Bentley of Long Island sold this Porsche back to AutoSport Design who then sold it almost immediately to the well known New York Porsche collector, Nat Lanza. In 2009, Lanza sold this Porsche to fellow Porsche collector, Christopher Provo. Provo retained the vehicle until 2016 when it was sourced by Symbolic International on behalf of a San Diego collector who was seeking to assembly the worlds finest collection of original and limited production speciality Porsche Models. In October of 2017, this collection was liquidated to Symbolic International where they were then offered for public sale. This Porsche has been meticulously cared for and preserved in a manner and state never seen before on such a model. A large documentation album documents the history going back to new. It is completely preserved as well as carefully and fully serviced. The paint remains beautifully persevered other than a single hand touch up spot that was carefully blown in near the front bonnet badge. All of the original delivery item one of these rare early Turbo Carreras would have been sold with new, books, manuals, tools, compressor, space-saver spare tire and rim are complete with the vehicle today. This rare first generation Turbo Porsche is completely matching numbers with all date coded items showing appropriate dates and stamps as delivered new. Here are the cold engine compression test numbers: Cylinder No Pounds per Square Inch 1 125 2 130 3 120 4 125 5 130 6 125 All services and safety checks are completely current and up to date. This vehicle is without question one of the all-time most beautiful original First-Generation Turbo Carrera Coups left in existence. If such a vehicle has been on your wish list look no further... you have found a true automotive treasure without equal! Please contact me if I can assist further in arranging for inspections and test drives of this Porsche. I can also assist with any manner of world-wide delivery.
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